P&L Controller

USTECH Solutions


Description

Duration: 18 Months

 

Job Description:

ALMT NA serves the bank’s business lines for North America by providing funding to meet their cash requirements as well as placing their cash surpluses. This position is for a P&L controller supporting and controlling this business in New York and Montreal. The selected candidate will be part of the Global Markets & AMT P/L team that is responsible for the production of the Official Economic P&L and P&L Explain.

 

The role will encompass daily P&L responsibilities and the successful candidate will need to fully understand and explain the key P&L drivers. The individual will be required to establish effective working relationships with both Front Office and other areas of support. (E.g. Trade Support, VR&C, Market Risk, Finance & IT) – allowing for an integrated and proactive approach to the business’ requirements, understanding the lifecycles of the products traded and the systems and reporting mechanisms required to enable full control and accurate and appropriate information to be supplied. The Individual will join a “split team” organization with team members located in both Montreal and New York City, under a functional management located in New York.

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Responsibilities:

 

Departmental Objectives

· The preparation of daily and monthly management revenues for ALM Treasury, and their reconciliation with the estimates of the traders and with the financial accounts

· Ensuring the Economic P&L is correct at the most granular level (Deal level or P&L Explain effect level when relevant).

· Informing FO trading of any issue or adjustment having an impact on FO risks or Cash management.

· Responsible for maintaining an Audit Trail of all reconciliations, adjustments, FO sign-offs, and MO P&L validations

· Analysis and reporting of daily P&L with a detailed breakdown for multiple products including repo, loan and deposits, treasuries, listed derivatives, FX, and IR swaps.

· Reconciliation of PnL to Front office estimates (when available) with a detailed breakdown of P&L drivers

· Contribution to resolution of Back-office ledger vs. P&L systems breaks.

· Ensuring the pricing configuration complies with trading strategy and internal controls, collaboration with V&RC, and Risk required to enforce consistency.

· Analysis, understanding, and commentary on PnL using analytical tools.

· Working with the front office and trade support part of the middle office to resolve operational and booking issues.

· Participation in business development initiatives across client support functions and locations

· Ensuring the MTD management P&Ls are consistent with the end-of-month general ledger P&L

· Discussing and reviewing trading P&Ls with management

· Work closely with Finance to address Economic/Finance P&L breaks.

· Ensure timely and efficient dissemination of data and the resolution of inquiries.

· Identify and escalate time / risk-sensitive issues

· Cohesively explain and maintain own position, logically, in light of differing views

 

Experience:

· At least 2 years of experience in P/L, Valuation, Trade support, Risk, or Finance including at least 1 year in a P&L function.

· Working Knowledge of the following financial products: Loans & Deposits, FX Products, Interest Rate Swaps, Bonds, Repos, and Listed Derivatives.

· Strong Excel & PC skills with proven ability to work with multiple systems.

· Strong problem-solving skills.

· Spirit of continuous improvement

· Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must.

· Display good relationship qualities, team spirit, and ability to work across teams.

· Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to consistently meet deadlines.

· Attention to detail and accuracy is imperative.

 

Skills:

· Experience in pricing, valuation or hedging of derivatives.

· Project management experience deploying new models or system migration.

· Working Knowledge of programming languages – such as VBA & Python

· Experience with Fair Value Hedging methodologies (Interest Rate hedging, currency hedging, etc.)

· Working Knowledge of best practices related to funding methodologies, cost of carry analysis, or other cash management-related functions.

· Working knowledge of liquidity P&L computation including balance sheet value at risk and liquidity transformation for cash products.

 

Education:

· Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required.

 

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