Business Analyst / Project Manager for Financial Resource Management

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/15/18
New York, NY
5 - 7 years experience
Accounting, Finance & Insurance
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 05/15/18

Description


About CitiCiti, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition explain what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.Group Overview Description:The Financial Resource ManagementTechnology (FRMT) team leads franchise critical technology initiatives which optimize the firm’s use offinancial resources such as Collateral, Liquidity and Capital, and their impact on Balance Sheet. FRMT partnerswork closely and drive the technology implementation of initiatives prioritized by the Financial Resource Management (FRM) team, a Markets team tasked with the optimization of the corefinancial resources for the firm. The FRMT book of work enables Citi to maintain and build upon our leadership in Collateral, Liquidity and Capital.  Key themes for our deliverables include greater transparency into the firm’sfinancial resources, advanced analytics and exploratory capabilities, optimization efforts,forecasting, and “what-if” scenario planning to name a few. 

Description of Assignment(s), Special Projects and Deliverables

Collateral, Liquidity, Capital and Balance Sheet are each areas of considerable focus for both the firm and our regulators. Beginning this year, Citi is accelerating efforts to optimize financial resources alongside each other through increased investment in Markets led initiatives.  Our goal is to drive strong partnership across FRM, MSS O&T, Global Functions, and GFTS with a focus on technology required to deliver FRM’s objectives.  This role is to work closely with Financial Resource Management (FRM) team which will drive initiatives from a Markets perspective as well as the technology leads across multiple asset classes which have an impact on Collateral, Liquidity, Capital, and Balance Sheet. Building and maintaining relations with key senior stakeholders in FRM team as well as technology leads will be key in ensuring that the increasing portfolio of initiatives is accurately reported on, that discipline is maintained as the portfolio expands.Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Lead key FRMT projects in the Collateral, Liquidity, Capital and Balance Sheet  
  • Maintain PM governance structure by complying with Citi’s Markets O&T PM policy
  • Work as a partner with FRM team and across asset Technology teams to deliver cutting edge technology solutions
  • Exercise financial discipline by helping manage the team’s budget and delivering project within -3% / +0% of financial targets
  • Provide assistance to the global head of Financial Resource Management Technology on an ad-hoc basis
  • Assist with the program / project management aspect of various Collateral, Liquidity and Capital
  • Assist in various administrative and operational workflows concerning the FRMT group

Qualifications

  • Highly motivated individual with 6-8 years of experience in business analysis, is self-directed; exhibits thought enthusiasm, leadership and strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with a variety of individuals and departments
  • Ability to work independently to deliver within provided deadlines
  • Highly organized and be competent and confident organizing others
  • Strong listening, presentation, communication, organization and influencing skills.
  • Analysis and Problem Solving: Identifies the key issues in situations, analyses the data, recognizes the root cause of problems and generates successful solutions
  • Proactivity and Initiative: Self-starter. Seizes opportunities and acts upon them. Controls events by making suggestions and proposing actions. Completes tasks, projects and plans before being asked
  • Building Relationships: Maintains good relationships with colleagues and builds strong professional networks. Recognizes and understands the needs of others, aware of own personal style
  • Communication Skills: Expresses ideas effectively using a range of communication styles, skills and processes
  • Strong analytical skills, EXCEL, PowerPoint, MS Project and Visio skills
  • Project Management certification such as PMP and CAPM are preferred but nor required
  • Prior experience / working knowledge of at least one Financial Resource is a key differentiator

Job ID: 18027668

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