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Asset Management, PAG Fixed Income Performance and Attribution Associate at JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey

Job Description:

Our Team

J.P. Morgan Asset & Wealth Management's Portfolio Analysis Group ("PAG") is responsible for performance measurement and portfolio analytics for external clients and serves as a value-added source of insight, independent analysis and thought leadership for internal users including portfolio managers, front office advisors, sales & marketing and senior management. Analysis types and activities include, but are not limited to, rate of return calculations, return attribution, risk analytics, competitive analysis and performance composite construction. This analysis is instrumental to help external clients understand drivers of return in their portfolios and help us internally measure the effectiveness of our products and strategies.


PAG Asset Management seeks a highly driven individual at Associate level in its Fixed Income product line. The primary responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

  • Overseeing a broad spectrum of fixed income performance measurement & attribution calculations and creating reporting across several regional offices
  • Monitoring data quality and performing compares between computations from different sources (e.g. internal, from administrator)
  • Interpreting results and producing attribution explains for the range of portfolio strategies/mandates (long and short duration, emerging markets, high yield, etc.). Determining sources of alpha and identifying the factors responsible for these results
  • Providing regular and bespoke risk and return analysis to portfolio managers and investment specialists
  • Be a driver and lead initiatives to create solutions to our complex client demands and challenges, and to continuously improve the infrastructure and control environment
  • Providing the best client service experience by understanding our client's needs and by developing relationships across the organization, specifically Portfolio Managers, Investment Specialists, Middle Office, Client Reporting and others

The role can be located in one of our two main US Portfolio Management hubs: the New York Metro area or Columbus, OH.


  • 4 years + experience in Performance and Attribution measurement
  • Strong understanding of Fixed Income products, including securities, structured products and derivatives
  • Knowledge of Asset Management products and clients, as well as a significant understanding of portfolio accounting principles, and performance and attribution methodologies
  • Experience with issue resolution and root cause analysis, including showing the ability to research and resolve issues in a timely manner
  • The candidate will have established quantitative skills with strong cognitive and problem solving capabilities
  • Effective communicator, being comfortable discussing results with a variety of business stakeholders
  • Strong relationship management skills to build sustainable and productive alliances across matrix organizations
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to work independently. Strong initiative, energy and confidence
  • Teamwork; Drives others to achieve goals, performs team-assigned work on time and effectively, assist colleagues to improve productivity
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • CFA, or CIPM would be beneficial
JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

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