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Belfast Delta One Middle Office Head

Citigroup
Belfast, ME 04915
**Organization Overview:**


Citi Markets Operations is currently at a pivotal point in its evolution and journey to implement a target operating model. We take pride and are passionate about our People and our culture. We are invested in our People and their development. We are transforming and simplifying our operating model, creating an exciting environment which encourages diversity of thought and inclusion.


We are a dynamic, global, and diverse Organization, with a presence in over 60 Countries; covering all front post execution Operations teams including product aligned Middle Office groups, Settlements, Margin, Asset Servicing, Listed Derivative & Commodities Operations. We support an extensive range of Capital Markets products and services including Fixed Income (FX, Rates, Credit, Muni, Cash and Derivatives) where Citi is consistently a dominant top 3 player in the market, Equity (Cash, Derivatives, Prime Brokerage, Futures, Listed Derivs, FXPB) where Citi has a significant growth program to continue to build out its capabilities and services; and Syndicates where we support both FI and EQ new issues and IPOs.


Our Operations groups are core to the success of the Markets business and have significant impact across the lifecycle of a trade. We partner extensively with a range of internal stakeholders including Front Office Sales and Trading Desks, Compliance, Legal, Finance and HR; alongside having significant interaction with our external client base, playing a key role in the overall client experience. We have a Client relationship group, dedicated to overseeing the Organizational service performance and strategic partnership for our top tier client base, where we play a key role in supporting our global clients to ensure they have a first-class experience when doing business with Citi.


Our Business Intelligence and Process Re-engineering group works alongside our Operations teams delivering automation solutions to solve for operational challenges. We partner with Citis innovation labs to drive optimization, and overall play a pivotal role in enabling us to transform to achieve our target operating model.


Our Technology partners develop and implement a wide range of applications that support the Operations, Change, Design and Implementation groups in providing innovative products and solutions. We have re-imagined how to provide technology and service in our domain through the alignment of our team vision, culture, and aggressive retirement plan for legacy applications and adoption of a micro-based containerized cloud environment. We encourage our people to create, explore and be adventurous whilst taking measured risk, adopting safe practices to protect the firm. Data lineage and optimization is core to how we develop our eco system. We are growing our capabilities using artificial intelligence, natural language processing and machine learning.


Our roles entail ensuring we operate in a robust control environment, whilst in a fast-paced workplace. We comply with global regulations and internal policies and adopt a proactive approach to identifying opportunities to reduce risk through the continuous evaluation of our controls; to protect our clients, the firm, and our reputation.


We work closely with our external global peers, partners, and regulators, and play an integral part in leading an agenda at the forefront to optimize and streamline processes and drive strategy across our industry.


**Job Purpose** :


+ Our Prime Finance Delta One Middle Office supports the front to back trade and lifecycle process and controls across the full spectrum of Delta One/Synthetic Prime Trading Desks that transact in both Derivative and Listed Equity products.

+ The Belfast Delta One Middle Office Control Head will face off to Delta One Trade Desk as well as Key Client escalation point, whilst being responsible for oversight and development of our growing team Belfast group.

+ The teams objective is to provide top tier Trading Desk Support whilst the ensuring the overall key controls are operating effectively


**Key Responsibilities:**


+ Facing off to Delta One Trade Desk, representing Middle Office by leading reoccurring Front Office Control Meetings,

+ Supervise daily control processes whilst championing a proactive culture and environment where processes, risks and controls are continually monitored, and potential risks escalated on a timely basis

+ Evaluate then evolve existing Control environment, Regulatory filing & Monitoring Capabilities as well as MCA Completeness that fully meets Audit, Compliance and Regulatory requirements.

+ Ongoing assessment of Control framework health and driving ongoing evolution/monitoring to reduce residual risk of end-to-end flows.

+ Overseeing and developing our Belfast Team members into subject matter experts in provide top tier Trading Desk Support whilst strengthening the overall groups control mindset.


**Key Characteristics:**


+ The successful candidate will also be required to demonstrate the necessary skills and experience to deliver on the below

+ Operational Expertise: demonstrate considerable understanding of key operational functions such as Settlements, Lifecycle Management, Reconciliations, Trade Support and Corporate Actions

+ Product Knowledge: demonstrate high-level knowledge and understanding of the

+ Cash Equity and Equity Swap product. A general knowledge of derivatives is highly desirable.

+ Automation: Utilizes a data driven approach to improve STP and reconciliation match rates whilst reducing manual touch points and operational risk.


**Qualifications and Skills:**


+ BS/BA degree or equivalent work experience preferred

+ Strong risk management and control mindset with experience strengthen front to back control framework.

+ Significant experience in Tier 1 global financial institutions preferably with strong Equity OTC and/or Listed Middle Office product experience

+ Strong communicator & problem solver, results oriented with experience in facing on off to demanding Trading Desks.

+ Demonstrated experience developing people, teams, and functions

+ Strong awareness of both external and internal best practice perspectives, maintaining a balanced and fresh viewpoint.


**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. 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 Citis commitment to growing a diverse workforce.


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**Job Family Group:**


Operations - Transaction Services

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**Job Family:**


Transaction Capture Services

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**Time Type:**


Full time

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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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