Junior Product Controller

Warszawa, Poland
Ref: R-00101109 Contract: Full Time Posted: 22/01/20 Closes: 28/02/2020

Join us as a Junior Product Controller

  • Hone your accounting skills and advance your career as you undertake complex financial and accounting issues
  • You’ll identify improvements in processes to obtain efficiencies and improve key controls
  • This is an opportunity to enhance your skillset while opening doors for career progression

What you'll do

As a Junior Product Controller, you’ll support the wider team in achieving objectives, project and process improvement initiatives, and collaborate with management in the review and challenge of team outputs. You’ll support in the calculations of statements and other financial reporting in line with business requirements, and work proactively with all internal and external stakeholders to resolve any issues around the process performed.

Through the course of your work, you’ll:

  • Support with the resolution of all non-standard queries around processes performed
  • Complete daily calculation and reporting of P&L or balance sheet statements for respective trading desks, including reconciliation, analytical review and driver analysis
  • Ensure sign-off of daily and monthly P&Ls by traders
  • Perform daily, weekly, monthly and ad hoc reporting and analysis, covering revenue and balance sheet
  • Establish and maintain excellent relations with internal and external stakeholders, and work proactively with them to resolve any issue around the process performed
  • Make sure that system reconciliation breaks are explained or cleared

The skills you'll need

To succeed in this role, you’ll need some relevant experience in a finance or banking environment with a good understanding of financial markets, including products, valuation and risk across asset classes. You’ll ideally have technical skills relating to VBA and SQL, and you’ll also be working towards, or qualified, with CFA, ACCA or CIMA. Additionally, we’ll expect you to have strong written and verbal English.

We’ll also look to you to bring:

  • Good accounting skills with experience gained in the financial services sector
  • A degree in a finance, banking or economics related field
  • An understanding of the front to back setup within investment banking, including systems, processes and functions
  • The ability to identify and resolve issues with minimum supervision and prioritise workloads in a pressured environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to build strong business relationships in a changing and fast paced environment, and work well as a team to meet objectives