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2018 Military Veteran Internship Program - Corporate - Finance Controllers

Req #: 170124148
Location: Columbus, OH, US
Job Category: Human Resources
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)

J.P. Morgan’s Military Veteran Internship Program (U.S.) is a national initiative, supporting the transition of military personnel and veterans into the financial services and corporate sector. Military values complement J.P. Morgan’s business principles - dedication, determination and service; the program allows interns to demonstrate these while cultivating new skills and gaining tangible experience and exposure to the industry. J.P. Morgan is committed to helping those who serve and the internship program is just one of the many ways we’re achieving this.

JPMorgan Chase's Corporate Controllers is a global organization of about 1,500 colleagues, operating through a partnership among Corporate Accounting Policies, Corporate Regulatory Policy & Reporting and Corporate Financial Reporting, Corporate Sector Accounting, Global Finance Operations (GFO), Global Finance India, and Finance Platform Strategy & Controls.  Working together, our strengths and resources enable us to ensure the integrity of the JPMorgan Chase consolidated books and records, and the results of individual legal entities within the Firm. The controllership function is focused on ensuring accountability and improving the organization's credibility. We focus on accounting, financial controls, systems and reporting.


Corporate Sector (CSEC) Accounting supports all lines of business to deliver superior financial services to businesses and consumers around the world.  CSEC Accounting provides an environment where leadership, excellence, integrity and diversity are among our core principles.

General Level of Responsibility/Decision Making:

  • Independently analyzes, reports on, and explains financial data
  • May manage a segment of the accounting area
  • Provides direction for and conducts moderate to complex accounting projects and transactions analysis
  • Has good judgment and independent decision making skills
  • Develops policies and procedures
  • Has a good understanding of all financial applications
  • Provides financial information to management
  • Maintains effective communication lines
  • Prepare accurate financial statements and reports for management on a timely basis
  • Responsible for month-end close process
  • Investigate variances in account balances and provide explanations
  • Assist in preparation and improvement of monthly accounting package
  • Participate in project/business case reviews
  • Develop and document processes
  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal vendors and customers (i.e. Planning and Analysis teams, Business leads, Sourcing, Procurement, Accounts Payable, etc.)
  • Communicate financial information to appropriate parties
  • Understand accounting policies and procedures
  • Understand policies and procedures related to merger activities

Basic eligibility criteria

At a minimum, all applicants must have:

  • Target candidates, at a minimum, must have attained a BA/BS degree. Those who are joining the internship program directly from an undergraduate program must meet the academic requirement of a 3.2 GPA for program entry level roles
Demonstrated top performance throughout military career
Proficiency in MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Demonstrated interest in financial services and corporate workplace
Aptitude to quickly grasp and perform quantitative and qualitative tasks
Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Commitment to the full duration of the program: 12-week internship and training and development events

Program timeline (please note that the below dates are subject to change)
Interview and selection period: October 16, 2017– December 22, 2017
Internship start date: March 12, 2018 

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