Reference Data, Index Calculation, Associate

locationNewark - Delaware (DE),

atJPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Estimated salary $10 an hour

Job Description:

The team interacts daily with the Global Index Research Group, a part of the JP Morgan Corporate Investment Banking Research, across its global footprint (in New York, London and Asia) to ensure that the index processes, requests and systems are operating efficiently. Functions performed by the wider team in CIB include: Fixed Income market research to produce robust cutting-edge benchmark products and custom solutions for institutional investors and ETF providers, across the globe; client interaction for strategic queries on index products; commercialization of index services and analytical tools to buy-side clients and vendors; implementation of new index analytics tools and platform for better client service.


  • 2-3 years asset pricing, fund accounting, middle office, or operations experience
  • Demonstrate an understanding and interest in stocks, bonds, options, and financial markets and products
  • Knowledge of industry activities - particularly corporate actions, index benchmarking, stock markets and fixed income products
  • Intermediate to Advanced MS Excel skills, including pivot tables and v-look ups
  • Analytical/problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and proactive with the proven ability to work accurately and under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate within a team environment and interact across departments
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Pricing vendor knowledge, i.e. Bloomberg, Reuters a plus
  • Strong database/SQL knowledge a plus
  • Familiarity with statistical analysis and time series data a plus
  • Demonstrate customer focus and follow-up skills
  • The role holder will be required to operate flexible working hours to cover early starts and/or late finishes as demanded by the business
  • Bachelor degree with preference in Computer Science, Engineering, Finance, Accounting, Economics or related field.

Key Responsibilities and Skills:
  • Daily third-party price capture & validation of bond prices versus
multiple market sources
  • Analyze price movements against market news and expectations
  • Liaise with pricing vendor to resolve issues and minimize risk
  • Monitor systems for related job success and resolve issues by working with technology teams
  • Prepare and send daily pricing and market impact summaries with supporting market news
  • Generate and maintain month-end Index rebalance and preview composition reports by garnering information on new bond issuance and auction/buy-back activities
  • Complete all daily, monthly, and ad-hoc tasks and reporting as required accurately and to deadline
  • Resolve client (Global Index Research Group) queries promptly and professionally
  • Participate and present in client monthly meetings
  • Escalate all issues promptly and effectively to supervisor
  • Contribute to ongoing developments of the pricing control process
  • Ad-hoc project work as directed
  • 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.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

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