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Asset Management - ETF Operations Analyst - Associate

at JPMorgan Chase

Job Description

Req #: 170109841
Location: Newark, DE, US
Job Category: Operations
Potential Referral Amount: 0 US Dollar (USD)
J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, with client assets of $2.4 trillion, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits
JPMorgan Asset Management Core Operations is located on the Morgan Christiana Campus in Newark, Delaware. The group is made up of roughly 150 employees performing support functions for the Front and Middle Office groups that are located in New York, NY and Columbus, Ohio. Functions in Investment Management Core Operations include Portfolio Services, Cash Operations, Reconciliations and Fee Billing.
ETF Operations Associate
The ETF Operations team is responsible for all aspects of support of the ETF business including the creation of the daily portfolio composition file, settlement of primary market ETF trades, resolution of any trade fails and the oversight of end of day file transmissions. The team communicates with portfolio managers, outside fund accountants, administrators and authorized parties on a regular basis.
As an ETF Operations Associate you will:
  • Communicate effectively with market participants, technology, portfolio management, internal service partners, Custody/Fund Accounting and administrator on a daily basis
  • Monitor and perform research inquiries regarding settlement of Primary market ETF order and trading activity
  • Perform and resolve complex inquiries and research within established department standards
  • Handle complex processing, servicing, or settlement of transaction/deals
  • Complete account bookings and processing and resolve transaction exceptions
  • Handle escalation for routine operational reconciliations
  • Support new business initiatives - Act as the operations subject matter expert for new fund launches and other initiatives
  • Be available on call and monitor as needed end of day/nightly file transmissions to funds and participants
  • Provide daily support to portfolio managers and other key stakeholders in the business
  • Drive changes to processes in order to improve efficiency and solution control gaps
  • Collaborate with technology, operations, and other internal teams to resolve urgent issues that could impact the funds
Experience:
  • 5+ years prior experience in Financial Services Industry
  • Strong MS Word and Excel skills
Education:
  • Bachelors' Degree - Accounting, Finance or Business Management
Qualifications:
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Experience with industry systems a plus (Bloomberg, Eagle Star, TLM, etc.)
  • Interest in financial markets and products
  • ETF Product knowledge helpful - basic securities knowledge required
  • Adaptability to a fast paced, consistently changing environment
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and client service skills
  • Strong problem solving and trouble shooting ability
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks accurately and in a timely manner
  • Ability to react to high pressure situations in a professional manner
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to identify control risk issues
  • Strong reconciliation and problem solving skills
  • Self starter with strong initiative
  • Results/detail oriented

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