Vice President - Head of Trade Transaction Control Management

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Tampa, FL, USA

Full time

Sep 5

Full Job Description

The Head of Trade Transaction Control Management is a senior level manager and an expert in Trade & Working Capital ("T&WC") products with a strong emphasis on Risk and Controls.


  • Interface with and Influence internal partners supported by T&WC Operations: Product, Technology, Compliance, Risk, Legal, and Audit.

  • Be a "Change Champion" specifically in the T&WC Risk and Controls environment.

  • Provide strategy, recommendations and updates on issues impacting trade products/transactions to T&WC Operations and internal partners.

  • Leader in the Global Trade Industry and represents JPMorgan T&WC in industry groups/forums.

  • Directly interact with regulators in exams, reviews, issues, and ad-hoc requests.

  • Manage, influence and help to implement process changes towards transforming current environment utilizing available technology and artificial intelligence.

  • Identify, measure, control and monitor the T&WC transaction risk for both internal business units and external corporate clients. Minimize exposure due to risks such as those resulting from human errors, transaction processing failures and fraudulent activities.

  • Manage a globally dispersed team of Trade Technical Experts responsible for:

  • Working directly with internal partners and external clients, primarily in an advisory capacity, investigating and providing decisions on transaction escalations daily due to a variety of risk drivers: Sanctions / Money Laundering / Boycott / Export Control / Fraud / complex terms, etc.

  • Providing technical consulting to T&WC Operations and internal partners regarding problem trade transactions and new business opportunities by making risk mitigating recommendations and formulating the business' response/position.

  • Creation and delivery of the Trade training program: CDCS certification, re-certification, targeted Trade Regulatory Compliance training, risk roundtable forums with internal partners or external clients.

  • Escalation points for Compliance issues that impact T&WC including by not limited to assisting legal/compliance with evaluation of transaction specific issues and development of response to inquiries posed by regulatory agencies.

  • Performing quality assurance reviews for Sanctions Screening and AML review processes, documenting results, reporting to management and preparation of related metrics reporting.

  • Provide subject matter expertise and advise on trade transformation projects when required. (e.g., Digitization, Automation etc.)


  • Extensive knowledge of trade products including but not limited to commercial (import & export) and standby letters of credit, documentary collections, bank to bank reimbursements, supply chain finance, trade loans, open account, etc.

  • Expert level knowledge of ICC Rules, particularly, UCPDC, ISBP, URC, ISP, URR, along with working knowledge of SWIFT rules for 400 and 700 series messages. The role involves providing opinions on complex trade transactions, structuring LCs, opining on discrepancies on LC presentations, etc. Technical expertise is a must.

  • Expert knowledge of U.S. regulations such as BSA/AML, OFAC, Anti-Boycott, Export Controls, etc.

  • Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrate confidence in risk-based decision making with the ability to escalate timely to senior management. Individual must have the highest work ethics and integrity.

  • Possess the ability to analyze processes, identify opportunities for improvement, and influence internal partners to implement changes.

  • Possess the ability to work on multiple tasks/projects with competing deadlines.

  • Ability to operate in a complex, high-pressure, highly regulated environment in support of high-risk processes.

  • Bachelor's degree or higher.

  • Minimum 20 years of experience working in leadership roles in trade, risk, compliance or audit areas.

  • Minimum 15 years of experience managing a globally dispersed team.

  • CDCS certification is a plus.

  • CAMS certification is a plus.

  • Strong Risk and Controls mindset. Proven track record in handling regulatory requirements.

  • Demonstrated ability/willingness to provide definitive risk advice.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to internal and external partners. Ability to present to senior management / stakeholders in concise and effective manner.

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.

The health and safety of our colleagues, candidates, clients and communities has been a top priority in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. JPMorgan Chase was awarded the "WELL Health-Safety Rating" for all of our 6,200 locations globally based on our operational policies, maintenance protocols, stakeholder engagement and emergency plans to address a post-COVID-19 environment.

As a part of our commitment to health and safety, we have implemented various COVID-related health and safety requirements for our workforce. Employees are expected to follow the Firm's current COVID-19 or other infectious disease health and safety requirements, including local requirements. Requirements include sharing information including your vaccine card in the firm's vaccine record tool, and may include mask wearing. Requirements may change in the future with the evolving public health landscape. JPMorgan Chase will consider accommodation requests as required by applicable law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veterans

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