J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, individuals and advisors in every major market throughout the world.
- The Asset Management (AM) Audit Team is responsible for assessing the adequacy of the control environments across all the AM businesses. This is achieved through a program of audit coverage which is performed and managed by a global team of integrated business and technology specialists
- This position is responsible for audit execution, ongoing risk assessment and relationship management with key business stakeholders and their support groups.
- Execute and lead audit engagements from planning to reporting and delivering quality products within department and professional standards
- Perform continuous audit coverage and relationship management within Asset Management
- Establish strong work relationships with Asset Management business management and other control groups (risk management, compliance, legal, etc.)
- Work closely with other regional/global business and information technology audit colleagues within the Asset Management team in the early identification of emerging control issues and reporting them timely to Audit management and business stakeholders
- Perform ongoing analysis of risk trends through the development and implementation of audit coverage
- Perform detailed control assessments and test work across multiple Asset Management functions and processes
- Develop recommendations to strengthen internal controls and improve operational efficiency
- Ensure audits are completed timely and within specified timeframe and budgets
- Stay current with evolving industry and regulatory changes, and analyze impact to business objectives, processes, and compliance.
Skills and Qualifications:
- 5 + years of Asset Management audit (including Alternatives) or business experience
- Detailed knowledge of products and services provided within an asset management business (e.g., multiple asset portfolios, ETFs, client services, fund administration, guideline coding and monitoring, fees), including related fiduciary activities
- Knowledge of applicable laws and regulatory requirements related to asset management such as Investment Advisors Act, Investment Company Act, OCC 12 CFR 9 and ERISA
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management in a persuasive manner
- Strong analytical skills particularly in regard to assessing the probability and impact of an internal control weakness
- Proven ability to build strong partnerships with key stakeholders, desire to learn quickly, be flexible and think strategically
- Ability to execute multiple audits at once (proven ability to be able to multi task and be able to change priorities)
- Works well individually, and in teams, shares information, supports colleagues and encourages participation
- Strong skills in time management and problem solving
- Enthusiastic, self motivated and effective under pressure
- Be prepared to travel to the business locations
- Minimum bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related discipline
- MBA degree, professional accountancy qualification and/or other professional certifications, such as Series 7, CFA or CFIRS are a plus.
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