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US Branded Cards: Branded Cards Revenue Lead Analyst – Vice President

Job Req ID 22545257 Location(s) New York, New York; Wilmington, Delaware; Elk Grove Village, Illinois Job Category Finance
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The Financial Planning and Analysis Lead Analyst is a senior professional role responsible for providing management with an analysis and insight of Citi’s financial results in coordination with the broader Finance team. The overall objective is to contribute to directional strategy as well as utilize in-depth specialty knowledge to provide advice/counsel on the evaluation of financial reports of Citi’s current and projected performance.


  • Create financial reports and meet with finance team to clearly summarize financial trends and provide insight to senior management
  • Advise on directional strategy and provide guidance on significant business/product decisions
  • Execute analysis of annual 3-year Strategic/Operating Plans, CCAR PPNR forecasts, mid-year reforecasts, and bi-monthly outlooks in partnership with segment, business, and country FP&A teams.
  • Prepare analytics in support of CEO Reviews, including business initiatives
  • Execute analysis of product profitability and provide guidance on significant business and product decisions
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key partners and senior management to influence behavior and decision making
  • Prepare presentations and analysis for the team supporting the CFO
  • Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
  • Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
  • Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
  • 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.


  • 6-10 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient computer skills with a focus on Microsoft Office applications
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated presentation skills
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills


  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree preferred

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

Job Description

Citi's US Branded Cards business is a global market leader in the credit card industry.  US Branded Cards generates revenues of ~$9B annually on average loans of ~$90B.  The US Branded Cards Financial Planning and Analysis team is a critical component of the US Branded Cards Finance team and overall US Consumer Finance team, providing analytical and strategic support of the US Branded Cards FP&A Head and ultimately the US Branded Cards CFO, CEO and overall US Consumer leadership.

We are looking for a highly analytical and dynamic individual to join our Branded Cards Revenue FP&A team with responsibilities including providing management with analysis and insight of the revenue forecast in coordination with the broader US Branded Cards Finance team.  This role will support Outlooks, MYF, Plan, as well as in month performance.  The role is a critical role on the team.


  • Drive forward looking processes focusing on revenue, including forecast, strategic/operating plans, monthly outlooks and results tracking.
  • Perform analysis and deliver presentations related to the financial performance of all portfolios.
  • Generate analytics for quarter end flash results, related highlights and management reporting
  • Develop and maintain forecast models with a focus on continual maintenance and improvements.
  • Prepare necessary supporting materials for critical presentations, including analytics on portfolio trends, balance performance, etc.
  • Partner closely with product finance team and business product managers to understand key product performance and associated risks and opportunities.
  • Work with others across the organization to help influence senior management decisions.
  • Partners with other various support organizations including Decision Management, Risk, Treasury, Controllers, CCAR, Acquisitions and Marketing.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • BS (MBA, CPA, CFA, etc… a plus) in Economics, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • 8+ years of relevant experience in finance roles, including significant experience in the consumer banking space.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships and interact at all levels of an organization and influence stakeholders on path forward; Support internal clients through an effective challenger model.
  • Excellent team leadership and partnership skills: ability to work with and influence senior management across both multiple levels of the organization and geographies.
  • Proven operational and financial leadership with ability to drive results.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking; Critical thinker/problem solver that can drive qualitative & quantitative analysis, embracing ambiguity in available data & input.
  • Bias for action:  Track record of driving parts of large scale transformations and/or implementation of high-impact initiatives; Demonstrated success in driving change across organizations.
  • Excellent communication skills, including writing and presentation. The ability to understand and articulate complex financial concepts in layman’s terms to all levels of senior management is critical.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills with an emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledgeable in additional systems such as SmartView/Hyperion/Essbase/etc.
  • A pro-active self-starter who can continue to push concepts forward with minimal guidance.
  • Extensive background in financial planning, business analytics and related finance disciplines.


Job Family Group:



Job Family:

Financial Planning & Analysis


Time Type:

Full time


Primary Location:

New York New York United States


Primary Location Salary Range:

$120,710.00 - $181,070.00


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