Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • New York City


Job Description:

This role is to represent Finance in supporting the Global Commodities business in NY, which includes Oil, Power, Gas, and Index products. As an AVP you will be expected to lead and inspire team members, collaborate with the desk and other business partners, impose structure on complex issues and focus on delivering solutions in line with the long term strategic goals of the bank.

The responsibilities will include the following:

Daily P&L & Balance Sheet – Reporting & Oversight

Production and/or review of official daily P&L explain and its provision for VaR backtesting.
Approval of daily sub-ledger P&L generated by Middle Office for reporting into Greensheets.
Responsibility for daily management adjustments to P&L
Daily P&L reporting to local and regional management.
Oversight of trader estimate to official T+1 P&L variances as business unit level.
Preparation of daily P&L commentary and substantiation to market events.
Review of material new deals.
Review and approval of changes to valuation adjustments & reserves.
Review of changes to daily balance sheet & substantiation to transactional activity.
Core Financial Oversight Functions

Price verification (daily, weekly, monthly).
Validation of appropriate application and use of models for books & records.
Monthly & quarterly revenue commentary.
Maintaining/updating valuation adjustment & reserve policies.
Balance sheet analysis (capital, liquidity, exposures etc) including inventory aging and its reporting.
Determining and implementing appropriate accounting policies & procedures (with Accounting Policy).
Managing key accounting, legal entity, regulatory and P&L issues with the business.
Month end close, including Financial Disclosures and calculation and recording of netting entries
Exercise of control oversight on behalf of the business.
Participation in the New Product Review and Appropriation Request processes: modeling structures and process scenarios, review, and control.
Contributing to Governance process, operational error reporting and support of other internal control process, including SOX.
Provision of financial expertise in the design, build, testing, and implementation of new Technology Platforms and Systems.
Planning & Reporting

Act as key member and advisor to Line of Business Senior Management team, providing decision support analysis and advice on the optimisation of business activities with regards to accounting rules, regulatory issues and legal entity structures.
Development and analysis of key performance metrics
Participation in the formulation of business strategy; plans; budgets; and forecasts.
Provide regular updates, analytics and commentary on Line of Business performance.
Manage the expense approval process for both deal-related and organisational expenses; provide expense analytics and assist the business with recovering deal-related expenses.
Provide regular updates, analytics and commentary on the GBAM’s externally disclosed quarterly performance.
Required Skills

Bachelor's degree required
3+ years of finance or commodities experience
Excel, VBA, and Microsoft office suite experience
Ability to act independently

About the company

Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individuals, small- and middle-market businesses and large corporations with a full range of banking, investing, asset management and other financial and risk management products and services. The company serves approximately 56 million U.S. consumer and small business relationships. It is among the world's leading wealth management companies and is a global leader in corporate and investment banking and trading.

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