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Business Analyst - PMO

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.

Risk and Finance Technology (RFT) builds and supports the firm's financial infrastructure to ensure Finance professionals have access to the tools and information necessary to deliver drive success. In partnership with Global Finance Operations, Corporate Systems Infrastructure (CSi), and others, we deliver solutions that meet the requirements of our key clients. RFT provides technology support for general ledger, profitability, cost allocations, treasury, accounts payable, reference data, project accounting and fixed assets, and reporting tools and the Risk applications.
 
As a Business Analyst / Project Manager in the AM Risk Technology organization, you will serve as liaison between Technology and Business. The Business Analyst and Project Management functions of Asset Management Risk Technology support end to end planning, analysis, design and implementation of key initiatives across all the Asset Management Risk areas.
 
Role description
  • Define problem statements and strategy for key initiatives
  • Delivering detailed project business and technology impact analysis.
  • Contributing to analysis and decision-making of strategic functional architecture objectives of specific projects.
  • Managing complex projects from inception to implementation.
  • Lead, influence and motivate people to gain consensus and develop roadmaps to achieve program goals and objectives.
  • Plan, coordinate and manage the cross divisional analysis, design, development, testing and go-live of technology systems.
 
Core responsibilities include:
  • Identify, assess and document business requirements, recommend business priorities, and advise business on options, risks and costs.
  • Meet with Senior Risk Managers on a periodic basis and conduct effective Requirement Gathering Sessions
  • Conduct research to determine whether solutions to business requirements currently exist within or outside the business unit, and if not, whether new solutions are feasible.  
  • Develop use cases to explain & demonstrate business and functional requirements specifications to technology team.
  • Contribute a business/process perspective during design reviews and entire project lifecycle to ensure that deliverables meet business needs.
  • Document test cases, test plans and execute test.
  • Work with little supervision and under demanding timelines
  • Facilitate implementation of new functionality through training sessions, demos, and the development of training manuals.
  • Assist with detailed Project plans and scorecards.
  • Assist Plan Manager with PMO responsibilities, Project estimation and costing
  • Overall 5+ years of IT experience
  • 3-5 years in Business Analysis and Project Management:
  • Project Management/Analysis Skills
    • Understanding and experience of project management from initiation to implementation (risk/issue management, project communication, project governance).
    • A proven track record in delivering projects of various sizes and functional complexities.
    • The ability to critically examine current processes in order to propose and develop functional improvements.
    • Strong knowledge and appreciation of technology change impact to the application level.
  • 3+ years of professional software development experience, preferably in financial services.
  • 5+ years of experience leading requirements gathering and documentation, preparing/executing test cases
  • Experience working in geographically distributed development team members.
  • 3+ years of experience with Agile process
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Ability to communicate with senior business and technology managers as well as junior developers.
  • Ability to clearly and succinctly articulate the business case for a system enhancement.
  • Effectively translates business requirements into value-added, comprehensive solutions and test plans using appropriate processes, procedures and technology
  • Must have Financial domain experience
  • Technology background a must; must have data analysis skills with SQL
  • A technical degree (preferably computer science).
 
Additional Skills
  • Prior financial industry experience preferred
  • Strong client focus, organizational, time management, and decision making skills
  • Ability to be flexible, organize, and prioritize work
  • Ability to work independently
  • Basic understanding of the company's business practices and familiarity with the company's products and services
  • All Microsoft Office presentation skills (Powerpoint, Visio, Excel)
  • Facilitation of project level meetings
  • Experience managing projects through the full SDLC life cycle
  • Ability to function and contribute in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Req #: 160003886
Location: New York, NY US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

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