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CIB - F&BM - Spread Markets External Reporting Controller - Associate

Req #: 180025756
Location: London, ENG, UK
Job Category: Accounting/Finance/Audit/Risk
Potential Referral Amount: 3500 US Dollar (USD)

The External reporting controller team provides support to the Global Spread Market businesses which includes

Credit Trading and Syndicate, Securitized Products Group and Public Finance. Credit Trading and Syndicate

business is a market maker in credit derivatives, corporate bonds and secondary loans and an underwriter of

corporate and high yield bonds. The Securitized Products Group is engaged in a variety of activities related to

consumer and real estate assets. The business originates, underwrites and trades mortgage and other assetbacked

receivables, and the product mix includes residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities and

loans, as well as auto, credit card, student loan and consumer receivables. Public Finance group serves the

needs of public sector clients, including state and local governments, non-profit institutions and certain

corporations that issue debt in the tax-exempt capital markets. Organized by sector and region, the group offers

its public sector clients origination, execution, infrastructure finance and private placement capabilities, as well as

syndication capabilities for taxable and tax-exempt debt

Team Description

Finance & Business Management's (F&BM) goals are to ensure a sound control environment and provide

financial advice to support the business strategy. Within F&BM, the Controllers organization is responsible for

ensuring the overall integrity and validity of the financial statements and controls over the transaction cycle;

performing critical reporting functions for the organization, including legal entity, financial and regulatory, as well

as product valuation; and improving ongoing processes, and ensuring execution and implementation of the

overall financial architecture.

The External Reporting Team within Product Controller function is primarily responsible for:

- Ensuring that the quarterly external reporting disclosures are timely, accurate and complete

- Liaising with Accounting Policy to ensure compliance with Corporate Regulatory requirements

- Overall Balance Sheet, Capital and RWA monitoring

- Working closely with LOB product controller (P&L) team and coordination across other central teams to

facilitate reporting

- Supporting the business in implementing changes in the regulatory framework

Key Roles & Responsibilities

In addition to the overall responsibilities for the External reporting team as stated above, the job specific

responsibilities mainly include:

· Owning and performing key monthly and quarterly submissions with direct accountability as part of the

external regulatory reporting disclosures for the Business

· Direct ownership and providing analytical support for limit monitoring, review, reporting, optimization and

forecasting of business balance sheet, RWA and capital usage

· MIS review, analysis and reporting of LOB financials with a special emphasis on Legal-entity results

· Work on projects and ad-hoc queries as appropriate, driven by regulatory changes and coordinate

across different functional teams

· Implementing Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Act and doing the relevant testing across the Spread External

reporting team, ensuring compliance with the firm-wide guidelines in a timely manner

· Provide oversight in implementing a strong control environment and support governance forums to

proactively raise concerns to senior management on a timely manner, with researched remediation


Degree level (Finance, Accounting or related field preferred)

· Working knowledge of Investment Bank products

· Strong analytical, investigative problem-solving and decision-making skills, with a keen attention to


· Established track record of delivery in a complex environment against aggressive timelines

· Ability to deal with multiple tasks in a fast moving environment and keep pace with the changes


· Team player, with ability to work effectively across diverse functions, locations and businesses

· Excellent working knowledge of MS Excel and being able to deal with complex spreadsheets. Good

working knowledge of MS-Powerpoint and MS-Access.

· Be able to adapt and work seamlessly across different systems used for reporting

· Control mindset with an ability to identify and close control gaps and/or issues

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