VP, Product Control VP, Product Control …

Phyton Talent Advisors
in Jacksonville, FL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Jun 19
Phyton Talent Advisors
in Jacksonville, FL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Jun 19
VP, Product Control
VP, Product Control
Location: Jacksonville, FL

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage multiple teams covering various product categories and regions
  • Ensure appropriate controls and reviews are maintained for daily P&L production, taking traders sign off [ Asset classes: Equities, Credit and Energy ]
  • Ensure material commentary is issued daily as and when required
  • Ensure the teams are performing timely lockdown of daily and monthly P&L
  • Be able to substantiate daily and monthly adjustments held in P&L and control accounts if any
  • Review monthly balance sheet, with substantiation and potential financial exposure
  • Review various reconciliation reports, management packs and ad hoc reports
  • Review of month end Journals for accrual, provision and true up
  • Take responsibility for the quality of work submitted and ensure that the highest standards are maintained
  • Ensure adherence to SLA's, KPI's, internal metrics and FMG wide policies
  • Identify and manage risk and control breakdowns
  • Develop and maintain effective and standard processes; maintain KOP's | DI's
  • Regular face off with Traders, Trading Finance Management, regional finance team and various internal stakeholders in GFS
  • Act as a point of reference for team members and internal clients
  • Manage relationships with internal stakeholders, take regular feedback, anticipate and understand issues and escalate appropriately for timely resolution
  • Manage strong relationships with Support teams [ trading finance IT, trading finance operations, trading finance risk ] and bring synergies by interacting and integrating with cross functional teams
  • Maintain a pleasant workplace environment which is motivating and enables high performance within the team
  • Monitor people performance, provide timely feedback, perform annual and mid-year appraisals [ including people development, pipeline | skills monitoring, and training programs ]
  • Manage leavers and attrition, create sufficient backup | cross training
  • Minimize dependency on key people by cross training and succession planning; manage career and growth expectations of people
  • Leverage knowledge and skills sitting with other teams in the same location and similar teams sitting across the globe
  • Enable movement of people as and when required to manage resourcing across trading finance
  • Support change project initiatives and conduct User Acceptance Testing for enhancements to current systems or migration to a new system
  • Focus to improve the process speed and accuracy in proactively identifying and eliminating operational risks
  • Coordinate new migrations which includes scoping of activities to be migrated, identifying people resources, travel planning, transition planning, monitor training and obtaining sign-off from all stakeholders

  • You will hold a postgraduate | professional accounting qualification, preferably CPA or MBA.
  • 10+ years' experience in the financial services industry with at least 3+ years of people management experience
  • A control mindset and ability to identify, mitigate and control gaps
  • A strong understanding of financial market products such as Equities, Energy, Commodities, Credit
  • An ability to develop, implement and maintain effective and standard operational processes
  • Excellent people and resource management skills; strong leadership skills and the ability to manage large teams
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; you need to be able to communicate across all levels of the business
  • Excellent business writing and verbal English communication skills
  • Strong planning, negotiation and analytical skills
  • Ready to travel and work in shifts
  • Overseas experience would be a plus