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Corporate – Audit – Finance Auditor – Associate

Req #: 180025739
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)
Job Title:                                  Audit – Corporate Sector Finance Auditor
Business division:                   Audit
Level/Grade:                             Senior Auditor (Associate)
Location:                                  London
Department Description
JPMC’s Audit Department reports to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors and is further accountable to the Chairman and CEO, senior management and regulatory agencies. Audit is an independent risk assessment function established within the organization to evaluate, test and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of management’s system of internal control. Audit works closely with the Lines of Business and their support functions to achieve its mission through a comprehensive audit program. The department is respected throughout the firm for the calibre of the staff and their ability to add value beyond the audit opinion. 
The EMEA Corporate Functions audit team provides coverage of Finance, Risk Management, Compliance and Global Financial Crime, Legal, Human Resources, Global Real Estate, Global Security & Investigations, Oversight & Control, Governance and other corporate functions.
The Finance team provides coverage of Finance, Tax, Capital Adequacy, and Recovery and Resolution and works closely with the global Corporate Finance, Line of Business Finance and Corporate Risk Audit teams to ensure consistent and cohesive coverage of Finance topics in the region.
Position Description
We are looking for an experienced Senior Auditor to join the EMEA Corporate Functions Finance Audit team, to be based in London. This individual will lead and participate primarily in audits of Finance in the region, including audits of ICAAP, Recovery & Resolution and Taxation, as well as participating in the broader audit coverage for the EMEA Corporate Functions and global and business aligned Finance teams.  The role involves the planning, execution and documentation of the results of audits conducted, as well as proactive interaction with senior management and stakeholders throughout the audit process and in the communication of issues.  It also involves engagement with audit colleagues within the regional and global Finance, Risk and Technology Audit teams and Location Auditors. There is opportunity to gain an in-depth knowledge of key Finance topics as well as an understanding of the various corporate functions and line of business activities within the region.  Additionally
The applicant must be an experienced professional who possesses strong leadership, relationship management and auditing and/or project management skills, with a good understanding of internal control systems within a financial institution.  This individual should be a team player with ability to multi-task effectively, to work under pressure in a dynamic business environment and to actively partner and effectively communicate with global and regional management and colleagues.
Key Responsibilities
As a member of the Corporate Functions Finance Audit Team you will be expected to:
  • Lead audit projects from planning to reporting with limited supervision, delivering a quality product in line with department and professional standards and expectations, including management to timeframe and budget targets for assigned audit work, fulfilling documentation quality standards and utilizing consistent methodology.
  • Evaluate, test and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of management controls to provide an overall opinion on the control environment, including root cause analysis, audit report preparation and follow-up and verification of issue closure.
  • Communicate audit findings to management and identify opportunities for improvement in the design and operating effectiveness of key controls.
  • Build and maintain key relationships with stakeholders, establishing a culture of engagement while adding value.
  • Partner with other groups and regions within Audit to ensure the delivery of a seamless program of audit coverage across the firm, and in the early identification and reporting of emerging control issues.
  • Be flexible and adaptable to dynamic and changing work environments, including travel to other countries as part of regional audit engagements.
Qualifications and Competencies
  • Chartered Accountant or equivalent professional finance qualification.
  • Relevant audit experience within one or more of the following areas is preferred: finance, tax, capital adequacy/planning and accounting.
  • Strong execution skills, ability to work independently with limited supervision and to manage multiple tasks concurrently in an efficient, effective and timely manner.
  • Demonstrable understanding of internal control and risk assessment concepts and strong analytical skills to assess the impact of control weaknesses
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently run audits/manage projects in a team environment and to perform audit work in accordance with department and professional standards.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management and influence change.
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, strong interest in learning, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility/accountability.


About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co:

 J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries. J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion.  The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset management, and private equity. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its JPMorgan and Chase, and WaMu brands.
J.P. Morgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. J.P. Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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