Securities Services – Agency Securities Financing – Financing Solutions – Associate

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


This is an opportunity to join a dedicated team to the facilitation of client agency financing. This role offers a global perspective.

Job Summary:

As an Associate in the Agency Securities Finance group within the J.P. Morgan Securities Services division, you will have the opportunity to arrange and execute a wide range of secured lending and funding transactions for a broad, institutional buy side client base.

The role is based in London but the mandate retains a global perspective.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Structure ad-hoc solutions for institutional clients through financing trades, cash management, collateral mobilization or enhanced lending opportunities
  • Evaluate cross asset financing opportunities based on quantitative analysis of securities portfolios and market data in line with risk mandate
  • Bring to market new agency financing and portfolio products in combination with group stakeholders
  • Develop pitchbooks and present ideas to clients, internal sales teams and external stakeholders
  • Build deep knowledge of J.P. Morgan financing system architecture, documentation framework and operational processes
  • Oversee and risk manage ongoing team activity in accordance with transactional parameters and resource limits
  • Create memos and Thought Leadership pieces with project updates and strategy for the benefit of internal management, functional partners, and external clients

Required qualifications, capabilities and skills:

  • A strong understanding of secured funding markets across all asset classes, derivatives and global macro-economic themes
  • Knowledge of the financial eco-system and its participants to include banks, real money managers, hedge funds, fintech, central counterparts and regulators
  • Strong analytical and demonstrable quantitative skills, previous financial modelling or data analysis
  • Well-developed project management skills enabling the tracking of multiple deliverables, including short fuse requirements and longer term objectives
  • Be an excellent communicator and have strong interpersonal skills able to be used at all levels of the organisation and with external counterparts
  • Possess an entrepreneurial and innovative approach to problem solving within risk controlled framework
  • Strong presentation skills across multi formats and platforms to convey strategic ideas clearly and concisely

This role encompasses the performance of UK regulated activity. The successful candidate will therefore be subject to meeting UK regulatory requirements in the assessment of fitness, propriety, knowledge and competence (as assessed by the Firm) and (where appropriate) approval by the UK Financial Conduct Authority and/or the Prudential Regulation Authority to carry out such activities.