CIB Operations - EMEA Equities -Prime Trader Assistant - Associate/Analyst

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

JPMorgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $1.1 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and businesses, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity. Under the JPMorgan, Chase and Bank One brands, the firm serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients.

If you're interested in working in an environment where leadership, excellence, integrity and diversity are among our core principles, then explore the opportunities at JPMorgan Chase.

The Prime Trader Assistant Team within IB Equities Operations is typically focussed on trade capture and control but also has key interactions at all other levels of the transaction lifecycle, supporting the Equity Finance, Prime Brokerage, Delta One and ETF businesses. The team works closely alongside the Front Office, supporting across a broad range of products including but not limited to Equity Swaps, Interest Rate Swaps, Options, Futures, Forwards and Cash Equities.

The Trader Assistant Team is responsible for:

  • Ensuring that all trades executed are entered completely & accurately into the Risk Management systems
  • Performing core start-of-day and end-of-day controls to ensure Risk is correctly represented for Front Office
  • Ensuring all trade capture and reporting exceptions are verified, cleared and escalated appropriately in a timely manner
  • Liaising with various other FO, MO and BO Teams on issues related to Cash Equity trades
o E.g. Broker Pre-Matching & Fails, Settlements, Client Services, Reconciliations, Technology, Business Management
  • Daily management of trade life cycle events (expiries, dividends, corporate actions, etc.)
  • The integrity and continuous improvement of the pre and post trade controls environment
  • Maximizing trade processing STP through tactical problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Producing analysis for the trading desks and senior management
  • Providing input into core projects including; industry-wide initiatives, regulatory, trading strategy, operational programs

Key traits required:

  • Understanding of Cash Equities products and trading workflows
  • Confidence to communicate with senior managers effectively
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Familiar with the concept of risk and is extremely detail orientated
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to adapt to different business needs

The specific experience necessary for this position is:

Strong security and derivative products knowledge is required

  • A minimum of one year prior Operational and/or line experience, is required
  • Self-motivation and demonstration of initiative
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Highly organized
  • Extremely detailed orientated
  • Control orientated
  • Keen to challenge processes and suggest automated solutions
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong PC Skills : in particular Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • BA or BS degree is necessary

JP Morgan offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.

JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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

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.

Closing Date: March 16, 2020