CIB-Business Analysis Associate II-Bournemouth

JP Morgan

Location: Dorset

Job Type: Full time


Organization Description

The Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across investment banking, wholesale payments, markets and securities services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity in markets around the world.

Operations teams develop and manage innovative, secure service solutions to meet clients’ needs globally. Developing and using the latest technology, teams work to deliver industry-leading capabilities to our clients and customers, making it easy and convenient to do business with the firm. Teams also drive growth by refining technology-driven customer and client experiences that put users first, providing an unparalleled experience.

Employer Description

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Job Description

J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $23.5 trillion of assets under custody and ranked #1 for Global Investment Banking fees, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.

LOB Description

Network Management is a central function within the Digital & Platform Services organization responsible for managing the J.P. Morgan's Lines of Business ("LOBs") relationships with their network of local market participants and market infrastructures. Set up as a global organization with over 180 resources covering the following functions: Cash & Securities Network Management; Network Client Consulting and Network Services. Lines of Business supported by Network Management include: Corporate & Investment Bank: Global Markets; Securities Services; Wholesale Payments; Asset & Wealth Management; Commercial Bank and Consumer & Community Banking.

Role Description

J.P. Morgan is seeking an Associate to join within an agile team or component structure comprising of Product, Operations, Technology and UAT representatives. Business Analyst will help elaborate strategic business and operations requirements for one or more business initiatives.


  • Articulate and document process flows including customer interactions, operational intervention, end to end flows, data handoffs, etc.
  • Understand client, market and regulatory requirements, their current product usage and prioritize the requirements based on data analysis and strategic business need.
  • Perform impact analysis for business initiatives to ascertain partner business groups that will consequently be required to undergo technical or operational process change.
  • Define functional and non-functional business requirements for development and commercialization in order to meet business targets.
  • Analyze and elaborate product features and operational, regulatory and compliance, UI, reporting and sanctions screening requirements.
  • Conduct walk through and training sessions to update stakeholders and user groups.
  • Analyze defects by prioritizing and exploring alternative solutions.
  • Assisting Project Manager in their functions
  • Supporting Operations readiness activities like preparation of PVT scripts, user guides.
  • Providing training and support to new joiners and junior BAs

Functional and Technical Expertise

  • Relevant experience within the Financial Services industry supporting multiple LOB’s delivering in a highly complex, pressurized and high-volume environment.
  • Expertise in Agile project delivery methodology and skills to learn and work with evolving methodologies.
  • Ability to work with the minimum of supervision on day-to-day activities.
  • Sound understanding of Operational and Exceptions Processes required.
  • Extensive requirements analysis, elaboration and documentation skills required.
  • Exposure to business process smart tools i.e. Signavio, Nintex, Mendix or similar low code tools would be an advantage.
  • Exposure to UX / UI Design Tools would be desirable.
  • Experience with frameworks such as Cucumber, Gherkin and Behavior Driven Development (BDD) would be an advantage.

Problem Solving and Analysis

  • Highly skilled at problem solving, ability to scope and provide structure to complex issues, rapidly learn unfamiliar processes, and provide insightful and timely remediation.
  • Excellent attention to detail so errors can be prevented, and redundancies / opportunities highlighted.
  • Ability to keep sight of the overall context and remain centered on the strategic picture, identify areas of opportunity for process improvement and build out recommendation to proceed.
  • Ability to use effective systemic data focused reporting to support program reporting.
  • Advanced numeracy and Microsoft skills.


  • Very strong communication skills with the ability to provide clear and succinct verbal updates on their work to team members, colleagues, senior heads, executives, and clients.
  • Ability to liaise effectively between lines of business with empathy and understanding to achieve the common and strategic goal as a team.
  • PowerPoint / Pitch Pro skills - able to create professional slides and structure presentations with minimal input and need for secondary review.
  • Collaboratively contributes to program updates, Project and team meetings.

Working Style and Influence

  • Ability to build and nurture effective and lasting relationships with colleagues, team members and stakeholders across multiple business lines and global locations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and with effective influencing skills to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Able to work comfortably and confidently under pressure to achieve target deadlines.
  • Ability to work on a hands-on basis and not limit oneself to only tracking and reporting milestones.
  • Confident to raise concerns with management team and support resolution.
  • Effective change management skills. Ability to support & adapt within a changing environment.
  • Self-starter, able to work autonomously, with strong time management skills.


  • Bachelor degree (with relevant experience) preferred.
  • Prior 5 years BA work experience in banking / financial services Industries
  • Project / Agile methodology Qualification – preferred.
  • Worked in CIB business function i.e.: Global Markets, Middle Office, Wholesale Payments or Securities Services.
  • Proven and evidenced successful senior business analyst experience.

JPMorgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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