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Macquarie Group
in Galena Park, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Macquarie Group
in Galena Park, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Product Control Analyst
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Product Control, Analyst

Job no: FMG-949036
Work type: Full time
Location: Houston
Group: Financial Management Group
Division: Finance
Recruiter: Lisa Ferrara

You could be a part of our Product Control team supporting the Commodities and Global Markets Group in our dynamic Houston office as a Product Control Analyst.

The Product Control Group, within the Finance department, is responsible for understanding, substantiating and controlling the revenue recognition of the trading business with a specific focus on the balance sheet and income statement. The Product Control group does this through daily review of P&L attribution, reserves, and adjustments and periodic review of front to back reconciliations and new trade reviews.  In conjunction with new trade/desk level risk oversight, Product Control ensures a firm understanding of the drivers of P&L in order to produce accurate daily and period to date reporting & analysis.

As a Product Control Analyst, you will support our global Commodities Markets & Finance group with a focus on Energy markets. The Commodities and Global Markets group provides clients with risk and capital solutions across physical and financial markets.  Some examples of traded energy products include natural gas, power, crude oil, coal, refined products and carbon emissions. In addition, the division is active across all physical energy products: natural gas, power, liquified natural gas, oil, natural gas liquids and coal. Our Commodities and Global Markets Group also provides storage and transportation services, and commodities-based financing. 

In this role you will be responsible for maintaining strong internal relationships with the Front Office, Market Risk, Financial Control and our Global Financial Services group.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • partnering with traders regarding risk, trading strategies and valuation impacts on P&L and balance sheet including participating in front office projects
  • P&L explaining of attribution, analysis and commentary on a daily and a period to date basis
  • new business support & oversight, including new deal write-ups, structured trade reviews
  • regular interaction and risk oversight of the offshore team based in Jacksonville, FL, who produce the daily P&Ls, key reconciliations and who run the month end process.  Key responsibility to link the daily P&L and financial controls to the risk/valuation oversight of traders
  • maintaining strong internal relationships with the front office, risk, operations, financial control and other FMG teams
  • reviewing Reserves and the independent Price Testing process
  • proactively seeking client feedback to further improve service level standards
  • emphasis on ongoing process and system improvements.

To be successful in this role you will have 3+ years relevant Product Control, Market Risk, Price testing/Valuation industry experience and a strong background in financial markets and trading businesses required.  You will also have:

  • experience with commodities products and physical commodities
  • strong numerical and analytical skills with background in or interest in coding & data analytics
  • strong client service skills, and control/risk awareness
  • strong sense of accountability and ownership of key deliverables
  • continuous focus on qualitative improvements to teamwork, to ensure the highest quality work is delivered
  • comfortable tackling new concepts and ideas associated with on-going change in the business.

If you are ready to put your skills to work, apply today!

To learn more about careers at Macquarie, visit

The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate communications and investor relations.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


Advertised: 29 Oct 2019 Central Daylight Time
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