Head of Product Control - Quant Trading Firm

Location: London   Sectors Finance  

The quant trading firm has offices across the globe and are still expanding. They operate across multiple strategies and asset classes and have a reputation of only hiring the best.

Headquartered in the West End of London, they are looking for a strong product controller or fund accountant who is looking for a step up and a new challenge to manage their own function. You will have autonomy over all the global offices and the opportunity to grow into the role.

The systems and processes in place are strong but you will be expected to build on this and automate, streamline and drive efficiencies across the day to day trading practices.

The function of the role will include:

  • Daily P/L production and reporting at trading book level
  • Liaison with other teams (risk, quants) to ensure appropriate valuations
  • Ensure consistency of p/l data produced for the administrator, internal systems, risk reporting etc.
  • Reconciliation of shadow p/l to administrator p/l
  • Setting and managing a clear technology strategy to support the evolution of the function
  • Representation of the Fund Control and valuation activities to current and potential investors
  • Ensure strong governance through the Valuation Committee and a clear control framework/culture

This would suit a product controller or fund accountant with 6 years+ experience. You could have developed your skills in a hedge fund, investment bank, asset manager or prop/quant trading firm as all will be considered.


  • Strong academic profile (2.1 or above)
  • Qualified Accountant
  • Strong Product Control/Fund Accounting experience
  • PnL and Valuations experience
  • Strong Excel

9 results:

  1. Finance Director/CFO (Boutique Private Equity)
    Location: London Sector: Finance
    A boutique private equity firm is looking for an FD/CFO to take direct ownership of the finance function of the firm and help guide the business through a period of growth.
  2. Head of Operational Due Diligence (Sovereign Wealth Fund)
    Location: London Sector: Finance
    A large sovereign wealth fund is looking for a Head of Operational Due Diligence to lead a small ODD team mitigating operational risk in their fund investments.
  3. Middle Office Associate (Established Hedge Fund - Front Office Progression - Exceptional Compensation)
    Location: London Sector: Finance
    Our client are a London based hedge fund, looking to hire a Controller into their middle office team. The fund has an impressive track record, with a long term investment horizon and low portfolio turnover. They are an incredibly lean outfit with only 20 people.
  4. Head of Product Control - Global Hedge Fund
    Location: London Sector: Finance
    A leading global hedge fund is looking for a product controller from either the buy-side or sell-side for a Head of Product Control role.
  5. Head of Product Control - Quant Trading Firm
    Location: London Sector: Finance
    A leading global quant trading firm are looking for a Head of Product Control to help develop the infrastructure so it is able to thrive under the new growth plans.
  6. Fund Controller – Hedge Fund / Private Equity Fund (Shadowing CFO/COO)
    Location: London Sector: Finance
    Our client are a leading investment manager that have hedge fund and private equity strategies. Managing several billion, the firm hold a long-term, impressive track record in the equities, private equity, credit and fixed income space. They are a very entrepreneurial firm that looks across anything throughout the capital structure. Having recently completed an asset raise for a new fund, this is an exciting time to join a growing firm, with future growth opportunities, as the fund continues to look at new, diversified fund launches.
  7. Equity Research Analyst - ACA Qualified
    Location: London Sector: Finance
    We are working on a hire for leading sell side firm, who are looking to add an Equity Research Analyst with at least 3 years’ experience in finance or accounting to join their award winning Equity Research team.
  8. Fund Controller (Real Estate Private Equity)
    Location: Frankfurt Sector: Finance
    An exciting new opportunity at a leading, multi-billion, pan-European fund has arisen. They are looking to expand their European operations through their German base, their Frankfurt office, and as such, are looking for a Fund Controller to join the team. The fund is operational throughout widespread Europe, they have multiple offices and an exceptional reputation. This is an exciting opportunity to join a growing fund in a process of expansion.
  9. CFO (Family Office - Various Asset Classes)
    Location: London Sector: Finance
    One of the leading names from the Financial Services industry is looking for an established CFO to help manage his personal portfolio whilst assisting across a variety of business platforms.