Product Controller

Warszawa, Poland
Ref: R-00102048 Contract: Full Time Posted: 12/02/20 Closes: 14/03/2020

Join us as a 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 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 manage 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:

  • Provide daily calculation and reporting of P&L or balance sheet statements for respective trading desks, including reconciliation, analytical review, driver analysis
  • Take responsibility for monthly balance sheet substantiation and control
  • Ensure sign-off of daily and monthly P&Ls by traders
  • Provide close liaison with other product control teams, Market & Operational Risk, Operations and other finance teams to ensure the timely and efficient resolution of queries
  • Support with the resolution of all non-standard queries around processes performed
  • Identify improvements in processes to obtain efficiencies and improve key controls
  • Provide an accurate and timely service for the specific unit, while making sure that all outputs are validated and delivered in accordance with SLAs

The skills you'll need

To succeed in this role, you’ll need 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.

We’ll also look to you to bring:

  • Good accounting skills with experience gained in the financial services sector
  • 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