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Citibank Finance Transformation Office Finance Data Contractual Data Lead (C15) (Buffalo, NY or Irving, TX)

Getzville, NY 14068
Finance Data initiative is part of the global Finance Transformation Office at Citibank. Citi is looking to build smarter and more efficient ways to operate their business, through new opportunities uncovered by data. Citi is looking for experts to provide insights on how to ingest, interpret, and manage data. Citi is looking for specialization in data management with a working knowledge in process and technology related to Planning function.

**Job Description**

The Contractual Data Lead should support achieving the objectives of the Finance Transformation and Finance data management. A good understanding of the financial services industry, products, and data is necessary. This position requires a thorough understanding of the strategic direction of the finance function and Record to Reporting, Planning and Liquidity processes. Accountable for governance over the PEARL to GENESIS and Inter-affiliate Contract Matching, GENESIS manual adjustment reduction and remediation. Excellent communication skills are required to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. The candidate will be responsible for leading diverse teams of professionals across different geographies and driving high-quality work products.

PEARL to GENESIS and Inter-Affiliate Contract Matching cover governance over the month end and daily balance reconciliation process managed by FRSS strategic site Mumbai, Manila and Costa Rica. Role include issuance of process guidelines and setting up controls. It also requires close interaction with various consumers of GENESIS data like OPTIMA, RUBY and GLRS etc.

Adjustment Reduction will center around efforts to reduce manual adjustments include understanding reason for adjustment, root cause analysis, working with remediation owners to ensure remediation and tracking of issues. This will include establishing an ongoing operating model for manual adjustments. The scope includes all manual adjustments in GENESIS.


+ Lead the governance team managing PEARL GENESIS and Inter-affiliate Contract Matching reconciliation process.

+ Drive the GENESIS adjustment governance and data quality remediation effort part of Consent Order workstream

+ Provide coaching, feedback, and guidance to team members to facilitate initiatives and professional development

+ Coordinate with senior management to align organizational objectives to the strategic data management direction and ensure teams goals and actions are in furtherance of the target state

+ Facilitate conversations on strategic direction to provide feedback and input to drive the success of data quality initiatives

+ Facilitate the engagement across Controllership and the wider Finance organization to capture, evaluate, identify synergies and paths of potential remediation for reported data quality issues

+ Ensure coordination and alignment when and where needed with technology stakeholders and enterprise-wide business partners to conduct data diagnostic efforts, investigate root cause of findings, and present recommended options for solution(s) and remediation

+ Coordinate with other Finance Data Transformation workstreams (e.g. Governance, Controls) to ensure data remediation efforts or outcomes adhere to Finance Transformation Program project plans and requirements

+ Support team leads on the oversight for the development and maintenance of metrics, scorecards, and dashboards to report on progress and impact of data quality remediation efforts

+ Engage with senior stakeholders across Citi to provide updates on progress and gather feedback on any additional data quality issues on which the Controllers Data Remediation team will need to address


+ Over 15 years of relevant experience in financial services industry with focus on reconciliation and change management

+ Broad experience of Finance or Operational/Technology function within Banking organization.

+ Experience managing diverse teams in a large multi-national organization

+ Outstanding analytical, strategic, and problem-solving skills with ability to break challenges into component parts is critically important

+ Experience supporting transformation projects and organizational change initiatives

+ Demonstrated experience of working with financial products life cycles and associated data needs

+ Experience with controller functions, financial books & records, and/or regulatory reporting is a plus

+ Ability to understand the strategic direction and translate to the delivery of successful results in a complex and cross-functional organization

+ Experience in data governance programs with knowledge of data governance principles and practices a plus

+ Strong written and verbal communications skills, including ability to present to senior management

+ Strong Influencing skills with the ability to mediate discussions and draw consensus

+ Ability to lead and drive change through creative thinking and pragmatism

+ Ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously and plan / prioritize appropriately

+ Ability to work with stakeholders to elicit and formally define their requirements

+ Strong ability to extract information by questioning, active listening and interviewing

+ Strong interpersonal skills, with evidence of working in collaboration across large organizations, including a proactive and 'no surprises' approach in communicating issues/requests

+ Ability to work with system users and stakeholders to elicit and formally define their requirements

+ Strong program and project management skills both waterfall and Agile e.g. Scrum

+ Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting or related field is required, MBA or other advanced degree is a plus.


**Job Family Group:**



**Job Family:**

Balance Sheet Control


**Time Type:**

Full time


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

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