FX Services Change and Currency Overlay Solutions Associate

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JP Morgan
Banking, investment & finance
10,001+ employees
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This role is a great opportunity for people with FX and derivatives product knowledge interested in further development in one of the biggest bank in the world

As an FX Services Change and Currency Overlay Solutions Associate within the Change Management team, you will be tasked with mitigating operational and financial risks to the business through current and future change initiatives. Your primary focus will be on the recent enhancements introduced by the Currency Overlay Solutions team. Your responsibilities will include program implementation, drafting Business Requirement documents, conducting client impact analysis, and performing regression testing. You may also be required to design a unique set of controls, including various static data reconciliations. A significant part of your role will involve project managing stakeholders, producing scorecards, and providing progress updates to senior management.

Job responsibilities

  • Owns the project management of change agenda items
  • Manages oversight and accountability of change initiatives
  • Maintains business requirement documentation
  • Implements projects runbooks and stakeholder sign offs
  • Partners with technology and Product teams to improve current systems / procedures, and build out new initiatives
  • Identifies and addresses opportunities for improvement; taking appropriate actions to deliver simple and innovative solutions that improve the business and initiate and effect positive change
  • Identifies issues/gaps within the processes and offer solutions to close the gaps; identify root cause of problems and implement robust, strategic, controlled and cost effective solutions/recommendations
  • Supports client migrations onto new strategic infrastructures, including impact assessments on reporting
  • Produces detailed executive summary materials throughout the program time horizon
  • Prepares Operations deck for monthly Ops meeting with business head, trading desk head, business management and business control officer

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • A solid level understanding of FX and derivatives product knowledge and an understanding of CIB Risk and/or Middle Office/Back Office systems
  • Experience working in Middle Office or Change Management teams with a sound understanding of the Front to Back trade lifecycle
  • Experience of reengineering processes and achieving positive change
  • Effective and confident communicator in order to deal with a diverse range of employees and clients, and be able to succeed in a demanding and fast paced environment. Ability to interface and influence at all levels
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate bespoke Client models, operational processes and potential model re-engineering
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite / Visio
  • Highly articulate, motivated, very flexible and will use their initiative to fully develop the role
  • An independent, analytical thinker who can quickly assimilate situations through to the associated risks, business or control issues
  • Well organised with excellent time and people management skills
  • Act independently and autonomously in facing off to the various stakeholder groups outlined above in order to drive the internal decision making process
  • Motivation to self-start as well as ability to work as part of a high performing team