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Corporate Finance - Finance Risk SME Lead - Vice President - Jersey City

Job Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2 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.
Finance and Risk Operations is a global team within the firm wide Finance and Risk CFO organization, monitoring the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of data used for Credit and Liquidity risk management and reporting.  The team designs, implements and operates controls to manage the data flow, and identifies data quality issues for remediation.  Finance and Risk Operations works closely with various internal partners within all lines of business, as well as other group functions including Risk Reporting, Risk Policy, Regulatory Risk, Risk Middle Office, Business Middle Offices, Control & Oversight and the firm wide Data Quality Team.
Job Description
The Finance and Risk Operations team is seeking a strong VP level professional candidate to drive key business initiatives aimed at addressing operating efficiency gaps. This newly created role will be based in Newport, NJ office, reporting directly to the head of the North America operations lead.  The candidate must possess strong communications skills, both verbal and written, with ability to interact with senior management as well as junior staff members.
Job Responsibilities
  • Lead and manage initiatives targeted to improve the data quality of daily and monthly reconciliations. These initiatives will require the individual to work cross functionally to address long outstanding issues; and drive the wing to wing resolution activities.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation to monitor the progress of deliverables, milestones, schedule, and scope.
  • Develop detailed working plans for team members identifying the activities needed to successfully complete any initiative.
  • Develop procedures to support the achievement of the team’s objectives or deliverables.
  • Implement communication rhythms to update internal and external stakeholders on progress of initiatives.
  • Review initiative progress with senior management and peers that are impacted as part of the initiative.
  • Work with internal program management team to ensure resource availability and allocation from operations team; measure the success of each project and its impact to operations
  • Provide support and direction to team of SME’s designated to manage/progress specific initiatives.
  • Define and set the SME team’s direction, coordinate team’s activities across functions and layers; motivate team members, and delegate tasks accordingly.
  • Lead and own the development of decks/reports for the monitoring and analysis of metrics data presented to senior management. Work with internal staff to ensure timely and accurate completion of each deck for presentation purposes.
Skillset/Experience Required
  • 7-10 years experience in financial services operations or operations management capacity.
  • Investment banking product knowledge ideal, along with experience in associated operating procedures, accounting and control policies.
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills.
  • Proven track record of influencing others, collaborative management style and professionalism.
  • Strategic Thinker – Implement strategies to progress the organization forward, set goals, action plans, and be able to evaluate process and results.
  • Problem Solver – Evaluate issues/gaps, generate and drive resolutions
  • Superior influencing skills – Successfully influence others to achieve results and progress initiatives.
  • Innovative – Generate ideas to come with new ways to improve team operations.
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure and commitment to deliver under tight deadlines.
  • Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Finance, or Business degree preferable).
  • Master’s degree desired (Engineering, Finance, or Business degree preferable).
  • Advanced PowerPoint and Excel Skills
Req #: 160036811
Location: Jersey City, NJ US
Job Category: Corporate Staff
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)

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