JPMorgan Chase CCB Operations Finance - Financial Associate in Columbus, Ohio
The successful candidate will be a member of a team that is responsible for financial and analytical support for Centralized Transaction Operations (CTO) Functions within Consumer and Community Banking (CCB). The team serves as a planning and analytical resource to help executives manage, forecast, plan and gain insight into key expenses, volumes, and unit costs of the business. Group responsibilities include managing the monthly forecast process, coordinating financial reporting, managing the annual budget/mid-year forecast process, conducting financial and strategic analytic projects and providing insight and decision support to CTO Management and CCB Finance. The role will use Tableau, Alteryx, Excel and PowerPoint in conjunction with JPMorgan's financial tools to create meaningful reports and analysis.
Role & Responsibilities
The senior associate works closely with business managers to enhance and identify risks and opportunities along with creating budgets and forecasting for both direct and indirect expenses in the CTO organization.
The senior associate will also review, analyze and make recommendations regarding incoming and outgoing expenses. In addition, you will develop management reports and track actual expenses vs. budget or forecasts with appropriate variance explanations. Core activities associated with the position include the following:
Manage total recoverable expense base
Develop the annual budget and monthly forecasts
Prepare expense tracking for key initiatives
Partner with Operations Managing Director(s) and their team, serving as main finance contact
Support (design/modify/review) the reporting around EMR's, Performance dashboards, expenses, and headcount as per business requirements
Consolidate, monitor, and present month-end close results
Consolidate reporting & analysis of operating expenses by functional departments and business segments as well as line of business
Track and analyze business-specific unit costs
Effectively analyze and report variances of actual results to budget and forecast
Preparation of insightful, high quality Senior Management presentations
Support ad hoc requests from the Business, Senior Management, and CCB P&A.
Contribute to driving expense reduction initiatives across CCB
Support continuous improvement initiatives
Maintain & Coordinate calendar of deliverables
Bachelor's degree required
Minimum of 4-6 years of financial/accounting management experience
Experience in Retail Financial Service/ banking industry preferred
Strong team player
Excellent communication and partnering skills
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Ability to multi-task and work autonomously within team environment
Ability to research issues/problems and provide a 'solution-based' approach
Adaptable to change and ambiguity in the work environment
Strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint (i.e. use of pivot tables, macros, arrays, etc)
Experience with Tableau and Alteryx preferred
Knowledge of Essbase / Dodeca preferred
Ability to research and interpret financial data and prepare financial reports
Chase is a leading financial services firm, helping nearly half of America's households and small businesses achieve their financial goals through a broad range of financial products. Our mission is to create engaged, lifelong relationships and put our customers at the heart of everything we do. We also help small businesses, nonprofits and cities grow, delivering solutions to solve all their financial needs.
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