Head of Product Control - Financial Services - London

Job Title: Head of Product Control - Financial Services - London
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH17551_1517223408
Contact Name: Robynne McPadden
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 29, 2018 10:56

Job Description

A North American investment bank are increasing their UK footprint with a new hire in their Middle Office team. They are seeking an up-and-coming Product Controller to head up the P&L Reporting and Analysis function.

The role will be split between BAU and project responsibilities and will be a hands on role particularly while the projects are underway.

BAU responsibilities:

  • Supervise a matrix structure team in the production and analysis of daily P&L for the Equities business
  • Work closely with CFO and Head of Trading to provide detailed and insightful analysis into the desks
  • Ensure that business line risks are mitigated with robust controls processes
  • Work with Heads of Business to design and implement efficient business line strategies
  • Assist in the development of the 12-24 month strategic plan
  • Maintain an awareness and comprehension of industry trends and competitor analysis to inform decision-making

Project work will include:

  • Working with BAs/PMs to assist with the implementation of new systems and rolling out existing systems to new business lines
  • Working closely with Trade Support to analyse and improve process controls

Ideally, the successful person for this role will be:

  • Qualified accountant or have demonstrable and detailed understanding of general ledgers
  • An influencer capable of convincing, persuading and negotiating
  • Financial Services, ideally investment banking, experience
  • Detailed understanding of equities, derivatives or structured products in a controls environment

For more info, please get in touch with Robynne McPadden at Twenty Financial Services.