Trading Operations Associate - Prime Finance Trader Assistant
J.P. Morgan
LONDON, LONDON, United Kingdom
2d ago

JPMorgan Chase is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $1.1 trillion and operations in more than 50 countries. The firm is a

leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and businesses, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management,

and private equity. Under the JPMorgan, Chase and Bank One brands, the firm serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of

the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients.

If you're interested in working in an environment where leadership, excellence, integrity and diversity are among our core principles, then

explore the opportunities at JPMorgan Chase.

The Prime Finance TA Team within CIB Equities Operations is typically focused on trade capture and control but also has key

interactions at all other levels of the transaction lifecycle, supporting the Equity Finance, Prime Brokerage, Delta One and ETF businesses.

The Trader Assistant Team is responsible for :

  • Ensuring that all trades executed are entered completely & accurately into the Risk Management systems
  • Performing core start-of-day and end-of-day controls to ensure Risk is correctly represented for Front Office
  • Ensuring all trade capture and reporting exceptions are verified, cleared and escalated appropriately in a timely manner
  • Liaising with various other FO, MO and BO Teams on issues related to Cash Equity trades
  • o E.g. Broker Pre-Matching & Fails, Settlements, Client Services, Reconciliations, Technology, Business Management

  • Daily management of trade life cycle events (expiries, dividends, corporate actions, etc.)
  • The integrity and continuous improvement of the pre and post trade controls environment
  • Maximizing trade processing STP through tactical problem solving and root cause analysis
  • Producing analysis for the trading desks and senior management
  • Providing input into core projects including; industry-wide initiatives, regulatory, trading strategy, operational programs
  • Key traits required :

  • Understanding of Cash and Derivative Equities products and trading workflows
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Experience of trade workflows and appreciation of Legal Entity frameworks
  • Familiarity of various risk management systems and an advanced MS Excel skill set
  • Dedication and the ability to adapt to different business needs
  • Qualifications - External

    The specific experience necessary for this position is :

  • Strong securities knowledge is required, knowledge of derivatives products is a plus
  • A minimum of one year prior Operational and / or line experience, is required
  • Self-motivation and demonstration of initiative
  • Excellent Analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication presentation skills
  • Highly organized
  • Extremely detailed orientated
  • Control orientated
  • Keen to question everything and understand the detail behind the numbers and / or process
  • BA or BS degree is necessary
  • Strong PC Skills : in particular Excel, Word and PowerPoint
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