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Corporate - Firmwide Oversight and Control: Firmwide Risk - Associate

Req #: 180001248
Location: Brooklyn, NY, US
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Potential Referral Amount: US Dollar (USD)
J.P. Morgan is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. 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. Information about J.P. Morgan is available at
Oversight & Control Group (O&C)
Its primary function is to solidify an effective Firmwide control framework, looking within and across the lines of business to identify, measure and remediate control issues.  O&C partners with all other control disciplines (e.g. Compliance, Risk and Audit) as an additional line of defense to the Firm’s control environment. 
The Firmwide Risk O&C Team works in partnership with the Chief Risk Officers and their teams in assessing their risks, and the associated controls to mitigate them. Risk O&C closely tracks identified issues and controls gaps, and enforces and facilitates their remediation. Additionally, it provides transparency and insight to senior management, and key stakeholders such as regulators and the board of directors, through robust reporting and control committees.
Risk O&C provides global coverage across the North America, EMEA, APAC and LATAM, for all the risk functions and lines-of-business that ultimately reports into the Firm’s Chief Risk Officer.
Risk Oversight & Control
  •  Primary Responsibilities     
    • Maintain and enhance the reporting of Risk related issues and events. Support the creation of important and sensitive reports for the control committees, the Board and regulators.
    • Evaluate, analyze and track open issues and action plans to ensure progress is being made towards planned completion dates.
    • Assist the Risk Control O&C group on specific cross function initiatives and projects.
  • Requirements 
    • Control mindset and knowledge of maintaining effective control environments.  
    • Outstanding ability to analyze problems and attention to details.
    • Strong ability to communicate effectively (both oral and written) and appropriately to the audience, particularly senior management.
    • Team player; ability to successfully partnering with colleagues across regions and/or divisions.
    • Inquisitive and proactive in identifying risks and proposing solutions.
    • Ability to prioritize in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to exercise sound and balanced judgment.
    • Prior Control Committee experience
  • BA/BS in related field, CPA/MBA/Advanced Degree preferred but not required.
  • 3+ years of experience in financial services or related field.
  • Previous experience in Risk Management, Compliance, Surveillance, Internal/External Audit or other control function desired.
  • Strong analytical skills with ability to aggregate and interpret data.
  • Strong business judgment and excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Strong project management skills; ability to gain consensus among staff and drive initiatives to completion effectively
  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure with commitment to deliver under tight deadlines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Basic knowledge of securities markets, risk management practices, and regulations desired.
  • Strong MS Office skills required, particularly MS Excel.
  • Prior Control Committee experience
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