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Senior Product Controller

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 29/01/2018
  • Job reference: 290118NJ

Our client a top tier Investment Bank based in the City is looking for a Senior Product Control team member to cover the Control and Analytics function for the fixed income, Credit business, based in London.



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Detailed understanding of the product flows, trade bookings and accounting treatments. Providing support in detailed investigations on reconciliation activities performed by the Production team.
  • Daily interaction with Front Office in agreeing that reported p&l and decomposition is in line with expectations, reviewing estimate to actual analysis performed by the Production team.
  • Engagement in the process to ensure appropriate oversight and review is taking place in Product Control.
  • Review and sign off monthly account attestation process, including preparation of Regional Attestation Committee results.
  • Agree all Prelim to Final P&L adjustments with Front Office.
  • Accountability for compliance with the main Finance Standing Order, including Large Day 1 P&L escalation, decomposition unexplained breach reporting
  • Responsible/accountable for book static data and market data snap issues.
  • Responsible/accountable for New Business Committee engagement
  • Involvement in key change management projects to deliver improvements to our daily processes
  • Ensuring immediate supervisor is kept adequately appraised of pertinent issues and developments.
  • To ensure PC remains and is seen to be an independent control function
  • Work very closely with the P&L production function based in offshore to ensure a seamless delivery to Front Office

To be considered for this role you should have a recognised accounting qualification ideally. Looking for a candidate with solid product control experience, gained within a banking/trading environment and ideally within a Fixed Income asset class. Able to identify areas of procedural and control weakness and to design robust and automated solutions that dovetail neatly into a fully reconciled Balance Sheet.

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