Citi has a significant footprint in EMEA with physical presence in 55 countries and this role will be supporting the EMEA Risk & Control Lead in managing the 1st Line risk in the region.
Citi serves clients in EMEA through all ICG business such as Banking Capital Markets and Advisory, Markets, Securities Services, Treasury and Trade Solutions, Commercial Bank, and through Global Wealth.
The role will work with Risk and Control colleagues who are supporting clusters and businesses in the region to understand the EMEA business’ risk profiles, roll out of enhanced risk and control frameworks, to ensure consistency in issue / event management.
This role will work with Independent Risk, Control Functions and Internal Audit to enhance local control standards and support business management in their oversight.
In addition, this role will support Citi’s transformation by connecting to global program with local initiatives to effectively achieve the firm’s strategy.
Partner with in-business risk and control leads to co-ordinate key regulatory priorities, issue remediation, lessons learned and transformation plans across the businesses and jurisdictions in EMEA
Provide support to the EMEA Risk & Control Management to ensure a robust assessment of the control environment is provided to the EMEA Management to facilitate their effective oversight of financial and non-financial risk
Co-ordinate and support the Business Risk and Control Committees and other forums
Perform ongoing analysis of risk and control related data (e.g. KPIs, KRIs)
Assist with preparation of materials for key regional forums and reports for EMEA Management and other stakeholders
Perform complex analyses of comparative data, preparing and presenting regional and global reports related to risk assessments, and monitoring of business risk and control related issues
Work with control partners and Internal Audit to facilitate effective control remediation efforts in EMEA
The position provides a very wide scope of activities, geographic and legal entity coverage with frequent interaction with senior management of all geographic, product, risk and functional lines.
In addition to this exposure, the position provides learning opportunities for leadership across a diverse set of countries in EMEA with a wide range of management challenges.
Qualifications & skills :
Experience in Risk and Control, Consulting, Project management, ideally within financial services.
Project management, coordination and change capabilities
Understanding of the EMEA regulatory landscape and different investment banking businesses and functions. Understanding Citi’s footprint is a plus
Demonstrated analytical skills and capability to analyse and drive meaningful results from large and complex datasets
Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
Capable of prioritizing and multi-tasking in a dynamic, complex and fast paced environment
Ability to drive change and improve quality and efficiency in business practices by working effectively across a global organisation
Excellent oral and written communications skills; must be articulate and persuasive with the judgement
Self-starting with the ability to multitask and prioritize
Strong understanding of Risk Management structures and roles and responsibilities across 3 LoD and Citi’s Risk and Control environment is a strong plus