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Project Systems 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: 18057042


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.
We are seeking a Project Systems Accountant to drive Local Reg Reporting transformation for Citi Australia and implementation of standard financial systems including Full Suite, GENESIS and RegInsight. The individual will be responsible for systems and process transformation across Finance, including improving end-to-end efficiencies and controls at a micro+macro level. Be a Subject Matter Expert for finance queries, consultation, training and adhoc analysis requests and provide Leadership in the creation of solutions, resolution of issues and for special projects. Provide secondary support for regular financial system and control processes

Key accountabilities include:

Role will report to Finance Solutions & Controls Manager and drive the following activities:

  • Support key financial control projects:
    • AU/NZ Full Suite Proper financial reporting system rollout
    • APRA Economics and Financial Statistics (EFS) solutions
    • GENESIS Data Remediation to improve data quality for local regulatory reporting consumption
    • Adoption of RegInsight for all AU/NZ local regulatory reports
  • Business as usual control processes
    • Troubleshooting of Financial Reporting issues(incl. for Integrated Close and Local Regulatory Reporting)
    • Support of Control Processes such as End-User-Computing onboarding, MCA, EERS Reviews etc
  • Adhoc activities
    • Assist with audit information requests
    • Assist with projects and transformation initiatives, including those focussed on improving controls, data quality, and performance of shared service teams
    • Creation of reports, implementing data manipulation and analysis requests
    • Database and macro coding jobs as required (in MS Access, Excel, VBA, TM1 etc)
    • Utilize Subject Matter Expertise by providing training and consultation to finance and business stakeholders as needed
  • Compliance Responsibilities
    • Comply with the ethical standards contained in the Code of Conduct
    • Adhere to firm policies and procedures, regulatory and legislative requirements
    • Ensure compliance with firm policies and procedures, regulatory and legislative requirements


To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Advanced Excel and Access skills
  • Good oral and written presentation skills
  • Understanding of basic accounting and financial reporting principles
  • Experience manipulating and converting high volumes of data
  • Experience with programming (e.g. Visual Basic) and/or building databases
  • Experience documenting system processes and using flowcharting software
  • Experience with system implementation projects and SDLC concepts
  • Experience analysing and trouble shooting financial systems and processes
  • Subject matter expert on Citi financial systems and product processors
    • e.g. FMS, Flexcube, Transactor, DBS, FDW, SMART, CRC, Pearl, FRS, Inquiry Framework, ALS, ECS+, Flex L&D etc
  • Experience working on projects and implementing Citi strategic systems
    • e.g. Full Suite, GENESIS, RegInsight
  • Experience managing mappings and accounting matrices for Financial Reporting Systems and Product Processors

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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