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CIB - Operations - Accounting Control Group - Associate

Req #: 180024680
Location: Sydney, NSW, AU
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Potential Referral Amount: 5000 Australian Dollar (AUD)
About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank:
 
J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. It provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries.
 
The global businesses of the Corporate & Investment Bank is organised into two main groups: Banking and Markets & Investor Services. Banking includes Investment Banking, Corporate Banking and Treasury Services, and Markets & Investor Services includes Fixed Income, Equity Sales & Trading, Prime Services and Securities Clearing.

Department Info
 
J.P. Morgan Investor Services (IS) is a premier securities servicing provider that helps institutional investors, alternative asset managers, broker dealers and equity issuers optimize efficiency, mitigate risk and enhance revenue. IS leverages the firm's global scale, leading technology and deep industry expertise to service investments around the world. Locally, the IS business has a strong market position, ranking first in most valuable cross border assets and second by total assets under custody. 
 
Position Summary
 
The Accounting Control Group Associate is responsible for timely and accurate delivery of the general ledger related reporting on a frequency determined by the service level agreement (SLA) with the client. The position also requires accurate and professional resolution of all internal and external accounting queries in an accurate and timely manner. The analyst is also expected to provide technical input and operational support on accounting related processing and projects including new product development.
 
Key Accountabilities/Major Responsibilities: 
  • Manage virtual team to ensure accurate and timely workflow delivery.
  • Establish and maintain SGL workflow and control framework
  • Liaise with Production Management for workflow failure
  • Review exceptions report and close out any exceptions
  • Create and post journal entries e.g. permanent reclassifications due to change in GL group
  • Liaise or escalate to the relevant teams for incorrect processing
  • Update incorrect soft GL rules and reconciliation

Qualifications/Experience: 

  • A tertiary qualification in Accounting or a related discipline,
  • CA / CPA qualifications (or part qualified)
  • Minimum of five year’s experience in Fund Accounting and/or Financial Accounting
  • Strong systems and technical knowledge of HiPortfolio (or asset management system)
  • Excellent working knowledge of financial markets and instruments, both domestic and international.
  • Strong PC skills in particular Excel
  • Awareness of risk and control environment with high quality standards
J.P. Morgan is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We are proud to be named a Top 20 Silver Employer in the 2017 Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI). If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. 
 
We anticipate the salary range for this role to be AU$100,000 - AU$120,000
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