Special Credits Group - Crisis Management – Analyst

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


As part of Risk Management and Compliance, you are at the center of keeping JPMorgan Chase strong and resilient. You help the firm grow its business in a responsible way by anticipating new and emerging risks, and using your expert judgement to solve real-world challenges that impact our company, customers and communities. Our culture in Risk Management and Compliance is all about thinking outside the box, challenging the status quo and striving to be best-in-class. We also take great pride in on our commitment to operating with integrity and discipline in all that we do. If you are a team player, are solutions-oriented and have an appetite for learning, you’ll be a great fit for our team.

In the Special Credits Group (SCG), you will focus on supporting senior credit officers to risk-manage and maximize the recovery of JPM’s credit exposure through early intervention in and financial restructuring of stressed/distressed borrowers. In addition, you will be responsible for assisting in crisis management preparedness globally across Wholesale Credit Risk and coordinating and developing strategies to mitigate risk with internal product and business partners. You will support senior credit officers in the Special Credits Group in the management of a portfolio of stressed and distressed borrowers in both EMEA and Asia-Pacific.

Job Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with internal deal teams including Corporate/FIG/Emerging Markets Credit Risk Management, Coverage, GCB, Leveraged Finance, Payments, Legal, Compliance and Secondary Loan trading; review complex legal, financial, jurisdictional and product issues
  • Assist senior credit officers with large complex global crisis events and trading close-outs, including potential country or region crisis events involving multiple close-outs, helping in formulating and syndicating strategy and actions with senior stakeholders
  • Work with investors, company management, financial advisors, and outside counsel to find solutions for repayment of credit exposure, whilst preserving important client relationships
  • Assist in the credit decision-making process in live stressed/distressed situations on an advisory/managed basis. Support senior credit officers in the development of exposure management strategies
  • Prepare valuations on securities/ other instruments received from previous restructurings and formulate trading and disposal strategies
  • Contribute to firmwide playbooks and strategies and support crisis management training efforts for Wholesale Credit Risk and internal product and business partners
  • Develop portfolio analytics tools to assist with charge-off and asset specific reserve forecasting and portfolio wide metrics to help forecast the impact of future crisis events; analyze counterparty data and metrics using both internal and external data systems

Required Skills, Experience and Qualifications

We are looking for someone excited to join our organization. If you meet the minimum requirements below, you are encouraged to apply to be considered for this role.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experienced in obtaining data from risk systems and developing models to manipulate and present data succinctly to senior management
  • Must be able to work well under pressure on teams in a demanding environment with good time management
  • Some corporate finance experience
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Strong organizational, control, project management, communication, and negotiation skills with a strong sense of accountability and ownership of tasks
  • Ability to work independently with limited guidance

Preferred Skills, Experience and Qualifications

The following additional items will be considered but are not required for this role

  • Strong sense of accountability and ownership of responsibilities. Must be diligent and self-motivated
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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