Corporate - EMEA Anti-Corruption Compliance Officer - Associate/Analyst

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

JPMorgan is a leading global financial services firm with operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is an established leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and businesses, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity.
The EMEA Compliance Department supports the group’s Asset Management, Markets, Investor Services, Global Wealth Management and Banking businesses in the region. The department is responsible for: (i) interpreting and advising on financial regulations and/or internal Compliance policies; (ii) development of appropriate Compliance policies and procedures; (iii) providing staff training; (iv) monitoring and analysing business activities; (v) interfacing with regulators; and (vi) employee compliance.

The Employee Compliance Programme is responsible for managing compliance risk management programmes related to key employee related regulatory risk, reporting to relevant governance committees and/or senior management in relation to the Employee Compliance Programme and/or employee related regulatory risks, designing and executing risk mitigation strategies, developing and conducting training, managing internal audit and relevant regulatory exams. This includes the provision of advice, implementation of policies and/or controls, development/provision of training and oversight of operational processes relating to Anti-Corruption, Antitrust, Code of Conduct, Personal Account Dealing, Licensing and Registrations (covering all regulated individuals), and Consecutive Leave across all LOBs and locations in EMEA.

Reporting to the EMEA Head of Anti-Corruption and Antitrust Compliance, this position will be part of JPMorgan’s EMEA Anti-Corruption Compliance team, which is responsible for the implementation and oversight of the region’s Anti-Corruption Programme, including Programme governance, policy development, training, quality assurance, monitoring, exam coordination and policy enforcement.

The successful candidate must have legal and/or regulatory experience, with an understanding of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Bribery Act preferred. An understanding of the financial industry and related transactions is also preferable.
Responsibilities centre on supporting the EMEA Head of Anti-Corruption and Antitrust Compliance in managing the corruption risk in the region, including by, at a minimum:
  • Assisting in the implementation and oversight of the Anti-Corruption Policy and related procedures
  • Driving continual enhancements of the firmwide Anti-Corruption Compliance Programme
  • Responding to line of business inquiries regarding policy and legal and regulatory compliance
  • Assisting in conducting corruption-specific risk assessments
  • Handling the disposition of Anti-Corruption pre-clearance requests, including by reviewing and approving/rejecting business hospitality and gift requests
  • Assisting on the review of potential violations of the Anti-Corruption Policy by employees
  • Acting as point of escalation for queries relating to Third Party Intermediaries in the region
  • Delivering Anti-Corruption training and more generally raising awareness of the Programme across the region The successful candidate will be expected to interact with Anti-Corruption Compliance staff globally, other control functions within the firms, and the employees and management in all lines of business.
  • Moreover, the candidate must be able to exercise sound judgement and observe the highest degree of confidentiality in handling of information received in the course of discharging responsibilities.

Required qualifications:

  • Legal and/or regulatory experience; an understanding of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Bribery Act preferred

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and relationship management skills, including confidence in interactions with senior levels of management

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with individuals across business and/or functional lines

  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to work independently on projects often to very tight deadlines

  • Ability to prioritise work and effectively manage time
  • Proven analytical, planning, problem solving, and decision-making skills

  • Excellent research and written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to produce quality results on a timely basis
  • Strong project management skills

About J.P. Morgan Chase & Co:

J.P. Morgan serves one of the largest client franchises in the world. Our clients include corporations, institutional investors, hedge funds, governments and affluent individuals in more than 100 countries. J.P. Morgan is part of JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM), a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.1 trillion. 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. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of clients and consumers under its JPMorgan and Chase, and WaMu brands.

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.

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