JPMorgan Chase Corporate Risk - Credit Risk Middle Office - Vice President in Newark, Delaware

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Credit Risk Middle Office (CRMO) supports the credit approval and decision making processes for Credit Risk Management (CRM). CRMO is actively involved in the analysis of credit data and risk metrics in addition to identifying trends and issues which may impact the bank’s ability to manage credit risk.

The purpose of Credit Risk Middle Office is to establish and maintain a common approach to controls and operational workflows across the risk management infrastructure in support of Corporate Investment Bank. Credit Risk Middle Office provides operational support for Credit Risk Management which includes the following functions:

  • Rules based Funds processing incorporates reviewing client/fund documentation to analyze and make subjective decisions that determine JPM’s internal risk grade, Net Asset Value Gathering

  • Creating, amending and cancelling credit facilities.

  • Support FO with annual credit due diligence and ensure proposed facilities setup correctly

  • Exceptions monitoring from an operational control/data quality perspective

  • Investigation and resolution of overlimits, unlinked and ungraded credit exposure

  • Reporting to identify issues/patterns and allow for efficient management of large portfolios

A Vice President position in CRMO is expected to deliver on the following specific tasks and requirements:

Description of Responsibilities:

  • People and resource management (e.g. people development, pipeline/skills monitoring, training programs) for team including managers and staff.

  • Maintain effective and standard operational procedures

  • Provide operational support for Credit Risk Management by performing and overseeing various functions including line facilitation/maintenance, client data management, over lines monitoring and NAV gathering/monitoring

  • Review key metrics to measure controls, workflow capacity, system & team efficiency

  • Manage relationship with key Credit partners including Credit Officers, Business Management, global operations partners and technology

  • Improve and maintain a controlled environment (e.g. necessary control activities along process lifecycle, team members fully understand risks and related controls)

  • Lead and present business cases for changes that would improve business processes and see them through to completion

  • Take responsibility for the quality of work submitted and ensure that the highest standards are maintained.

  • Identify/ manage risk and control breakdowns

  • Anticipate and understand issues, and escalate appropriately for timely resolution.

  • Manage the performance management cycle- Objective setting, development and career planning, performance appraisal and reward & recognition.

  • Ensure adherence to SLA’s, Internal metrics & firm wide policies.

  • Lead and/or sponsor initiatives which impact the Credit business and CRMO locally and globally

  • 7+ years of Investment Bank experience with background in Middle Office or Back Office operations or Reference Data a plus

  • Ability to deal with high level of adhoc requests and deliver under pressure with minimum supervision.

  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, time-management, communication and relationship-building skills.

  • Analytical mind, investigative and ability to see big picture as well as the details.

  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a global team.

  • Control mindset to identify process control gaps, prioritize & mitigate operational risk.

  • Analytical mindset and high attention to detail.

  • Ability to multi-task effectively to meet tight deadlines.

  • Ability to negotiate & influence at appropriate levels.

  • Ability to manage internal clients & stake holders.

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint a plus.

  • Problem solving skills and ensure quick resolution by coordinating with relevant groups

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.