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Vice President - Transformation - Finance Lead

India| Chennai, India

Job Req ID 22569297
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Overview

Citi is undergoing a Transformation to modernize and simplify the bank. We’re raising the bar and taking the opportunity to reevaluate the way we do business. This includes fostering a culture of curiosity and excellence and shifting our mindset to be simpler and data driven, making Citi an easier place to work and improving client experience. If you’re ready to be at the forefront of Transformation while taking your career to the next level, we invite you to come and join us!

Success Profile

As one of the world’s most global banks, Citi gives you the tools to make a difference. Through Transformation, we’re building the future of the bank and shaping the banking industry. Citi employs over 220,000 individuals located around the world, encompassing a broad range of teams, roles, cultures and backgrounds. Some of the skills that will make you successful in this role include:

  • Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • Credible Challenge
  • Risk Management
  • Data and Results Driven
  • Accountable
  • Adaptable

Responsibilities

Consent Order Finance & Governance Lead (CGW- Transformation) – C13

The Consent Order Finance & Governance Lead of the Transformation team is accountable for management of complex/critical/large professional disciplinary areas. Applies in-depth understanding of the business or operational processes to manage a Consent Order program area specifically related to dependency on Financial transactions, Finance and Reporting processes . Strong commercial awareness is a necessity. Generally accountable for delivery of a full range of services to one or more businesses/ geographic regions. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Some external communication may be necessary. Accountable for the end results of an area. Exercises control over resources, policy formulation and planning. Primarily affects a sub-function. Involved in short- to medium-term planning of actions and resources for own area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the review of the daily project plans and key milestones.
  • Escalate potential issues identified in working group sessions.
  • Active leadership and representation of CO working group sessions, strategy planning and various reviews sessions to identify and facilitate remediation of detailed action plans and commitments to Consent Order targets.
  • Participate in cross-functional working groups among Data, Risk , Process and Governance standardization for key reporting functions including Books & Records, Reporting and Data.
  • Coordinate with members of the various Reporting Operations functions to identify ways to streamline and implement action plans in order to create more accurate and timely results, as well as improving efficiency.
  • Maintain constant dialog with GPSM, Reporting Operations and Project Management to highlight issues with the overall Consent Order action plans.
  • Understand the implications of the changes proposed by Consent Order working group and capture the impact of same for communication with Reporting Operations.
  • Interface with corporate functional leads for operational execution and interaction/ engagement resulting from proposed changes to Target Operating Model.
  • Be responsible for ensuring a comprehensive approach to all control programs and developing a sound and robust control environment.

Skills

  • Deep knowledge of principles, practices and theories of Financial Processes including accounting and comfortable with financial systems and GL tools
  • Outstanding record of project management success, both in results achieved and in use of professional methodology
  • Pro-active in developing and implementing strategies that significantly mitigate risk
  • Strong knowledge of existing Finance systems within Citi
  • Strong and current awareness of external trends and best practices
  • Comfortable handling volumes of data

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of relevant experience in similar roles with complete understanding of Financial Reporting Processes, Data and Platforms
  • Professional qualifications in accounting (such as ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent) is a plus
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate effectively with a wide range of people across different functions and levels of seniority. Analytical skills are a must. Ability to manage and lead a team. Be able to work independently
  • Able to work effectively and efficiently toward goals in a complex, diverse environment with multiple and changing demands
  • Self-starter who proactively seeks to improve existing controls and streamline processes both from a tactical short term viewpoint, and also from a strategic long term perspective
  • Bachelor’s/University degree, or Master’s degree preferred

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Job Family Group:

Finance

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Job Family:

Governance, Program and Project Management

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Time Type:

Full time

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We foster a culture that embraces all individuals and encourages diverse perspectives, where you can make an impact and grow your career. At Citi, we value colleagues that demonstrate high professional standards, a strong sense of integrity and generosity, intellectual curiosity, and rigor. We recognize the importance of owning your career, with the commitment that if you do, we promise to meet you more than half way.

Success Stories

Usman B.

Usman B.

“By joining Transformation, you will be at the center of driving change at Citi. You’ll help us lay the foundation to make this a better place to work and do business by implementing sound risk and controls. This team will give you a launchpad of endless opportunities to grow as a professional and challenge yourself while working across various functions.”

Risk & Controls Transformation Lead
New York

Cynthia D.

Cynthia D.

“Citi hires people for their potential and not just their experience. This gives people, including myself, the opportunity to try different roles and explore new careers. Transformation at Citi is a new adventure and will challenge how we do things at Citi: with clients, with regulators and with our peers.”

Mexico Transformation Head

Dan F.

Dan F.

“Data Transformation is a great area to be a part of at Citi. Data is at the heart of our business and ensuring that our data is of good quality with clear ownership is imperative to our success.”

Data Operating Model and Governance Program Lead
New York

SHAHZAD A.

Shahzad A.

“This is an exciting area to work in at Citi! Being part of Transforming a 200+ year-old institution is a once in a lifetime opportunity. This is relatively new work, so not only you can learn new skills and get exposure, but you can play a pivotal role in shaping the Citi of the future.”

Data Tooling and Capability Head
Singapore

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