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Custody and Fund Services, a division of Investor Services, is a global industry leader with over $20 trillion of assets under custody. J.P. Morgan provides innovative custody, fund accounting and administration and securities services to the world's largest institutional investors, alternative asset managers and debt and equity issuers. J.P. Morgan leverages its scale and capabilities in more than 90 markets to help clients optimize efficiency, mitigate risk and enhance revenue through a broad range of investor services as well as securities clearance, collateral management and alternative investment services. For more information, please visit www.jpmorgan.com/wss
J.P. Morgan's Depositary Services business is a market leader in the provision of depositary services, servicing in excess of $2.3 trillion of assets for 170 clients across 13 European locations. The Depositary team monitors activities of the investment managers against compliance with applicable regulations, identifying and resolving any breaches to help ensure the underlying investor interests are protected, across a range of fund structures, including funds subject to the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive and UCITS Regulation.
This Associate level role will be responsible for supporting several UK client groups, working closely with and reporting to the Depositary Manager to ensure JPMorgan's oversight obligations are discharged in accordance with UK and other fund regulation. This includes continuous risk assessment, oversight of breach and error resolution, documentation review and supporting the management of a formal client review programme, involving ongoing site visits.
Key responsibilities include:
Working very closely with and assisting the Depositary Manager through oversight of allocated client management groups
Participation in reviews at client/third party administrator offices, including preparation of agendas, drafting of subsequent visit reports through to closure of review
Oversight of breach and error recording/reporting and assisting the Depositary Manager with continuous client risk assessment
Providing timely support for review of legal documentation including fund constitutional documentation (e.g. Trust Deeds), Prospectuses and timely updates to operational Hubs, working closely with in-house Legal team as required
Assisting in client presentations/briefings (e.g. AIFMD, UCITS V)
Develop close relationships with client personnel and colleagues in CFS to maximise product/service offering
Review/completion of tax/market opening account docs
Provide oversight and support of fund changes (mergers, closures, launches etc) including timely updates to operational Hubs
Oversight of client operational risk/performance assessment including key role in producing monthly report/exec summary and communicating findings to allocated client groups
Acting as client interface regarding Depositary Services technology requirements including ongoing support for file uploads and changes to current reporting formats (e.g. monthly operations report)
Provide additional support to operational Hubs as required and agreed from time to time
Key skills include:
Experience of the Investment Management industry
Knowledge of UK fund regulation and awareness of the broader European mutual fund agenda including AIFMD and UCITS V impact
Knowledge of the Depositary Services product offering and other fund products across key European locations including current competitor strengths and weakness, with primary emphasis on the UK market
Analytical and influencing skills to assess regulation, data and metrics, identify trends and opportunities
Ability to network across asset managers, administrators, industry bodies, regulators and competitors
Ability to develop and maintain high quality working relationships with senior client group personnel
An awareness and understanding of the 'tail risk' associated with the depositary product
Appreciation of the concept of depositary and regulatory responsibilities as they impact Investor Services.
About J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank:
J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorgan.com .
JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package. JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of the UK Government's Disability Confident Scheme.
Internal Number: 6111727
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