Quality Assurance Senior Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Posted

The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart

The QA function forms part of the Controls team. Candidates should have broad experience of working in regulatory reporting, preferably in a policy or consultancy function. The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Identify relevant regulatory guidance for a particular disclosure and form their own interpretation of compliance, including challenging internal policy where necessary
  • Review business requirements for compliance against relevant regulation and substantive testing of those requirements to ensure implementation is correct
  • Review of existing framework, including manual adjustments and processes and procedures
  • Focus on control environment and monitoring / driving process efficiency, including challenge of operating model
  • Test data quality and population control, leveraging firm-wide processes and developing reconciliations
  • Manual calculation of the impact of findings on the own funds requirement or disclosures
  • Writing detailed reports for senior management of findings, including background into the requirements and recommendations on resolution
  • Developing network and acting as key contact within the Reg team for other areas of Finance and the Business

Personal skills:

  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills
  • Focussed on execution skills and the ability to deliver results even through challenges
  • Ability to critically review and challenge numbers / strong analytical skills
  • Flexibility to work under pressure to meet changing work requirements and strict deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively

Experience:

  • Familiarity with current regulatory rules (CRD4) and reporting requirements (COREP)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience using Alteryx preferred but not essential
  • Degree qualification and either accountancy qualification or qualification by experience within Financial Services industry
  • Good understanding of investment banking products including derivatives / financing transactions
  • Knowledge of banking products (deposits, loans, credit facilities)
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