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CIB Currencies & Emerging Markets - Senior Auditor - AVP - New York, NY

Job Description

 

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, 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

 

The Internal Audit Department provides the Board of Directors, senior management and regulators with an independent assessment of JPMorgan Chase's (‘JPMC’) control environment. Audit works closely with the Lines of Business (‘LOBs’) and their support functions to achieve its mission through the execution of a comprehensive audit program designed to test the effectiveness of the controls in place to mitigate the risks inherent in each business. The department is respected throughout the firm for the calibre of the staff and their ability to add value beyond the audit opinion. Globally, Internal Audit has in excess of 800 auditors.

 

This position is within the North America Corporate and Investment Bank (‘CIB’) Audit team providing audit coverage of the Currencies & Emerging Markets (‘CEM’) business. The successful candidate will be based in New York and will be part of the team which primarily executes the regional audit plan for the CEM business locally. The individual will also have exposure to other product areas as well as global CEM business.

 

As a CIB Auditor covering the CEM business, you will be responsible for risk assessment, control identification, development of audit testing, and completion of audit work across NA, mainly in New York. The individual must be an experienced professional who possesses good project management skills, strong relationship management capabilities and is knowledgeable of the operational and control risks which exist in Investment Banking businesses in general.

 

The role responsibilities include:

  • Plan, execute and document audits with limited supervision in a risk focused manner and to a high standard in accordance with department and professional standards
  • Evaluate, test and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of the control environment
  • Analyze risks and proactively identify the root-cause of issues with a view to providing recommendations for improvement where weaknesses are identified
  • Finalize audit findings and use judgment to provide an overall opinion on the control environment
  • Communicate audit results and issues in a clear and concise manner, both verbally and in writing
  • Implement and execute an effective program of continuous monitoring for assigned areas. This includes monitoring of key metrics to identify control issues and adverse trends in the control environment and keeping abreast of key initiatives and pertinent industry and regulatory developments
  • Build and maintain key relationships with stakeholders and colleagues, establishing a culture of engagement while adding value, effective teamwork and innovative thinking
  • Disseminate best practice and regulatory requirements. Critically assess the impact of evolving industry and regulatory changes on the business and its control environment
  • Travel to overseas business locations as required. While the amount of travel will vary depending upon business need, approximately 10-15% should be anticipated.

Core Competencies:

  • Business and Industry Knowledge – Demonstrable knowledge, and experience of auditing Markets businesses, as well as experience in the Fixed Income business and products (preferable but not essential)
  • Methodology & Analytical Skills – Understanding of internal control and risk assessment concepts applicable to the Markets businesses and strong analytical skills to assess the impact of control weaknesses
  • Partnership - Strong execution skills, ability to work independently with limited supervision and multi-task. Works well individually and in teams, shares information, and supports colleagues. Ability to create strong stakeholder relationships that promote transparency and open dialogue around control issues
  • Communication - Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to management in a persuasive manner.
  • Leadership - Ability to assess priorities, adapt to a changing environment, organize and lead resources, monitor progress and timely deliver a high quality end product. Enthusiastic, self motivated, effective under pressure
  • Accountability – proven ability to take the initiative in developing the scope and execution of audits/ projects. Seeks ways to increase efficiency and effectiveness of work performed and resources utilized. Willing to take personal responsibility/accountability
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related discipline.
  • 5-7 years of relevant audit or other controls experience.
  • Robust knowledge of Trading operations, FX and derivative products, and regulations.
  • Experience reviewing complex trading processes to draw conclusions report findings
  • Experience with software to query and review data such as Excel
  • CPA or related certification is preferred

**Any candidate not meeting ALL the requirements can be considered for an Associate Auditor role 

Req #: 160017120
Location: New York, NY US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

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