J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank (CIB) is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. The Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world.
Japan is one of major locations within J.P. Morgan's Asia Pacific business.
The Japan Legal Entity Group Controller has oversight responsibility for the integrity (completeness and accuracy) of financial statement/regulatory reporting information recorded in managed legal entities. This requires collaboration with the lines of business (business managers, product / business controllers) that have activity in that legal entity to ensure that legal entity implications (e.g., accounting policy, regulatory reporting, capital, etc) of transactions are considered.
The Japan LEC which is part of the CIB has an open position for a highly motivated individual.
Oversight month-end close process to ensure accurate and complete close of books & records, perform analytical review to identify any significant misstatement on P&L / BS, liaise with business managers / controllers to identify business drivers for significant variances.
Work with LOB Business Managers / Controllers to assess the financial and regulatory implications on new businesses and products.
Prepare US regulatory submissions or review submissions prepared by others.
General Ledger oversight on suspense and nostro clearing process, follow up with support teams on long outstanding, approval for reference data set up.
Supervise and provide guidance to services providers on related matters / reporting.
Responsibility for the reconciliation and substantiation of accounts owned by Japan LEC, monitor overall reconciliation & substantiation process and review associated management reports.
Prepare local GAAP adjustments entry to ledger or review the entry prepared by others and post them.
Prepare local regulatory reports, or review local regulatory reports prepared by others and submit them.
Perform monthly FX trade out
Prepare meeting materials / papers for various location management meetings.
Coordinate with internal and external auditors, regulators as and when needed
Impact analysis / GAP analysis for new accounting standards or new regulations.
Ad hoc queries and projects as required.
Accounting / Finance background - preferable with financial reporting background - with sound technical and business knowledge
Good knowledge of US GAAP, Japan GAAP and internal controls MS Excel skills
Enthusiastic, highly motivated, excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
Control and efficiency mind set
Strong organizational and time management skills; able to work under pressure and multiple deliverables with competing deadlines
Team player with good interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written