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CIB - Margin & Collateral Associate - Bournemouth

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time


The position is in the EMEA Treasury Operations team, in FDCO. The team is based in Bournemouth, and is responsible for Treasury and Margin functions including collateral settlement (Equities & bonds), FX processing, cash management and break investigation/resolution


  • Collateral management of client collateral holdings
  • The effective cash management of FDCO’s bank accounts.
  • Adhere to operational procedures to ensure a controlled environment
  • Ability to review processes regularly and implement enhancements
  • Ensure all exchange and client deliveries are settled within settlement and exchange deadlines
  • Effective and accurate funding of exchange accounts during fixed income & equity deliveries
  • Processing of client FX transactions
  • Understand and ensure compliance with all control requirements
  • Identify process improvements and efficiency opportunities in daily workflow
  • Escalation of issues where appropriate to Management
  • Dealing with Client queries / issues on a timely basis
  • CASS responsibilities for cash and collateral obligations
  • Ad hoc request management and investigation of operational issues
  • Ability to understand and implement complex change requests within the F&O business
  • Assist with all Audit (internal and external) requests and prioritize accordingly in functions covered by the team
  • To work closely with global team - Operations teams are based in London, New York, Delaware, Chicago and various APAC locations
  • CASS responsibilities for cash and collateral obligations
  • Adhere to operational procedures to ensure a controlled environment
  • Participate in the implementation of strategic and ongoing STP initiatives

Skill Requirements / Competencies

A Treasury Operations Associate should possess the following skills:

  • Previous Operations experience with, ideally, a background in Derivatives/Futures & Options.
  • Knowledge of cash funding, global settlements & reconciliations are desired but not essential
  • Proven experience of effective relationship building with a wide variety of stakeholders, for example; Clients, Credit Execs and/or Business Partners.
  • Ability to organize, prioritise and manage multiple streams of work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to leverage subject matter expertise
  • Ability to troubleshoot and recommend strategic solutions
  • Strong attention to detail and must be able to demonstrate delivery track record
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision
  • Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and procedures
  • Strong Risk and Control Awareness – with the ability to push back on stakeholders when risk/controls could be compromised.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with an high accuracy rate
  • Must be highly numerate with good keyboard and core system (Outlook, Excel, Word) skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and be flexible during busy periods such as month end.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.

The hiring manager for this job opening would be willing to have a conversation about flexibility. This could range from ad hoc flexibility in a full time position, to a more formal Flexible Work Arrangement. The hiring manager is not committing to offering this, just highlighting openness to having the conversation.