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Legal Entity Controller - Associate

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

Accounting & Finance, Legal
Tokyo, Japan
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description

We are seeking a Legal Entity Controller as a team member who will be involved in local regulatory reporting as well as monthly closing processes.

As a Legal Entity Controller - Associate within the Legal Entity Control team, you will be responsible for the financial oversight of the legal entity. Your role will involve ensuring a strong control environment across all businesses, products, and operational areas that impact the Legal Entity financials and regulatory reporting of the firm. This role offers the opportunity to expand your tasks and responsibilities, and potentially work in offices in other countries in the future.

Job responsibilities

  • Approve accounting entries
  • Ensure the overall integrity of financial statements under US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and Japan GAAP
  • Prepare local regulatory reports
  • Support ad hoc queries and requests from management, auditors or regulators
  • Coordinate with various teams such as Product Controllers, Financial Controllers, Business Managers, and Operations, etc.
  • Keep track of assigned business results for booking accuracy
  • Monitor currency hedge processes
  • Support new business initiatives
  • Seek better control procedures which can be justified by cost/benefit analysis

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Minimum of 5 years of accounting and/or finance experience
  • Native level Japanese and basic level English

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Understanding of financial products such as shorting, margin trade, security borrowing /lending, options, swap, forwards and futures, etc.
  • GAAP knowledge (Japan GAAP and/or US GAAP)
  • Regulatory reporting knowledge
  • J-CPA, CFA and/or FRM holders