CIB – EMEA Pricing Direct – Fixed Income / Derivatives Valuation – Analyst/Associate - London

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Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.0 trillion and operations in more than 60 countries. PricingDirect Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides its clients with evaluations on over 2 million fixed income securities and derivatives each day. Employees of PricingDirect have direct access to the trading, analytics, research and technology resources of the Investment Bank – J.P. Morgan. PricingDirect has evaluators located in New York, London and Hong Kong.

Primary Function

    The Analyst/Associate role in PricingDirect is a demanding position requiring a self-motivated and knowledgeable professional who can perform complex and exacting financial calculations, including quantitative and information/data analysis, and bring creative problem-solving skills to a dynamic work environment.
    • The PricingDirect Analyst/Associate will be responsible for:

    - Daily generation of fixed income or derivative valuations for multiple market closes, covering start-to-end responsibilities. This includes market data collection, valuation modelling, price generation, quality control, and communicating with clients.

    - Examining and developing new areas of product growth through independent self-guided research, interactions with external clients, J.P. Morgan trading desks, research professionals, and technology and data teams.

    - Addressing all client concerns on a daily basis with emphasis on providing first-class service and quality.

    - Continuously improving product and service quality through daily market surveillance, communication with market makers, data and financial analysis, enhancing process controls, and ensuring data quality.

    - Developing and maintaining regular contact with trading desks, research, and market participants.

    - Performing in-depth analysis on an individual security or a derivative or a portfolio thereof in order to explain nuances to colleagues and clients.

    Position Qualifications

      Firm understanding of the principles of finance and mathematical and/or statistical modelling.

        Ability to collect and analyse large amounts of market information, extract its essence and incorporate the findings into valuation models and processes.

          Creative problem solver with ability to perform well under pressure.

            Detail oriented, with a highly disciplined approach to process and quality control.

              Ability to learn quickly, multi-task and self-manage priorities.

                Excellent client communications skills.

                  Strong team player

                  Position Requirements

                  • Bachelor's degree or higher, ideally in a computational field of study such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Engineering, Physics, or Data Science.
                  • Strong proficiency in programming languages, platforms, or libraries such as Python, SQL, R, TensorFlow, and a high aptitude for learning new technologies is essential.
                  • Strong quantitative abilities necessary for product development, and excellent attention to detail necessary for daily production.
                  • Effective communication skills to interact with traders, research, and clients