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CIB – Credit Risk – FIG Developed Markets - Associate

Req #: 180012838
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)
About JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $1.3 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its JPMorgan and Chase brands. Information about the firm is available at
Associate role based in London forming a part of the FIG Core Europe - Developed Markets Team within CIB Risk EMEA.    The Team covers FIG credit clients within the Eurozone area including France, Netherlands, Switzerland, Austria and Germany.
Credit Risk EMEA, London is broadly split into Financial Institutions Group, Corporate, and Emerging Markets. FIG covers the full range of financial institutions: banks, broker-dealers, funds, insurers, sovereigns and SPVs, while other industry sectors are looked after by Corporate.
  • A Credit Risk Officer’s primary responsibilities are: 
  • Daily credit risk management of a portfolio FIG clients
  • Coordinate team activity by participating in client due diligence, transaction structuring/execution and negotiation of documentation
  • Working alongside senior Credit Risk Officers on more complex transactions
  • Credit expert for a portfolio of clients by completing credit analysis, Risk Review, stress tests and ad-hoc projects
  • Proactively manage the on-going credit relationship by assigning internal rating and recommending credit appetite
  • Maintaining a detailed and proactive knowledge of developments within allocated countries.
  • Responsible for a diligent management of team metrics.
Qualifications & Experience
The following specific skills and experience are required to perform the role:
  • Strong credit skills. The candidate has to be able to lead in depth due diligence, co-ordinate and produce credit memos which will be the basis on which credit decisions are made
  • Have good knowledge of derivatives, documentation and banking products
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.  Be able to establish credibility and trust with clients, product specialists and credit executives, and to partner with them effectively
  • Good understanding of ISDA / CSA/GMRA and associated documentation.
  • Prime responsibility for the management of exposure for a portfolio of clients
  • Coaching and development of less experienced Team members
  • Preference for relevant experience of industry sectors.
  • Relevant language skills would be an advantage.
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.  Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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