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VP, Finance Solutions Lead Analyst (Hybrid)

Job Req ID 24732434 Location(s) City of Taguig, Philippines Job Type Hybrid Job Category Finance
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Whether you’re at the start of your career or looking to discover your next adventure, your story begins here.  At Citi, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and make a difference at one of the world’s most global banks.  We’re fully committed to supporting your growth and development from the start with extensive on-the-job training and exposure to senior leaders, as well as more traditional learning.  You’ll also have the chance to give back and make a positive impact where we live and work through volunteerism.
Citi Finance is responsible for the firm’s financial management and related controls. We manage and partner on key Citi initiatives and deliverables, such as our quarterly earnings process and ensuring Citi’s compliance with financial rules and regulations. The team comprises chief financial officers who partner with each of our businesses and disciplines including controllers, financial planning and analysis, strategy, investor relations, tax and treasury.

We’re currently looking for a high caliber professional to join our team as Vice President, Finance Solutions Lead Analyst - Hybrid based in the Philippines.Being part of our team means that we’ll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decision and manage your financial well-being to help plan for your future.  For instance:

  • Citi provides access to an array of learning and development resources to help broaden and deepen your skills and knowledge as your career progresses.
  • We have a variety of programs that help employees balance their work and life, including generous paid time off packages.
  • We offer our employees resources and tools to volunteer in the communities in which they live and work. In 2019, Citi employee volunteers contributed more than 1 million volunteer hours around the world.

In this role, you’re expected to take on:

Global Finance Quality Assurance (GFQA) is a first line of defense function in Finance Chief Operating Officer (COO) Organization. which ensures comprehensive end-to-end coverage of the firm’s spot risk-weighted assets (RWA) calculation and reporting via Conformance Testing, Transaction Testing and Report Production Controls Testing. The testing scope is prioritized over a multi-year horizon and leverages a risk-based approach, to assess targeted areas of testing for the teams.

This role will support Market Risk Lead of RWA Analytics & Quality Control by carrying out a strategic, firm-wide process to substantively test Spot RWA actuals for Market Risk exposures, focused on the Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulations, in a sustainable way. 

This role will be a leader in the new RWA QA function being built within the larger 1LoD team.  The candidate will work with the Lead to develop and implement audit-style testing protocols to ensure the transparency and appropriateness of data inputs, calculation logic and reporting outputs for these types of Spot RWA balances, and report conclusions from these testing regimes to senior management. 

This role will also analyze testing results to make recommendations to management for improvements to the RWA production process, and coordinate with Capital Planning, Treasury and Finance Transformation Office leadership to ensure the discovered issues are appropriately prioritized and addressed. 

This role will play an integral part in executing the firm-wide, cross-functional plans necessary to close the gaps identified by the Consent Order and other relevant regulatory-focused deliverables over a multi-year timeframe.  

This is a critical “build the bank” and “run the bank” role that will provide significant exposure to senior management and will partner extensively with colleagues across Finance/FRSS; the RWA workstreams; technology and data governance teams; 2nd line of defense functions including the Capital Planning Review Group; and front office business lines.

Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and excellent interpersonal skills are required given the level of interaction with senior managers, auditors and regulators.

This RCQA role will be responsible for:

  • Supporting with exposures lead to developing and employing an “audit-style” approach to RWA quality assurance across wholesale, securitization and equity exposures, to provide the necessary transparency and predictability to the Spot RWA processes
  • Supporting RCQA to “tell the story” as to how and why Citi can take confidence in its RWA processes and outputs, and how those processes can improve over time
  • Delivering thought leadership and supporting the implementation of changes necessary to enhance Citi’s RWA production processes and satisfy evolving regulatory developments, including criticisms articulated in the recent Consent Orders
  • Enabling continuous improvement by partnering with workstream leads and senior stakeholders to proactively design solutions for identified weaknesses or gaps in compensating controls
  • Developing a strong working relationship with process owners across the organization in support of their individual responsibilities and in support of creating a holistic framework in which the firm executes its collective capital planning responsibilities
  • Interacting closely with members across the organization in multiple locations on a regular basis

As a successful candidate, you’d ideally have the following skills and exposure:

  • Strong background in Market Risk, internal audit or public accounting, with demonstrated understanding of substantive testing procedures and internal controls.
  • Excellent communication skills, including well-developed verbal, written and presentation skills.   Must be able to quickly create concise, informative summaries for internal and external stakeholders that convey a well-developed “story” and advocate for a well-reasoned point of view.
  • Knowledge related to Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulations highly preferred.
  • Creative skills necessary to craft persuasive, well-researched narratives for management consumption.
  • Aptitude for translating strategy into execution in a complex and cross-functional organization.
  • Strong attention to detail with proven ability to distil complex ideas into simple stories.
  • Previous experience in Risk Management functions is preferred. 
  • Understanding of capital markets and/or institutional banking is a must.  Understanding of Basel capital rules preferred. 
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in driving results with a strong understanding of the financial services industry.
  • Strong audit instincts and ability to apply independent judgment to historical business practices, with a proven ability and willingness to challenge the status quo.
  • A self-starter with ability to independently manage work and drive multiple deliverables concurrently.
  • Ability to gain consensus and agreement across disparate functions, products and geographies.
  • Must have ability to stay ahead in a constantly changing environment. Must be a change agent, ensuring others understand current direction.
  • An undergraduate degree is required.  MBA, CPA or CFA is preferred.


  • Bachelors degree, potentially Masters degree

Working at Citi is far more than just a job. A career with us means joining a family of more than 230,000 dedicated people from around the globe. At Citi, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, give back to your community and make a real impact.

Take the next step in your career, apply for this role at Citi today:



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Fin Solutions Dsgn & Implement


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Full time


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