JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.
Within CCB – Controllers, the Finance Control Team partners with the businesses and support groups of the organization to establish and maintain a strong Finance control environment. The group is responsible for oversight of the financial control agenda for Consumer & Community Banking Finance including, but not limited to, the following:
CCAR CFO Attestation Program (CCAP) – Management Assessment
Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Control Program
Coordination and documentation of the Quarterly Management Representation Letter and Control Affirmation process
Monthly / Quarterly submissions on behalf of CCB Finance for the Firm and CCB Control Committee meetings
Consumer & Community Banking Controllers Risk and Control Assessments
With such a broad project scope, the CCB Controllers – Finance Control Team provides an invaluable opportunity for exposure and interaction with people, including senior executives, across all areas of both Consumer & Community Banking Finance and Corporate Finance.
The CCB SOX/ CCAP Control Office is responsible for ensuring the execution of the Firmwide SOX and CCAP control framework across CCB line of businesses and functional areas as well as understanding and assessing Firmwide Finance control issues.
The qualified candidate will support these objectives by providing subject matter expertise on control matters with a primary focus on Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 compliance and Management Assessment of the CCAP program
Specific Role & Responsibilities
Establishing and managing CCAP program deliverables, timelines and milestones
Providing program updates to management and key governance forums
Manage the governance, monitoring, validation, and closure of SOX/ CCAP Issues and related Action Plans
Manage the planning, execution, and quality of testing for assigned processes/controls supporting the SOX/CCAP program for CCB
Developing recommendations to strengthen internal controls and improve operational efficiency
Performing ongoing analysis of risk trends through the development and implementation of results based metrics
Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships across CCB businesses, Corporate Finance and other control groups (i.e., risk management, compliance, legal, etc.)
Staying current with evolving industry and regulatory changes, and analyze impact to business objectives, processes, and compliance
Ensuring internal control reviews are planned, organized and managed appropriately;
Performing detailed risk assessments across processes supporting SOX/ CCAP programs
Working closely with regional and / or global business and information technology colleagues across CCB as issues emerge and reporting them timely to management and other stakeholders;
Supervise / review work of staff that will be responsible for the following:
Documenting the narratives and flows related to key processes and controls within CCB
Assessing design and operating effectiveness of control supporting SOX/CCAP programs
Risk Assessment review by 10K financial statement line item for both quantitative and qualitative risk factors
Continually assessing and enhancing existing processes to support ongoing evolution of the framework and related standards
Partnering with LOB, finance, risk and/or technology stakeholders to support consistent implementation of the CCAP framework
Assist in SOX / CCAP management testing on a periodic basis and maintaining adequate work papers and evidence related to the testing. Create test plans and test procedures based on the control objective and risk of each control
Maintain integrity of testing documentation and provide when requested for various reviews for e.g. SCO QA, Internal Audit Review, and External Audit Requests
Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting required
6 to 7 years + experience in Auditing, Accounting, Internal Control and/or Finance
Big Four public accounting experience and /or CPA/CIA certification preferred, internal audit or financial reporting experience required, working knowledge of SOX 302 and 404 and CCAR submissions required
Strong understanding of internal controls, particularly internal controls over Financial Reporting
A problem solver with proven ability to evaluate processes, controls and issues to determine the inherent risks
Proven ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written), with high degree of comfort communicating with senior management, internal and external audit as well as peer groups.
Strong interpersonal skills - verbal communications, written communications, with the ability to collaborate
Ability to maintain high ethical standards with a drive to achieve the right answer in difficult and/or ever changing situations
A self starter, with a drive for improvement and efficiency, thinks out of the box and is creative
Attention to detail and ability to work independently
Ability to work in an evolving environment, manage multiple projects and support a growing business
Please note that J.P. Morgan will not accept unsolicited approaches or speculative CVs, nor will J.P. Morgan be responsible for any related fees, from Third Party Firms who are not preferred suppliers.
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