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CIB Fund Accounting Manager – Vice President - Luxembourg

Req #: 180006078
Location: Senningerberg, L, LU
Job Category: Operations
Potential Referral Amount: 4000 Euro (EUR)
About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co.
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
TSS Business Overview:
Treasury & Securities Services (TSS) generates more than $8 billion in revenue annually and is a global leader in custody, securities lending, fund accounting and administration, as well as in treasury services. TSS supports the needs of institutional clients worldwide and is one of the top three providers in both of its businesses: Treasury Services (TS) and Worldwide Securities Services (WSS).
Luxembourg Fund Accounting Business Overview:
Luxembourg Fund Accounting is a centre of expertise providing an operational service to multiple clients and fund types on behalf of JP Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank.  Business functions are distributed across several global sites and Luxembourg provides, amongst other things a Client facing service, Operations Service Delivery, to manage the production of the NAV and interact with Clients on all operational matters.  
Role Description:
The Fund Accounting Senior Manager provides overall management and escalation for the accurate and timely provision of all client deliverables. Ensure the team objectives are aligned to the site initiatives and actively participate in the progression of the Luxembourg site operations. The Manager will identify areas of risk within the relevant areas of production and work across departmental lines to manage these risks.  The Manager will utilize market, investment, and general business knowledge to make informed decisions thereby reducing the exposure to risk whilst adhering to the strict deadlines.  Additionally, the Manager will act as a principal point of escalation for the client concerning issues impacting timeliness and accuracy of the team's deliverables.
Key Responsibilities:
  • The ideal candidate should be competent in all aspects of NAV production and supplementary processes, Financial Reporting and investor Tax processes.
  • Ensure that production is appropriately planned and resourcing issues are addressed.
  • Manage and initiate re-engineering projects to continually improve efficiency while maintaining the service standards of the team.
  • Leading and participating in site wide initiatives.
Control / Risk
  • Escalation and resolution of issues in a timely manner.
  • Regularly review and ensure the team is operating within an appropriate control environment.
  • Ensure oversight functions are completed and evidenced accordingly.
Client / Service delivery
  • Understand all deliverables and implications of missed SLA’ to mmaintain a green Fund Accounting scorecard rating with the clients.
  • Establish effective working relationships with key client contacts.
  • Work closely with internal LOB’s on the implementation/remediation of new business and client change requirements/changes
  • Maintain a high standard of delivery timeliness and accuracy through continual management review.
  • Assist team members in training and coaching
  • Ensure completion of regular staff reviews and 1-2-1’s
  • Clearly define measurable objectives and development plans for your direct reports.
  • Host regular one-to-one sessions and performance appraisals with your direct reports.
  • Develop staff members around succession planning
These points have been carefully considered as being essential for the role.  Your background must accurately reflect all of these for your application to be considered. 
  • Extensive experience in a Fund Accounting environment
  • Strong leader within a team environment with the ability to set high standards and focus the team on achieving & improving on them
  • Strong client management skills and ability to build key relationships
  • Experienced in dealing with clients & senior management
  • Understanding of distributed operating model and constituent parts
  • Ability to motivate and influence to improve service standards.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solving and initiative.
  • Experienced in working in a fast paced and demanding environment
  • Substantial experience of working within the financial services industry
  • Understanding of the financial markets, investment types and accounting and pricing policies essential
  • Risk control and procedure orientated
  • Analytical, judgment and prioritisation skills
  • Invest One knowledge advantageous, but not essential
  • Ideally educated to degree level or equivalent in a related subject
JPMorgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.
JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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