Product Control is a global control function within Citi Finance and is responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of a trading desk or business product.
Product Control reports daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly revenues and is responsible for key controls over revenue reporting and analysis, balance sheet reporting and analysis, new transaction reviews and independent price verification.
For this role, the candidate will support the LATAM FXLM team process improvement initiatives and collaborate as backup for analysts.
This business is primarily comprised of activities in which it services both clients and internal funding needs as well as managing the associated interest rate risk.
The business transacts in deposits, placements, repurchase / reverse repurchase agreements and hedging with various financial instruments including, but not limited to OTC derivatives, futures, options and treasury securities.
The objective of this role is to become a project manager and process improvement lead for all department taking ownership of all the initiatives, projects, implementations and improvements to be develop with different tools such Power BI, Access, Excel, Robotics, and any other current technology that can be used for this purpose.
This is an opportunity to provide leadership on driving change improvement within a key business for Citi, to be able to demonstrate delivering results, working as a key strategic business partner to the business and helping to build a great and more efficient Global Product Control Team.
Project manager analyst for process improvement initiatives and implementations across region
Developer of solutions for the FXLM team to generate efficiencies into the team with tools such Power BI, Access, Excel, Robotics and others
Solve issues under little to no supervision, including complex problems
Apply in-depth knowledge of industry standards and practices to daily tasks
Analyze situations and data utilizing data analysis tools and methodologies
Provide solutions for varied issues that potentially impact the broader business
Communicate information clearly and succinctly
Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
Promote and maintain procedures and policies.
Interacting with members across multiple locations on a daily basis, including those in New York, London and Budapest.
Oversight of daily P&L production, validation and reporting for FXLM
Oversight of daily and month-end sub-ledger / ledger validation
Review and assess balance sheet and regulatory reporting impacts, month-end closing process and quarterly / annual disclosure reporting
Understand the Profit attribution analysis (PAA) of the portfolio and communicate daily and monthly results and / or issues to the trading desk and senior management, particularly around residuals and unexplained PAA
Reviewing of new trades, understanding the structure, associated risks and the P&L generated on them.
Partner with Valuation Control Group (VCG) Team in the review and supervision of inventory valuation testing and results
Daily interaction with other managers throughout the organization, including, but not limited to Directors and / or Managing Directors of Finance (i.
e. Treasury, Tax, Accounting Policy, Planning & Analysis, etc.), trading desks, transactors, middle office, risk management, business unit management teams and operations will be necessary to resolve issues and drive change
Providing and reviewing analytics / control metrics for the management team
Ad-hoc projects / assignments including system development, redesigning and streamlining daily and monthly processes, not just for team, but also consideration for the larger regional and global department
Foster a spirit of teamwork and unity among department members and across the company.
Bachelor’s degree required, Industrial Engineering, Systems, Finance, Business or related field
Knowledge in Financial instruments such secured financing and / or fixed income derivatives / trading desks
3 or more years of experience in process improvement and / or solutions develop in tools such Power BI, Access, Excel, Robotics and any other
Experience in project management and system implementations local or regional
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet assigned deadlines required;
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written required in both English and Spanish;
Strong MS Office Excel skills a must, Access, PowerPoint and other financial systems;
Must have a good eye for detail, but also be able to step back and see the larger strategic picture;
Able to influence others without authority and interact across all levels of the organization required;
Goals and solutions oriented as well as self- driven
Grade : All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - CR
Time Type : Full time
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