Financial Controller - Analyst

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
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Work from office
Full Time
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You are a strategic thinker passionate about driving solutions in Finance. You have found the right team.

As a Financial Control professional in our Corporate Sector, you will spend each day defining, refining and delivering set goals for our firm

TheFirm wide Financial Control (FFC)team is accountable for the integrity of the books and records of the Firm / Line of Business and leading large-scale data, infrastructure, accounting standard and business process change management events. The regional locations covered by FFC 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. This financial information is used by analysts to assess the firm's financial position by management to make sound financial decisions by investors to make informed decisions and by regulators to supervise and examine the firm appropriately.

The most common functions and activities owned by FFC 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.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with line of business controllers, middle office, and operationsto ensure understanding of monthly profit and loss
  • Manage the monthly consolidation of JPMorgan Chase income statement and balance sheet
  • Understand the allocations methodologies as well ownership of allocation engine for the firm
  • Develop and maintain financial reports and schedules. Control post-closing entries and consolidation adjustments
  • Perform various control procedures to ensure the integrity of reported financial results
  • Participate in all aspects of the production of the monthly financial Flash Report
  • Support ad-hoc requests for financial information received from across the firm

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or related businessfield with prior work experience of 1-4 years
  • Basic knowledge of industry standards and regulations. Proficient desktop/spreadsheet/database skills
  • Proficient organizational and problem-solving skills &good verbal and written communication skills
  • Basic understanding of the firm's products. 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 quickly understand workings of a complex processing system and general ledger systems across the infrastructure and their interrelationships and dependencies

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills:
  • CPA license beneficial in some FFC roles but not required

Skills: Accounting, Spreadsheet, Desktop, Database, Verbal, Problem-solving, Organizational, Written Communication

Experience: 1.00-4.00 Years