CIB Global Trade Risk and Control Manager - VP

CIB Global Trade Risk and Control Manager - VP

JP Morgan Chase & Co.
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Job Description


Job Description :
Global Trade (GT) is a division of Wholesale Payments. For more than 200 years, J.P. Morgan has helped clients make trade payments, access liquidity, and manage risk. We connect counterparties with market-leading Core Trade and Structured Solutions (Supply Chain Finance, Sales Finance and Export Finance). Our institutional strength, practical expertise, comprehensive technology, and unparalleled network enable us to deliver powerful global solutions, when and where our clients need them. Our global product and technology platform, integrated client service model and network of operational centers enable us to deliver a consistent set of services to clients no matter where they are across the world. The Control Management function maintains a strong and consistent control environment through a joint accountability model that aligns managers with each function/region to mitigate operational risk.
The ideal candidate will bring a diverse perspective to the role. The team is looking at the Controls function with a fresh set of eyes and a goal toward talent that have experience and/or aptitude including, but not limited to Risk and Controls. New ideas and ways of approaching a problem are highly valued. Specific attributes include strong process orientation/project management skills, critical thinking, problem solving, strategic mind-set and excellent writing/ presentation skills. The candidate must be able to liaise with all levels of management and work independently. This position will report into the North America head of GT Controls.
Key responsibilitiesof this position include, amongst others, those listed below consisting of both variable project related activities with finite completion dates as well as fixed day to day BAU activities.
Risk and Control Monitoring
  • Work with the business to identify key processes and related inherent risks assess and monitor risks
  • Advise on the establishment of front office controls and risk mitigation
  • Evaluate and advise on control gaps/breaches
  • Collaborate with the business to build, monitor, evidence and close out Issues and Actions Plans (APs) to eliminate control gaps
  • Provide guidance and oversight to central testing team in the ongoing testing of controls
  • Manage escalation and documentation of Risk Events

Supervisory Management
  • Collaborate with internal Audit, Regulatory Management and Compliance to help facilitate Audits, Exams and-internal testing
  • Work with the business to guide responses to requests
  • Run point on Audit/supervisory work related to CORE (Control and Operational Risk Evaluation).

Control & Operational Risk Evaluation (CORE)
  • Build out and refresh CORE processes, risks and controls in alignment with standards to ensure proper representation of business and audit/exam readiness
  • Complete ongoing CORE deliverables in timely manner, i.e. risk ratings, KRIs, control effectiveness…)
  • Ensure proper mapping of standards to CORE (e.g., Conflicts of Interest, Office of Legal Obligations)
  • Work with business to build tools and artifacts to help properly reflect business processes in CORE (e.g., process flows, Role and Responsibility documents)

Policy, Standards and Attestations
  • Keep up with internal and regulatory policy and standards changes
  • Collaborate with the business to understand and respond/react to material changes
  • Assist with coordination of business attestations

Business Forums and Key Indicators
  • Support GT Business Control Forums provide input, as applicable, for monthly presentations
  • Serve as GT point person for local/regional control forums create documentation
  • Work with team to define and maintain KRIs/KPIs

Projects, Ongoing Programs and Thematic Reviews
  • Provide guidance to business to ensure local initiatives go through proper New Business and Change Management protocols and monitoring
  • Participate and lead projects designed to enhance the control environment and simplify processes
  • Serve as regional point and oversight for other control / regulatory-related programs (e.g., Cross Border, Fiduciary Risk, OLO, Deal pipeline)
  • Produce and present materials which provide clear insight and analysis into the risk environment and trends relevant to the GT business

Essential Skills & Qualifications
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant operational risk management and controls experience within the financial services industry. Workingknowledge of corporate finance/corporate credit a plus.
  • Experience in other/related functions a plus (e.g., Product, Operations, Business Management)
  • Global Trade experience preferred. Payments experience a plus.
  • Ability to engage effectively across teams, taking a leading role with internal/external partners in defining strategy while focusing on day to day processes
  • Personal impact and credibility are essential. Organizational skills are required to marshal internal resources in support of projects
  • Proven track record in effectively managing high performing, diverse teams across multiple locations
  • Ability to partner in a virtual team environment across multiple locations
  • Ability to think flexibly and learn rapidly, manage multiple projects at once and prioritize effectively
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to exercise sound and balanced judgment keen attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to work different geographies and cross functional partners across all levels of the organization
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), including ability to succinctly advise of risks, challenges and potential solutions
  • Bachelor degree in Finance, Economics or a related discipline. MBA a plus.

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J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives. 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.

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