CHICAGO - Lacking a chief financial officer since May 1, Bank One Corp. chairman and chief executive James Dimon could be closing in on his choice to fill the job.

It's believed the former Citigroup Inc. executive would like to have the appointment wrapped up by the end of June, when the second quarter ends. The nation's fifth-largest banking company is mum on the subject, but industry observers are guessing it could be sooner, and speculation is mounting on whom the $273 billion-asset company wants for the job.

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