Transaction Expense Business Analyst
Citigroup Inc
Belfast, NIR
1d ago

Overview of Citi :

Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide.

Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-

class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

Team / Function Overview :

The Business Expense transparency group is a global function with the mandate of optimizing Transaction Expense costs and implementing best in class expense management practices.

The team supports multiple areas across the Transaction Expense base, including supply management, demand management, expense reporting, analysis and control, expense systems development and data transparency.

Role / Position Overview :

The Transaction Expense Business Analyst will join the Global Business Expense Transparency organization and will support the development and enhancement of Citi’s Trade Cost Calculator and Analytics platform, which is a best in class system designed to provide insight into Citi’s trading costs and activities.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Manage the development of the VARCITI trade cost analytics platform
  • Engage with system stakeholders across front office, middle office, operations and technology to understand functions, dependencies and design of robust analytics and metrics
  • Assist in producing meaning and detailed trade and cost analytics, including volume and product profiling reports, to identify key expense trends and cost drivers
  • Work closely with technology throughout the software delivery lifecycle to deliver business requirements and ensure timely release of new products
  • Development Value :

    Own the trading cost fee calculation and volume reconciliation processes across multiple products, carrying out analysis of areas identified for enhancements and gathering requirements for enhancements to increase transparency and accuracy.

    Knowledge / Experience :

  • Proven track record within a commercial, fast paced business environment of technology role with extensive years of relevant experience required to be considered
  • Experience / appreciation of the software delivery lifecycle
  • Knowledge of products traded across Fixed Income, Commodities and Equities preferred
  • Understanding of trade flow processes / systems
  • Skills :

  • Candidate should have extensive years of overall experience that includes extensive years in the financial services industry (preferably in investment banks).
  • Ideal candidate would be a self-contained individual contributor with a go getter attitude to develop software meeting the laid down quality metrics within the project environment.

  • The candidate would have prior working experience in a competitive, high paced environment to deliver software to meet business needs.
  • Strong PC skills essential including MS Excel and PowerPoint
  • Project management or similar technology related qualification beneficial
  • Strong database development capabilities. RDBMS and No SQL with database administration (DBA) experience and / or certifications
  • Experience in Qlikview is desired.
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Competencies :

  • Good communicator and strong inter-personal and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to communicate confidently at all levels of the business
  • Strong analytical skills, mathematical problem-solving capability and attention to detail a prerequisite
  • Highly organized with the capability of working with both regional and global teams
  • Self-motivated with an enthusiastic and proactive approach. Confident to work independently and can work effectively with business and IT subject matter experts.
  • Detail oriented with a passion for maintaining standards.
  • Valuing Diversity : Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add values to decisions or actions and organisational success.
  • What we Offer

  • As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;
  • 23 days paid annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme,
  • Life assurance and
  • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.
  • In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme and employees also have the option (provided they have a student loan from the Student Loan Company) to divert saver and company match contributions to their student loan.

    We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.

    Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

    Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi’s commitment to growing a diverse workforce.

    Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

    Valuing Diversity : 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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