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Firmwide Data Management - Instrument Data Reference & Pricing Analyst

Company: JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.5 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financials services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co is available at jpmorganchase.com.

Reference Data Operations is aligned to the Chief Data Office (CDO) which is responsible for improving the quality, integrity and reliability of the firm's critical data. The organization's objectives are to explain the path that critical data follows, improve data quality, reduce ambiguity and inconsistent terminology, enhance transparency, rationalize the number of replicated data assets, and improve firm wide-sharing of information and best practices. The CDO serves as the governing body to create firm wide standards that drive consistent data management practices, develop technologies and processes to support data management processes, partner with lines of business and functional groups to embed data management best practices and capabilities, and ensure sustainability by refining, measuring, and improving the firm's ability to manage data.

Within the Reference Data Operations space, the Data Management Oversight team is primarily responsible for maintaining fixed income and equity asset and pricing data in our core Global Security Master Data system for the front and middle office investment groups. The team is responsible for ensuring asset data quality for front office and

back office systems and timeliness of updates to asset data to ensure compliance checks and trades are executed with minimal issues. In addition, the group is responsible for the identification and resolution of escalated issues identified by traders and portfolio managers that occur within Security Master Data and pricing functions, implementing daily controls based on process enhancements, and partnership w/ technology to create a streamlined strategic global data process flow through increased efficiencies and process improvements.

The role requires a great deal of communication with many internal clients, such as the Portfolio Managers and Traders, Performance and Risk teams, as well Technology across US, UK, and Asia. Candidates will be expected to work closely with operations counterparts in these regions on a day to day basis. Candidates will also be asked to manage the functions being completed out of the tertiary location in Mumbai, which is where the majority of the processing to support security asset data is being managed.

Eligible candidates for this role should have a strong background in various security types ranging from Fixed Income bonds to Equity Options. This person will be expected to learn a large number of internal systems, how they interact and impact our overall process. They should be able to trouble shoot issues by interacting with various operations and technology teams globally and be able to resolve issues with short term and long term solutions through technological and / or procedural enhancements.

The ability to articulate and communicate issues and solutions to fellow team members, senior management and internal clients will be a key function as well. Also, they should be able to create and present updates to larger audiences including senior management. This person should be able to prioritize work appropriately and independently as well as act with a sense of urgency to deliver accurate and timely results.

Qualifications

* Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance or equivalent work experience * 3 - 5 years of industry experience * Knowledge of financial instruments and desire to learn new instruments and financial techniques * Moderate to advanced knowledge of Bloomberg terminals and products * Ability to trouble shoot exceptions/issues quickly to avoid market exposure * Ability to work in deadline oriented and controlled environment * Ability to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to rapidly changing business and technology needs * Ability to use creative thinking to identify solutions for complex processes and/or issues * Self motivated and proactive with the ability to work in a team * Must be able to take ownership of initiatives and drive them to completion with little or no guidance. * Provide regular updates on projects and metrics to Senior Management.

Skills

* Strong attention to detail, good analytical and problem solving skills * Excellent written and verbal communication skills * Organizational, time management and multi-tasking skills * Strong follow through skills and ownership through resolution * General knowledge of Microsoft Suite with in depth knowledge of Excel * Strong communications, interpersonal, and consultative skills * Self-motivated individual with a "can-do" attitude * Excellent analytical ability and proficient technical skills * Comprehensive understanding of the financial markets

Keywords: JPMorgan Chase & Co., Newark , Firmwide Data Management - Instrument Data Reference & Pricing Analyst, Other , Newark, Delaware

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