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Global Investment Mgt. / Alternative Asset Management - Audit Manager - VP - New York, NY

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


The Asset Management (AM) Audit Team is responsible for assessing the adequacy of the control environments across all the AM businesses including Global Investment Management (GIM) and Global Wealth Management (GWM). This is achieved through a program of audit coverage which is performed and managed by a global team of integrated business and technology specialists.


This position is based in New York and responsible for audit coverage of the GIM Alternative Asset Management (AAM) Americas business reporting directly to the AAM Americas Team Lead. This position is responsible for audit execution, ongoing risk assessment and relationship management with AAM business (e.g., private equity, hedge fund, real asset, fund of fund) and their support groups.


The applicant must be an experienced professional who possesses strong auditing skills, good knowledge of the investment management business, financial instruments and products, and solid understanding of the fiduciary activities and related internal controls systems within a financial institution.


As a member of the GIM Audit Team, you will be responsible for:

  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of business areas, its products, and supporting functions
  • Lead and execute audits from planning to reporting and delivering quality products within department and professional standards. This includes; however, not limited: (1) perform detailed control assessments and test work across multiple GIM businesses, functions and processes; (2) make and present commercially effective recommendations to strengthen internal controls and improve operational efficiency; (3) ensure audits are completed timely and within specified timeframe and budget; and (4) follow-up on audit and regulatory identified issues and their resolutions
  • Perform continuous monitoring of various GIM business groups
  • Establish strong work relationships with GIM business and control groups (e.g., Risk, Compliance)
  • Work closely with regional audit colleagues within the AM audit team in the early identification of emerging control issues and reporting them timely to Audit management and business stakeholders
  • Stay current with evolving industry and regulatory changes, and analyze impact to business objectives, processes, and compliance
  • At least 8 years of Global Investment Management/Alternative Asset Management audit or business experience
  • Solid knowledge of products and services provided within an investment management business, including related fiduciary activities. As related to Alternative Asset Management, examples of business/function include: manage/fund due diligence, valuation, portfolio management across hedge fund, private equity, real estate, infrastructure and fund of fund investments
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and regulatory requirements related to investment management such as Investment Advisors Act, Investment Company Act, OCC 12 CFR 9 and ERISA
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management in a persuasive manner
  • Strong analytical skills particularly in regard to assessing the probability and impact of an internal control weakness
  • Proven ability to build strong partnerships with key stakeholders, desire to learn quickly, be flexible and think strategically
  • Ability to lead/execute multiple audits at once (proven ability to be able to multi task and be able to change priorities)
  • Works well individually, and in teams, shares information, supports colleagues and encourages participation
  • Strong skills in time management and problem solving
  • Enthusiastic, self motivated, effective under pressure and willing to take personal risk and accountability
  • Be prepared to travel to the business locations
  • Minimum bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related discipline
  • MBA degree, professional accountancy qualification and/or other professional certifications, such as Series 7, CFA or CFIRS are a plus

**Any candidate not meeting the all qualifications can be considered for an AVP, Senior Auditor


Req #: 160046719
Location: New York, NY US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 US Dollar (USD)

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