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BMO Financial Group Fixed Income Product Control Associate in Virtual, Florida

Under the direction of the Associate Director, Product Control this role is the full scope product controller for a multitude of Fixed Income Rates desks including Primary Dealer, High Yield, Secured Funding, ABS Origination, CMBS Securitization, RMBS Warehouse, and Global Securities Lending lines of business. This includes daily P&L and PAA reporting, full balance sheet and income statement line management, monthly analysis and ad-hoc reporting.


A. P&L and PAA (Profit Attribution Analysis) Reporting

B. Balance Sheet and Income Statement line item management

C. Analysis and process improvement


A. P&L Reporting

· Oversee and review accurate daily P&L and PAA for the various Fixed Income trading desks focusing on but not limited to the following: US Treasuries, Gov’t Agencies, Corporate bonds, Repos, Bond Futures, IRS, CDS, Stock Loan, Stock Borrow, FX spot trades

· Review for large fluctuations daily and bring to the attention of management

· Oversee Front-Office to Back-Office reconciliations

· Gain a working knowledge of the trade flow process from inception to G/L

· Develop a thorough understanding of the G/L’s and settlement systems (ICI, LoanIQ, Calypso, GMI, ADP, Global One, BFAM, Imagine, Coda, S4 Hanna, Progress/Essbase)

· Ensure correct bookings in the general ledger

· Ensure that new products are set up correctly in the P&L tracking process

B. Balance Sheet and Income Statement line item management

· Have an understanding of product related balance sheet and income statement line items

· As appropriate, record, upload, reconcile and/or coordinate all general ledger postings for product related activity (e.g. balance sheet, revenue)

· Prepare P&L and Balance Sheet Reconciliations as part of month-end close

· Coordinate with legal entity and regulatory accounting, risk, operations, and other support groups

C. Analysis and process improvement

· Create and update monthly analysis with regard to key business drivers

· Prepare commentary and standard period over period analysis


· The holder of this job has access to various financial systems (general ledgers, sub-ledgers, and reporting systems).


· This job has cross functional dependencies to the rest of Global Middle Office, CM Finance, as well as Risk, Tax, etc. departments that support the businesses.


· This job requires tracking a number of products housed in various systems.

· Liaise with desk personnel on daily issues

· Peak periods will include various monthly reporting deadlines and other deliverables consistent with the role.


a. Knowledge

· Undergraduate Degree in Accounting or Finance

· Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in financial services industry.

· CFA / CPA and/or Series 99/Series 7 a plus.

· Prior experience with Fixed Income products, accrual-based products, and/or risk based PnL explain preferred.

b. Skills and Competencies

· Strong knowledge of the Fixed Income market and rates products.

· Excellent computer skills. Ability to learn systems quickly.

· Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines, without compromising data integrity.

· Strong communication and relationship building skills.

· Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

· Strong customer service and client focus.

Compensation & Benefits:

Annual base salary: 54,700.00 - 78,150.00 - 101,600.00 USD Annual

The base salary range represents the anticipated low and high end of the BMO Financial Group's salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and will be based on various factors, such as skill, experience and qualification for the role.

This position is also eligible for a bonus plan.

The base salary and potential bonus is one component of BMO Financial Group's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards and benefits include health insurance, tuition reimbursement, accident and life insurance, and retirement savings plans. To view more details of our benefits, please visit: .

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