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UK Bank Chain Legal Entity Manager - SVP

Job Req ID 21371979 Primary Location London, United Kingdom Job Category Finance
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EMEA Controllers are an independent control function ensuring completeness, accuracy and integrity of the bank’s books and records.  It is part of the EMEA Finance organization.

This position within EMEA Regional Controllers, is within the UK Bank Chain and report to the UK bank Chain Controller.

Legal Entity Managers are accountable and responsible for the Financial, Statistical and Regulatory reporting for the UK’s Bank Chain legal vehicles as well as other Legal Entity management responsibilities.

The UK Bank chain includes; CBNA London Branch, Citibank UK Ltd, CEP UK Branch as well as 50+ other operating entities in the UK.



  • To ensure all country Management and Statistical Legal Entity reporting requirements are performed within a defined control environment and that reports are complete and accurate and produced on a timely basis.
  • Close engagement with the CSC team in Budapest who produce the local reports, with FRSS team in Mumbai who produce the US Reports and the Annual Financial statements process ensuring accurate and timely Legal Entity information.
  • Responsible for support of the LEM team and will interact with Senior Management within Finance, FRSS, Operations, Data services etc.
  • Regular interaction with the Business and active participation at various governance meetings, including Board, Audit Committee, ALCO, etc. as well as other Country Forums.
  • Regular interaction and support of audit engagements, with external auditors for the statutory audits as well with internal audit.
  • Active engagement in assessing Local reporting and LEM control environment for all activities performed by the LEMs, including assessment of control execution, performance of controls, and identification and remediation of control weaknesses.
  • To contribute to process improvement efforts and to control enhancements as processes change, as well as participation in Citi’s Transformation programs.


  • Partner closely with the Bank Chain Controller to inform and advise on both ongoing reporting activities, the control environment, and areas of opportunity.
  • Understand legal entity results, activity and ensure accurate and timely results by Legal entity with review and approval of reports.
  • Lead a team of professionals within LEM.
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with all stakeholders and colleagues.
  • Present results/findings and make recommendations to the UK Bank Chain Controller or senior management as appropriate.
  • Adapt to changing circumstances - the prioritization of tasks may evolve with changing circumstances.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA or ACCA only)
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in Accounting, Finance or business-related fields in Financial Services.
  • Strong communication, presentation, and strategic thinking skills to engage with senior managers and demystify technical intricacies in language and context relevant to a broader audience
  • Track record of success in delivering high quality work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to identify problems and take appropriate actions to resolve issues.
  • Influencing skills and global business orientation.
  • Ability to manage ambiguity and demonstrated agile execution skills.


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Financial Reporting


Time Type:

Full time


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