Financial Analyst - Syndicate Accounting Product Controller # 123914

Product Control are the Financial Guardians of the Bank's sales and trading activities. We fulfill this role through: Ensuring complete, accurate and timely P&L, 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.
Individuals within the Fee Based Product Control Syndicate Accounting job family are responsible for executing the Daily, Monthly and Quarterly Production aspects of Product Control's primary role which is the financial guardianship of the Bank's sales and trading activities. They are responsible for ensuring complete, accurate and timely P L and Balance Sheets.
This Product Controller role is supporting the Investment Banking Capital Markets Department (IBCM) when capital market underwritings are syndicated with other investment banking institutions. The IBCM bankers originate capital market deals and the IBCM trading desks handle all trading associated with the deals to institutional and retail investors. Products supported include Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital Markets, Leveraged Finance Capital Markets, Asset Backed Securities, and Leveraged Loans within the Americas and EMEA regions.
Syndicate Accounting PC are responsible for opening all deals and creating balance sheet and P&L entries for fees associated with capital market transactions, working on expense collection related to the deals, and final settling and distributing final fees to syndicate members on the deal.
Other responsibilities may include:
Month End Balance Sheet Reconciliation
Supporting various areas throughout the firm (e.g. Front Office, Financial Accounting, Line PC, etc.)
Providing analysis and information in response to ad hoc requests from various areas throughout the firm and from audit
Credit Suisse maintains a Working Flexibility Policy, subject to the terms as set forth in the Credit Suisse United States Employment Handbook.
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 build relationships with their key clients and to understand and address their issues.
In addition, you should have the following skills and experience:
You have 1 - 2 years of financial service, banking, or accounting experience
You have strong organizational and time management skills
You have PC skills including Excel and PeopleSoft Financials, as well as comfort with reconciliation and presentation of financial data
You are a team player, dedicated, self-starter, who can be dynamic and implement process changes
You are a strong communicator, with a comfort speaking to all areas and levels within the firm

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