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Operations, Placement Analyst (6 Months), Institutional Client Group, Belfast, United Kingdom

Req ID 80016416 Location Belfast, United Kingdom Job Category Operations
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You're the brains behind our work.
You’re ready to bring your knowledge from the classroom to the boardroom, and Citi wants to help you get there. Whether it’s honing your skills or building your network, we know that success can’t come without growth. Our programmes equip you with the knowledge and training you need to play a valuable role on your team, and establish a long-term career here. At Citi, we value internal mobility, and career growth is not a question of if, but when.
Analysts in the Institutional Client Group (ICG) Operations support the Capital Markets Investment Banking arm of Citi as well as Cash, Trade and Cards businesses. Acting as the functional heart of our business, Operations makes everything work on time and on target, in a world that demands lightning-fast transaction speeds, pinpoints execution accuracy and provides full visibility. It ensures global transactions flow smoothly around the clock, wherever we do business. Without it, the daily clearance, settlement and execution of a trillion dollars’ worth of trades, and the weekly movement of tens of billions of dollars in dozens of world currencies would come to a complete standstill.

Your time here will look something like this...
Over the 6 months you will create impact in operations process modernisation and transformation with innovative solutions and technical efficiencies. You will receive on the job training through dedicated work shadowing and mentoring.

We provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.
This Placement is a 6-month programme and typically starts in June each year.
This is a thriving, fast-paced team where an ability to multitask and prioritise is a necessity. The timeliness of the team’s support and response is crucial to the successful of running the FX business.

• Ensuring that all deadlines are met, all exceptions in the trade life cycle are investigated, satisfactorily resolved or escalated as/when required.
• Responsible for processing of high value transactions while adhering to established controls and procedures.
• Create controls that eliminate the potential for operational issues and ensure those controls are being monitored daily.
• Appropriately prioritising assigned tasks in line with critical deadlines, high value trades and sensitive clients.
• Strong Attention to detail with good numerical skills key when working with high value transactions.
• Strong communication skills enabling effective management of internal and external stakeholders.
• Delivery of a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers.
• Takes personal responsibility for own performance, identifying enhancements to processes that realise tangible benefits.

Why the Placement Operations Programme is a great career path

* Potential to roll off into a permanent role within Citi Operations
* Opportunity to work in partnership with teams from across the Bank to help develop and manage products, processes, and services in ways that maximise profitability while minimising risk
* Play a critical role in providing a series of common products and services across Citi's lines of business and geographies, including Risk and Control, Anti Money Laundering, Procurement, Expense Management, and Employee Services.

We want to hear from you if...
* You have obtained a minimum 2:1 in a Bachelors and currently undertaking a masters degree, due to graduate in 2023.

Who we think will be a great fit...
A dedication to learning and a true passion for the business are vital. As industries all over the globe continue to restructure and grow, we are hiring professionals who have a global perspective on the future of banking, and want to make an impact on the corporate level. We value diversity and so do you.
We’ll also be looking for the following:

* Commitment to personal growth and career development; a strong desire to learn and be successful in a team environment
* Strong communication and organisational skills
* Analytical and quantitative skills
* Desire to develop a deep understanding of the financial industry
* Unquestioned commitment to integrity and ethical decision
* Strategic thinkers and solutions orientated

This role currently offers a hybrid working model, with a mandatory three days in your assigned office, and an optional two days from home. Citi supports this business model, subject to business approval.

We review applications on a rolling basis and therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Successful candidates will be offered a competitive salary. The role will be based in a Citi Office in Belfast, Northern Ireland

Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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