J.P. Morgan Poland Services sp. z o.o.

Strategic Accounting Infrastructure & Control- Fixed Income VP

Location
Warszawa, Poland
Salary
Highly competitive compensation package
Posted
19 Feb 2021
Closes
09 Mar 2021
Ref
210074414
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Director
Job Description

Overview:

The Strategic Accounting Infrastructure and Control (SAIC) Team is responsible for the analysis and execution of financial accounting architecture changes, supporting Financial Control, Asset Class Control, and Product Control. The projects range from production remediations and industry/LOB initiatives to large-scale, multi-year strategic initiatives to replace entire product systems.

The SAIC Team is looking for a VP to support the multi-year build out of our in house Securities Processing Platform- FTPS to allow processing of our North American Fixed Income activity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide and document detailed accounting requirements for debt instruments according to US and local GAAP. This includes accounting calculations, where required.
  • Liaise with Financial Controllers, Asset Class Controllers, Product Controllers, and other interested parties to ensure other requirements are addressed.
  • Work closely with Technology during the development phase to ensure build meets finance requirements.
  • Work closely with Operations to identify inconsistencies between Finance and Operations requirements.
  • Write and execute UAT test cases; participate in E2E, production parallel and conversion testing.
  • Ensure strategic infrastructure design meets Finance Principles and Big Rules established.
  • Analyze controls to ensure the strategic infrastructure operates within a solid control environment- including identifying any opportunities for process and control improvements.
  • Liaise with PMO and assist with overall governance.
  • Lead a small team of professionals to progress on a specific phase during the project lifecycle.

Qualifications:

  • The candidate must be a self-starter who is able to work in a fast paced, results driven environment. Additional qualifications:
  • 6+ years finance or accounting experience
  • Strong understanding of fixed income products (including trade lifecycle) and fixed income accounting
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills including root cause analysis and ability to provide solutions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; strong presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Prior leadership experience including people management and the ability to make informed business decisions
  • Strong multitasking, prioritizing, and delegating skills
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel (Pivot tables, v-lookups). PowerPoint and Word
  • Knowledge of key Finance systems and processes, including MIS and GL, a plus
  • Business process or technology project experience, a plus
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. 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.

About the Team

The Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across investment banking, wholesale payments, markets and securities services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. We provide strategic advice, raise capital, manage risk and extend liquidity in markets around the world.

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