The Financial Accounting, Infrastructure and Reporting team is accountable for the integrity of the books and records of the Firm / LOBs and leading large-scale data, infrastructure, accounting standard and business process change management events. The regional locations covered by FAIR include EMEA (Europe/Middle East/Africa), North America and Asia.
The organization closely examines the general ledger, operating systems and infrastructure controls across the entire lifecycle and diverse product scope of the investment bank to ensure the firm's financial information is accurately depicted for reporting and regulation purposes.
The most common functions and activities owned by FAIR include but are not limited to the following: financial analysis, consolidation, reporting, balance sheet reconciliation and substantiation, general ledger reconciliation reporting & governance, inter-entity control and governance, manual accounting/bookings to the general ledger and operating systems, and executing the month end close process.
Managing a small sub-team of skilled professionals
Work closely with line of business controllers, middle office, technology, and operations
Work with the businesses to ensure understanding of monthly profit and loss
Partner with FAIR teams and various stakeholders across global locations
Manage the consolidation of JPMorgan Chase financial data at month end, including the ability to support month end, quarter end, and year end activities
Oversee preparation of the firm's primary financial statements at quarter end for use in the earnings release and SEC filings
Control post-closing entries and consolidation adjustments
Perform various control procedures to ensure the integrity of reported financial results
Manage intercompany eliminations
Enhance the overall control environment around the financial reporting function
Mobilize change wherever possible in order to simplify processes and enhance controls
Understand the trade life cycle of investment bank products from trade inception to financial reporting
Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or Business (or equivalent experience)
Minimum of 5 years' experience in accounting, finance, or related industry
Understanding of general ledger accounting area (balance sheet, P&L, trial balance etc.)
Good knowledge of investment banking products (derivatives, stocks, bonds, loans etc.)
Advanced Excel skills
Experience with SAP is a plus
CFA /ACCA certificate/CPA license would be advantageous
Prior managerial experience desired
Advanced verbal and written communication skills
Advanced desktop/spreadsheet/database skills
Comfort liaising with business and risk partners while building and maintaining relationships
Ability to critically challenge with the goal of identifying control issues
Ability to understand business drivers and requirements and influence others to deliver solutions
Ability to balance multiple priorities and execute in a constantly changing environment
Ability to partner across all levels of the organization and influence decisions and priorities outside of one's direct span of control
Ability to understand business drivers, systems and interdependencies to deliver solutions to business problems
***Note: This role requires compliance with the Firm's Consecutive Leave Policy. The policy requires certain employees in sensitive positions to be out of the office for a specified period each calendar year. Please ask the recruiter or hiring manager for additional details***
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. We have a sophisticated local market presence in Europe, Middle East and Africa which is complemented by staff around the world who support our growth and serve our clients 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We are excited to expand our team in Poland and we're looking for collaborative, innovative and dedicated individuals to join us in our new corporate centre in Warsaw. Bring us your expertise and you'll be part of a global community, working with people around the world and with a company that's committed to investing in you and making a success of this key new location for our business.
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