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CIB F&BM Asia Investment Banking Control - Equity Capital Markets – Associate – Hong Kong

Job Description



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.     


Role description:


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

Qualifications/Skills required

  • 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

  • Proactive, keen to learn and take on new responsibility
  • 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

Req #: 160024889
Location: Hong Kong, HK
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)

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