Strategic Finance Project Associate

at JPMorgan Chase in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Join JPMorgan Chase & Co., a leading global financial services firm, as we continue to expand our operations worldwide. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the growth and success of our finance organization, working closely with top professionals in the industry.

As a Business Analysis Associate in the Finance Project Team – Strategic Accounting, you will play a crucial role in supporting our finance organization by working closely with various teams to ensure accounting requirements are met. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the design of accounting architecture, analyze controls, and participate in testing processes, all while building strong relationships with stakeholders and promoting improvements in our control environment.

Job responsibilities

+ Provide and document detailed accounting requirements for finance organization adhering to US and local General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

+ Liaise with controllers organization to document requirements and pain points to include in design accounting architecture design

+ Work closely with operations support and technology areas to ensure requirements align and met between both organizations, liaise with PMO and assist with overall governance

+ Ensure strategic infrastructure design meets Finance Principles and Big Rules established

+ Analyze controls to ensure the strategic infrastructure operates within a solid control environment- including identifying any opportunities for process and control improvements

+ Write and execute User Acceptance Testing (UAT) test cases; participate in End To End (E2E), production parallel and conversion testing

+ Communicate updates to finance stakeholders and engage for review and design decision throughout the project lifecycle.

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

+ You must be a self-starter who is able to work in a fast paced, result focused environment.

+ Minimum 3 years of finance experience/ experience as controller or accounting/general ledger support function

+ Understanding of general ledger and accounting functions and processes

+ Strong working knowledge of MS Excel (Pivot tables, v-lookups), PowerPoint and Word

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

+ Previous knowledge of derivative products and derivative accounting experience

+ Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; including root cause analysis and ability to provide solutions

+ Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills, attention to detail and ability to work independently

+ Organized and self-motivate, strong multitasking, interpersonal, relationship building and prioritizing skills

This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, we offer discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of firm performance and individual achievements and contributions. We also offer a range of benefits and programs to meet employee needs, based on eligibility. These benefits include comprehensive health care coverage, on-site health and wellness centers, a retirement savings plan, backup childcare, tuition reimbursement, mental health support, financial coaching and more. Additional details about total compensation and benefits will be provided during the hiring process.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.

JPMorgan Chase is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Veterans

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Job Posting: JC247670305

Posted On: Sep 12, 2023

Updated On: Feb 22, 2024

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