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, and wealth management.
The Financial Reporting Group Manager - US Regulatory Reporting Team, currently oversees a regional team and offers the opportunity to contribute to Citi’s strategic goals, drive change, develop a strong team, partnering with senior finance stakeholders and manage a wide range of analytical and review tasks.
The role is a strategic position within Finance and Risk Shared Services designed in partnership with Finance to provide leadership in enhancing the delivery of Citi’s US Regulatory Reporting process.
The objective of this position is to oversee the Regulatory Reporting Process. The individual will play a significant role ensuring controls are in place to enhance the quality of outcome of those reports.
Regulatory reports includes but are not limited to Quarterly Memo cable (QMEMO), Cash Flow, FAS107 and other Regulatory reports.
The incumbent will be required to have good understanding of banking products so as to clearly understand and interpret the reporting requirements, perform root cause analysis of issues faced during reporting cycle and work with key stakeholders to build sustainable solutions.
The role is currently responsible for managing a global team based out of FRSS Manila. The incumbent will be expected to lead a product based team responsible for production of US Regulatory Reporting Reports team.
Such team will be based out of different FRSS centres across Manila, Costa Rica and Tampa. Incumbent will enable consolidation of similar processes for each of the product reported in US Regulatory Reports so as to move away from a region based team to a product based team.
Incumbent would need to work closely with his counterparts leading other product teams and build a standard consistent program.
The role will need to partner very closely with Corporate and Regulatory reporting, Data Governance Office (DGO), Data services, Regional Finance and FRSS Teams.
Key responsibilities of the role will include :
Lead the Regulatory items for the different countries / products, working in partnership with Finance;
Participate in evaluating Strategic and Tactical Change; Policy and Process updates; Regulatory requirements impacts the control environment;
Support and interface to Internal and External Control organizations (Internal / external audit, regulators, control self-assessment, Compliance and Finance etc)
Interface closely with key stakeholders, including Corporate & Regulatory Reporting, Data Governance Office (DGO) and Data Quality officers, Regional Finance, Product Control and the FRSS GPL.
Provide guidance in evaluating the risks & controls and work with managers to ensure appropriate remedial actions are in place;
Promotion of a controls culture within the Operations division ensuring the escalation of significant Risks through Control Governance channels occurs in a timely and efficient manner
Drive organizational change taking full account of obstacles, opposition, and differing stakeholder priorities. Acts as a champion for business process changes;
act behind the scenes to craft solutions for business problems related or tangential.
This position requires to demonstrates collaboration skills and techniques which appropriately define alternate solutions;
resolve conflicts; and create lasting, productive partnerships with clients
Proactive audit support; Health checks, CAP evaluation etc.
Review training programs and identify opportunities for improvement; assess effectiveness of training through metrics and monitoring input for training programs
Qualifications - External
10+ years of Financial and US Regulatory Reporting, US GAAP and experience working in large Financial Services or Banking Multinationals;
Bachelor degree in Finance or Accounting, CPA.
Understanding of current accounting principles, policies and financial institution regulatory reporting, e.g., FRY-9C, Call Report, etc
Exceptional analytical skills, combined with an ability to deliver analyses in a concise and logical manner;
Strong understanding of process, risk assessment, Statistical sampling methodologies and process reviews.
Superb problem-solving skills;
Experience in working with a variety of financial platforms, good technical expertise; ability to manage a project in a complex and dynamic environment
Strong knowledge of banking products and services, especially loans, deposits, investment securities and derivatives
Microsoft Office, General Ledger Platforms, Product Processors, and Data Warehouses experience
Self-motivated with the ability to make decisions in the absence of detailed instructions
Excellent organizational skills, vocal leadership; ability to drive strategic change and to develop consensus among diverse stakeholders
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