Credit Suisse Financial Analyst in Prime Services # 109991 in Raleigh, North Carolina

What We Do:

Product Controllers are the Financial Guardians of the Bank's sales and trading activities. We fulfill this role by:

  • Ensuring complete, accurate and timely Profit & Loss Statements, Balance Sheets and analysis

  • The independent validation of the value of our trading portfolios

  • Working with the businesses and the new business product groups to evaluate & integrate new products and businesses into our financial environment in a controlled manner

  • The provision of reliable and meaningful financial information to the business managers, external partners and other relevant internal constituents

You would be responsible for the analysis and advisory aspects of Product Control's primary role which is the financial guardianship of the Bank's sales and trading activities, advising and independently challenging key partners on accounting and valuation matters impacting the financial statements, including daily profit & loss and balance sheet movements. You would also be responsible for the development and improvement of strategic systems and their implementation; as well as continuous improvement at a local level in terms of process and EUCs.

What You’d Do:

This role supports the Prime Services desk. Products traded include: Equities, Exchange Traded Funds & Notes, Listed & OTC Equity Options, Equity Index Futures, Variance Swaps and Interest Rate Swaps. The Product Controller will work closely with other product control groups, trade support, Front Office, technology, financial control and other infrastructure areas to ensure timely and accurate reporting of the trading desks’ results including daily P&L reporting, management commentaries, and exception processing

Other responsibilities may include:

  • Profit & Loss Statement Validation and Analysis (including clean P&L), Journal Entry and Review

  • Commentary (Profit & Loss, price testing, inventory analysis)

  • Monthly and quarterly account ownership reconciliation, book management, legal entity and regulatory reporting and accounting policy implementation

  • Providing analysis and information in response to ad hoc requests from various areas throughout the firm (e.g., Front Office, Tax, and Regulatory)

  • Assisting in Sarbanes Oxley testing and documentation

  • Daily interaction and primary support for front office requests

  • Providing UAT support for various strategic system roll outs, as well as support for new business initiatives

Credit Suisse maintains a Working Flexibility Policy, subject to the terms as set forth in the Credit Suisse United States Employment Handbook.

What you offer:

Product Controllers should be highly attentive to risk and the importance of a strong control environment and show a high attention to detail in all aspects of their work. They should also possess highly developed analytic, interpersonal and communication skills to enable them to develop relationships with their key clients and to understand and address their issues.

In addition, you should have the following skills and experience:

  • 1-3 years of financial service, banking or accounting experience a plus

  • Theoretical or practical experience with derivatives a plus

  • PC skills including Excel, Access, Peoplesoft Financials, and Essbase as well as comfort with manipulation and presentation of financial data

  • Team player, dedicated, self-starter, who can be dynamic and see ideas through from start to finish

Title: Financial Analyst in Prime Services # 109991

Location: NC-Raleigh

Requisition ID: 109991