Finance Reference Data, Project/Program Management, Associate

Compensation

: $102,170.00 - $143,260.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Financial Services - Insurance



JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at ***************************** .

Reference Data Operations is aligned to the Chief Data Office (CDO) which is responsible for improving the quality, integrity and reliability of the firm's critical data. The organization's objectives are to explain the path that critical data follows, improve data quality, reduce ambiguity and inconsistent terminology, enhance transparency, rationalize the number of replicated data assets, and improve firmwide-sharing of information and best practices. The CDO serves as the governing body to create firmwide standards that drive consistent data management practices, develop technologies and processes to support data management processes, partner with lines of business and functional groups to embed data management best practices and capabilities, and ensure sustainability by refining, measuring, and improving the firm's ability to manage data.

One of our top priorities is to help the Firm move toward a more integrated data management strategy. The mandate of Reference Data Operations is to manage reference data across the enterprise, establish firmwide reference data governance processes and quality standards, manage all reference data operations teams, and partner with the lines of business to drive alignment to firmwide reference data standards. Our businesses and corporate groups rely on reference data to facilitate and execute transactions, support our clients, identify potential risks, and meet regulatory requirements.

If you're interested in working in an environment where leadership, excellence, integrity and diversity are among our core principles, then explore the opportunities in Reference Data operations.

Financial Reference Data (FRD) team manages reference data operations and projects for financial reference data (the Data Domains for general ledger account/chart of accounts, legal entities/internal parties, business unit, etc.) and reference data for the Product and Services Data Domain. This position requires a candidate to provide analysis and project support on numerous initiatives within finance reference data project team, including, Finance and Risk, Reference Data Operations strategy, Finance & Risk Roadmap and Reference Data Hierarchy Platform (RDHP) Roadmap and the broader Reference Data Operations.

Responsibilities

Key aspects of the role are:

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Create & manage project plans;
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Obtain & document business requirements by interacting with all stakeholders;
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Generate process flow diagrams and other required documentation where applicable;
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Conduct significant data mining & analysis to support recommendations and necessary action items;
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Ability to relate application to data used and how it is stored in various tables in the database;
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Review data in database using SQL;
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Solution best way to approach requirements from application and data perspective;
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Maintain partnership with the Client, FRD Technology and Operations on the Design, Build and Testing of requirements;
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Assist clients with FRD process and content;;
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Develop and execute test plans, test cases and test scripts;
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Assist in preparing status reports;
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Assist in managing the overall project governance: and
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Assist with defining and documenting operating model.

Key Attributes:

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Data mining skills utilizing various report writers, Oracle developer tools, attaching tables via MS Access, etc. to retrieve data for analysis;
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SQL to retrieve data from database;
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Experience with importing data into MS Access and writing ad hoc queries as necessary to analyze data; and
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Ability to draw conclusions from data analysis and effectively communicate them to management and project team.

The ideal candidate would have a graduate/post-graduate degree or equivalent, and overall 5+ years professional experience with 2+ years of project management experience.

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Ability to handle multiple deliverables concurrently to deliver high quality results in committed timeframes
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Partnership-oriented and team player with ability to communicate with all staff levels within and outside of own area
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Self-starter with excellent leadership, interpersonal and project management skills
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Strong data mining, problem solving and analytical skills with ability to summarize findings
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Organized and detail-oriented
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Strong oral and written communication skills
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Proficiency in MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project and MS Access
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Proven experience working with Technology to deliver projects
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Familiarity with the Agile development methodology is high desirable
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Experience with QC, ALM and other testing tools is a plus
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Familiarity with SAP, JPMC financial processes, and a solid understanding of reference data infrastructure including repositories and maintenance is highly desirable

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.
Associated topics: actuarial, actuarial analyst, actuarial consultant, actuary, analyst, cost, investment actuary, mathmatics, model, risk * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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