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JPMorgan Chase Associate I - Accounting Control Group in Boston, Massachusetts

Main Responsibilities

  • Oversee offshore team's production of monthly deliverables including audit confirmation letters and report packages

  • Prepare and/or review general ledger adjusting entries

  • Research and respond to auditor and internal inquiries. Represent on calls and in-person meetings with external auditors and clients.

  • Analyze accounting records and be able to clearly articulate fund accounting transactions/processes to clients, external audit firms, and internal business partners.

  • Engage in developing internal reviews of accounting records and ad-hoc projects and process enhancements.

  • Develop a strong knowledge of internal systems, operations, and client structures, i.e. various types of portfolios, deliverables, and client specific requirements.

Qualifications/Skills Required

  • Strong analytical, prioritization, organizational, and time management skills.

  • Quantitative analysis and excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Team player with the ability to work productively within a group and maintain a high degree of independence.

  • Skill to partner with internal teams and external clients to ensure resolution of open queries or exception items.

  • Excellent problem/issue resolution skills; good critical thinking and decision-making skills.

  • Ability to initiate and drive change and process improvements.

  • Understanding of various investment types including fixed income, equities, and derivatives.

  • Ability to explain general fund accounting principles, cash and asset reconciliation items, and calculation of interest income, amortization, dividends, complex corporate actions, etc.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Prior experience in Fund Accounting or Financial Reporting (4-8 or more years)

  • Experience managing teams of at least 1-3 individuals

  • Experience interacting directly with clients and/or auditor strongly preferred

JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

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.

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