JPMorgan Chase Associate, Business Analyst - Instrument, Pricing and Common Reference Data in Brooklyn, New York

JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, 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 jpmorganchase.com.

Our mission is to improve the quality of reference data used across the organization and provide compliance operational support across the firm’s global businesses and functions. We are driving a culture of quality and continuous improvement toward the best outcome for client experience, our colleagues and JPMorgan Chase. We do the right thing, even when it’s not the easy thing.

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Description of Role, Functions and Activities

The Instrument, Pricing & Common (IPC) reference data adoption team collaborates with firm wide lines of business to source instrument and pricing reference data from the system of record (GIM for instrument, PUMA for pricing) or authoritative data source. Technology development is required from both the subscriber and utility to distribute and manage the data. The 2018 roadmap has several large adoptions planned in the fixed instrument space. Change professionals with instrument subject matter expertise are needed to drive this change.

The successful applicant will have related business/agile experience in a data intensive program and be a strong collaborator. The applicant should have proven partnership experience across technology, operations and change teams and across global locations. The applicant must have demonstrated change management experience such as platform migrations, service centralization and new client on-boarding. The ability to tell a story through data visually and succinctly will be important.

The candidate should have demonstrated experience in versatile roles where they showcased their flexibility and diversity. The candidate must be a change agent who can influence stakeholders to consider innovative solutions and provide factual analysis to support the decision making process. The successful applicant will have previous experience defining requirements through documenting business/data flows and analysing relevant data. The ability to package data into management level presentations is key. The candidate must be results oriented and able to clearly articulate any issues impeding progress along with proposed resolution and recommendations. Proven data analysis, controls design, and operating model development skills are essential. The team will be measured by the success of completed adoptions, process improvements and gained efficiencies.

  1. Key Responsibilities and Skills
  • Partner with Project Managers & Product Owners to facilitate the end to end technology delivery supporting the reference data utility subscribers from the operations team.

  • Partner with firmwide business and tech leads to gather existing requirements.

  • Partner with firmwide executives to formulate strategic offerings for current and future clients and line of business.

  • Document offering gaps; coordinate with Vendor Management, Operations and Tech partners to mitigate gaps.

  • Provide data validation, analysis and recommendations for client, regulatory or market driven change requests.

  • Provide data validation, analysis and recommendations for clients. Design visually compelling KPIs to communicate progress and issues targeting audiences of various levels.

  • Build strong working relationships across technology, operations and product teams.

  • Engage with project stakeholders across functional business areas.

  • Identify, address and resolve risks and issues impacting the projects.

  • Flexible team member, with a desire to succeed.

  • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

  • Help define process improvement opportunities.

  • Product knowledge developed from experience supporting a financial services company.

  • System knowledge of JPMorgan or similar company.

  • Past success in contributing to technology process improvements in the financial services industry.

  • Strong analytical approach to problem solving.

  • Experience in an Agile based program.

  • Analyzing large data sets to identify trends including querying large databases utilizing SQL related tools.

  • Familiarity with data concepts and logical data modelling.

  • Exposure to reference and/or market data.

  • A track record of meeting project milestones and timelines.

  • Ambition to succeed and continue to grow in a change management role.

  • A commitment to delivering change and solving problems.

  • An analytical and methodical approach to problem solving.

  • Organisation and prioritisation skills.

  • Governance and report creation commensurate with project needs.

  • Entrepreneurial drive to change the status quo.

  • Commercial awareness.

  • Capable on a wide variety of software and systems.

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.