CSIS Financial Specialist
CSIS is a full-service team that protects the employees, assets, information, integrity, and reputation of Citi and its clients.
We accomplish this by offering industry-leading professional security services, fraud prevention, and independent investigations to all of Citi’s businesses and regions globally, and by partnering with internal business colleagues, law enforcement agencies, and the industry internally.
CSIS Shared Operations Services is the unit responsible to coordinate and support all CSIS Latam & Mexico BAU operations.
This position will be responsible for providing operational and financial analytical support to CSIS Latam & Mexico, and assist on the oversight of the CSIS regional budget.
Assess trends, identify risk and recommends proactive steps to CSIS Latam & Mexico management to correct anomalies and ensure a balance budget throughout CSIS.
Applicants must possess strong technical accounting skills, good communication skills, attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and proficiency with Microsoft Office including Excel, and Word.
Responsibilities will include :
Develop and maintain the regional CSIS financial modeling and analysis, controls and ad hoc reports.
Manage formal communications with the heads of CSIS functions to assist them in the management of the CSIS Latam & Mexico budget / expense follow up.
Customize the global financial processes (variance analysis and forecasting) to the region and summary data received from Finance to provide CSIS specific data required to manage the budget / expenses.
This includes using financial databases and accessing supporting information with expense and budget impacts.
Lead regional implementation of vehicles to facilitate the capturing and tracking processes of corporate challenges (tasks).
Presenting summary of special tasks, reflecting potential plan reductions, and tracking experience in achieving desired reductions, and communicating summary results to CSIS Latam & Mexico management through customized reports
Coordinate efforts to maintain regional records of different expense management initiatives (accruals, exceptions, transfers, signing authority levels, allocations, etc) which require extensive contact with Regional Operations staff to ensure proper information flow in a timely manner.
Responsible for the preparation & tracking of Service Level Exception Memos for CSIS Latam & Mexico management, which may deviate from the approved budget.
Also includes budget analysis to ensure funding options globally and preparation of associated management documents.
Maintain the CSIS allocation model through corporate tools and guidelines.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. CPA, Finance or equivalents (MBA a plus)
1-4 years of financial, accounting analysis and management reporting experience.
Bilingual English / Spanish
Strong communication skills across various levels of the organization.
Team player but must have the ability to work independently and meet strict timelines.
Ability to assimilate ambiguous and changing information.
Ability to follow established accounting and regulatory policies and procedures.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the desire to interact with people at different levels throughout the day through multiple mediums.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to represent CSIS Latam & Mexico and speak to processes in meetings and on conference calls.
Strong attention to detail and understanding for controls.
Ability to manage numerous priorities and coordinate multiple deliverables.
Ability to analyze, escalates, and resolves problems.
Quality orientation / initiative / creativity and attention to detail.
English level advanced