P and L Product Control Analyst - Primary and Credit Markets

Recruiter
Financial Services
Location
Harrow on the Hill, United Kingdom
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
23 Jul 2022
Closes
22 Aug 2022
Ref
16007227
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
The Primary & Credit Markets P&L team, as part of the Global markets Product Control, provides a full and dedicated support to the PCM business Line. The bank has a substantial trading presence in London, New York, Hong Kong.

The position is Product Controller for the Primary & Credit Markets business in Lisbon. The selected candidate will report directly to the Flow Credit & PS&F Markets P&L team manager. The role will encompass daily P&L responsibilities and the successful candidate will need to fully understand and explain the key P&L drivers.

The Flow Credit trading desk aims to satisfy client needs and provide liquidity in the bond and CDS market across investment grade and high yield names. The PS&F business provides Financing (Repo), Derivatives Execution & Client and Prime brokerage to corporate and institutional clients.

The individual will be required to establish effective working relationships with both Front Office and other areas of support (e.g. Back Office. Market Risk, Finance & IT). This will allow for an integrated and proactive approach to the business' requirements.

The individual will need to understand the lifecycles of the products traded, along with the systems and reporting mechanisms required to enable full control and accurate and appropriate information for reporting purposes. These include but is not limited to Bonds, CDS, CDO, Repo, Swaps Index trades, TRS.

Description

Detailed specific responsibilities include:

Departmental Objectives
  • The preparation, and full explanation, of daily and monthly management revenues for the Flow Credit and Primary Markets activity and their reconciliation with the estimates of the traders and with the financial accounts



  • Detailed specific responsibilities include:

    Departmental Objectives

    • The preparation, and full explanation, of daily and monthly management revenues for the Flow Credit and Primary Markets activity and their reconciliation with the estimates of the traders and with the financial accounts

    • The participation in business development initiatives across The Firm's support functions and locations.

    • Producing daily P&L based on the middle office official P&L systems.

    • Reconciling P&L to Front office estimates.

    • Producing daily stepped reval and risk based P&L explains.

    • Analysing, understanding and writing commentary on P&L using analytical tools.

    • Working with front office, trade support and other functions to resolve operational and booking issues.

    • Working with front office, finance and market risk to finalise month end P&L.

    • Discussing and reviewing trading P&Ls with management.

    • Ensuring the monthly management P&Ls are consistent with the final end of month general ledger P&L in conjunction with Finance..

    Trader Support and Customer Service

    • Close liaison with the trading floor to ensure the timely and efficient resolution of trader queries.

    • Liase with other Operation functions and other infrastructure groups to support a 'one team approach'.

    • Take a 'can-do' approach to enhance relationships.

    • Resolve all issues / conflicts in a timely and customer orientated fashion.

    • Adhere to deadlines and objectives.

    Communication

    • Clear and concise communication with all teams to ensure the timely and efficient dissemination of information and the resolution of queries arising, including escalation of issues to the team manager.

    • Ability to gather information from a broad range of sources and disseminate appropriately.

    • Where appropriate, ability to maintain and explain own position using logic in the light of differing views.

    • Provide support to Operations in overseas offices as required.

    Culture
    • Focus on the needs of the business
    • Respect and value each team member's contribution
    • Act with integrity
    • Accept responsibility for our actions
    • Recognise creativity and ability
    • Achieve a sensible work/life balance.

Profile

Candidate must be degree educated at a top institution with a 2.1 or higher and have impeccable A Level results. Ideally Accountancy or Business related degree as an understanding of Corporate Finance is a MUST.

YOu will know the products; Bonds, CDS, CDO, Repo, Swaps Index trades, TRS either through a role or through learned / research.

Job Offer

My client is offering a competitive graduate salary to the right candidate for an entry level or up to 2 years post grad experience candidate.

P and L Product Control Analyst - Primary and Credit Markets

City of London

Financial Services.

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