Job Purpose :
Be part of the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team at the Costa Rica Analytical Center with a role that gives you the opportunity to provide insight and analytics to Citi’s CEO, CFO and senior management with key information needed to make strategic, operational, and tactical decisions.
Learn and build a career in the banking business while improving your quantitative and analytical skills by tackling challenges in a dynamic environment.
If you are a person that has a desire to learn, have intellectual curiosity and good knowledge in accounting, economics, banking and finance, this position will give you a valuable opportunity to be continuously learning about the business, the industry and its macroeconomic environment.
Also, you will be developing the ability to identify and evaluate key elements of multiple dimensions and perspectives impacting performance.
In time, you will improve your understanding of the interrelatedness of all these aspects to provide a high-end quantitative / qualitative analysis.
Become part of our team and take advantage of a position that will create a significant mobility and career development opportunity within the Citi Finance organization.
Key Responsibilities :
Support operating model with international FP&A teams to smoothly migrate activities into the site
Develop analytical support working with local FP&A teams and their business partners
Develop a good knowledge of the range of processes, procedures and systems to be used in carrying out assigned tasks and a basic understanding of the underlying concepts and principles upon which the job is based
Makes evaluative judgments based on the analysis of factual information. They are expected to resolve problems by identifying and selecting solutions through the application of acquired technical experience and will be guided by precedents.
Responsible for more specific work and Ad-hoc request based on the business necessity. Specific activities include :
o Contribute in the analysis of key management review decks for Regions & Products
o Participation in time critical activities for FP&A teams
o Support conducting monthly and quarterly reporting. However, focus of the team will be addressing ad hoc strategic issues that are complementary to regular Planning and Analysis processes
o Development of materials for review with Business
o Participation in forward looking activities including annual budgeting and monthly estimate process
Support standardization of activities including the identification of productivity and efficiency
Support reengineering projects to improve productivity, improve controls and quality of key activities
Impact of the job holder is restricted to own job
Ensure there is a strong culture of high integrity, ethics and meritocracy
Knowledge / Experience / Skills
Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Industrial Engineer or a related field with at least 1-3 years of experience
Understanding of Banking & Finance products and markets is preferable but not essential
Financial analysis foundation
Keen interest in business and economic environment
Bilingual : English and Spanish. Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Portuguese is a plus
Proficient in MS Excel and PowerPoint skills
Ability to collaborate within a team while being able to work independently as an individual contributor
Good analytical skills, intellectual curiosity
Ability to question status quo, and identify opportunities to reengineer / streamline processes
Ability to partner with senior stakeholders across businesses and geographies
Ability to exchange information in a concise and logical way as well as be sensitive to audience diversity