Product Controller - Contract

Employer
Hays Malaysia
Location
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Salary
-
Posted
May 28, 2021
Closes
Jun 16, 2021
Ref
9697988
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Your new company
Client is a top tier investment bank located in Hong Kong. They are currently looking for a Product Controller to lead their business.

Your new role
Are you an expert at analysing financial results for equities business? Are you passionate to learn about markets and be an outstanding controller for a business/sector? Do you have the ability to act as the Single Point of Contact to the Front Office on all aspects of the end-to-end Finance processes and controls?

We are looking for an experienced Product Controller to:
  • act as one of the primary owners to the traders and business managers on all matters relating to P&L (T0-Estimates, T+1-Management,Risk-Based,Clean & Hypothetical) and balance sheet
  • be valued partner to the Front Office and develop an in-depth understanding of the sector, it's risk profile, key positions, market movements and regulations
  • review & challenge T0 P&L, focus on improving quality, accuracy and completeness
  • challenge and influence effectiveness of upstream controls to further strengthen the front to back control environment
  • The Product Controller will also:
  • join the Business Product Control team and oversee India P&L supervisors and teams
  • participate in P&L and business performance meetings, oversight committees and governance forums
  • be responsible for delivery of timely, complete and accurate T+1 P&L with high quality commentary and T0 vs. T+1 P&L analysis for the sector(s)s
  • ensure delivery of balance sheet commentary, analysis & substantiation of ALL trading aligned account balances (including control/suspense/wash accounts) for the sector(s)
  • manage and execute the month end close process including finalisation of P&L, BS and disclosures and executing other key close related controls
  • review control metrics for sign-off with business / divisional controllers
  • pro-actively identify, review and escalate operational risk issues

Your team
You'll be working in the Financial Accounting & Controlling team in Hong Kong providing maternity cover for Equities Financing business controller. This is a high profile regional team supporting businesses across APAC, covering Equities and Fixed Income, with significant interaction with a broad and diverse range of areas including Country Controller, Business Managers, Group Treasury, Market Risk, Credit Risk, Legal, Operations, Auditors and other Finance functions.

What you'll need to succeed
  • a bachelor degree or above, preferably with CPA or CFA qualification
  • 5+ Years' experience in Equities Product Control
  • experience in supporting a range of products for the business
  • good knowledge of accounting, financial markets, revenue & financial resource drivers
  • very strong knowledge of MS-Excel
  • demonstrated experience in communicating and dealing with front office, COOs, senior finance stakeholders and other front to back teams

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