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JPMorgan Chase Audit - Model Risk - Senior Auditor - Associate in Jersey City, New Jersey

Posting is for an auditor to join the Model Risk Audit Team. This team's primary responsibility is the coverage of the firm's Model Risk Management framework and the evaluation of the firm's model risk management control effectiveness. A core competency of the team is coverage of the Supervisory Guidance on Model Risk Management (OCC 2011-12 / FRB SR 11-7).

The model risk auditor will be assessing the control environment supporting the firm's risk operations and model methodologies. This individual will be responsible for maintaining relationships with and providing control-related advice to business stakeholders. The auditor will also be responsible for documentation of the results of their work for audits conducted, managing audit projects and participation in applicable control and governance forums.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Understand the design, implementation and use of models or quantitative methods across the firm, including the adequacy of developmental evidence and demonstration of effective independent challenge where warranted.

  • Lead all aspects of audit activities including risk assessments, audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, report drafting, work paper documentation and follow-up and verification of issue closure.

  • Partner with colleagues, clients and control community members to evaluate, test and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of management controls in accordance with department and professional standards.

  • Ensure the delivery of a seamless program of audit coverage in partnership with other audit teams.

  • Communicate audit findings to management and identify opportunities for improvement in the design and effectiveness of key controls.

  • Perform periodic monitoring of operational and financial data to recognize patterns and trends with risk and control implications.

  • Stay up to date with evolving regulatory and market events impacting the firm's risk organization.

  • Establish a business climate and culture that encourages integrity, respect, excellence and innovation .

  • Recognize the confidential nature of Internal Audit communications and access to information; disciplined in protecting the confidentiality and security of information in accordance with firm policy.

Qualifications:

  • A Ph.D. or master's degree in a quantitative field such as Financial Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Physics.

  • 3-4 years of relevant work experience.

  • Have strong track record of applying critical thinking and analytical skills to identify and solve problems.

  • Exposure to Quantitative Finance, Model Risk Management and/or Valuation or two years of relevant work experience.

  • A mindset capable of forming and supporting independent views on risks associated with using a model or quantitative method.

  • Solid understanding of internal control concepts with the ability to evaluate and determine the adequacy of controls by considering business risks in an integrated manner.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong interpersonal skills to present complex and sensitive issues to senior management and influence change.

  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills, with the ability to establish credibility and strong partnership with business and control partners.

  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated, strong interest in learning, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility/accountability.

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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