Valuations Subject Matter Expert

Warszawa, Poland
Permanent - Full Time
NatWest Markets
Job category
Financial Control & Reporting - Finance
Closing date for applications: 06/11/2020

Join us as a Valuations Subject Matter Expert

  • In this key role, you'll be undertaking complex financial and accounting issues and supporting the wider team in achieving goals of the department
  • Join a team that work on a variety of products, covering derivatives such as futures, forwards, interest rate derivatives, CDS, inflation derivatives, currency and exotic options or structured products
  • You’ll be recognised as a subject matter expert, providing an understanding and knowledge on specific accounting topics related to the work of your team

What you'll do

As a Valuations Subject Matter Expert, you’ll use your financial expertise to oversee the calculations of statements and other financial reporting in-line with business requirements. You'll support project and process improvement initiatives as well as collaborate with the team leader in the review and challenge of team outputs. And you'll work proactively with a range of internal and external stakeholders to resolve any issues around the process performed.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the calculation of bid offer reserves, day 1 reserves and valuation adjustments
  • Calculating and reporting on prudential valuation
  • Supporting the resolution of all non-standard queries around the processes performed and identifying improvements to obtain efficiencies and improve key controls
  • Making sure that your team provide an accurate and timely service, while ensuring all outputs are validated and delivered in accordance with agreed targets
  • Ensuring the accuracy and completeness of all trade bookings

The skills you'll need

We’re looking for someone with a degree in Finance, significant experience in the financial sector and expert knowledge of Excel, and knowledge of relevant products, including experience of valuation or accounting. You’ll have strong analytical and root cause analysis skills, coupled with the ability to prioritise and manage your time. If you have experience with complex trade booking and validation, this would also be an advantage.

We’ll also look for you to have:

  • A CA or MBA qualification or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of SOX control framework
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex issues clearly and concisely to all levels
  • The ability to participate in and help deliver change projects, with good influencing and collaborative skills