Senior Equity Product Controller

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Job Identification Number: 39

Location: New York, NY

Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Category: Accounting and Finance

Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.


Our client, a financial services firm, is seeking a Senior Equity Product Controller in their NYC office. The ideal candidate should have the ability to rationalize and re-engineer complex, interlinked, spreadsheet based processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review and report Profit and loss from trading activities, and evaluate the accuracy of trader supplied valuations. This includes calculating and analyzing P&L, and explaining P&L movements.
  • Provide daily net revenue inputs to the management reporting group.
    • Month end actual vs reported review and reconciliation
  • Liaise closely with multiple groups such as Operations, Technology, and Market Risk to resolve issues.
  • Responsible for the proper accounting treatment of trading activity including preparing/posting journal entries and performing the month end general ledger accounting close
  • Support process and system improvements through leading and participating in various project initiatives.
  • Understand the process flows from front end systems to subledger into the General Ledger
  • Ensure Compliance with Internal / external audit and regulatory requirements
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting to senior management, and look to identify and develop other relevant management information (MI).



Qualifications and Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience in Product Control or commensurate Finance/Accounting experience.
  • Experience with identifying control gaps, and implementing changes to improve the control environment.
  • Experience developing team members and managing the strengths and weaknesses or a group.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills.  MS Excel expertise, ability to control and reconcile large data sets.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving experience
  • Organized and able to prioritize under tight and conflicting deadlines