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Corporate Finance - Internal Reporting Platform Governance and Demand Management – Project Manager - Sr Assoc/VP - Jersey City

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 Global Financial Information Reporting Solutions (FIRS) is a new function established to define and deliver target end state operating model and technology requirements to strategically source data required for both internal and external reporting, and assist in positioning the firm to better respond to changing regulatory environments and internal demand requests.  As part of Global FIRS, the FIRS Internal Reporting Solutions team is focused on providing environmental readiness (fit-for-use), data quality and enrichment, and enhanced reporting and analysis across critical corporate internal reporting platforms such as FDW, MIS/GL, Essbase Planning, Global Expense Management (GXM) and Wholesale Client Profitability (WCP).

 

The Internal Reporting Platform Governance and Demand Management – Project Manager will be responsible for aligning strategy and implementing governance across corporate internal reporting platforms.  The Manager will work with key business and technology partners to prioritize and manage investment demand and deliver projects providing new/enhanced functionality to corporate internal reporting solutions. 

 

This role will be responsible for project support for Essbase Planning (EP), specializing in Plan & Forecast data.  This would include new initiatives, analysis and evaluation of recommendations from the team related to small enhancement/efficiencies identified, and ad-hoc requests. In addition this role would be responsible for supporting larger scale projects which would follow the Project Life Cycle (PLC).  The individual in this role would be responsible for helping develop business requirements, understanding client needs, coordination with technology, user testing and various analyses.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to partner with Technology & FIRS Operations across project related activities.  It is expected that milestones will be set and that ongoing communication regarding status of the project will occur.  The individual will also be responsible to ad-hoc requests at the request of their manager or other management.

 

Key Responsibilities

·         Ability to partner with key clients and project sponsors to understand requirements

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with tight timelines while ensuring key stakeholders appropriately updated
  • Ability to prioritize work to align with the defined strategic direction
  • Strong analytical skills and critical thinking capabilities
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate with all levels of management and staff
  • In depth understanding of finance and operations terminology as well as the firm’s financial infrastructure
  • Experience with Agile and/or other application development methodologies

·         Ability to partner with Technology and FIRS Operations to effectively communicate business requirements and direct project delivery and implementation

  • Strong technical skills, business intelligence, and a full understanding of the needs of the customer
  • Must be able to interpret and understand requirements with the ability to effectively analyze
  • Ensure that the project objectives are delivered timely and meet requirements
  • Strong collaboration and problem solving skills required
  • Facilitate status reporting for senior management and governance committees
  • Ad-hoc requests as directed by Manager

Must be detail oriented and organized while also having the ability to think “outside the box”

 

Must be able to interpret and understand requirements with the ability to effectively analyze

 

Must be able to effectively prioritize and multi task

 

Must have Essbase experience and skills

Ability to manage multiple projects with tight timelines while keeping key stakeholders appropriately updated.

Ability to prioritize work to align with the defined strategic direction.

Strong analytical skills and critical thinking capabilities.

Experience with GXM (Global Expense Management), HCR (Headcount Reporting Tool) and FDW/MIS is preferred

Strong MS Excel skills required; MS Power Point, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, SharePoint

 

Must be flexible (capable of team work and independent effort) within a virtual team that encompasses different locations, countries, and time zones.

 

Experience working through entire project life cycle initiation through implementation is preferred

Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting; preferred 3+ years professional experience with at least one year of project related experience

 

Req #: 160044676
Location: Jersey City, NJ US
Job Category: Corporate Staff
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

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