Global Markets/Banking Product Control BA/PM

Our client, a top-tier Management Consulting firm is looking for a Product Control BA/PM. The job is located in New York City.

As a member of the product control department you will oversee the near shore team supporting the North America Core Prime Brokerage and Client Derivatives businesses. Client's Prime Brokerage business unit is a leading provider of clearing and custody, financing, securities lending, client technology and customized reporting services to hedge fund clients and asset owners globally. The ideal candidate will support the following businesses:

  • Equity Prime Brokerage/Finance
  • Structured Notes
  • OTC Derivative
  • 'Cash Equities
This role manages has oversight functions over near-shore team supporting above mentioned businesses and provides all relevant reporting and analysis of financial metrics (P&L, Attribution, Various control functions, etc.) to the business and Finance management.


  • A good understanding of the equity business and functions related to product control which includes understanding of the P&L process, P&L explain process and performing various controls.
  • Provide value-add analysis to business/client and Senior Finance management on weekly/monthly/quarterly basis.
  • Provide meaningful commentary on the P&L drivers on a daily basis. Explain the attributes of the daily profit & loss (P&L) based on underlying risk components
  • Partner with various support groups to help facilitate the daily BAU process. Act as a liaison between Finance and Front Office to analyze the accuracy of trade / position valuations.
  • Take full ownership of the daily P&L process and perform oversight function for near-shore team.
  • Be able to Research and resolve P&L discrepancies between Front Office and Finance which will include working with Operations, the Trading Desk, IT, Financial Reporting, and Market Risk Control.
  • Perform daily due diligence for new trades and explain any difference between estimates vs actual P&L.
  • Month End: Assist in tie-out to General Ledger and deliver final month end P&L briefing reports and Monthly commentary.
  • Other Project Responsibilities:
    • Document and maintain our Groups’ policies and procedures.
    • Preparation of P&L reports and analysis. Examples include business review and ad hoc requests from the Front Office.
    • Attend to internal/external audit and regulatory inquiries.
    • Sponsor and help with delivery of strategic change projects and its implementation.

  • Sophis system knowledge is very desirable - ability to understand how the system works for calculating P&L and Attribution (if no hands on experience/knowledge of the system then a desire to learn it)
  • Strong Excel skills required.
  • Strong analytical skills required and ability to multitask.
  • Ability to build relationships and partner with staff at all levels, including senior management.
  • Must have good communication and writing skills. Self-starter and highly motivated.