JPMorgan Chase Corporate Finance- Firmwide Financial Accounting and Reporting - CIB - Markets - Analyst in Newark, Delaware
Corporate Finance - Firmwide Financial Accounting and Reporting - CIB - Markets - Analyst
The Financial Accounting and Reporting function is primarily focused on ensuring the accuracy, integrity and timeliness of the Firm’s books and records with an emphasis on general ledger, operating systems and infrastructure controls across the entire lifecycle of the business. Some of the most common functions and activities that are owned by Financial Accounting and Reporting are balance sheet reconciliation / certification, balance sheet substantiation and GLRS reporting & governance, inter-entity control & governance, manual accounting / bookings to the GL and operating systems and the month end close process & coordination.
The Financial Accounting and Reporting Analyst will be required to work closely with the line of business controllers, middle office and operations areas to understand the operational impact of trading strategies and settlement practices for the businesses globally.
Primary Responsibilities of an Analyst will include, but are not limited to:
Responsible for ensuring the accuracy and validity of line of business general ledger accounts; including adherence to the firmwide General Ledger Reconciliation & Substantiation (GLRS) standards
Ensure adherence to P&L and Balance Sheet controls owned by Financial Control; including identifying and implementing opportunities for efficiency
Analysis, communication and resolution of material variances between the general ledger and upstream systems; as defined by line of business
Basic understanding of securities and derivatives products
Comfort liaising with business and risk managers
Ability to build and maintain partnerships within the various product aligned businesses and across other corporate financial, treasury, and accounting groups
Existing relationships and networks within JPMorgan IB community an advantage
Ability to understand business drivers and requirements and influence middle and front office partners to deliver solutions to business issues and problems
Strong analytical skills: Ability to quickly understand workings of a complex processing system and general ledger systems across the infrastructure and their interrelationships and dependencies.
Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business
Excellent desktop/spreadsheet/database skills
Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Ability to multi-task in a constantly changing environment
Able to critically challenge with the goal of identifying control issues
*Note: This role requires compliance with the Firm’s Consecutive Leave Policy. The policy requires certain employees in sensitive positions to be out of the office for a specified period each calendar year. Please ask the recruiter or hiring manager for additional details*
JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.