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Intermediate Financial Analyst - Buffalo NY (Hybrid)

Job Req ID 23698841 Location(s) Getzville, New York Job Type Hybrid Job Category Finance
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This position is part of Citi’s SEC Reporting Group which is composed of 17 accounting professionals/CPAs based in both New York City and Buffalo, NY and reports (through its broader Group manager) to the Controller of Citigroup. The SEC Group is responsible for Citigroup's Quarterly Earnings Releases, 10-Qs, Annual Report/10-K, as well as various business analytics. The Team is also responsible for the Company’s financial close, as well as New Accounting pronouncement implementations and financial systems migrations and structure. 

The SEC Group is also responsible for the Citibank N.A. Audited Financial Reporting, Citi's Accounting Policy Manual Reporting, Monthly Financial Close, New Accounting Pronouncements implementations and analysis for Senior Management and Citi’s Board of Directors. In addition to our SEC filings, our new team member will be involved with Investor Presentations and Peer and industry surveys. The role requires flexibility with hours and assignments to accommodate the requirements of the SEC's reporting calendar, as well as the Company's financial deliverables.

We are looking for a CPA with two plus years of experience with a public/private background. The candidate should be detail-oriented, conscientious and able to work with various different professionals across Citi’s Finance and regional functions. This position may likely work on Income Statement, Variable Interest Entities, Consumer Credit Analysis, Fair Value, Derivatives, Commissions and Fees, as well as Reporting and Senior Management. Investor and BOD presentations.

This position is based in Buffalo, NY.


  • Prepare, analyze, and facilitate reports to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) based on U.S. GAAP and SEC requirements and guidelines
  • Various SEC disclosures and analytics (e.g., Income Statement, Derivatives, Variable Interest Entities, Financial Close, RegInsight initiatives, new and emerging SEC disclosures, etc.)
  • Manage activities, including review of accounting transactions, implementations and related external reporting, and monitoring the consolidating financials at the end of each accounting period
  • Contribute to strategic planning within areas of expertise and focus on day-to-day operational execution
  • Lead key initiatives/projects and controls as well as maintain working knowledge of industry, regulatory, and accounting developments
  • Utilize knowledge of finance/accounting concepts to ensure accurate SEC Reporting filings
  • Drive re-engineering, process efficiencies, and continuous process improvement efforts to strengthen controls
  • Assist with the execution and coordination of KPMG external audit and Citi’s Internal Audit groups
  • Conduct research and analysis of financial reporting, peer analysis and other regulatory matters presenting results, as warranted
  • Build and maintain effective and professional working relationships with internal and external auditors, peer banks, and key contacts within multiple areas across Citi
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.


  • 2+ years of relevant experience
  • Public accounting and/or financial services experience preferred
  • Strong finance and analytic skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A desire to learn new areas, financial products and new accounting adoptions
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Ability to communicate with others across functions
  • Motivated team player with the ability to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment
  • Experience in SEC financial analysis and reporting and /or financial services is beneficial
  • Strong quantitative skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel required, in addition to a high aptitude for learning new systems
  • Ability to think analytically and have a desire to learn about Citigroup's businesses, its regions and client offerings
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to work with various different professional groups across Citi’s Finance and Business functions
  • The role requires flexibility with hours and assignments to accommodate the requirements of the SEC's reporting calendar as well as the Company's financial deliverables


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, CPA and Public Accounting experience strongly preferable


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Financial Reporting


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

Getzville New York United States


Primary Location Salary Range:

$55,341.00 - $74,810.00


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