CIB - Securities Services - Business Analyst - Associate

Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time
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CIB - Securities Services - Business Analyst - Associate - London

About J.P. Morgan Corporate & Investment Bank

J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) 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.

J.P. Morgan Securities Services

J.P. Morgan Securities Services - global leader with $22 trillion in assets under custody, provides Institutional investors access to markets worldwide for the settlement, safekeeping and asset servicing of securities, along with ancillary services such as Foreign Exchange and Liquidity Solutions. The Securities Services business is comprised of Custody, Accounting, Transfer Agency, Middle Office outsourcing, Foreign Exchange, and other activities related to servicing assets for traditional and alternative funds; it leverages its scale and capabilities in more than 100 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.

Role Description

Securities Services Operations is embarking on a strategically important global, multi-year Middle Office outsourcing program. A key enabler of this is the appointment of strong and experienced Business Analysts to collaboratively develop key program assets, execute on core transformation deliverables and shape the longer-term transformation landscape for Securities Services Operations

Key responsibilities include

  • Partnering Project Managers to define the scope and approach for key initiatives

  • Collaboratively developing key program assets and collateral (including project initiation documentation, milestone plans, risk logs) for senior audiences

  • Managing relationships with key project stakeholders, include SMEs across business lines

  • Investigating business problems (both independently and as part of a wider team of analysts), to define key challenges, identify solutions and build strong business cases

  • Translating information garnered through investigations into robust process maps, functional / technology architecture, operating and control model documentation – and other similar documentation

  • Visualizing key messages (problem statements, solutions) – through Excel, Power Point and Visio – for broader (including executive level) consumption

  • Application of best-practice techniques and methodologies to key project deliverables

  • Compilation of regular status updates as input into project-level status reporting

  • Creation of Program communications artifacts in line with agreed strategy and plan

  • Escalation and articulation of key risks / issues to Project Managers

Required Skills and Qualifications

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a structured approach to problem solving and have excellent written and oral communication skills. Exposure to financial services change management is also desirable. The individual should be confident in dealing with staff at all levels, with a “can-do” personality to ensure issues get resolved and a strong sense of ownership. We work to fixed deadlines set both internally / externally so it is crucial that the candidate is able to work under pressure.

  • Excellent organizational / project management skills

  • Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal

  • Strong analytical and analysis skills
  • Capacity to think laterally and convey an understanding of the big picture

  • Strong risk and controls awareness
  • Self-starter, able to work autonomously, under pressure and to fixed deadlines

  • Ability to work with cross-functional global teams and interact with all staff levels

  • Experience of migration on boarding programs

  • Experience in outsourced Middle Office Operations preferable

  • Strong practical experience of Microsoft Project, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint etc.

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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: September 09, 2019