JPMorgan Chase Corporate Finance - Corporate Controllers - Associate in Columbus, Ohio

JPMorgan Chase's Firmwide Controllers organization is responsible for ensuring the overall integrity and validity of the financial statements and controls over the transaction cycle. The group performs critical reporting and controls functions for the organization, including legal entity, financial and regulatory, as well as product valuation. The team is also responsible for improving ongoing processes, and ensuring execution and implementation of the overall financial architecture.

Corporate Sector Accounting within Firmwide Controllers supports all lines of business to deliver superior financial services to businesses and consumers around the world. CSEC Accounting provides an environment where leadership, excellence, integrity and diversity are among our core principles.

The Corporate Sector Accounting Associate Controller will be responsible for controls support within the CSEC Accounting Controls Team. The controls team is responsible for a wide variety of control programs related to Accounting & Controllership functions including SOX Scoping & Testing, CCAR CFO Attestation Program, Risk & Control Self Assessment, Risk Events, User Tools, Record Retention, Quality Assurance, Resiliency, Business Control Forum etc.

Responsibilities of this role include (but are not limited to):

  • Manage execution of theSarbanes-Oxley (SOX) testing program: includes partnering with the SOXCompliance Office and business to identify significant balances/footnotes andassociated controls that require SOX scoping.

  • This position performstests of controls and also coordinates quality assurance on testing results asappropriate.

  • Responsible forcoordinating various other control related initiatives and programs related toaccounting & controllership processes

  • Responsible for timelyand accurate preparation of management reports

  • Compile & retainrobust documentation in support of the control programs

  • Experience in SOXtesting, Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), Internal Audit and/or ExternalAudit

  • Strong accountingbackground - Sarbanes-Oxley 404 background is a plus

  • Experience with, orknowledge of, implementing effective control environments

  • Bachelor's degreerequired, preferably in accounting

  • Preferably 4-6 yearsof related experience

  • Big Four public accountingexperience, large corporate accounting experience and/or CPA stronglypreferred

Skill Sets:

  • Strong analytical andevaluation skills with the ability to evaluate processes and assess theoperational and financial impact of findings and control issues, communicatefindings and develop recommendations

  • Outstanding ability tosolve problems with the ability to exercise sound and balanced judgment andkeen attention to detail but also the ability to see the "biggerpicture"

  • Inquisitive and proactivein identifying risks and proposing solutions

  • Ability to coordinateissues, findings and recommendations with colleagues across regions and/ordivisions

  • Quick learner with theability to identify changes to the business functions, organization andprocesses and assess their impact to resiliency and the control environment

  • Effective communications(both verbal and written)

  • Strong relationshipmanagement skills with ability to present and collaborate effectively withmanagement at all levels

  • Ability to prioritize in afast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment

  • Self-motivated and abilityto work independently; creative “self-starter”

  • Excellent desktop skills(Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint)

  • Proven ability to research, interpret andexecute policies and standards for compliance

  • Appetite for continuous improvement ofprocedures and review materials

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