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Vice President EMEA Rates Product Control

Job Req ID 22550693 Primary Location London, United Kingdom Job Category Finance
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Job Purpose:

Manager within the EMEA Finance Desk and G10 Rates Product Control team, responsible for oversight of EMEA Finance Desk with further responsibilities and oversight on certain desks within G10 Rates P&L and Balance Sheet reporting. Involves managing a team responsible for complex P&L, driving improvements to the control infrastructure, meeting external reporting requirements specific to the business, as well as providing add-value and forward thinking P&L and balance sheet analysis. Candidates will work closely with all other areas within the Product Control department, liaising with the trading desk, risk management and other areas within Finance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage EMEA Finance Desk and G10 Rates P&L and balance sheet control framework.
  • Will include on-going communication with the heads of EMEA Finance Desk and EMEA G10 Rates Trading Desks, explanation of P&L movements to management, profit attribution analysis, responsibility of position reconciliation’s, balance sheet analysis and control.
  • Reviewing complex new trades, understanding associated risks and the P&L generated on them.
  • Drive improvements to the control infrastructure.
  • Participation in and supervision of desk level activities, including preparing the daily product specific business level revenues and commentary.
  • Understand the Valuation Control process and its impact on the P&L.
  • Understand the Fair Value Adjustment (FVA) process and its impact on the P&L.
  • Ad-hoc projects that arise relating to further streamlining (or retirement) of existing systems or assisting in the implement in the introduction of new systems.

Development Value:

The successful candidate will have a blend of both leadership and decision making skills, complimented with excellent technical skills and a strong control mindset.


  • Experience in a supervisory/management role, within derivatives Product Control capacity, or in a relevant role that is product and accounting focused e.g. Risk Management, Price Verification, derivatives Audit.
  • Evidence of strong control focus.
  • Ability to interpret financial information.
  • Ability to negotiate and strong people skills.
  • Ability to put knowledge of financial principle into P&L and Profit Attribution analysis.
  • Able to perform effectively within a time pressurised environment.


Strong PC skills in Excel, Word, and Access. Training will be provided on other proprietary systems used within this position.


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting/Finance or similar
  • Qualified Accountant preferred


  • Candidate will be expected to demonstrate strong leadership abilities and decision making skills.
  • Self starter who proactively seeks to improve existing controls and streamline processes both from a tactical short term viewpoint, and also from a strategic long term perspective, and implement these initiatives to completion.
  • A high calibre individual with strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to meet reporting and project deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal skills in being able to deal with a range of senior/junior staff across a number of disciplines.
  • Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity:

Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce.

Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Additional Job Description

1) Provide oversight of Product Control processes for the team 2) Drive efficiencies, standardisation and improve controls 3) Direct interaction with businessb


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Product Control


Time Type:

Full time


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