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Risk Management - Hedge Fund Credit Risk Associate

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

New York, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Job Description

As part of Risk Management and Compliance, you are at the center of keeping JPMorgan Chase strong and resilient. You help the firm grow its business in a responsible way by anticipating new and emerging risks, and using your expert judgement to solve real-world challenges that impact our company, customers and communities..

As a Risk Management - Hedge Fund Credit Risk Associate in Risk Management and Compliance, you are at the center of keeping JPMorgan Chase strong and resilient. You help the firm grow its business in a responsible way by anticipating new and emerging risks, and using your expert judgement to solve real-world challenges that impact our company, customers and communities. Our culture in Risk Management and Compliance is all about thinking outside the box, challenging the status quo and striving to be best-in-class.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assess creditworthiness of clients to determine appropriate credit ratings including strategy and credit exposure analysis
  • Perform client due diligence including written credit approval memos and annual credit reviews
  • Manage client portfolio including limit sizing and maintenance, review of financial reporting, and monitoring of credit covenants
  • Analyze exposure metrics including VaR and stress scenario analysis to recommend risk mitigants such as structural enhancements, credit covenants, and collateral requirements
  • Develop understanding of trading agreements and associated credit terms (e.g. ISDA)
  • Partner with colleagues from Sales & Trading, Coverage, Market Risk, Transition Management, and Legal
  • Understand market developments and industry trends and assess the impact on client portfolios and strategies

Required Qualifications, Capabilities and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field
  • Minimum 3 years of credit risk experience
  • An understanding of accounting, trading products and an interest in markets
  • Strong interest in client interaction and possess outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and perform well under pressure on teams in a demanding environment
  • Highly proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Preferred Qualifications, Capabilities and Skills

  • Prior experience in hedge fund