Corporate & Investment Bank - Markets Product Control - Analyst

JP Morgan

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


The Product Controller is primarily responsible for the P&L, Risk Management and Control of both the standard and non-standard elements of the businesses. Products include (but are not limited to):

  • Derivatives
  • Futures and Options
  • Structured Investments
  • Repos
  • ETFs

The key responsibilities of the P&L and Risk team are:

  • Production, preparation and reporting of the daily P&L and risk management information
  • Understand, produce and explain daily P&L into constituent risk components; investigating any issues as needed
  • Review with FO to obtain sign-off and for any ad hoc requests and queries. First point of contact for FO
  • Additional liaison with other middle office areas, back office, FVP and technology development groups and point of contact for all downstream issues (e.g. Collateral, Credit, Settlements)
  • Liaison with accounting control group to help investigate any issues around daily monitoring and review of the general ledger to reported P&L and month-end reporting and substantiation
  • Manage projects and initiatives related to all of the above as well as larger cross-business programmes
  • Be an active part of the team, coming up with ideas and suggestions for improvements etc.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Pro-activity in identifying control gaps, defining resolution and taking to closure
  • Ability to communicate effectively across the organization, both orally and in writing
  • Knowledge of derivative option products and/or commodities an advantage
  • Motivated, positive "can do" attitude
  • Influencing skills to manage interaction with diverse groups internally and externally
  • A flexible proactive approach, ability to adapt to business change
  • Finance background. Preferably qualified accountant, but not essential
  • Previous Product Control experience highly beneficial, but not essential
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