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Associate - GFI Risk Management

Job Description

This is an Individual Contributor Role within the Global Finance India (GFI) Risk Management team at Mumbai, India. The incumbent would primarily work with multiple business teams as a first line of defense managing Operational Risk Agenda, Business Contingency Planning (BCP) & Information Risk Agenda. In addition, s/he will need to ensure that effective controls are in place across various finance functions in GFI. The responsibilities of the Risk Management group consists of the following:


Operations Risk Management (ORM)

  • Risk & Control Self Assessment

    • Control Design & Evaluation

    • Process Flows Documentation (Visio)

    • Reviewing Procedures and Substantiation Methods

    • Control Operation Effectiveness Testing

    • Testing of controls as per corporate timelines

    • Updating test results in the Corporate ORM tool

  • Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) compliance

    • Scoping of SOX controls to be tested

    • SOX Management Testing & Documentation

  • Process Risk Reviews and Review of Internal Controls

  • Track & Publish Risk Metrics & Scorecards

  • Ensuring compliance with various JPMC control policies (Consecutive Leave Policy, Record Retention Policy, GLRS policy, Funds Transfer Policy etc.)

  • Projects and Initiatives on Risk & Control Awareness

  • Review & remediation of high-risk manual processes

  • Follow-up on open issues & exceptions for remediation & closure

  • Drive general awareness and provide trainings around risk & controls

  • Coordinate Audits

  • Working in partnership with local, regional & global stakeholders


    Business Continuity Planning (BCP) & Crisis Management:

  • Business Impact Analysis (i.e. Criticality Assessment)

  • Business Contingency Planning (BCP) and documentation

  • Annual review & sign-off of BCP strategy & BCP documents

  • BCP testing (in-country & out-of-country)

  • Track & Publish BCP scorecards/metrics

  • Work on remediation of BCP issues

  • Ensure timely completion of all projects & initiatives on BCP

  • Provide support during crisis incidents to ensure minimum business impact


    Information Risk Management (IRM)

  • Controls on User Tools (UTs) including Spreadsheet Controls

  • User / Infrastructure level IT controls

  • IT Risk Scorecard / metrics to track open IT risk items

  • Follow-up with users for remediation of open IT risk items

  • Drive general awareness around IT Risk & Security

  • Participate in meetings related to technology projects to cover risk & control points


Chartered Accountant with 4 plus years of post qualification experience in Operational Risk, Business Contingency Planning (BCP) and/or Information Risk.



Experience in Governance, Risk Management & Compliance (GRC), Risk & Control Self Assessment (RCSA), SOX management testing, Internal Audits, Process Risk Reviews, Business Contingency Planning (BCP), Information Risk Management (IRM), etc.


Skill sets

  • Should be able to work independently as an Individual Contributor

  • Be the first line of defense and support the business function in ongoing risk & control agenda

  • Act as a trusted business advisor and be able to provide management assurance on the reasonableness of internal controls

  • Excellent Client Partnership and Stakeholder Management and be able to face Senior Management personnel with confidence and determination

  • Strong control mindset with an aptitude to identify & assess operational risk issues

  • Keen eye for details and ability to identify control gaps. Good auditing and review skills

  • Sound communication and negotiating skills along with Excellent Client Partnership skills

  • Reasonably good Excel and Power-point skills

  • Able to grasp/learn new concepts, policies and procedures quickly

  • Should be a self starter and carry a proactive & positive approach

  • Ability to multi-task and capable of delivering on multiple priorities

  • Ability to understand the risk impacts of technology change projects

  • Ability to work under pressure and make accurate decisions in stressful situations

Req #: 160036539
Location: Mumbai, MH IN
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: Indian Rupee (INR)

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