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CIB – EMEA Pricing Direct – Fixed Income / Derivatives Valuation  – Analyst/Associate - London
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.0 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries.  PricingDirect Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides its clients with evaluations on over 1.3 million fixed income securities and derivatives each day.  Employees of PricingDirect have direct access to the trading, analytics, research and technology resources of the Investment Bank – J.P. Morgan.  PricingDirect has evaluators located in New York and London.
Primary Function
The Analyst/Associate role in PricingDirect is a demanding position requiring a self-motivated and knowledgeable professional who can perform complex and exacting financial calculations, including quantitative and information/data analysis, and bring creative problem-solving skills to a dynamic work environment. 
The PricingDirect Analyst/Associate will be responsible for:
  • Daily generation of fixed income or derivative valuations for multiple market closes, covering start-to-end responsibilities.  This includes market data collection, valuation modelling, price generation, quality control, and communicating with clients. 
  • Examining and developing new areas of product growth through independent self-guided research, interactions with external clients, J.P. Morgan trading desks, research professionals, and technology and data teams.
  •  Addressing all client concerns on a daily basis with emphasis on providing first-class service and quality.
  •  Continuously improving product and service quality through daily market surveillance, communication with market makers, data and financial analysis, enhancing process controls, and ensuring data quality.
  • Developing and maintaining regular contact with trading desks, research, and market participants.
  • Performing in-depth analysis on an individual security or a derivative or a portfolio thereof in order to explain nuances to colleagues and clients.
Position Qualifications
  • Firm understanding of the principles of finance, business operations, and mathematical and/or statistical modelling.
  • Ability to collect and analyse large amounts of market information, extract its essence and incorporate the findings into valuation models and processes.
  • Experience with JPM or industry standard valuation tools - Intex, Bloomberg, BondStudio, Athena  or Sapphire -  or databases and programming languages a strong plus.
  • Creative problem solver with ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Detail oriented, with a highly disciplined approach to process and quality control.
  • Ability to learn quickly, multi-task and self-manage priorities.
  • Excellent client communications skills.
  • Strong team player
Position Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or higher, ideally in a finance-related field of study such as Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Engineering or Mathematics.
  • Strong proficiency in Excel including VBA programming, and high aptitude for learning new technologies essential.
  • Clear, logical thinker with strong quantitative abilities.
  • Effective communication skills to interact with traders, research, and clients.
  • Professional or bilingual fluency in one or more continental languages desirable
About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, J.P. Morgan 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 J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is available at
JPMorgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.
JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The hiring manager for this job opening would be willing to have a conversation about flexibility.  This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement.  The hiring manager is not committing to offering this, just highlighting an openness to having the conversation. 
Req #: 160038876
Location: London, ENG GB
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 2500 Pound Sterling (GBP)

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