Salary:

£50,000.00 - £55,000.00 / annum

Location:

City of London

Date posted:

24th September 2019

Employment type:

Permanent

Job reference:

87677089

Staffing area:

Financial Services


Description

Robert Half Financial Services are recruiting for a Product Controller to work for a global commodity broker based in the City of London.

Headquartered in London, this commdocity trading business have an international network covering Europe, Asia and North America markets.

About the role

Product control is primarily responsible for producing daily P&L and balance sheet for broking and trading desks. This position will be supporting the team in core control and reporting activities and take part in process improvement initiatives. Some key responsibilities include:

  • Participate in and take ownership of desk activities, including preparing daily and monthly P&L with commentary
  • Responsible for front to back view of controls and completion of month-end reconciliations
  • Production monthly MI for senior management
  • Drive improvements to the control infrastructure
  • Ad-hoc projects that arise relating to further streamlining of existing systems or assisting in the implementation of new systems
  • Liaise with desks heads, middle office and back office to resolve trade exceptions and business reporting
  • Prepare monthly bonus calculations for relevant profit centres and get bonus pay-out sheets signed off and submitted to HR by payroll cut-off date

Your Profile

To be considered for this role you should meet the following criteria:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified accountant
  • Audit practice trained
  • Strong academic background including a minimum of a 2:1 degree from a reputable university
  • Experience in preparation of audited financial statements under UK GAAP or IFRS
  • A track record of improving processes and adding value to clients/stakeholders
  • Strong analytical, organisation and documentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Remuneration

The successful Product Controller working for a global brokerage house based in the City of London will be offered:

  • £50-55,000 (DOE)
  • 10% pension contribution
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Season ticket loan

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. Where rates of pay or salary ranges are detailed these are dependent upon your experience, qualifications or training. If you wish to apply for this position please read our Privacy Notice which details how we may use, process, store and disclose your Personal Information: https://www.roberthalf.co.uk/privacy-notice.



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