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Local Regulatory Reporting Accountant

  • Primary Location: Australia,New South Wales,Sydney
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18070099


Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.
The Financial Control Local Regulatory Reporting (LRR) team is responsible for preparation and submission of most Local Regulatory Reports (LRRs), and local (IFRS) financial statements, to the Australian and New Zealand regulatory authorities.
The Local Regulatory Reporting role is responsible for preparing and submitting a range of LRRs across the above entities, timely and accurately, in accordance with all relevant local regulatory reporting requirements. It also implements changes to LRRs as required by regulators, and administers compliance with internal policies.
 Key accountabilities for this role include
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual returns to Australian and NZ regulators, timely, in accordance with internal and external requirements, including Internal Audit
  • Preparation of Daily APRA Large Exposure reporting and / or daily ASX capital liquidity monitoring
  • Analysis of returns to ensure all relevant variances are fully explained
  • Involvement in regulatory projects and other key financial initiatives as required
  • Monitor changes in regulatory and financial reporting guidelines and regulations
  • Assistance in preparing audited annual financial statements for local operating entities
  • Continuous improvement of processes, procedures and documentation
  • LRR administration and coordination, including LRRGC committee and regional reporting
  • Coordination of local external audit planning, execution, and delivery
  • Assessment of accounting policy, US GAAP / IFRS differences, M&A activity and capital
  • Review of activities of securitisation trusts used for funding purposes
  • Review of regulatory, financial, and other reporting for securitisation trusts


To be successful in this role you will have the following skills and experience:
  • Strong background in Banking and Financial Services
  • Sound experience in Regulatory Reporting, esp. APRA Prudential Standards / Reporting Forms or ASX regulatory reporting
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines, and manage time and conflicting priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently, and as an active contributor to teams
  • High attention to detail and strong ability to work under pressure
  • Flexible, motivated and enthusiastic approach
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn new financial systems quickly
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Commerce / Business Degree (e.g. major in accounting or finance)
  • Qualified CA/ CPA with minimum 3+ years PQE experience
Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.
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