[Vacancy]: Product Controller Needed at First Bank

April 1, 2024

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Operate the product control function for the bank
  • Monthly independent review and validation of positions, income recognition, valuation, and all other accounting treatments of financial instruments, derivatives, and all Treasury products to ensure appropriateness.
  • Daily monitoring and validation of Risk, positions & P&L arising from the bank’s treasury products and activities
  • Monthly review of Value at Risk, valuation, and other computations prepared by the Market & Liquidity Risk Department.
  • Advise treasury where necessary on P& L postings, reconciliations, analysis, adjustments, attribution, and weaknesses in treasury processes and controls.
  • Perform monthly stress tests and sensitivity analyses to assess the impact of movements in factors such as interest rates, exchange rates, prices, etc on the bank’s treasury portfolio.
  • Monitor daily to ensure that trading activities are done within approved limits, render reports on breaches as required, and ensure positions are marked to market periodically per policy.
  • Prepare and submit monthly Income attribution, independence validation & assurance, portfolio performance, and risk reports to the Financial Controller and CFO.
  • Participate in product paper review and set-up of relevant product and accounting parameters in all solutions and applications used for treasury activities.
  • Stay up to date with current trends in financial markets and advise the Financial Controller, CFO & Management on implications for the bank’s treasury portfolio.
  • Make recommendations to management on best practices that minimize risk and maximize the profitability of the treasury books.
  • Preparation of disclosures on financial instruments in the financial statements.
  • Provide support in monthly account closing activities and preparation of financial and management accounts as it relates to products
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the Financial Controller and Chief Financial Officer.
  • Will report to Head, Financial Control


  • Must possess at least 15 years of relevant experience.
  • Qualifications required: CFA or ACA/ACCA; Accounting or related Bachelors.

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