Reference Data, Asset Pricing & Reference Data, Analyst

at JPMorgan Chase in Newark, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Business Overview

Global Reference Data Operations (GRDO) is one of the top priorities across the Chief Administrative Office. Our team will help the company evolve to a more integrated data management strategy, which is globally consistent and usable for business, finance, risk and regulatory requirements. Our processes and systems associated with the production and consumption of reference data are managed by a number of areas, in a variety of ways. As such, the Firm wide Data Management Executive Committee has agreed to establish a centralized technology and operations team that will be responsible for managing enterprise reference data, including the Financial, Instrument, Product, Pricing, Client and Common reference data our businesses and corporate groups rely on for reporting and other purposes.

The Asset Pricing & Reference Data (APRD) utility, a major component of GRDO with over 400 staff globally, services all areas of J.P. Morgan Chase – Corporate & Investment Bank, Asset Management, Consumer & Community Banking and the Commercial Bank. APRD provides high quality Pricing & Reference Data to its subscribers from major external market providers such as Bloomberg, S&P, Thomson Reuters under a single operating model. Data is sourced, validated, mastered and distributed via J.P. Morgan’s strategic Pricing & Reference Data architecture and is used for trading, risk management, settlement and regulatory reporting.

Position Summary

INSTRUMENT REFERENCE DATA OPERATIONS- are responsible for creating, maintaining and investigating reference data across the firm’s strategic instrument reference data platform (GIM) and various legacy applications (COSMIC, TITAN, WINS, CCMS, TRAC, BDAS) acting as guardians of that data and responding to request and queries from the users.

Roles & Responsibilities

• Create new instruments for various Equities, Fixed Income and Equity Derivatives products in Reference Data system

• Update/modify assets based on internal client initiated changes (Middle Office, Trade support, Settlements) or Corporate actions

• Regular maintenance of securities that require coupon, rate fixing and/or factor updates on a daily basis from sources like Bloomberg, Reuters etc.

• Perform research through Bloomberg and Reuters to find missing or additional information required to complete set up or maintenance while providing support from 8am to 8pm EST.

• Participate/Coordinate in special projects such as; data clean up, process improvement analysis, metrics reporting

• Plan and prioritize all projects handled by the team.

• Monitor rejects Queue and clears them on a timely basis.

• Ensuring Checklist, Metrics and EOD activities are completed and signed off.

• Ensuring timely updating/review of SOPs, Issue Logs and Project tracker.

• Handling and monitoring issue and query mails and escalating issues promptly to the Team Leader

• A proactive approach to problem solving, taking ownership of issues and having the determination to follow things through.

• Relationship Management

- Communicate with internal business partners on a frequent basis

- Manage business partner expectations and build a good rapport


• College Degree with 2-4 Years of experience in a financial services sector.

• Knowledge of external reference data providers -BLOOMBERG, REUTERS, etc. will be an advantage

• Knowledge of handling various related instrument reference data, Middle office functions – desirable

• Proficient in MS excel

• Excellent communication skills both oral and written

• Ability to multitask effectively

• Flexible and willing to stretch

• Focus on quality and controlled environment.

• Attention to detail.


Newark, DELAWAREJPMorgan 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 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. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

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Job Posting: JC176403578

Posted On: Jan 18, 2021

Updated On: Feb 02, 2023

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