Asia Investment Banking consists of M&A, Capital Markets Origination (ECM, High Grade and Leverage Finance Origination) and Investment Banking Coverage (IBC) which is a non product aligned business that 'houses' the senior client relationship bankers/executives (CE's) responsible for developing/maintaining a strategic dialogue with JPMorgan's covered clients
The function of the Controller team:
Responsible for the overall integrity and accuracy of the financial statements
Overall governance of the transaction control cycle
Preparation of regulatory returns for the business including ownership of the balance sheet, reported P&L and adherence to regulatory and financial/accounting standards.
Advise the business on accounting, regulatory, tax and other specific deal accounting matters
Pro-actively support the business activities
The Asia IB Controller team is an ideal area for a highly motivated candidate to develop their career. The team is involved with the core capital market finance raising business and partners with a multitude of stakeholders to deliver on the product control agenda whilst providing the business meaningful and timely support and analysis.
The individual will cover a wide range of responsibilities including:
Controller for Equity Capital Markets for the APAC region (Emerging Asia, Australia and Japan)
General Ledger - responsibility for the ownership, review and sign-off of balance sheet and P&L statements
Month-end close - ensuring accurate and complete close-off of books & records for the month ensuring all close-off entries, FX trade-outs and resolution of any Front office-GL breaks as well as daily reporting of close-off PL is completed on a timely basis.
Tracking, analyzing and investigating spot and average balance sheet, RWA and related performance measures
Preparation of Regulatory Reporting returns applicable to the business.
Leading and driving key capital market related control and compliance initiatives to an efficient and effective conclusion such as the Risk Control Self-Assessment & SOX requirements.
Partnering with key stakeholders (Front Office, Middle Office, Operations, Legal Entity Control, Tax) to review current practices/processes, identifying deficiencies and/or weaknesses, and delivering solutions to enhance the current control and reporting environment.
Partnering with global counterparts to ensure consistency in regional practices where applicable
Ad hoc queries and projects as required in a dynamic business environment
Minimum 5years experience with accounting / financial services background
Control and efficiency mindset
Dynamic team player able to adapt to changing environment and multiple demands
Excellent interpersonal, written & verbal communication and influencing skills
Strong organizational and time management skills: able to work on multiple projects with competing deadlines
Confidence in liaising with stakeholders across different functions & levels of seniority
Please note that J.P. Morgan will not accept unsolicited approaches or speculative CVs, nor will J.P. Morgan be responsible for any related fees, from Third Party Firms who are not preferred suppliers.
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