Financial Planning & Analysis EMEA Expense Manager, Vice President
Citigroup Inc
London, ENG
17d ago


Financial Planning & Analysis EMEA Expense Manager, Vice President

Competitive Salary Offered

Job Purpose :

Provide a focused perspective on EMEA Expense and Headcount performance by providing :

  • 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 management can both implement and measure the impact of those decisions and targets, and identify and implement course corrections
  • Job Background / context :

  • EMEA FPandA covers all aspects of the Citi Franchise including; Products, Geographies, Clients, Functions and OandT. It is part of the EMEA Finance team
  • The key stakeholders, in addition to the EMEA LFO’s / EMEA CFO are the Decision Support Team who provide analytics to the Regional Senior Management team
  • This is an exciting and challenging role in an area that is of critical importance within the Firm which acts as a key measurement of performance and accountability
  • Key Responsibilities :

  • Supporting LFO teams : Co-ordination and preparation of presentation material and talking points for any internal meetings for the EMEA CEO, CFO or business MBR’s
  • Performance Measurement : Analysing, investigating and explaining key movements and trends in the Expense and Headcount financials to Senior Management within finance (LFO’s / CFO)
  • Reporting : Production and presentation of comprehensive management information for overall Expenses as well as specifically for Compensation and Headcount
  • Maintaining a strong understanding of underlying drivers behind the numbers
  • Internal Client Meetings : Participation in both ad-hoc meetings and the monthly presentation of the reporting decks to EMEA LFO’s / CFO
  • Engagement : Proactively engage and interface across Finance and relevant business areas to leverage information and processes to meet requirements whilst avoiding unnecessary duplication.
  • Become established as a key point of contact based on finance knowledge, established network and ability to achieve results

  • Ad-hoc analysis and reporting : Lead ad-hoc analysis for EMEA CFO / LFO’s by performing one-time reviews and analysis on areas of management focus within Expenses
  • Ensure high quality support and analytics are provided across all Expense lines and analysis is targeted and focused.
  • Development Value :

  • Develop a detailed understanding of the EMEA Citi Franchise from both a financial and a business perspective
  • Develop or further the skills required to provide the organisation with the ability to; allocate resources, execute plans, analyse and anticipate performance
  • 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
  • Breadth of role will provide significant business and personal development opportunities
  • Provides interaction opportunities with senior Leadership (e.g. EMEA CFO,LFO’s.)
  • Knowledge / Experience :

  • Good working knowledge of 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
  • Skills :

  • Highly articulate in verbal presentations as well as written communications
  • Demonstrated strength in 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 skills
  • Qualifications :

  • Strong financial accounting background with post qualification experience
  • Familiarity with financial services industry and / or related business products would be desirable but not essential Competencies :
  • 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.

    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

    Closing Date : December 6, 2018


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