The ICG Business deals in a diverse range of fixed income related products ranging from vanilla instruments and securities to complex exotic range structures.
Citi’s strong global presence in both developed and emerging markets is reflected in the broad geographical coverage both in terms of its investment and client base.
A Product Controller oversees the accuracy of the information impacting Financial Statements and Regulatory requirements produce by the area.
This includes P&L Price Verification and FX Positions.
Responsible to ensure all team responsibilities / deadlines are performed timely
Responsible for staff line management functions (training, coverage, performance review, scheduling, etc)
The candidate will be placed within a team that supports the Investment Banking businesses. Supporting this business, the candidate will be exposed to a diversity of lending revenue , debt, equity, and M&A products to meet Citi’s corporate client’s financing needs
Daily production of P&L books which will include daily communication with the trader, explanation of P&L movements to management, profit attribution analysis, responsibility of position reconciliation’s and exception reports.
Participation in desk level activities, including preparing the daily product specific business level revenues and commentary.
Understand the Price Verification process and its impact on the P&L. Ensure adequate Balance Sheet and P&L controls exist and are monitored daily.
Understand the Market Value Adjustment (MVA) and Price Verification Processes.
Reviewing new trades, understanding the structure, associated risks and the P&L generated on them.
Ad Hoc projects that arise relating to further streamlining (or retirement) of existing systems or assisting in the implementation of new systems / processes.
Educated to a Bachelor’s level, preferably in accounting, finance, statistics, mathematics or management engineering.
At least 3 years’ experience in Product Control, Markets, Treasury Operations or Finance Areas.
Preferably educated to a Masters’ level, preferably in Accounting, Finance, Engineering or Business Management.
Strong knowledge of capital markets, financial and banking industry.
Preferably with banking and P / l reporting and reconciliation experience. Experience on foreign Currency Reconciliation, Treasury Operations, Trade Capture.
Highly numerate, detail oriented, and strong analytical skills : pays particular attention to accuracy, identifies errors and quick to identify / implement solutions
Efficiently solves complex, ambiguous problems / situations superior problem structuring & causal thinking, sound business judgment, and demonstrated result orientation Skilled in MS Excel, VBA and macro knowledge is an advantage;
have good understanding of database querying tools.
Technically proficient : is able to optimize available system solutions and implement process improvements as needed. Able to explore new systems and can adapt quickly to new processes.
Self-motivated, can work under pressure with minimum supervision, and able to manage multiple tasks and meet assigned deadlines.
Confident and assertive in character
Creativity and independent thinking - thinks outside the box and challenges conventional wisdom
Able to handle high volume of work. Willing to work overtime as needed
Strong interpersonal skills, has ability to develop strong partnership with stakeholders and interact with people from varied cultures and functional areas.
Multi-tasks productively and reliably, while managing conflicting priorities.
Results oriented, good communication skills. Able rapidly to lead processes and coordinate tasks.
Team player, interacts well, and creates synergy in team environment. Able to work with cross-functional teams
Applications. Creates and sustains a network of strong client relationships. Strong influencing, negotiating, and facilitation skills.
Collaborative work style effectively interacts with partners across organizational boundaries / hierarchies
Strong leadership presence commands respect and will earn trust of senior Treasury and Finance leaders. She / he is courteous and diplomatic.
Process migration experience is an advantage
Excellent command of written and spoken English and Spanish. Portuguese is an advantage.