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CIB Operations - Exotics Trading Assistant - Associate - London

Job Description

Equity Exotics and Hybrids Business
The Equity Exotics & Hybrids Business is one of the most dynamic and complex business lines within the JP Morgan franchise. With an ever growing range of product types tailored to meet the requirements of specific investors, the area provides a stimulating challenge for employees with an interest in financial engineering and their place in the current financial markets.
The focus of the Equity Exotics and Hybrid Middle Office Group is one of business partner to allow the increase of volumes and revenues to be facilitated unhindered in a controlled and cost efficient environment. The Middle Office is responsible for the transaction lifecycle of trades from their original trade booking through their settlement and risk exposure.
Job Description
The Trader Assistant acts as the primary contact with the front office and trading desk carrying out a series of business critical functions.
Key Responsibilities
The role’s responsibilities include trade capture and booking, intraday activity monitoring of trading books, trade event management, running and analyzing the mark to market of the portfolio and close liaison with traders and marketing.
Essential & Desirable Skills
  • Derivatives knowledge & experience is required, knowledge of securities products is a plus
  • Ideally experienced with exotic equity or credit or interest rate derivatives knowledge
  • Prior operational and/or line experience, is required
  • Self-motivation and demonstration of initiative.
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication /presentation skills
  • Highly organised
  • Extremely detail orientated
  • Control orientated
  • Keen to question everything and understand the detail behind the numbers and/or process
  • Strong PC Skills. In particular Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access.
About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, J.P. Morgan 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 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is available at
JPMorgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.

JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Req #: 180041948
Location: London, ENG GB
Job Category: Sales/Trading/Research
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)

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