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Senior Manager, Product Controller

Houston

The Product Control Group, within Macquarie’s Commodities Markets and Finance function, is accountable for substantiating, analyzing, and reporting P&L for Macquarie’s trading businesses. The Product Control group performs these accountabilities through daily review of trader flash P&L vs. actuals, P&L attribution analysis, financial statement reserves/adjustments, and P&L commentary in order to produce timely and accurate period-to-date performance results.

Your key accountabilities include:
  

  • review daily global energy P&L reports and associated processes, including new deal highlights, deal amendments, attribution analysis and commentary, and reserves/adjustments
  • assist with month-end closing processes, including balance sheet controls and various other internal/external reporting requirements, while meeting closing deadlines,
  • review forward book ensuring proper derivative accounting standards are followed
  • work with the trading organization and financial management group to help communicate variances between the daily economic P&L and general ledger
  • ensure compliance with all Macquarie financial policies and processes
  • assist in the continued development of Product Control staff and finance policies and procedures
  • document job processes and procedures, including identification of process enhancements and improvements
  • prepare compliance and supporting documentation for internal control and review purposes as required
  • build and maintain solid working relationships with all global stakeholders across the Commercial teams, Risk Management Group, Financial Management Group, and Corporate Operations Group
  • facilitate discussions across the various reporting businesses to ensure consistency is applied

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • a minimum of 8 years relevant work experience is required with previous leadership experience in a commodity trading environment tied to crude, refined products and/or petrochemicals highly beneficial
  • strong knowledge of US GAAP/International Accounting Standards/International Financial Reporting Standards
  • ability to build rapport with multiple stakeholders including traders, marketers, risk & IT professionals and business managers
  • team player with excellent oral and written communication and influencing skills
  • self-motivated and able to work independently to complete responsibilities with limited supervision
  • sets high standards for self and team
  • comfortable tackling new concepts and ideas associated with on-going change in the business
  • ability to re-assess / re-engineer work processes

If you are ready to put your skills to work, apply today!

To learn more about careers at Macquarie, visit www.macquarie.com/careers

The Financial Management Group provides financial, tax and treasury services to all areas of Macquarie. The group is focused on providing strategic analysis and advice to Macquarie's businesses and senior management, managing Macquarie's funding, liquidity and capital position, ensuring Macquarie continues to meet regulatory and compliance obligations and managing Macquarie's corporate communications and investor relations.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, marital status, gender identity or any other impermissible criterion or circumstance. Macquarie also takes affirmative action in support of its policy to hire and advance in employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 18,000+ employees and offices in 33 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, specialist advisory, capital raising and principal investment.

Find out more at www.macquarie.com/careers

Job no: FMG-967578
Work type: Permanent - Full time
Location: Houston
Category: Mid-level, Accounting & Finance
Group: Financial Management Group
Division: Finance
Recruiter: Amy Hillard
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