The controller will oversee rates market making and financing activities reporting to the head of EMEA Flow Rates Product Control.
Nomura operate a mature offshore PL production model meaning the onshore role is focussed on liaison with the business, working closely with the middle office trade validation team and value add advisory work. The role of the onshore team spans business advisory, performance analysis, balance sheet substantiation and valuation controls.
The candidate will need to maintain close working relationships with the trading desk and develop a deep understanding of the business' trading strategies to evaluate desk performance and provide insight to the firm's senior management on business performance, challenges and opportunities.
The candidate will have oversight of all financial resource metrics including RWA, Leverage Exposure and funding requirements and be expected to provide value add analysis of the usage and returns on resources deployed.
The Product Control team is an integral part of new business development, co-ordinating the Finance response to new products and non-standard transactions, ensuring the new trade proposals meet the firm's revenue return requirements. The candidate will be required to develop and maintain a sound understanding of relevant accounting standards and regulatory developments in order to critically assess new business proposals.
The role offers exposure to senior management within Nomura Finance, Global Markets, Risk and Operations, challenging the individual to liaise with stakeholders across the bank which will require excellent communication and presentation skills.