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Old 09-16-2019, 03:56 PM
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Default Asset Management (Associate/Vice President - New York)

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JPMorgan Chase & Co. is a leading global financial services firm with assets of more than $2.7 trillion, over 240,000 employees and operations in over 60 countries. It operates across four business segments including Asset & Wealth Management, Corporate and Investment Banking, Commercial Banking and Consumer and Community Banking.

J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management, is a global leader in investment and wealth management. Its clients include institutions, high-net-worth individuals and retail investors in every major market throughout the world. The division offers investment management across all major asset classes including equities, fixed income, alternatives, multi-asset and money market funds. For individual investors, the business also provides retirement products and services, brokerage and banking services including trusts and estates, loans, mortgages and deposits.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management is a leading investment manager for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors, worldwide. With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of core and alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match.

•Clear focus on managing client assets and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns
•More than 950 investment professionals managing $1.5 trillion in assets covering over 450 different strategies spanning the full spectrum of asset classes, including equity, fixed income, cash liquidity, currency, real estate, hedge funds and private equity
•Leadership positions in America, U.K., Continental Europe, Asia, and Japan

The Institutional Strategy and Analytics team is a global group of professionals within asset management who have backgrounds in asset allocation, pension liability driven investing (LDI), asset liability management (ALM), consulting, and actuarial science. The group provides asset allocation, capital management, risk management and other advisory services to institutional clients and prospects on a global basis. The Strategy and Analytics (S&A) team works closely with most investment teams across JP Morgan Asset Management as well as with the Institutional salesforce. The S&A team is seeking a new strategist hire to join as an associate or vice president, depending on experience, in New York. The role is ideal for a candidate who has strong quantitative modeling skills and an interest in client focused work and substantial client interaction. The strategist will work with pension funds, insurance companies and other institutional investors to help them make asset allocation decisions that achieve their specific objectives. Most of the work will be US focused but the role could have some international components, especially if the candidate has relevant language skills.


•Completion of client advisory assignments – Analysis for clients, including initial scoping and interaction with clients, development of models to meet their needs, presentation of results, and incorporation of revisions/extensions as needed
•Enhancement of modeling platforms and analytical capabilities – Adapt existing models to reflect complex client situations or developments in the industry, such as regulatory, tax, or accounting changes
•Development of intellectual capital – Help produce high quality research/analysis in response to industry developments including the potential impact of regulatory and accounting changes on asset allocation decisions


•Undergraduate degree in a quantitative/analytical field such as computer science, mathematics, physics, operations research, statistics, or engineering
•Programming experience and familiarity with Matlab or the ability to learn it quickly
•Working knowledge of probability, statistics, and linear algebra at the undergraduate level
•Ability to formulate appropriate and tractable mathematical/statistical models for our clients' investment/risk management needs, implement these models using Matlab or other systems, and create output that is useful for presenting results to clients
•Excellent verbal communication skills
•Between 3 and 10 years of work experience preferred

The following will enhance a candidate’s application:
•Background with linear and non-linear optimization as applied to portfolio optimization and capital management (including the formulation of problems, development of constraints, and use of software to solve these problems)
•Ability to articulate complex investment strategies/processes in a clear and concise manner and comfort in interacting with clients during meetings and over the phone
•Strong written communication skills and work experience preparing high quality presentation materials for clients
•Knowledge of basic asset classes (e.g., corporate bonds, RMBS, private equity) and their risk/return and cash flow characteristics
•Prior experience working with pension funds in an actuarial and/or investment capacity. Experience with pension liability driven investing and hedge portfolio construction is a plus.
•Knowledge of basic investment management concepts, such as CAPM, efficient frontiers, passive vs active management, VaR, etc
•Knowledge of pension financial reporting and regulatory funding requirements
•CFA and/or Actuarial certification (ASA, FSA, EA, CERA)
•Business level proficiency in multiple languages

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.

Job Asset Management
Primary LocationUS-NY-New York-277 Park Avenue / 03363
Schedule Full-time
Job Type Standard
Shift Day Job
Corporate Brand J.P. Morgan
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