J.P. Morgan

Valuation Control – Loans and Model Governance -Senior Associate

J.P. Morgan
Warszawa, Mazowieckie, Poland/Hybrid
Highly competitive compensation package
20 May 2024
13 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

You are experienced, innovative, proactive, and independent person who can navigate complex issues, drive impactful change, and communicate with a senior audience. That would be the role for you.

As a Senior Associate in the Valuation Control Group team, you will gain an in-depth understanding and knowledge of the valuation control function and an oversight of the workings of one of the World's leading investment banks. You will benefit from ongoing expert training and development to ensure you are fully integrated and comparable with the controllers based in other global trading locations such as London, New York, and Hong-Kong. This role provides an excellent opportunity for you to develop your skills and grow within our organization.

You will work for The Valuation Control Group (VCG) which is organized along business lines including Corporate & Investment Bank (Macro Products, Credit, Equities, Securitized Products) Chief Investment Office (CIO), Treasury & Corporate (CTC), Asset Management, Consumer & Community Banking (CCB) and Commercial Banking (CB). Clients of the group include senior management, business heads, regulators, and both internal and external audit.

Job Responsibilities

  • Owns and oversees the valuation control process and methodology for loans with no secondary trading held at fair value: price verification/benchmark process, fair value adjustments, prudential valuation adjustments, fair value hierarchy
  • Assists with various VCG-established practices and control initiatives as well as performs necessary work relating to management reporting, regulatory mandates and consistency within the broader VCG framework
  • Controls VCG Model Governance responsibilities and issues, leads and coordinates required submissions across the team, cooperates with Model Risk Governance and Review team 
  • Partners with various functional groups on valuation-related issues and develops/implements appropriate measures with the goal of ensuring fair value
  • Enhances existing control framework including reviewing independent pricing processes, assessing potential coverage developments, and implementing new tools to enhance control efficiency
  • Engages to other value-added projects related to Business, Risk, and Finance initiatives

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • 4+ years of related experience
  • Graduate degree with finance, economics, mathematics, or engineering
  • Ability to understand complex products, and analyze transaction and process flows
  • Understanding of valuation concepts as they pertain to financial products and derivatives, basic accounting knowledge
  • Analytical aptitude
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Experience with Advanced Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks efficiently

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Valuation Control experience
  • Prudential Valuation experience
  • Candidates with quantitative backgrounds 
  • Visual Basic, automation, and database skills

Please be aware that we are working in the hybrid model ( 3 days in the office and 2 at home).

About Us

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. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our  FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.

About the Team

Our professionals in our Corporate Functions cover a diverse range of areas from finance and risk to human resources and marketing. Our corporate teams are an essential part of our company, ensuring that we’re setting our businesses, clients, customers, and employees up for success.

Global Finance & Business Management works to strategically manage capital, drive growth and efficiencies, maintain financial reporting and proactively manage risk. By providing information, analysis, and recommendations to improve results and drive decisions, teams ensure the company can navigate all types of market conditions while protecting our fortress balance sheet.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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