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CIB Operations (Derivatives Ops) - Global Clearing Ops Business Analyst - London - Associate
August 8, 2018
London, United Kingdom
CIB Operations - Global Clearing Treasury Operations - Associate - London
J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, offering solutions to the world's most important corporations, governments and institutions in more than 100 countries.
Global Clearing Operations supports Clearing, Reconciliations, Middle Office, F&O House Ops, Expiries & Deliveries, Settlement, Brokerage, Client On-boarding, Client Money, Regulatory Reporting, Static Data Management and Position Management.
Global clearing operations is undergoing a massive change both internally within the organization: due to business growth, and heavy technology investment, and externally: due to newer technology solutions and improved industry collaboration creating utility platform based service models. There is a need to tie all this together into a clear and coherent strategy, aimed to improve client service by, enhancing our operations capability and scalability.
The roles & responsibilities of the Treasury Operations Associate are as follows:
Drawing out a map of the current operations structure in Global clearing operations (GCO) with different layers showcasing: Org Structure, sequential process flow, technology infrastructure, STP rate, etc
Connecting the dots: understanding how each process is aligned to the other with clarity of interdependence and sequencing
Understanding the DNA of our operations and identifying the levers that can help tweak the DNA to improve our operations
Bringing together all the tactical initiatives within GCO and establishing a sound governance around it
Understanding the current market structure around clearing services and spot the top solutions in each area
Analysing pros and cons of each solution and its suitability/feasibility to our operations
Ability to draw patterns using a lot of data and create simple metrics that explains the key performance and quality for the processes in scope
Identifying key stakeholders and decision makers in each area and implementing a strong governance model with them
Strategic Business Analyst should possess the following skills:
Strategic mindset: Ability to look at things in a larger perspective, understanding the direction business and markets are headed into and correlate that with the smallest of the processed being performed in the operations.
Analytical Skills: Ability to look at large amount of data and processes and draw out trends, patterns and behaviours
Communication skills: Should have excellent written and oral communication skills. The ability to communicate complicated messages in simplest of words
Stakeholder management: Ability to maintain a fruitful relationship with multiple stakeholders at all levels from the most senior to the most junior member
Influencing skills: Ability to drive the decision making of the key stakeholders to meet the strategic objectives
Independence: Ability to work independently with a clear set of objectives and a very low need for supervision
Project management: bringing a bit a project management experience will be preferential though not necessary. This will help streamline the delivery of the strategy
Details oriented: ability to get down to the detail where necessary
Must be highly numerate with good keyboard and core system (Outlook, Excel, Word) skills.
Ability to prioritise workflow and work to strict deadlines agreed in legal documentation.
Strong Risk and Control Awareness - with the ability to push back on stakeholders when risk/controls could be compromised.
Working closely with global team, Operations teams are based in London, Delaware, Singapore, Chicago and Mumbai
Self motivated and flexible approach to working hours
Participate in the implementation of strategic and ongoing STP initiatives
An ability to identify process & procedural inefficiencies to improve capacity, efficiency and control.
Knowledge of clearing operations is desired but not essential
JPMorgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer