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05/02 Karishma Daruvalla
Recruiter at JP Morgan Chase & Company

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JP Morgan Chase - Associate/Analyst - Trading (2-5 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 794061

Analyst/Associate - Trading - Mumbai

Key Responsibilities covered by these areas -

This role sits within the front office and will be working in a dynamic and busy trading floor environment. you will help senior traders cover institutional accounts and make markets in your group's particular range of products (FX options). You will assist the senior traders in managing risk, liquidity and exposure and you may support all aspects of the trading desk: pre-trade analysis, inbound and outbound trade processing and the design of optimal risk management for large trades.

As you progress, the prime goal for you would be to risk manage FX options book and service client franchise independently.

Key tasks will include - 

- Supporting the day to day client requests and needs

- Understanding market drivers (of those markets in which involved), market moves, and the numbers behind it all, as well as cross-asset implications

- Independently resolving P&L reconciliation on issues

- Ensuring all relevant parties (vertically and horizontally) are kept abreast of key developments

- Cultivating an appreciation of balance between revenue generation and building a client franchise

- Understanding drivers of relevant markets and establish a high degree of competence with clients around executing trades

- Understanding firm's approach and policies for managing risks in relevant business and applicable legal and regulatory rules, and follows policies

- Assisting with the post trade process by ensuring the accuracy of all entries and to ensure internal controls are followed

- Proactively sharing information, knowledge and ideas that help others succeed

Your Background - 

- Experience working within an investment bank. Experience on FX options desk is a plus

- Ability to discuss in detail your understanding of how to book trades and the implications of improper trade booking on P&L

- Ability to discuss in detail your understanding of how to calculate and reconcile and which factors impact it; You should be able to resolve P&L reconciliation issues with little guidance

- Ability to discuss in detail your understanding of fundamental and technical aspects of product(s) traded and support area functions of respective products

- Demonstrable proficiency with market and product lingo. Well versed in the quantitative nature and framework of own product (e.g., pricing, models, etc).

- Ability to discuss in detail your knowledge of the direct costs of "doing business" along the transaction lifecycle;

- Understands the different types of risk and can discuss in detail ways of managing these risk.

- Thoroughly understands drivers of relevant markets and can explain and anticipate market movements.

- Understands transaction cycle and the steps in the process and is execution oriented.

- Ability to thrive on the challenge of competitive pressures and remain focused on client needs

- Ability to communicate concepts and ideas, both verbally and via documentation, and be able to defend their validity and target messages to different audiences.

- Ability to interact comfortably with business clients and management.

- Self-directed, highly motivated, and able to work independently

Languages - English fluency is essential

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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