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VP, Controllers Transformation, Financial Solutions Lead Analyst

Tampa, Florida| Getzville, New York

Job Req ID 22548291
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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

The Controllers Finance organization is looking for a dynamic individual to help shape the future of the Finance organization. As part of Citi Finance’s transformation program, the Controllers Transformation team is charged with leading Finance’s efforts to provide accurate information of the highest quality to our customers, shareholders and regulators. Controllers Transformation processes are comprised of those sets of activities that begin with defining and establishing appropriate data standards and ensuring readiness for consumers, standardizing the accounting and processing of transactions to financial systems, implementing a comprehensive set of integrated financial closing processes, which then culminates with instituting common and optimized financial / regulatory reporting processes. 

Controllers Transformation processes are the starting point for the majority of Finance activities and serve as a feeder to other global processes and areas of consumption. The role holder will be a change leader and actively engage Regulatory Reporting teams leads to help transform Finance’s global process. 

The role holder will champion business process changes by understanding current state processes, helping to define the target state, partnering with Technology on the delivery of required infrastructure capability, and with client-facing and shared services teams in the transformation to the target state. A strong finance background, passion for driving change, navigating and overcoming obstacles, and working effectively independently and in team settings are critical to the role holder’s success and growth.

The role holder must be able to evaluate issues of varying complexities by developing an approach or action using multiple sources of information and weighing various alternatives and balancing potential conflicting situations. Requires excellent analytical skills to filter, prioritize and validate potentially complex and dynamic material from multiple sources.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Finance & Risk Shared Services and Technology to define the requirements for an Issues assessment tool to automate the current manual inefficient process.
  • Partner with Finance & Risk Shared Services and Technology teams to define an Integrated Change management Workflow to log up and downstream changes  with the capability of assessing the reporting impact as well as distribute changes to change control teams.
  • Strategic reporting subject matter expert responsible for communicating process and functionality requirements to Finance, Finance and Risk Shared Services (FRSS) and technology teams in order to drive improvements in the regulatory reporting process.
  • Communicate dependencies between technology, operations, and implementation teams to successfully implement process and related system transformations.
  • Develop and implement standardized and efficient end-to-end reporting processes for activities associated with US and Local regulatory reporting.
  • Partner with Finance groups to provide reporting and best practices guidance.
  • Transform disparate processes into a streamlined, standardized and best-in-class global process, while understanding the requisite level of detail required for successful implementations. This includes the removal of legacy process and system silos.
  • Partner with technology leaders to prioritize and align technology roadmaps to process improvement plans for US and Local regulatory reporting.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience, within Finance, Regulatory Reporting, infrastructure transformation, Big Data, project management implementation or related field, in the financial services industry required
  • Analytical, flexible, team-oriented, with strong attention to detail
  • Exceptional analytical, strategic and problem-solving skills coupled with a strong and broad- based finance and internal control skills and attention to detail
  • A proven track record of process transformations, including technology integration. Able to identify and drive change by thinking “out of the box”. Strong and demonstrated execution skills
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and influencing skills coupled with an ability to build a broad base of support among key decision makers at all levels of the organization. Demonstrated success in collaborating and building relationships and influencing across the organization
  • Experience and demonstrated ability to manage competing priorities in a complex and dynamic environment. Self-motivated with the ability to make decisions in the absence of detailed instructions.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience in Citi’s Finance organization and processes that span geographic, functional and business perspectives a plus
  • Project management experience, Agile project management, Scrum methodology required

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business or related field.

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Job Family Group:

Finance

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Job Family:

Fin Solutions Dsgn & Implement

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Time Type:

Full time

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Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

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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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