• Negotiable
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Standard Chartered Bank Singapore
  • 22 Jan 18

Senior Product Controller - Commodities

  • Location: Singapore
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job Type: Full time

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We are currently looking for a Senior Product Controller for FM Commodities.

The main function will be a senior role, performing independent analysis and controls in respect of the Financial Markets Commodity business. The role covers SCB's commodity trading operations in the UK, Americas, Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Key Responsibilities

1. Daily analysis and controls of the Commodities P&L and Balance Sheet, ensuring integrity of data reported in a controlled environment.

2. Providing analytics to the business, risk based P&L explanation, and daily performance commentary. Detailed planning and budgetary support will be required.

3. Business support in terms of advising on structured transactions, assisting new product launches, providing quality MIS, and accommodating ad hoc requests.

4. Supporting local finance teams with respect to regulatory reporting requirements, general ledger reconciliations and product training.

5. Contact point for auditors, both internal and external.

6. Responsible for compliance with the Group Accounting Policy.

  1. Responsible for continued development and testing of a Business Continuity Plan, in so far as it relates to Commodities.
  2. Development of consistent booking models across the Bank's transaction processing systems.

  1. Ensuring accurate documentation of Finance processes, including Department Operating Instruction (DOIs) and policies where appropriate.

  1. Forging and maintaining strong relationships between the onshore and offshore teams in Product Control and with other functions in the Bank

Key Relationships


Head of Commodities Product Control

Global Head of Product Control

In-country CFOs

Commodity Trading, Sales & Structuring Staff

Chief Operating Officers

Middle Office

Market Risk



KPMG (audit & advisory)

Regulatory bodies as required

Key Measurables

  1. Maintain a first class Finance - Product Control division, which continually seeks to challenge and improve standards.
  2. Maintain a high level of risk awareness and escalate concerns in a timely manner
  3. Maintain a strong internal control environment, which will ensure the FM Commodities business, continues to grow in a stable and well-controlled manner.
  4. Drive closer alignment between Product Control and in-country finance teams.
  5. Optimize systems configuration and process improvements, leading to cost efficiencies.

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