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Product Controller / Trade Accountant - Commodities (Contract)

Marks Sattin FS
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Aug 5, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Product Controller / Trade Accountant - Commodities Trading Firm (3+ Month Contract)

About the Role and Company

Are you a meticulous and driven professional with a passion for the commodities trading sector? Join our leading commodities trading firm as a Product Controller / Trade Accountant on a 3-month contract with the potential for extension.

As we undergo a significant transformation of our internal IT system, we are seeking a dedicated individual to lead our data cleanse, develop efficient controls for new business, and spearhead our 2025 net revenue budgeting process. This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute to a dynamic and growing organisation while enhancing your expertise in trade accounting and product control.

Role Responsibilities
  • Reconcile between trading and accounting systems, investigating and resolving any differences.
  • Update trade details as necessary, including addendums, change of origin, and cost estimates.
  • Ensure adherence to control processes, ensuring contracts and changes align with the trading system
  • Lead the revenue budget process for 2025 and develop a five-year plan
  • Resolve trade/operations queries
  • Collaborate with the team to review and cleanse data sets, suggesting improvements for enhanced outputs.
  • Transform month-end revenue reporting across group entities.
  • Lead changes to product data, suggesting revisions and control processes for ongoing growth.
  • Opportunity to contribute to the development and testing of a new trading stream.
  • Perform profitability analysis by location, trade, and counterparty.
  • Monitor inter-company balances and review balance sheets.
  • Provide coverage for Product Control duties for other trading lines as needed.
  • Support the external audit process.

Selection Criteria

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual with the following qualifications:
  • 2-5 years post-qualified accountant experience.
  • Experience in a similar product controller / trade accounting role
  • Strong analytical and communication skills, with an interest in developing commercial acumen.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Power BI, with strong IT skills

If you are ready to take on a challenging and rewarding role as a Product Controller / Trade Accountant in a leading commodities trading firm, we want to hear from you. Apply now to become an integral part of our team and help drive our success during this critical transformation period.

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