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Associate Program Manager - Finance Reference Data Project Support

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




Finance Reference Data (FRD) is responsible for providing a wide range of Finance and Accounting services to Business and Finance clients globally. Services include managing all aspects of core Financial Data Dimensions including Legal Entity, Business Unit, GL Account, Product, and Data Source.  The FRD team performs transaction processing for add/change/close requests, provides data content analysis & mapping support across all Lines of Business, supports cross-firm project efforts related to Business, Regulatory, and Conversion events, and engages in a variety of support activities (Re-engineering, Production Support, Process/Policy/Procedure Management, Metrics Reporting, Controls, and Service Support). 


Will have the responsibility of working for the FRD Project Manager to manage and deliver key projects supporting General Ledger, MIS, and other Finance related events.  This position will interact with FRD Operations, FRD Technology, other Finance Project Teams, other Global Finance Operations and Technology areas, Line of Business Stakeholders and Corporate Reporting to drive the FRD Business Requirements through the full project life cycle.  Responsibilities may include but not limited too: 

  • Create & manage project plans
  • Obtain &document business requirements by interacting with all stakeholders
  • Develop and execute test plans, test cases and test scripts
  • Assist with defining and documenting operating models
  • Generate process flow diagrams and other required documentation where applicable
  • Conduct significant data mining & analysis to support recommendations and necessary action items. 
  • Ability to relate application to data used and how it is stored in various tables in the database
  • Review data in database using SQL
  • Assist clients with FRD process and content
  • Facilitate meetings with key stakeholders
  • Ability to effectively manage a small staff
  • Solution best way to approach requirements from application and data perspective        
  • Maintain partnership with Client, FRD Technology and Operations on the Design, Build, and Testing of requirements
  • Assist clients with FRD process and content
  • Assist in preparing status reports
  • Assist in managing the overall project governance

Key Attributes:

  • Effective time management skills including goal setting, planning, prioritizing, scheduling, and monitoring

  • Ability to understand client needs and to view them in the broader business perspective

  • Intermediate consensus building and conflict resolution skills

  • Advanced problem solving skills

  • Advanced analytical skills

  • Ability to provide clear reports of progress

  • Ability to focus and execute on detailed items

  • Ability to establish ownership

  • Attention to detail

  • Data mining skills utilizing various report writers, Oracle developer tools, attaching tables via MS Access, etc. to retrieve data for analysis

  • SQL to retrieve data from database
  • Experience with importing data into MS Access and writing ad hoc queries as necessary to analyze data
  • Ability to draw conclusions from data analysis and effectively communicate them to management and project team


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 5+ years professional experience; 2+ years of project experience
  • Ability to handle multiple deliverables concurrently to deliver high quality results in committed timeframes
  • Partnership-oriented and team player with ability to communicate with all staff levels within and outside of own area
  • Self-starter with excellent leadership, interpersonal and project management skills
  • Strong data mining, problem solving, & analytical skills with ability to summarize findings
  • Organized & detail-oriented
  • Proficiency MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project and MS Access. Experience with QC and other testing tools a plus
  • Familiarity with SAP and/or Oracle ERP systems, JPMC financial processes , and a solid understanding of reference data infrastructure including repositories and maintenance
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Experience with ALM or other testing tools
  • Proficiency with SharePoint is a plus
Req #: 160042089
Location: Columbus, OH US
Job Category: Operations
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)

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