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  • Posted: Apr 22, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, is a leading African corporate and investment bank and part of one of the largest financial services groups in Africa. We offer our clients innovative, value-added advisory, funding, trading, corporate banking and principal investing solutions. As the corporate and investment banking arm of Firs...
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    Product Controller

    About the job

    • To resolve issues being experienced by Traders, systems or operations as efficiently as possible as well as report on profits daily.


    • Run reports on a daily basis.
    • Send out provisional reports to Traders and Risk Managers on a daily basis.
    • Resolve any differences found.
    • Liaise with Operations to resolve any settlement issues.
    • Liaise with Developers to resolve any system issues.
    • Update numbers at midday on a daily basis and finalise.
    • Submit numbers to Traders for approval.
    • Obtain comment from Traders and update FIS for final report.
    • Ensure that all stakeholders have updated their numbers into FIS.
    • Compile emails containing FIS summary and send out to MANCO according to deadline.
    • Send final FIS report to MANCO according to deadline.
    • Build and maintain professional working relationships with all stakeholders, displaying excellent abilities to initiate dialogue, listen, advise, influence and negotiate to achieve win-win outcomes.
    • Initiate meetings with key stakeholders to track progress, manage expectations and ensure stakeholders’ requirements are delivered.
    • Preserves relationships despite airing conflicting views and seeks mutual gains when addressing conflicts.
    • Anticipates consequences and adapts problem solving based on continual feedback.
    • Act speedily to resolve problems, queries and complaints.
    • Adapt communication styles to meet the needs of different audiences.


    • Demonstrates pride in the organisation’s brand, services and products by consistently delivering on the brands promise.
    • Plan and manage own workflow, anticipating obstacles, juggling priorities and following through on objectives within agreed time-frames and according to quality standards.
    • Stay relevant and up-to-date with legislations and new development.
    • Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
    • Handle stress in ways that do not negatively impact others.
    • Take ownership of personal career development, leveraging formal and informal opportunities.
    • Act in an ethical, transparent and morally defensible manner, including highlighting unethical practices.


    • Continually share, debate and communicate learning’s.
    • Flag and debate issues constructively.
    • Contribute to a friendly, co-operative climate in working with others to achieve collective goals.
    • Be sensitive to others feelings, needs, values, views and attitudes and be courteous and diplomatic when dealing with difficulties and problems others may be experiencing (EQ).

    Qualifications and Experience:

    • Relevant degree
    • Accounting Degree; Financial Degree advantageous
    • Minimum 1-2 years’ experience in the financial industry; Reporting experience advantageous


    • Problem Solving
    • Analysis and Attention to Detail
    • Excellence/Quality Orientation
    • Time and Self-Management

    NOTE: This is a 12 month contract opportunity

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Rand Merchant Bank on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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