BCBS 239 is the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s regulation number 239 which covers principles for effective risk data aggregation and risk reporting.
Citi is currently expanding a number of controls to achieve heightened standards related to these principles. This includes enhancing its existing Data Tracing Program to target prioritized critical data elements (CDEs) and expand its coverage from the FR Y-
9C / FR Y-14 to 60+ Regulatory and Management Reports. Thus, the Finance and Risk Shared Services (FRSS) Data Tracing team is in search of a candidate to join this expanded program, performing issue management in alignment with the target operating model and execution plan.
Issue Management will include :
Review products and related critical data elements used for regulatory and management reporting, to ensure mismatched CDEs are properly and timely dispositioned and moved to remediation when applicable
Partner closely with Corporate & Regulatory Reporting, Chief Data Office, Data Governance Officers, Data Services, Data Standards, and Regulatory and Management Report Owners
Identify issues and exceptions, produce executive quality reports, coordinate remediation plans and communicate updates effectively to senior stakeholders
Root Cause Analysis through detailed data transformation lineage review
Reporting results and updates to Senior management The incumbent will establish working relationships with Risk, Finance, Operations, Technology, Data Services and Data Governance Officers, and utilize influence to ensure data, documentation, responses to inquiries and remediation actions are provided timely.
Interface with Data Services, Transformation and Finance as required for support to determine if critical data elements were accurately reported;
disposition any exceptions.
Communicate to relevant business contacts, defend point of view utilizing strong knowledge of products and reporting, and follow through to ensure remediation actions are executed.
Produce reports, illustrating strategy, results of review and status updates
Other responsibilities include :
Updating KPIs, metrics, and other presentations, identifying enhancement opportunities and supporting manager in the messaging of results / value add to senior management
Providing input and / or lead training programs and identify opportunities for improvement based on lessons learned from identified false positives
Participating in Internal Audit (IA) and Regulatory reviews.
Supporting Manager in assessing and enhancing operational controls
Assign, manage, and review work of team, evaluating their conclusions
Facilitating ad hoc, special requests and project management
Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
Working knowledge of bank products required
6+ years of Finance, Accounting, Risk or Product Control experience, preferably at large financial institution
CPA and / or Audit experience would be an advantage
Data tracing / transformation experience a plus
Understanding of current accounting principles, policies and financial institution regulatory reporting,
Knowledge of Management reporting a plus
Solid analytical skills, combined with an ability to deliver analyses in a concise and logical manner
Experience in working in operations unit requiring coordination across multiple regions and business segments.
Must have solid communication skills (oral and written) to clearly articulate findings, defend point of view amongst various groups, and present to senior management
Must be assertive and have strong follow up skills
Strong Microsoft Office skills including Microsoft Excel as well as PowerPoint to develop reports / presentations
Strong General Ledger Platforms, Product Processors, and Data Warehouses experience
Must be a proactive and goal-oriented strategic thinker, with ability to identify creative solutions.
Ability to multi-task, demonstrating independent leadership skills.
Possess strong team building, planning and project management skills driven by process improvement.
Strong understanding and appreciation of internal control environment, reporting, and metrics is required.
Willingness to work flexible hours.
Yes, 10 % of the Time