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Call Options A Call Option is the right but not the obligation to buy a fixed number of shares in a specified equity at a set price (the strike price) on a certain future date (the expiry). If you buy this option you are said to be ‘long’ and if you sell this option...read more
Option Greeks The study of option greeks and option valuation can be overwhelming. Pick up any textbook and it’s not long before you’re presented with something this: Although this may be intuitive to some, it certainly isn’t to many. Having said that, an...read more
HOW TO USE THIS ARTICLE: Although we've split the questions into 3 sections please treat the knowledge as cumulative. So if you’re a newly/part qualified accountant then you should be comfortable with all the questions in the graduate section as well...read more
As we’re already seen, Product Control interview questions take a variety of forms. The nature of the Product Control role means that a certain level of technical proficiency is expected. The level and type of role will determine whether you are asked technical...read more
Everyone knows that a professionally presented Finance CV is key to standing out from the pack. It's crucial in securing an interview or progressing to the next stage of a selection process. However one key concept commonly overlooked is that a well...read more
Competency Based Interview Questions: 20 Questions You Must Be Able To Answer You’ve studied our essential guide to COMPETENCY BASED INTERVIEW PREPARATION You've researched the key competencies for the role You've got a list of relevant examples from your experience...read more
Welcome to the first of three articles in our 'Essential Product Control Guide' series. Product Control Explained is your essential guide to life as a Product Controller. Here are some of the most common questions we’ve been asked about Product Control - answered...read more
So you’ve decided a career in Product Control is right for you and now you want to know where to find Product Control jobs. Read on for details of some of the main routes into a Product Control role: Internships This is, in our opinion, one of the best ways to start...read more
The Product Control Interview and How to Beat It The Product Control Interview can vary slightly depending on the employer. The content of the interview will also, of course, depend on the level of the role being applied for. That said, the core competencies of a...read more
Competency Based Interview Preparation Competency based (or behavioural) interviews have become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly for finance entry level jobs such as Product Control where candidates generally can’t be expected to have had any...read more