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Europe Cluster FP&A Analyst (VP Level)

Locations: Frankfurt am Main, Hesse Job Function: Finance Employee Status: Regular Job ID: 20182623

Job Purpose:

FP&A Analyst supporting the Europe Cluster by providing:

  • Analysis and review of financial performance, especially drivers, trends, and the competitive environment, to enhance understanding to support Country Management Team
  • Insightful analysis as the foundation for strategic decision-making, resource allocation and performance management
  • Tools, analytical capability, and data to support thoughtful planning and target setting, as well as to drive business initiatives

The means by which the businesses both implement and measure the impact of those decisions and targets, and identify and implement course corrections

Job Background/Context:

  • FP&A function covers all aspects of the Citi Franchise including: Products, Geographies, Clients, Function and O&T 
  • The Europe Cluster FP&A team is part of EMEA Finance team responsible for all FP&A activities that are specific to Europe Cluster
  • The key stakeholders are Country Finance, CCOs and Product/Function Management teams
  • This is an exciting and challenging role requiring  the establishment of efficient operating practice and networks

The role is based in Frankfurt, Germany

Key Responsibilities:

Based upon the Job Purpose described above, the key responsibilities are:

  • Provide a support to the Country Management teams in Europe  – CFO, CCO and Business Heads, delivering FP&A activities for the countries within the Europe Cluster including: Planning, P&L and B/S analysis, headcount analysis, returns, client analysis as well as initiatives
  • Support the Europe Clusters Head in trend analysis for the countries under their coordination
  • Self-starting ad hoc reviews on:  expense trends and opportunities, revenues impact in relation to change in regulatory requirements, benchmarking performance with the industry
  • Performance Measurement and Reporting: Pro-actively analysing, investigating, escalating and explaining key movements and trends to Senior Management and playing an active role in monthly business reviews co-ordinating and preparing materials for internal or external meetings
  • Productivity: Work in partnership across Finance and with the Business to understand and improve efficiency and returns particularly Operating Efficiency, RoA and RoTCE; understand scorecard metrics and drive discussion with CFO/ CCO’s on execution
  • Lead and drive strategic plans, forecasts and outlooks

Work with local LEM teams to ensure legal vehicle plan aligns to business plans including the support required to meet legal entity requirements 

Development Value:

  • A deeper understanding of a broad range of ICG products and businesses
  • Opportunities to interact with product and country senior management as well as businesses across countries in Europe and in other areas of Finance
  • A deeper understanding of the importance of the Legal vehicles in Europe to the overall Franchise and an ability to report, plan and perform value added analysis at the legal vehicle level.
  • Provides interaction opportunities with senior leadership

Qualifications:

  • Qualified finance experience preferred, but an exceptional working track record will be deemed equally important
  • Exceptional candidates who do not meet this criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills, experience

Competencies

  • Self-motivated / Ability to work independently
  • Ability to carry out instructions effectively and efficiently
  • Manage workflow and delivery deadlines
  • Good team player
  • Professional communication / interpersonal skills at all levels

Experience/Knowledge:

  • Financial services experience preferred
  • Prior experience working with senior business and Finance teams

Skills:

  • Excellent organisational and planning skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written
  • Professional approach, presentable and can manage own time effectively
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and to tight timelines while maintaining high standards of work
  • Ability to work on own initiative and independently
  • Relationship building and Influencing skills

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