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JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time


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

The EMEA Cash Trading Assistance team is responsible for assisting London based Trading Desk managing all Discretionary and Non-Custody lending activities for 37 International equity and fixed income and cash investment markets to maximise lending opportunities for the mutual benefits of our underlying clients. This involves regular interaction with the global trading desks, RM/Client relationship teams, operations teams as well as broker community. We work closely with all teams throughout the lending department to help provide an excellent standard of service for all our clients.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assistance with identifying trade opportunities to PMs, Trade Booking, assistance demonstrating best execution, and allocating trades per PM direction
  • Key contact for all external counterparties on desk related trade queries/life cycle management. Tableau F&O production and modifications as requested by desk
  • Client analytics
  • Desk MIS (Portfolio Liquidity/maturities/credit, FCA Diversification, yield matrix)
  • SLAM static maintenance for new issuers/products etc
  • Desk documentation (SOPs/Agreements)
  • Assist with Fiduciary Account Reviews
  • Assist with Cash desk commentaries
  • SME/UAT for SLAM enhancements
  • Owner of desk UDTs
  • ALD process restructure
  • Working closely with the Global Trading Desks and RMs to manage client risk
  • Assisting traders to help maintain trading strategies
  • Daily monitoring of compliance reports to prevent client limit breaches
  • Challenging processes to streamline and Automate where possible within agreed controlled manner, ensuring they are documented and updated in standard operation procedures, maintaining that any changes do not introduce risk and is always compliant
  • Establishing and managing positive working relationship with our key global business partners and stakeholders.
  • Proactively anticipating potential risks or negative impacts that may affect our clients, team and business
  • Ensuring timely completion of all reporting and dashboards provided by the team
  • Project delivery with appropriate team Subject Matter Expert engagement, to ensure timely and successful delivery fit for our clients, team and business needs
  • Drive team collaboration and cross training across all functions to remove any key person dependencies and enhancing team’s overall service delivery, together with our global TS regions

Key skills & Qualifications:

  • Several years of cash trading portfolio management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to prioritise
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships
  • Self-motivated with a flexible approach to working hours
  • Team player with excellent client services skills
  • Computer literate with sound working knowledge of all Microsoft Office programmes
  • Ability to adapt effectively to an ever-changing work environment
  • Quick learner of both product knowledge and new systems
  • Lead by example with positive attitude and engagement at all times
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership, coaching, and conflict resolution skills.
  • Time and project management skills
  • Effective delegator who utilises the team’s strengths
  • Ability to analyze processes and information, identify problems and trends, and develop effective solutions and strategies
  • Commitment to providing exceptional service to customers and support to staff members

Additional things to consider:

  • The candidate will be aware of the large financial risks that can be incurred through operational errors and negligence