Analysis and review of financial performance, especially drivers, trends, and the competitive environment, to enhance understanding thereof on the part of management, the Board, regulators and shareholders
Insightful analysis as the foundation for strategic decision-making, resource allocation and performance management
Tools, analytical capability and data to support thoughtful planning and target setting, as well as to drive business initiatives
The means by which the businesses both implement and measure the impact of those decisions and targets, and identify and implement course corrections
EMEA FPandA covers all aspects of the Citi Franchise including: Products, Geographies, Clients, Functions and OandT. It is part of the EMEA Finance team
Equity Markets and PFSS are major business segments within ICG, covering the entire EMEA geography, organised around sub-products, geographic clusters and client segments. This is part of the EMEA Markets and Securities Services FPandA team
The role requires close partnership with in-business management teams and requires high level of business understanding and interaction with the product heads.
The role will work in close partnership with EMEA ICG FPandA team, Mumbai CSC and Global Markets Finance teams to meet FPandA deliverables
This is an exciting and challenging role requiring the establishment of efficient operating practice and networks
This role is based in London
Based upon the Job Purpose described above, the key responsibilities are:
Performance Measurement: Analyse and explanation of key movements and trends in Business and Legal Entity PandL, Balance Sheet, efficiency and return metrics; including linkage with business drivers and client trends
Reporting: comprehensive management information for business, leveraging Performance Management Toolkit and driving enhancements as required.
Assessment of Market and Competitive Environment: including competitive benchmarking, macroeconomic/environment assessment, market share analysis/wallet sizing, and understanding trends in client revenue, volume and deal pipeline
Driving Business-specific aspects of the Integrated Capital Planning process, including coordinating business engagement for CCAR.
Productivity: Work with Business and across Finance to understand and improve efficiency and returns, particularly Operating Efficiency, RoA, and RoTCE. Drive execution of initiatives in partnership with Business.
Drive strategic exercises, working closely with Equities and PFSS businesses and EMEA ICG FPandA team, including ad-hoc analysis.
Supporting Senior Management: Co-ordination and preparation of presentation material and talking points for any internal or external meetings
Supporting Senior Management: Being a trusted advisor
Internal Client Meetings: Participation in both ad-hoc and regular meetings requiring presentation of financial information to the Equities and PFSS businesses.
Engagement: Proactively engage and interface across Business, Finance and other relevant functional areas to leverage information and processes to meet requirements whilst avoiding unnecessary duplication
Develop a detailed understanding of Markets and Securities Services business (specifically Equities and PFSS products) from both a financial and business perspective
Developing or furthering the skills used to provide the organisation with the ability to; allocate resources, execute plans, analyse and anticipate performance in the context of the market, competitive and regulatory environment
Develop local and remote people management skills, negotiation skills and influencing skills
Significant interaction with other areas of FPandA, Finance (i.e. Controllers, Treasury and Tax) and the Business will enhance network and personal effectiveness
Significant scope for improving FPandA process and practice (as part of Global FPandA transformation efforts)
Breadth of role will provide significant business and personal development opportunities
Provides interaction opportunities with senior business leadership
Strong financial accounting background with post qualification experience
Familiarity with Financial Services Industry and/or related business products would be desirable but not essential
Excellent working knowledge of the ICG businesses
Prior experience of working within FPandA or similar function
Working in a Finance role with multiple stakeholders and in an organisation with a matrix management structure
Ability to communicate simply, clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing, adjusting style to suit the audience
Demonstrated strength in detailed financial analysis
Strong communication (written, verbal and interpersonal) skills, including tact, diplomacy, and ability to influence senior-level executives
Integrity, maturity, dependability, a positive professional attitude
Excellent organizational and project management skills
Track record of success in delivering high quality work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to deal with colleagues at all levels across the Firm
Ambitious and hard working
Willing to learn
Be a team player
Positive and pro-active attitude
Ability to manage multiple demands
Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.
Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer
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