JP Morgan Chase

CIB F&BM - Governance & Program Management - APAC Finance Project Business Analyst/SME - Associate

Singapore, Singapore
Competitive salary
21 May 2022
24 May 2022
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Business analyst, CFO
Asia Finance Project team is part of CIB Global Program Management team. Our work initiatives are mainly to automate regulatory or ledger changes triggers by APAC regulators for Local Regulatory or BASEL reporting, demands from business expansion, GL optimization, technology modernization and global alignment in data sourcing and consumption.

In partnership with APAC Senior Financial Officer (SFO), Legal Entity Controller (LEC) and Corporate Technology (CT) teams, we have successfully automated a majority of APAC Ledger, BASEL and Local Regulatory Reporting systems. This includes Australia, China, Hong Kong, India (including Basel III), Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.

CIB Governance & Program Management APAC Finance Project team provides opportunity for a highly motivated candidate to:
  • Develop an appreciation of the regulatory banking and security regime in Asia
  • Develop process improvement mindset around regulatory reporting
  • Develop knowledge around SAP ledger and various product systems integration with BASEL / LRR systems
  • Develop project management competencies and agile implementation skill sets
  • Strengthen one's influencing, problem solving, multi-tasking, and relationship management skill sets that are critical in building an all-rounded individual

  • Partner closely with Finance users, Corporate Technology (CT) & external vendor consultants to deliver these strategic regulatory reporting solutions which suit the defined operating model for Finance users
  • Provide SME & PMO support to these programs
  • Partner with Finance stakeholders to define statement of work; including objectives, scope, timelines, dependencies, risks, priorities, governance models and agile sprint plans
  • Develop project scope documentation, project plans and project schedules/timelines and track progress of deliverables against them
  • Undertake ongoing dependencies, risks and issues analysis and identify mitigating/resolving actions across work streams
  • Create and deliver project communications to multiple stakeholders, which includes running governance calls and preparing presentation materials/decks for committee meetings
  • Prepare business requirements and functional specifications for regulatory automation projects
  • Be a product owner, work closely with CT-scrum master and teams, participate in design/build discussions
  • Perform Product Validation/Proof of Concept, in partnership with Finance users, CT & external vendors
  • Develop testing approach, scope and plan. Execute system tests by leveraging on an automated tool to prepare test cases, build expected results and run end to end tests
  • Identify areas of improvement, best practices in processes, brainstorm and propose solutions to address project or test issues and concerns in timely manner
  • Manage ongoing tactical & strategic finance platform enhancements and automation

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accountancy, Finance, Information Systems or other related discipline
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in the banking industry with Legal Entity Controller/Product Controller/Business Analyst/Product Owner/Audit experience
  • Strong in data analysis with the ability to gather and validate facts, define gaps, perform impact analyses, draft business requirements, translate and streamline complex business requirements into functional specifications for technology builds
  • Possess fundamental understanding on data structures and database design
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to analyze large data sets and present conclusions concisely
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to influence outcomes, drive resolutions, give guidance to the team
  • A relationship builder with the ability to establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with external vendors and internal Finance and Technology partners
  • Highly motivated self-starter whom can be work independently in a fast-paced , deadline-driven environment, demonstrates excellent time management and planning skills, and possesses the ability to handle multiple assignments at the same time
  • Positive attitude and easy to work with while delivering on high priority, time sensitive initiatives
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex issues clearly
  • Highly inquisitive, solution-focused, enthusiastic, diligent, and capable of challenging status-quo
  • Support different time zones across APAC, EMEA and US
  • Proficiency in MS Excel

Candidates should preferably have:
  • Knowledge and system implementation/upgrade experience of industry leading regulatory reporting or ledger vendor application (e.g. Adenza(Axiom), WKFS, Reveleus, SAP, Oracle, Peoplesoft )
  • Proven history of successful implementation and execution, with involvement in at least 1-2 completed projects
  • The ability to use Confluence/Jira/Tableau/Alteryx/UiPath/Excel macro or any digital accelerator tools to support project deliverables
  • Experience in supporting Basel risk implementation like SACCR (Standardized approach for Counterparty Credit Risk) and/or FRTB (The Fundamental Review of Trading Book)
  • Ability to read in Chinese and converse in Mandarin is a plus as the job is required to liaise with stakeholders/vendors from China and read documents written in Chinese

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Medical authorities agree that being vaccinated is the best way to protect yourself, loved ones, colleagues and communities from COVID-19. To protect the health and safety of our employees, and for workforce planning purposes in line with the Ministry of Manpower's guidance, only vaccinated employees are able to enter our offices. In light of this, in order for the successful candidate to be able to enter the office, they must be either fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (as defined by the Singapore Ministry of Health at the time of commencing employment) or be certified by a medical practitioner as being medically ineligible to be fully vaccinated.

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