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Asset Management - Guideline Management Specialist - Associate

Req #: 170077400
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Asset Management
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP)

Business Description:

J.P. Morgan Asset& Wealth Management, with client assets of $2.4 trillion, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.

Role Description:

An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to join the Guideline Management Control department at associate level. The purpose of the team is to safeguard the fund management process by controlling and effectively mitigating portfolio risk by coding and monitoring investment restrictions. The successful candidate will join the guideline management team in the interpretation, coding and analysis of guideline restrictions.

The successful candidate will perform the following functions: -

  • Manage all aspects of guideline management, from sign-off of new mandates, interpretation, coding, quality control through to the review breach information
  • Interpretation of investment restrictions for Funds (Regulatory, Prospectus and Internal restrictions) and segregated mandates, covering Fixed Income and Currency portfolios
  • Negotiate guidelines with investment desks and CPMs to prevent manual guidelines
  • Ensure any agreed upon manual guidelines are identified and recorded
  • Coding and Oversight of investment guidelines into the compliance systems.
  • Develop strong working relationships with our internal clients to manage and service their requirements for an efficient investment process whilst maintaining an independent view
  • Ensure adherence to all policies and procedures affecting Guideline Management
  • Partner with Information Technology and the Business in order to ensure systems are enhanced to cover ongoing Client and Regulatory requirements
  • Help implement guideline management control system enhancements and the integration of new systems
  • Work closely with other guideline management teams globally in order to establish best working practices
  • Produce management information and support other critical business activities, such as risk and control self assessment, audit requests and procedure reviews
Preferred experience
  • Some experience coding investment guidelines into Fidessa Sentinel or similar applications would be beneficial.
  • Good product knowledge covering the major asset classes
  • Ability to multi-task and constantly prioritise workflow in a busy environment with effective decision making skills and strong attention to detail
  • Control focussed with good organisational skills
  • Ability to deal with people at all levels within the organisation
  • Excellent team working and communication skills

JPMorgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.

JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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