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Product Control PAA Global Process Owner (VP)

Locations: Budapest, Budapest Job Function: Finance Employee Status: Regular Job ID: 20202127

Product Control is the largest department in Finance primarily responsible for controlling daily profit and loss reporting, price verification and trading activity for the Institutional Clients Group. We work closely across functions on a daily basis (including the Trading desks, Risk Management, Operations, and other areas of Finance) and develop a deep understanding of the products traded, along with the associated market risks and accounting complexities.

What do we offer?

  • A unique opportunity to gain strong technical knowledge of a full range of investment banking products and develop strong, people oriented leadership skills (daily management of … headcounts)
  • An environment conducive to developing supervisory/leadership/presentation skills and building a professional network across the organization globally
  • An opportunity to participate in process reengineering and digitization
  • Equal opportunity for all of our colleagues to climb up the career ladder
  • Freedom to succeed in a dynamic environment: creative and innovative ideas are encouraged and recognized
  • A positive and inclusive work environment in which diversity and cross-regional work-streams are key components
  • Agile working: the office in Budapest is based around a state of the art flexible floor plan called ‘Citi-Works’. This delivers a positive and bright work environment. Flexible working is also provided to all employees.
  • A great place to be part of a socially active team: the chance to participate in regular charity events and social gatherings.
  • Timely business trips within the region

What do you do as a Product Control Senior Manager?

  • Define and drive implementation of robust PAA reporting controls and governance framework
  • Drive execution of regulatory remediation and internal audit remediation related to PAA
  • Work closely and establish excellent business relationships with all areas of the Finance department, liaising with the MQA, Risk Management, GFST and MSST IT teams
  • Efficiently solve complex, ambiguous problems/situations and identify opportunities to add value beyond the scope of formal projects
  • Use effective escalation to ensure issues are highlighted in a timely manner. Focus on recurring issues and drive through enhancement projects and systems fixes
  • Drive standardization efforts and also work on ad-hoc projects to implement innovative ideas raised by Product Control or enterprise changes impacting Product Control
  • Champion best-in-class communication across Global Product Control and conduct trainings for PAA related policy and process changes
  • SME for PAA related policy and procedures

What do we expect from our Product Control Senior Manager?

  • Minimum 8-10 years of experience in Finance
  • University/College degree in Finance/Accounting is an advantage but not a must and we are open to other majors
  • A disciplined and dedicated people manager who proactively seeks to improve the existing controls and streamline processes. This can be from a tactical short-term viewpoint, and from a strategic long-term perspective; following through and delivering on these initiatives.
  • Commitment to people-oriented leadership
  • Excellent verbal and written English, the ability of presenting in front of senior audience
  • Strong analytical and communication skills to support fast decision making
  • Great interpersonal skills that is motivating for the wider team an people can look up to
  • Strong control mind-set and the ability of moving the firm forward
  • Can-do spirit and the ability of seeing the opportunity and delivering results even during the most challenging times
  • Strong PC skills in PowerPoint, Power BI, Excel, Word. Training will be provided on other in-house and industry standard systems used on this position.


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