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Head of Assurance, VP, Fraud & Financial Crime Operations, Chase UK

JP Morgan

Location: Midlothian

Job Type: Full time


You will be part of building digital products and services across the globe in a start-up atmosphere, backed by one of the leading financial services providers worldwide. If you are intellectually curious, honest, passionate, motivated and want to use and expand your skills while working on a new and exciting venture, you are what we are looking for.

As a Head of Assurance in Fraud and Financial Crime Operations, you will develop and lead a proactive risk and control culture across the department. You will build, manage and motivate a team that will reduce financial loss, regulatory exposure, and reputational risk.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Overlay your technology, process management and operational risk skills to develop, maintain and lead the delivery of Operational controls
  • Proactively identify emerging operational risks and lead the resolution
  • Identify control gaps, weaknesses, and resolutions in order to reduce financial loss, regulatory exposure, and reputational risk
  • Provide ongoing feedback and training as well as support the growth of employees' knowledge of risk concepts and their application to risk and control evaluation
  • Support Managing Director, driving governance, developing operating pattern & evolving team structure to drive ownership and optimise talent

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant and demonstrable financial service experience in controls, audit, quality assurance, risk management, or compliance preferred
  • Proficient knowledge of control and risk management concepts with the ability to design, create and evaluate the operational risk and control environment in conjunction with business partners
  • Experience working and efficiently delivering in an information technology area / environment is a plus (e.g. IT Auditing, Programming Controls, Data Management and Governance or similar environment)
  • Experience working in an Agile environment beneficial
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Passion to grow as part of a team

Business knowledge:

  • Knowledge of banking regulatory environment
  • Process Analysis / Design acumen:
    • Ability to understand a process and associated risks in order to design effective controls
  • Problem Solving / Analytical skills:
    • Solid critical thinking, attention to detail and analytical skills
    • Ability to analyse data-driven situations to formulate appropriate conclusions
      • Understanding issue root causes as well as identifying control gaps and weaknesses
      • Developing timely and sustainable solutions
      • Analyse current metrics for emerging risk
  • Communication / Presentation:
    • Ability to make objective and informed decisions based upon current data as well as justify decision making to influence stakeholders
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to influence business leaders in a meaningful and actionable manner
  • Networking:
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills
    • Exceptional collaboration and relationship building skills
  • Work autonomously to effect change:
    • Flexible, adaptable to shifting priorities
    • Manage competing priorities to achieve the most effective result and able to work in a fast-paced, results driven environment
  • Implementation skills
    • Change Management