Debt Product Controller Debt Product Controller …

in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
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in Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
Permanent, Full time
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Posted by:
Aminat Muritala • Recruiter
Posted by:
Aminat Muritala
Our client is a multi-billionaire investment firm seeking a Debt Product controller to join their Irish Product Control division. The successful candidate will have a wide range of functions in order to support the private debt investment platform. Our client is an equal opportunities employer, and you will have the opportunity to gain exposure to the wider product/client platform and build bench strength in the team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Serve as the primary interface between the Operations teams and the rest of our client’s business.
  • Build, develop and maintain good working relationships with the investment team and internal/external clients and suppliers.
  • Apply quality oversight and controls on risk areas of the operational process workflow from the investor/fund set up to the client reporting delivery.
  • Ensure compliance with the internal Product Control policies through the product/client lifecycle.
  • Oversee client deliverables, quarterly valuations and financial statements of non-standard structures
  • Provide operational support for the set-up of new structures including working with our structuring team, internal counsel, external advisors, and Fund Managers to ensure that operating frameworks are set up appropriately and service providers are appropriately selected and appointed
  • Working closely with Global Operations Team to ensure adequate and sustainable service delivery
  • Support the Senior Product Controller with the ongoing monitoring of the Capital and Financial Management of our client’s Ireland Managed Funds.
  • Supporting the Senior Product controller to act as key point of contact for relevant investment teams, internal counsel, external advisors and Fund Managers.


Key requirements:

  • Professional qualification
  • Prior experience in an operations or fund finance role for a private debt investment management business
  • Experience in an operations environment in private equity an advantage
  • Experience in change management programs is desirable, but not a prerequisite
  • Experience in designing, monitoring and understanding the internal controls frameworks in place at each stage of a fund/product life cycle
  • The ability to lay out processes, controls & procedures in simple, clear formats including data flows, controls matrices, etc.
  • Experience in initiating and steering process change and improvement projects
  • Comfortable acting proactively and always with integrity
  • Relationship building and an ability to influence others, both verbally and in writing
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and the ability to develop meaningful partnerships with both internal and external teams
  • Professional scepticism: an ability to view things holistically to ensure that things are not taken at face value and always asking “does this make sense?"
  • Problem solver: the ability to, and an interest in searching for solutions to problems and establishing the root causes of any issues that arise



Company Overview

Bruin is an independent recruitment consultancy with an exclusive focus on the financial and professional services sector.

Bruin is preferred supplier to the world's leading institutions who value our boutique apporach, our Consultants' in depth knowledge, and our award winning diversity and inclusion services. 

As a specialist consultancy, we focus on assisting experienced candidates in our core areas and partner with clients to provide tailored advisory solutions. 

Our core areas across the UK and Europe include:.

Acturial; Broking, Underwriting & Claims; Change Management & Technology; Compliance; Credit & Risk Management; Finance & Accountancy; HR & Secretarial; Investment & Middle Office; Legal; Operations; Pensions & Employee Benefits; Sales & Marketing

Our Consultants are some of the most experienced financial and professional services recruiters in the UK, offering expert advice and insight into the current jobs market. Whether you are seeking a short term assignment that suits your availability or the next permanent step in your career, our Consultants are on hand to help you secure the role that matches your needs.

Bruin has been recognised by a number of industry awards for our innovative diversity and inclusion initiatives. As a business we are vocal champions for a diverse talent pipeline and are proud of the reputation we have built in this area.

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination.

As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons - men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs.

We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. 

Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.


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