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Offre d'emploi 956

Financial Controller


A propos de Talan

Talan is a consulting firm specializing in digital innovation and transformation. For over 20 years, Talan has been advising, supporting, and implementing transformation projects for businesses and public authorities, in France and abroad. With operations on five continents and nearly 6,000 consultants, the group anticipates revenues of 600 million euros in 2022 and expects a turnover of 1 billion euros by 2024. The group places innovation at the heart of its development strategy and is involved in areas of technological change affecting major corporations, such as Big Data, the Internet of Things, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence. By placing the "humanist approach to technology" at the center of its strategy, the Talan Group is convinced that it is by serving people that technology multiplies its potential for society.

Talan Canada is growing and looking to strengthen its teams with a Financial Controller for the Montreal office, able to work with clients in several industries.

Financial Controller

-The preparation and supervisions of daily and monthly management revenues for the Equity activity and their reconciliation with the estimates of the traders and with the financial accounts
-The participation in business development initiatives across support functions and locations
-Analysis and reporting of daily P&L with detailed Greek breakdown for multiple products including futures, options, equities, variance & correlation swaps, interest rate derivatives and Structured Products
-Reconciliation of PnL to Front office estimates with detailed Greeks and New deal breakdown
-Resolution of PV breaks between client/ counterparty settlement amounts and P&L control estimates
-Substantiation and resolution of Back office ledger vs. P&L systems cash breaks on a daily basis
-Ensuring the pricing configuration complies with trading strategy and internal controls, collaboration with V&RC and Risk required to enforce consistency
-Analysis, understanding and commentary on PnL using analytical tools
-Working with front office and trade support and other parts of the middle office to resolve operational and booking issues
-Working with front office and market risk to finalize month end PnL validating Map and Reserves at the trading book level
-Collaboration with Risk to evaluate and explain cash and PV movements above established thresholds to facilitate risk reporting
-Ensuring the MTD management P&Ls are consistent with the final end of month general ledger P&L
-Monitoring the FX exposure of the group to analyze and report deviations from the mean
-Lead new systems deployment which is not limited to being part of TAC/NAC, gathering requirements, testing UAT database, ensuring results match expectations and reporting impacts
-Discussing and reviewing trading P&Ls with management
-Assist with the training and development of junior (analyst) members of the team
-Continuously improving controls
-Continuously improving efficiencies
-Liaise with trading floor personnel and ensure a satisfactory resolution of all FO inquiries
-Interact with Operations functions and other infrastructure groups to support a ‘one team approach’
-Resolve all issues / conflicts and strive to meet or surpass the service level agreement
-Manage deadlines and objectives
-Ensure timely and efficient dissemination of data and the resolution of inquiries
-Identify and escalate time / risk sensitive issues to the team supervisor
-Cohesively explain and maintain own position, logically, in light of differing views
-Focus on the needs of the business
-Act with integrity, accepting responsibility for actions
-Recognize opportunities for creativity and development of processes
-Achieve a sensible work/life balance.
-Ensure the business area conducts its activity in accordance with all relevant external regulators and internal policies.

Additional Information

  • We are looking primarily for employees recruited in permanent positions at Talan, but are open to working with freelancers
  • The teleworking conditions depend on the mandates to which our consultants are assigned

Joining Talan also means

  • Joining an international group (10 countries, 3000 employees) of Professional Services and IT Consulting, committed to the digital transformation of its clients for over 15 years
  • Joining a Canadian company, created in 1997, with more than 100 consultants, working in an agile and pragmatic way with large companies (Finance, Insurance, Telecommunications, Services, Distribution, Public Sector) by combining consulting services / technological expertise / innovation / capacity to deliver and deploy projects
  • Joining dynamic teams, where the employee's place is at the center of attention, with the desire to create spaces that allow each person to grow, and societal and environmental commitments
    The "Great Place to Work" survey conducted this year for Talan confirms that we are well above the standards in Canada.
  • Having the opportunity to access the various communities of practice throughout the group, to share expertise, to contribute to development and to innovate, all with a strong team and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Benefit from market-competitive benefits!

Talan is a great playfield, it's up to you!

Minimum Required Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required
-2+ years of previous experience in P&L Control, Finance, Trade Support, Valuations, Risk, or Front Office environment including 1+ years covering Equity derivatives & hedges (e.g. Futures, Options, Structured Products, Equity Swaps, Variance Swaps, and Dispersion Swaps)
-Strong working knowledge of P&L attributes/Greeks
-Superior attention to detail and accuracy
-Strong interpersonal and communication skills a must
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment
-Ability to work as part of a team in a “split team” organization
-Strong Excel & PC skills with proven ability to work with multiple systems
-Spirit of continuous improvement
-Display good relationship qualities, team spirit, and ability to work across teams
-Possess Control mindset

Preferred Qualifications:
-Working knowledge of Programming languages such as VBA & Python (strong preference)
-Graduate degree in Finance, Math or Engineering or other quantitative disciplines
-Previous experience in Equity Derivatives P&L
-Fluency in financial markets with an emphasis on Equities
-Experience in pricing, valuation or hedging of derivatives