Digital and Platform Services Planning & Analysis - Vice President

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Job Summary:

Financial Analysis is responsible for partnering across the firm to provide financial and strategic analysis, oversight, and coordination of budgeting and forecasting. Our Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) teams are responsible for a wide range of activities including financial control, forecasting and budgeting, analysis of financial/business metrics, delivery of weekly/monthly/quarterly management reporting, development of new reporting capabilities (e.g. dashboards), and advising Technology Managers and peers across Finance & Business Management of risks and opportunities

You will be responsible for one of our key financial measures such as expenses and headcount, where you will be expected to deliver value-added financial reporting and analysis and assist with strategic direction and decision making. You will be expected to provide leadership across the FP&A teams, and interact regularly with Technology Managers and peers across Finance & Business Management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Calculate and consolidate month-end results, forecast and budget.
  • Perform variance analysis to understand the key drivers of the results and provide commentary explaining changes from prior forecasts/budgets to FP&A managers, Technology Managers and Business Managers.
  • Create financial business cases supporting business initiatives
  • Develop and track performance metrics, create presentations, and generally provide financial analysis on a variety of topics to senior management.
  • Oversight the process to deliver month-end results, forecast and budget.
  • Help design new reports and dashboards to efficiently deliver financial results to senior management.
  • Enhance controls and streamline processes, introducing automation where possible

Required qualifications, capabilities & skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or related field with 7+ years of work experience, preferably in Financial Services, and/or accounting/controller background.
  • Advanced skills in Excel and PowerPoint, knowledge of automation and visualization tools.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex issues clearly. Inquisitive, enthusiastic and diligent, and capable of challenging peers
  • Highly motivated and able to thrive and think clearly under pressure and tight deadlines. Excellent time management/prioritization skills.
  • Integrity in handling highly sensitive and confidential information.
  • Team player with the ability to be respected as a trusted partner for the Business, Finance, and FP&A Teams
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to analyze large data sets and present conclusions concisely
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