Legal Entity Controller - Associate

J.P. Morgan AU

Location: Sydney

Job Type: Full time


The Legal Entity Controller team is responsible for the financial reporting, governance and control of Australia & New Zealand Legal Entities. This includes analysing and reporting financial and management results to key internal and external stakeholders of the subsidiary group.

The Finance team plays an instrumental role in ensuring the Firms controls are operating effectively, partnering with Businesses across the Group to assist them in reaching their potential and providing guidance and support to all areas of the Firm in developing plans, in line with location and regional initiatives.

Job Responsibilities

  • Review and responsibility for the accuracy of the monthly results and financial statements of the legal entity for submissions to New York
  • Partnering with auditors annual audit for the subsidiaries
  • Assistance with the firm’s control agenda and enhancement initiatives
  • Overview and management of offshore support staff involving regular communications
  • Assistance with the preparation of the monthly, quarterly and annual regulatory and statistical returns to APRA and ABS
  • Investigation and response to APRA follow-up questions
  • Ad-hoc assistance to the broader Legal Entity Controller team and Senior Financial Officer as necessary

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Financial services industry knowledge
  • Good analytical skills with an eye for detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication and skills
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Excellent time management and organisational abilities
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
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