Job ref no.: CT3128817-01#5488

APAC Strategy - Associate

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

J.P. Morgan is seeking talented candidates for a position as a Strategy Associate in our Strategy Group. The group functions as an internal consulting group and works on a project basis across the bank to address topics at the top of senior management agendas. This role will provide the opportunity to work on many Strategic initiatives across the organization in APAC including Greater China.

Projects include developing international growth strategies, assessing and planning new product and market entry plans, strategic business deep dives, strategic investments, improving operational efficiency and effectiveness, setting technology and operations strategy and acquisitions/divestitures. Our focused group of professionals is composed of top performers from top strategy consulting firms, investment banks, other internal JPMorgan Chase groups, and top undergraduate and graduate programs.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support the group on projects which have been identified by senior managers of the Bank and which have been self-identified by the Group
  • Gather, synthesize, analyze and present project data and findings
  • Financial modeling and valuation analysis
  • Execute creative analyses and provide insight to identify issues and arrive at recommendations
  • Develop strategic presentations for both internal and external audiences
  • Monitors industry trends and shares insightful reports/ analyses/ news articles with broader team and with senior executives
  • Create and/or contribute to an environment of collaboration and mutual responsibility
  • Simultaneously work on multiple projects

The position represents an excellent opportunity for candidates to:

  • Work on strategic initiatives of the firm in Asia
  • Develop expertise in a variety of functions and businesses
  • Incorporate knowledge of competitor best practices into proposals and recommendation
  • Utilize knowledge and lessons learned to proactively consider potential broader risks to the firm, customers, and shareholders
  • Consistently consider the implications of decisions to business strategy and links department objectives with overall function strategy
  • Articulate implications of change in specialty area to managers and colleagues, who may be less familiar with the details, to facilitate practical resolution of issues

Specific capabilities / skills required:

  • 4-5 years experience with a top tier Bank and/or strategy consulting with knowledge of financial services industry
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills - and ability to interact with colleagues at all levels in a peer-like way, and achieve goals without direct control over resources
  • Distinctive end-to-end generalist problem solving skills, strong conceptual and analytical capabilities with the ability to solve large, complex problems
  • Analyzing operational and financial data
  • Performing competitor/industry research leveraging both public and non-public sources
  • Working collaboratively with team members across LOBs and staff areas
  • Leverage business knowledge and technical expertise to challenge assumptions and operating models
  • Synthesizing data and developing recommendations
  • Creating concise communication materials and presenting findings to senior management
  • Research / Consulting / Corporate / Investment Banking / Markets experience preferred
  • Fluent oral and written communication skills in English (required) and Mandarin (preferred)

Candidates must be able to demonstrate:

  • An outstanding ability to analyze problems, apply quantitative analytical approaches, communicate effectively and confidently (both oral and written), work well in cross-functional teams, and coach and development other team members
  • A track record demonstrating a high level of personal initiative, setting and achieving challenging goals
  • Excellent and efficient skills using MS Excel and PowerPoint tools (absolutely required)
  • Interest and/or experience in banking and financial services
  • Understanding of risks inherent in functions and considers risk in interactions with clients/ internal partners and controls risks; understands the regulatory environment faced by the business and structures recommendations accordingly; promotes a strong control environment; fosters an environment where risk/control issues are escalated
J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world's most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.


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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Job ref no. CT3128817-01#5488
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 4 years - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree