Goodman Masson

Product Control Analyst

£45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, shares
23 Jan 2013
22 Feb 2013
Goodman Masson
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My client is a global Trading business headquartered in Central London. It's core aim is to enhance Group value through distinctive supply, commodity trading, risk management and information technology skills underpinned by a world class finance, control and compliance infrastructure.

They are currently searching for a Product Controller to join their finance team which supports their strategic objectives, helping it to achieve its aim of being the world's pre-eminent energy trader, in a controlled and compliant way.

This is an operational control/performance role working very closely with traders and is responsible for the timely and accurate daily monitoring of trading book activities, and in particular the daily market exposure, profit and loss and market risk.

The business covers London entrepreneurial crude oil and product trading, optimisation of European refineries and marketing assets, global shipping optimisation and freight trading, as well as Derivatives and FX Trading.

This particular Product Control team is responsible for managing the Lightends trading activity in Europe. The team provides front-line control and MI for management and traders. This includes daily profit and loss reporting, trading exposure reporting, and risk reporting as well as performing the month end close for the books. In addition, the team also supports broader commercial activities including helping with; systems projects, analysis of business opportunities, providing deep insights into commercial performance and monitoring trader adherence to authorised limits

As a qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA) ideally the candidate would be studying towards further financial qualifications (CFA, FRM etc). You will possess a strong understanding of trading strategies and a solid grasp of the requirements of the control environment in a trading business.

Career potential is very much meritocratic and, combined with an excellent package, presents a fantastic opportunity.Goodman Masson is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Goodman Masson is an equal opportunities employer.