The Firmwide Financial Accounting & Reporting organization is responsible for the accuracy, integrity and timeliness of the Firm’s books and records, while providing reporting to both internal and external clients.
The organization closely examines the general ledger, operating systems and infrastructure controls across the entire lifecycle of the business to ensure the firm’s financial information is accurately depicted for reporting and regulation purposes. This financial information is used by analysts to assess the firm’s financial position; by management to make sound financial decisions; by investors to make informed decisions; and by regulators to supervise and examine the firm appropriately.
The most common functions and activities owned by Firmwide Financial Accounting and Reporting (FFAR) include but are not limited to the following: financial analysis, consolidation, reporting, balance sheet reconciliation/certification/substantiation, general ledger reconciliation reporting & governance, inter-entity control and governance, manual accounting/bookings to the general ledger and operating systems, and executing the month end close process.
Work closely with line of business controllers, middle office, and operations
Work with the businesses to ensure understanding of monthly profit and loss
Manage the monthly consolidation of JPMorgan Chase income statement and balance sheet
Develop and maintain financial reports and schedules
Control post-closing entries and consolidation adjustments
Perform various control procedures to ensure the integrity of reported financial results
Participate in all aspects of the production of the monthly financial Flash Report
Support ad-hoc requests for financial information received from across the firm
Proficient desktop/spreadsheet/database skills
Proficient organizational and problem-solving skills
Proficient verbal and written communication skills
Basic understanding of the firm’s products
Comfort liaising with business and risk partners while building and maintaining relationships
Ability to critically challenge with the goal of identifying control issues
Ability to understand business drivers and requirements and influence others to deliver solutions
Ability to quickly understand workings of a complex processing system and general ledger systems across the infrastructure and their interrelationships and dependencies
This role requires compliance with the Firm’s Consecutive Leave Policy.
The policy requires certain employees in sensitive positions to be out of the
office for a specified period each calendar year. Please ask the
recruiter or hiring manager for additional details***
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