JPMorgan Chase Vice President, OTC Derivatives Valuations in Plano, Texas

The OTC Derivatives Valuation Control Group (VCG) is organized into a team of OTC derivatives valuation and quantitative analysts based in the UK, Plano, and Mumbai. The VCG team provides independent OTC derivatives valuations to institutional clients, asset managers, hedge funds, and insurance companies who have outsourced part or all of their operations to J.P. Morgan. The VCG team provides the primary support and expertise for complex valuations and valuation queries from both internal and external clients. The team functions as the Subject Matter Experts for OTC derivatives valuation, across a wide array of derivative products including rates, credit, equity, FX, inflation, cmdty, and volatility / variance swaps.

The team is looking for a Vice President to manage the daily activities of the team, as well as projects and initiatives related to new product testing, analysis, and client onboarding. This is a unique opportunity to work in a cross-asset environment with exposure to all types of OTC derivatives from vanilla to complex products.

Summary of Responsibilities

  • Manage daily responsibilities and ongoing initiatives of the OTC Derivatives Valuations team

  • Ensure the successful, accurate, and timely valuations of clients’ OTC derivatives portfolios each day

  • Lead the team’s initiatives for existing and prospective clients, new product launches, client pitches, Audit, Internal Controls, client onboardings, and technology enhancements

  • Provide subject matter expertise on derivatives valuations and methodologies, across all asset classes

  • Produce and analyze valuations on OTC derivatives within client portfolios on a daily basis. This will also involve comparing and analyzing OTC valuations across multiple sources and the candidate should be able to quantify – and clearly articulate – any valuation movements through the Greeks

  • Establish and develop strong relationships with internal and external clients, other internal stakeholders

  • Other functions as the role and team develops

  • Light travel required (<10%)

  • OTC Derivatives valuation knowledge across multiple asset classes, including sensitivity analysis (pv01, delta, gamma, vega, theta, rho, etc,..) and how these are calculated and used to analyze OTC valuations, is a firm requirement

  • 7-10 years of prior Middle Office or Trading Desk experience with a background in OTC derivatives

  • Minimum of 5 years of management experience, preferably on a Derivatives Valuations Team

  • Experience in and comfortable working within a highly controlled, regulated environment

  • A proactive, pragmatic approach to problem solving; good mathematical background; ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment; self-motivating; exhibit a natural curiosity

  • Experience in Bloomberg, Reuters, other trading or risk mgmt platforms

  • Advanced degree (MS, CFA, FRM, CQF) or progression towards, is highly positive

JPMorgan Chase is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer Disability/Veteran.