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Jefferies London, United Kingdom
Posted 3 months ago Hybrid Permanent Competitive
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Poorvi Shahpala
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Team:

Product Control team at Jefferies International Limited

 

Role:

This role is for an Associate within the Product Control team at Jefferies International Limited (JIL) covering the European based businesses. 

 

The role will also entail working closely with our offshore team to ensure high standards are maintained. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

Daily Production tasks including

  • Formal PL production (including FOBO Review / Flash vs Actual analysis / PL Explain)
  • Daily Inventory Reporting
  • Daily Reporting & Analysis of Firm Balance Sheet 
  • T0 Reporting across Trading/ Banking Divisions

 

Month End work including

  • Balance Sheet substantiation
  • Reconciliation of reported PL to ledger
  • Assistance to IPV process
  • Netting Balance sheet items in accordance with policy guidance
  • Working with and across other groups to resolve breaks/exceptions in a timely manner
  • Analytical Review & Commentary (PL and BS)
  • Contribution to month end reporting packs and stakeholder MI requests

 

Additional responsibilities

  • Improve and challenge existing controls and processes 
  • Involvement in new business approval process
  • Provide cover for wider Controllers Team 
  • Ad hoc project work

 

Person Specification:

  • Part qualified/qualified in the accounting field
  • Prior finance/product control experience preferred  
  • Understanding of the key components of a bank’s balance sheet / P&L 
  • Strong Excel knowledge, VBA skills are preferable
  • Ability to write and present commentary pertaining to business area(s) supported 
  • High attention to detail with a control focused mindset and awareness of when to escalate issues
  • Team player
  • Able to prioritise workload to achieve daily targets
  • Uses initiative to identify issues and implement solutions 
  • Ability to automate and rationalise process as necessary
  • This role will be based on site in London and successful candidate  will be expected to build relationships with the front office, COO teams, middle office and risk. A mindset of continually reassessing and building upon the existing control environment will be crucial to success.

 

Jefferies Financial Group Inc. (‘‘Jefferies,’’ ‘‘we,’’ ‘‘us’’ or ‘‘our’’) is a U.S.-headquartered global full service, integrated investment banking and securities firm. Our largest subsidiary, Jefferies LLC, a U.S. broker-dealer, was founded in the U.S. in 1962 and our first international operating subsidiary, Jefferies International Limited, a U.K. broker-dealer, was established in the U.K. in 1986. Our strategy focuses on continuing to build out our investment banking effort, enhancing our capital markets businesses and further developing our Leucadia Asset Management alternative asset management platform. We offer deep sector expertise across a full range of products and services in investment banking, equities, fixed income, asset and wealth management in the Americas, Europe and the Middle East and Asia.

At Jefferies, we believe that diversity fosters creativity, innovation and thought leadership through the infusion of new ideas and perspectives. We have made a commitment to building a culture that provides opportunities for all employees regardless of our differences and supports a workforce that is reflective of the communities where we work and live. As a result, we are able to pool our collective insights and intelligence to provide fresh and innovative thinking for our clients.

Jefferies is an equal employment opportunity employer, and takes affirmative action to ensure that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, genetic information, reproductive health decisions, or any other factor protected by applicable law. We are committed to hiring the most qualified applicants and complying with all federal, state, and local equal employment opportunity laws. As part of this commitment, Jefferies will extend reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities, as required by applicable law.

All employees must follow Jefferies’ COVID-19 protocol policy, which is subject to change.

Job ID  Controller
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