Finance - Product Control Lead Analyst, Vice President
July 16, 2020
Product Control is a specialized area within the Controllers discipline and is principally associated with the Markets & Securities Services and Corporate & Investment Banking businesses. The Product Control team's mission is to ensure the completeness, accuracy and integrity of Citi's books and records. Responsibilities include: product line revenue and balance sheet validation, analysis and reporting, independent price verification, fair value hierarchy classification and valuation adjustments. By advancing with best practice, the team both protects Citi's reputation and helps to be the best for our clients. The Product Control team is organized by global product and region, and has a global footprint. The team is aligned to each of Citi's principle product lines or specialized areas such as Valuation Controls, Governance Policy Controls and Global Process Owners Group. Leading with a forward looking vision and passion to be the best requires our team to be strategic, motivated, innovative and embracing of agile work practices. As an active partner across Citi, the team possesses and values a diversity of skills including both analytical and technical components required to manage the dynamic multi-faceted aspects of the role. Ability to think critically, with strategic foresight to anticipate future challenges and create cutting-edge controlled solutions, is complemented by technical coverage across accounting, modeling, risk and proficiency in the market and regulatory environment. Business Background: The Global Equity and Security Services business has presence in North America, Latin America, Europe, Japan and Asia Pacific. The business provides market access and input to the various needs of our institutional client base. Each of these businesses is supported by their regional product control teams. Job Description: We are recruiting for a Product Control VP to join the APAC Equity and Security Services team, based in Hong Kong. This is a senior level position responsible for leading efforts that ensures the completeness, accuracy and integrity of the bank's books and records. The individual will partner with key stakeholders in the Front Office, Middle Office, Risk and other Finance functions to execute Product Control's responsibilities and mission statement. In addition to efforts to control and support data integrity, the individual is also responsible for proactively driving the design and adoption of best-in-class controls, process optimization and innovation projects across the broader Product Control organization.
Develop and maintain in-depth knowledge of Finance industry trends
Serve as a subject matter expert within Finance
Contribute to the directional strategy of the Finance function, anticipating the impact to daily work and the business
Evaluate and resolve complex issues and select the best action by weighing various alternatives and balancing potentially conflicting needs
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.
Bachelor's degree/University degree in finance, mathematics, engineering or computer science preferred
6-10 years of relevant experience in financial industry
Experience in digital analytic tools and programming language such as Python a plus
Experience in collaborating with a team of individuals in different locations
Strong analytical, problem-solving and organization skills with experience driving projects, and ability to implement change in a cross-functional environment
Thrives in a dynamic, time-sensitive environment and effectively prioritizes to meet deadlines
Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word
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