Accountant - Product Controller

Posted 23 February by Pontoon

Product Controller


6 months FTC

The Role includes:

  • Completion of core BAU daily tasks including P&L explain and FOBO reconciliation
  • Taking responsibility for and improving a range of PL control and explain functions plus additional ad hoc projects and queries as they arise
  • Being a direct point of contact for the Equity Execution Services trading desks and maintain close contact with senior management, across both AMRS and EMEA Business Units
  • Participation in month end P&L and balance sheet close


  • University Degree & strong academics
  • Accounting knowledge - ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent / working experience of the fundamentals of accounting principles


Essential Skills

  • Product Knowledge - candidate to have strong working experience of financial products preferably Equities and Equity Derivatives and the P&L Explain process.
  • Excel/VBA/Access - part of the role will include process improvement across the group
  • Communication - will require regular communication with the trading desk, senior management and other stakeholders within the bank.
  • People management - some exposure to management would be beneficial but not essential

Nice to have

  • Change management - previous exposure to Change management would be beneficial but not essential


  • Execution - assumes ownership of problems and drives towards their resolution.
  • Collaboration - communicates and partners well with others to accomplish goals, builds and leverages business relationships to affect change and improve control landscape.
  • Energy and drive - maintains high levels of self motivation. Accepts and tackles demanding goals, seeks opportunities to apply new skills/knowledge.
  • Courage - stands up for what he or she believes in and has the confidence to speak up, exhibit confidence outside confines of structured meetings.
  • Character - acts on feedback to improve performance, works through challenges to achieve success. Has confidence when dealing with uncertainty.

Application question

are you a fully qualified accountant? ACCA, ACA or CIMA?

Reference: 34545841

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