CIB - Equities Research - Executive Assistant - FTC (12 Months)

Location:Sydney
Job Type:Full Time

Who We Are

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.7 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co. serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Information about JPMorgan Chase & Co. is available at www.jpmorganchase.com.


What it Means To Work Here

Here, you'll feel welcomed and valued. Our clients, transactions, deals and projects are global so we work hard to create diverse, inclusive teams that support our business and each other. Learn about our culture here.



About J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank

J.P. Morgan’s Corporate & Investment Bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust us with their business in more than 100 countries. With $26 trillion of assets under custody and $485 billion in deposits, the Corporate & Investment Bank provides strategic advice, raises capital, manages risk and extends liquidity in markets around the world. Further information about J.P. Morgan is available at www.jpmorgan.com.



Business Overview:


About J.P. Morgan CIB Equities Research

The Equities Research group at J.P. Morgan is a world leader in providing investors with detailed financial analysis and recommendations on whether to buy, hold, or sell a particular investment. Equities Research supports the Banks’ investment banking and sales & trading teams by facilitating equities transactions (buy/sell).


Key Accountabilities/Major Responsibilities:


We are looking to hire a top performing Executive Assistant within the Sydney Equities Research team to fill a 12 month maternity leave assignment.


Supporting a number of Equities Research team executives, this role will suit a career Executive Assistant who is happy, capable and experienced in working as part of a team, where flexibility and teamwork is paramount. Someone who is able to professionally manage a multitude of responsibilities, people and timeframes, whilst being adept with many systems, policies and procedures in a fast-paced environment.


The role reports into the Business Support Manager. Applicants must be a reliable committed team player demonstrating a motivated and flexible ‘can-do’ attitude, with a high level of confidentiality and problem solving skills. Being able to read your audience and adapt accordingly is key to this role’s success.
A minimum of 5 years’ previous experience working in an Investment Bank or other professional services environment is preferred.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Diary management over different time zones

  • Comprehensive travel management for both domestic and international trips

  • Client liaison

  • Ownership of expense administration for the team

  • Information Management pertaining to documentation and team training hours

  • The ability to work with a range of personalities

  • Arranging room bookings, catering and video conferencing facilities as required

  • Answering telephones and taking ownership of all calls

  • Maintain effective and professional relationships with Senior Management, Executive Assistants, clients and visitors

  • Organising client and ad hoc lunches or events

  • Assist with new starter logistics / meet and greet

  • Provide cover for other EA when on leave

  • Assist team with IT issues / requirements – escalations

  • Other adhoc duties as they arise


Qualifications/Experience/Knowledge


Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Ability to work seamlessly within a team

  • A flexible attitude with strong organisation and time management skills

  • Ability to prioritise workload and think logically

  • Strong attention to detail with accurate typing skills

  • Be committed in approach and open to business changes

  • Tech savvy with a willingness to help resolve issues where required

  • Demonstrate the utmost discretion and professionalism at all times

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative

  • Professional telephone manner

  • Proven ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues alike

Computer Software Packages/Skills:

  • MS Outlook - Advanced

  • MS Word - Intermediate

  • MS PowerPoint - Intermediate

  • MS Excel - Intermediate

  • Concur – Expense Management system

  • Typing speed – min 70 wpm


Education/ professional qualifications:

  • Business / Secretarial College diploma or equivalent is preferred

We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce is 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, or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable local law. In accordance with applicable local law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.