Trading Services Analyst

Last updated 18 hours ago
Location:Midlothian
Job Type:Full Time

Business Overview

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.

The Wealth Management business offers individuals and families personalised, comprehensive financial solutions that integrate sophisticated management, capital markets, trust, and banking capabilities. Underpinning what we do is the desire to deliver a ‘first-class service in a first-class way’.

J.P. Morgan Private Bank advises the world’s wealthiest families and helps them achieve their desired goals. Our teams of Advisors deliver advice, solutions and services across investments, wealth planning, credit and banking to help clients build, preserve and manage their wealth over time.

Our team of specialists works seamlessly to help our clients achieve their financial goals and aspirations. We’re proud to be named ‘2019 Best Private Bank for Ultra-High-Net-Worth Clients’ by Euromoney: Egypt, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Qatar, Spain, United Arab Emirates and UK.

Operations Overview

Operations are uniquely positioned at the heart of what we do. It impacts the business we undertake from end to end, being involved in almost all major steps of the transaction lifecycle as well as new initiatives (products and services) and vendor management. Operations work in collaboration with counterparts from all areas across Lines of Business, Technology, Finance and Corporate Functions. Our role is about maintaining the efficient processes our people rely on every day to do first-class business. We constantly strive to achieve the improvement that makes the firm one of the most respected financial institutions in the world.

Operations teams are aligned to either products (Bonds, Equities, Foreign Exchange, Loans & Deposits, Alternatives, Derivatives and Mutual Funds) or processes (Income, Corporate Actions, Asset Transfers, Tax, Client Reporting and Data Management).

We are offering you an exciting opportunity to join a growing team, in a fast paced and challenging area, working on complex products and processes.

Our Team

The Managed Solutions and Strategy (MSS) Middle Office (MO) team is a main point of contact for MSS Front Office for operational activities across all products for the International Private Bank. The primary responsibility of this team, part of the International Middle Office, is to support MSS business in EMEA. In addition, the team also work in collaboration with Investor Support team supporting clients in the Private Banking legal entities in Asia, EMEA and Latin America from a hub based in Edinburgh, Geneva & Mumbai.

The Role

The principal objective of the team is to provide dedicated and centralized support to the MSS investment teams. MSS will refer to this team for support to troubleshoot BAU issues related to multiple asset class products, such as Mutual Funds, ETFs, Hedge Funds, Private Equity, Structured Products, UCITs, Equity, Fixed income, FX.

The team is also responsible for driving process improvements and technical changes to applications used by MSS. We support Front Office directly and work in partnership with Technology, Products Development and Compliance. It will be beneficial the candidate has strong operational background able to work with broader groups supporting the Front Office.

In addition to the variety of tasks performed to support each product strong emphasis is also placed on the ability to prioritize tasks and communicate efficiently with key partners.. The candidate must have the ability to drive the strategic objective and communicate appropriately.

Typical BAU tasks include: trade issue resolution, fund review, account opening, fund rule maintenance, reconciliations and query resolution & Product Support

Typical non BAU tasks include: process review / analysis, process re-engineering, project coordination, UAT testing, define operating models and process control managing operational risks.

Requirements

The candidate should have relevant middle office experience in one or several of the above mentioned products, ideally 1+ years in a reputable bank, fund administrator or financial institution and looking to take on a new challenge in a growing, fast paced and ever changing environment. Candidates should in addition have the following attributes:

  • Must be highly disciplined, a self-starter, and have the ability to execute on assignments independently.
  • Adaptability to learn new tasks and demonstrate a willingness to understand the details of a process.
  • Strong ownership with ability to operate in a flexible, dynamic environment where creative and strategic thinking are also required in driving solution, initiatives and projects
  • Strong team player with good communication skills, ability to work in collaboration building strong rapport with peers
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • High level of integrity