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JPMorgan Chase Wholesale Payments, Onyx Strategy - Associate in New York, New York

Our business

J.P. Morgan's Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world's most important corporations, governments, financial institutions, pensions, sovereign wealth organizations, states and municipalities entrust us with their business. We offer our clients a full suite of global financial services and capabilities, providing strategic advice, raising capital, managing risk, and extending liquidity in markets around the world.

Onyx by J.P. Morgan is a newly-launched business that seeks to reimagine how business are built, grow and interact, by developing innovative applications that leverage cutting edge technology. We seek to build the world's most advanced ecosystem, with ubiquitous access to infrastructure, collaboration networks, services, and expertise. Onyx has four business stripes -

• Liink by J.P. Morgan , a blockchain network of banks that facilitates information exchange (formerly IIN)

• Coin Systems , a global provider of shared ledger solutions enabled by JPM Coin

• Blockchain Launch, a leader in productionizing new applications and shared platform technology

• Payment Platforms, outsourcing of payment capabilities to financial institutions and corporates

Job Summary

J.P. Morgan is seeking talented senior associates to support strategy and business planning across the four business stripes of Onyx. As a member of the Onyx Strategy team, you'll contribute to setting and driving the execution of a cohesive, strategic vision for Onyx by J.P. Morgan.

This role will work in a cross-business, cross-functional, project-based environment to accelerate decision making and will have exposure & visibility to senior management. Types of projects may include developing commercial models for new products / solutions, working with product partners to define "north star" strategic plans, working on corporate development opportunities, and others.

This role is ideal for highly self-motivated individuals who perform well in fast-paced environments and are not afraid to tackle ambiguous situations. Candidates will be accountable for delivering results on entire work streams or independently leading smaller scale projects. A significant degree of independence will be required with respect to engaging with partners, developing hypotheses and supporting analyses, as well as project planning.

Job Requirements

• 4+ years of experience

• Prior work experience in management consulting, strategy, or investment banking is preferred

• Previous exposure to the technology industry or financial services industry is preferred

Essential Skills

  • Strategic Thinking & Analysis

  • Breaks down complicated business problems into well-organized, strategic frameworks

  • Takes a hypothesis-driven approach to developing analyses

  • Designs insightful analyses to test hypotheses - including strong proficiency in Excel

  • Able to quickly become a thought partner on new, complex concepts

  • Keeps sight of the overall context and remains centered on answering the 'bigger' question

  • Communications

  • Has confidence providing clear and succinct verbal updates to management / partners - proactively provides upward feedback / surfaces issues

  • Leads meetings with junior business partners and actively influences conclusions / decisions on tactical issues

  • Able to develop compelling storylines that communicate key takeaways, structures pages with minimal specific direction

  • Working style

  • Manages project plans for specific work streams or smaller scale projects

  • Becomes a trusted partner to junior partners and stakeholders

  • Defines scope / deliverables to minimize ambiguity

  • Always hungry to learn and improve as a professional

  • Looks to mentor junior teammates and get involved with team responsibilities beyond project staffing

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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