Job Description


Firmwide Risk  - Asset and Wealth Management Control Officer - Senior Associate/Associate


About J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan is a leader in financial services, working in collaboration across the globe to deliver the best solutions and advice to meet our clients' needs, anywhere in the world.  We operate in 150 countries, and hold leadership positions across our businesses.  We have an exceptional team of employees who work hard to do the right thing for our clients and the firm, every day.  This is why we are one of the most respected financial institutions in the world - and why we can offer you an outstanding career.


The Oversight and Control Group's primary function is to solidify an effective Firmwide control framework, looking within and across the lines of business, to identify and remediate control issues with a sense of urgency regardless of the source.  The Team will partner with all other control disciplines, adding an additional line of defense supporting Compliance, Risk and Audit, among others.  The Team will work in partnership on the development of new, and oversight of existing, control functions and protocols throughout the Firm and will provide a centralized view of and from all control functions, assisting in immediate, real time problem detection and escalation.  This process will enable the firm to engage the appropriate teams in a timely manner, and provide the ability to quickly remediate critical control issues across all the impacted areas of the firm. 


The Oversight & Control Group has team members across four regions, the US, EMEA, Latin America, and Asia Pacific, bringing a global perspective and coordinated approach to oversight and control.


The below describes the duties performed by an individual working within this group, specifically supporting the Risk function.




  • Dynamic role in the Firmwide Risk Control Office to partner with Risk, Legal, Compliance, Audit, Finance, and Line of Business Controls Office, as well as other key stakeholders to drive Risk related adherence to regulations, policies, and key Control Office programs and objectives
  • Perform analyses of common and recurring control weaknesses, and monitor results and trends in other relevant indicators
  • Support for regulatory coordination and remediation
  • Evaluate, analyze and track all open action plans to ensure owners are making progress toward planned completion dates using FORCE System
  • Coordinate and assist with standard management reporting, including metrics of the KRIs/KPIs
  • Assist with firm wide Corporate Risk projects for Risk (i.e., material risk inventory and risk identification)
  • Assist with management of monthly forums and ad hoc presentations including coordinate senior management meetings and prepare related materials
  • Liaise with Internal Audit to review the Audit Plan, status of engagements, potential areas of concerns
  • Serve as the Control Officer for Risk-owned projects which includes providing oversight and guidance to business partners on projects such as Third Party Oversight, User Tools and Inter-Affiliate services
  • Collaborate with other JPMC LOBs and functional areas on firm-wide assessments and remediation projects related to Risk
  • Coordinate senior management meetings and prepare related materials
  • Develop and deliver training sessions / programs as needed
  • Assist with the annual Risk & Control Self-Assessment (RCSA) processes. This would include all aspects of the RCSA lifecycle: risk and control identification, risk assessment and ranking (inherent and residual risk analysis), control evaluation (evidence, findings & conclusions) and rating, and reporting and analysis of results




  • Control mindset and knowledge of maintaining effective control environments

·         Strong business judgment and excellent verbal and written communications skills

  • Strong analytical skills with ability to aggregate data, identify root causes and help drive Action Plans to closure
  • Outstanding ability to analyze problems and keen attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently, and coordinate issues, findings and practices with colleagues across regions and/or divisions

·         Strong project and change management skills; ability to gain consensus among staff and effectively drive initiatives to completion

  • Strong team player - one who is able to prioritize and deliver under tight deadlines in a fast moving, high pressure, constantly changing environment
  • Specific knowledge of JPMC's Risk & Control Self-Assessment, action plan tracking and other control processes a plus
  • Familiarity of key Financial Institution regulations preferred




  • BA/BS in related field, CPA/MBA/Advanced Degree preferred but not required
  • 3-5 years of experience in financial services or related field
  • Previous experience in Risk Management, Compliance, Surveillance, Internal/External Audit or other control function desired
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills required


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