CIB Treasury Associate/Senior Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time

Posted

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- Reshma Saujani

Within EMEA, the team works closely with senior finance leadership to assess the funding and liquidity impacts of the CIB’s legal entity strategy in the region, monitors and optimizes the liquidity and funding requirements of the CIB in the regional legal entities and supports regional legal entity governance requirements as well as providing input from a regional perspective to firmwide CIB initiatives.

This team is looking for a high performing Associate for the EMEA (excluding EU) CIB Treasury Regional Markets Liquidity Team. The team is responsible for ongoing liquidity oversight for the CIB Markets activity in the region, as well as an array of initiatives in this space as the responsibilities for the group continue to grow. This role will have exposure and responsibility across varying levels of management and is an excellent opportunity for a candidate who is interested in a strategic view of the CIB’s activity and who has a keen interest in capital markets, liquidity risk management and funding.

Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Working with the CIB Markets LOBs, Corporate Treasury and Regional Markets Liquidity teams to ensure appropriate measures and monitoring are in place to deliver robust management of CIB liquidity and funding in the region through:
    • Regular forecasting of future balance sheet, funding and liquidity requirements and tracking vs. actuals
    • Construction and ongoing maintenance of daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly reporting of liquidity metrics, working closely with Front Office, Product Control, Corporate Treasury, Legal Entity Control, Liquidity Risk Oversight and Regulatory Reporting teams as needed to ensure accurate and timely liquidity reporting
    • Regular reviews of EMEA legal entity liquidity stress test results (both internal and regulatory-mandated), working with the business to:
      • Ensure drivers of liquidity usage are well-understood
      • Improve forecasting of liquidity usage
      • Optimize liquidity usage where needed
    • Implement a methodology to charge the LOBs for liquidity usage at the legal entity level as the firm moves to a more LE-focused liquidity charging model
    • Providing thoughtful analyses to support ALCO (asset and liability committee) review
    • Working closely with Firmwide Liquidity Analytics, Front Office, Liquidity Risk Oversight and others as needed to ensure liquidity stress methodology is a fair and accurate representation of potential liquidity requirements of the CIB Markets businesses (for example, playing a strong role in liquidity stress methodology ‘deep dives’ or reviewing treatment of CIB activity in LCR/NSFR frameworks)
    • Partnering with Liquidity Risk Infrastructure (LRI) and Liquidity Controllers to ensure our liquidity risk reporting system is accurately reflecting business activity and liquidity risk methodology and requirements, highlighting issues or identifying enhancement opportunities and helping to drive to conclusion
  • Providing thoughtful analysis required by our regulators, such as annual ILAAP and ICAAP documentation, as well as developing responses to ad hoc regulatory requests from PRA, FCA, EBA, Federal Reserve, SEC, FINRA, OCC and potentially others regarding CIB Markets funding and liquidity in the region
  • Supporting legal entity strategy by contributing to the development of pro-forma analyses for the EMEA legal entities’ liquidity, funding and stress testing profiles, considering potential regulatory changes or internal strategy or risk appetite changes

Qualifications

The preferred candidate will be a dynamic individual with intellectual curiosity and a strong track record of insightful analysis and control focus coupled with delivery of process improvements.

  • Working knowledge of Investment Bank products, along with financial theory and accounting principles – preferred
  • Knowledge of ALM, funding and liquidity and regulatory developments in the treasury space (e.g. LCR, NSFR) - preferred
  • Strong analytical, investigative problem-solving, and decision-making skills
  • Self-starter, who is able to work in a fast-paced, results-driven environment
  • Focused work ethic, good business sense, and demonstrated initiative
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills and the capability to engage various functions, locations, and businesses
  • A ‘hands on’ team player who is equally comfortable carrying out detailed analysis on an independent basis or coordinating input from others
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint (including PitchPro)
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication abilities
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