JPMorgan Chase Asset Management – Guideline Management Control VP/ED - New York in New York, New York

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in asset and wealth management services. The Asset and Wealth Management line of business serves institutional, ultra high net worth, high net worth and retail clients through its Asset Management and Global Wealth Management businesses. With client assets of $2.4 trillion and assets under management of $1.7 trillion, we are one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world. (Assets as of Dec. 31, 2015)

Throughout its long and distinguished history, Asset and Wealth Management has been steadfastly committed to putting its clients' interests first. This fiduciary responsibility defines our relationship with clients and informs every decision we make on their behalf. The Asset Management business is also guided by its strategic objective and business priorities.

Asset Management

J.P. Morgan Asset Management (Investment Management) is a leading investment manager of choice for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors, worldwide. With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of core and alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match.

  • Clear focus on managing client assets and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns

  • More than 1,300 investment professionals providing strategies spanning the full spectrum of asset classes, including equity, fixed income, cash liquidity, currency, real estate, hedge funds and private equity

  • Leadership positions in the U.S., U.K., Continental Europe, Asia, and Japan

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is the marketing name for the investment management businesses of JPMorgan Chase & Co. and its affiliates worldwide.

Position Description

An opportunity has arisen for a seasoned professional to join the Global Guidelines team as the EMEA Regional lead. The individual will be responsible for all aspects of Investment Guideline coding & monitoring including Funds, Segregated mandates, Advisory clients, ETFs, Counter Party Risk guidelines, regulations and internal rules. As the senior member of the team you would be responsible for day to day workflow, projects, system enhancements & be a key interface to the Equity, Fixed Income, Solutions, Liquidity and Beta investment businesses . In addition the successful candidate will partner with Guidelines counterparts in the US and Asia, plus all key stakeholders; Client Services, Chief Data Office, Compliance, Funds Management, Product Development, Technology, and Risk. The individual should be able to distill high level and detailed functional requirements for the Guideline coding & monitoring functions and ensure they are incorporated within the overall Guideline Management programme.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with US & ASIA guidelines teams to implement the Global Guidelines Strategic roadmap

  • Foster strong working relationships with the front office, whilst maintaining an independent view

  • Ensure all day to day responsibilities are completed and communicated in timely fashion

  • Strategic implementation for data strategy, process improvement and vendor enhancements

  • Provide daily support and partnership to the Portfolio Managers for Pre and Post trade monitoring

  • Quality assurance testing for guideline coding through portfolio management systems

  • Develop strategic solutions for offline processes within the team

  • Monitor and improve the quality all coding changes implemented in the Compliance systems

  • Drive change to increase efficiency, effectiveness and lower risk

Essential Experience

  • At least 7 to 10 years of experience in Fixed Income Operations, Equity Operations, Compliance or Risk Management

  • Knowledge of the Guideline Management functions from both a control and technology perspective,

  • Established track record of execution and delivery within a complex environment

  • Proven ability to drive change

  • Highly structured with proven ability to prioritize daily tasks and project initiatives

  • Knowledge of technology infrastructure is helpful

  • Self-starter that is comfortable working in an unstructured situation, at a fast pace

  • Clear communication skills and the ability to articulate complex issues concisely

  • Flexibility and willingness to engage across diverse Operational areas

  • Credibility to interact effectively across a number of different disciplines and teams

  • Relationship-building and influencing skills to drive the control agenda across a number of teams

Preferable Experience

  • Understanding of the Investment process and products within Equities and Fixed Income.

  • Knowledge of UCITS, 40 Acts and other global regulations

  • IMC, CFA or CAIA