Line Controller Product Control - Pct St And Crt
Absa
Gauteng, South Africa
3d ago
source : findojobs-za

Bring your possibility to life! Define your career with us With over 100 years of rich history and strongly positioned as a local bank with regional and international expertise, a career with our family offers the opportunity to be part of this exciting growth journey, to reset our future and shape our destiny as a proudly African group.

Job Summary The overall purpose of the Job is the day to day management of the teams responsible for the production of various tasks within an asset class in the PCG team which carries out the following : Accounting posting to the General Ledger accurate and timely information Substantiation of the trading balance sheet ensuring the full trading balance sheet can be substantiated Regulatory reporting alignment ensuring the Balance Sheet is aligned to reports to regulators Data Ownership ensuring the quality and accuracy of the data going downstream to other infrastructure areas Control Environment overseeing the control environment in which the business operates P&L review understanding and providing commentary on the P&L In the process of production focus is needed on : Escalation of significant issues reported Reporting ensuring reporting is accurate and timely Control Continue to implement the on-going control environment and report any deficiencies or issues to managers.

Job Description Accountability : Management and oversight of immediate team performing P&L production and BS substantiation Expert knowledge of products traded on the desks and their impact across the finance sector Thorough understanding of the risk and P&L drivers for the products coupled with an understanding of external markets and changes in market parameters Needs to maintain an excellent understanding of processes and procedures to be able to pick up production where necessary.

The capacity to work, manage and deliver under pressure. Presentation of consolidated financial information for FO and Finance Management Interact with other infrastructure areas, specifically Operations and Financial Control, for issue resolutions Ultimate escalation point, including the facilitation of issue resolution.

Ambassador of immediate team to rest of the organisation Involvement in any Product Control specific initiatives Accountability : Interaction with key stakeholders Interaction with various areas across the Absa Group in order to obtain and understanding of the impact these areas have on Product Control as well as providing both formal reporting as well as ad hoc query resolution to these areas.

  • Areas include : Absa CIB Finance, including Financial Control, Balance Sheet Control and Financial Decision Support. Absa CIB Front Office, including head of Markets;
  • Absa CIB Capital Management Absa Product Control Accountability : People Management Management of a medium sized team (5-10 people direct & indirect) Ownership of all the people related issues (development, performance management, recruitment, compensation) Team Management recruiting, succession planning, ensuring staff are skilled up via training, performance review, career development, secondments, re-structures.

    Accountability : Projects / Change Efficiency looking for continuous improvement in the efficiency by which the desk carries out its work.

    Reporting looking for continuous improvement in the reporting ability and performance of the desk Control - looking for continuous improvement in the ability of the desk to control the business Education and Experience Required B degree / similar qualification in a financial / related discipline with 7-10 years relevant experience or CA(SA) with 5-8 years PQE experience Extensive management experience (3-5 years) Investment banking or Product Control experience preferred Product specific knowledge pref Experience in creating and maintaining an effective control environment Knowledge & Skills : Strong technical accounting skills Exceptional academic track record Good interpersonal and team-working skills and the ability to communicate at all levels The ability to work in a pressured and unstructured environment and to cope with the demands of working to tight deadlines Maturity able to deal with managers Business acumen An understanding of financial mathematics Performance orientated and client service driven Report writing and presentation skills Understanding of Economics Knowledge of financial markets Excellent numeric ability Bank Valuations skills Investment banking product knowledge Ability to manage and develop a medium sized team Competencies : Deciding and initiating action Learning and researching Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking Relating and networking Adapting and responding to change Persuading and influencing Creating and innovating Education Postgraduate Degrees and Professional Qualifications : Business, Commerce and Management Studies (Required) Absa Bank Limited is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.

    In compliance with the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile and add to the diversity of the Bank.

    Absa Bank Limited reserves the right not to make an appointment to the post as advertised

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