Job Category : Accounting / Finance / Audit / Risk Potential Referral Amount : 3500 Pound Sterling (GBP) CIB - Credit Risk EMEA -
Hedge Funds and Asset Managers - Associate About JPMorgan Chase & Co. JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE : JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.
4tn and operations in more than 60 countries. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers, small business and commercial banking, financial transaction processing, asset and wealth management, and private equity.
A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its JPMorgan and Chase brands.
Information about the firm is available at www.jpmorganchase.com. Overview Associate role in the Hedge Funds and Asset Managers Risk team within CIB Credit Risk EMEA.
The role will cover a wide range of clients, including Hedge Funds, mutual funds, pension funds, LDI funds and mandates within EMEA.
Job Summary and Responsibilities
A Credit Risk Associate’s primary responsibilities in the Hedge Funds and Asset Managers Team are :
Manage a portfolio of European Hedge Funds and asset managers, acting as the main point of contact for other Lines of Businesses
Lead client due diligence meetings, transaction structuring / execution and negotiation of documentation
Demonstrate deep understanding of fund strategies and risks inherent to them, including willingness and ability to train analysts day-to-day
Escalate non-standard asks and complex transactions to Senior Credit Coverage
Be responsive and constructive with colleagues in the Business and in Legal. Build effective client relationships, both internally and externally.
Ensure that the Business’ priorities are understood, challenged and managed
Maintain primary responsibility for the management of the on-going credit relationship by assigning an internal rating, recommending credit appetite and critically assessing the output of risk measures to determine appropriateness given specific client circumstances
Maintain a detailed and forward looking knowledge of developments in regulatory frameworks, industry and market trends across EMEA and globally where relevant
Work closely with NA / LATAM / APAC counterparts to maintain a consistent global coverage model
Manage one junior resource, including career development and resolution of specific development areas. Manage own workload and analyst’s workload, delegate with appropriate guidance and ensure deadlines are understood and met, and where needed, confidently escalate to PM / JRM
Oversees analysts’ work on key metrics to ensure all issues have been solved or escalated in a timely manner. Provide guidance and feedback on their work, especially around how to improve efficiency
Coach and train more junior members of the team to think holistically about risk
Qualifications & Experience The following specific skills and experience are required to perform the role :
Strong credit skills. The candidate has to be able to lead in depth due diligence, co-ordinate and produce credit memos which will be the basis on which credit decisions are made, articulate a credit view and make credit recommendations to senior Credit Officers
Knowledge of the Hedge Fund and Asset Management industry, fund strategies and risks inherent to them, financial markets (incl.
macro and micro economics) is a strong positive
A good knowledge of derivative and banking products and associated documentation (ISDA / CSA / GMRA )
Understanding of the theory behind the risk and return metrics (DRE, DSE, VaR, stress test / SCE / USE, MTM, bpv, DV01 ), including critical assessment of shortcomings / strengths of various measures / methods
Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Be able to establish credibility and trust with clients, product specialists and Credit Officers, and to partner with them effectively
Some awareness of the applicable regulatory landscape and upcoming changes
High level of intellectual curiosity.
About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank : J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services.
The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries.
With $18 trillion of assets under custody and $393 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorgan.com. JPMorgan Chase & Co. offers an exceptional benefits program and a highly competitive compensation package.
JPMorgan Chase & Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.