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EMEA Commodities Middle Office - AVP

Citigroup
London, OH 43140
Citi Market 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 people and their development. We are transforming and simplifying our operating model creating an exciting environment which encourages diversity of thought and inclusion.


Citi Market Operations is a dynamic, global and diverse Organisation, with a presence in over 60 Countries; covering all front post execution Operations teams including product aligned Middle Oce groups, Settlements, Margin, Asset Servicing, Listed Derivative & Commodities Operations.


The role resides within the EMEA Commodities Middle Office team, whom are primarily responsible for ensuring accurate execution of trades in a timely and efficient manner. The Commodities businesses transact high volumes across many different markets including Oil, Precious Metals, Base Metals, Softs, Power, Freight & Emissions. Support provided to these desks include but are not limited to, daily reconciliation of exchange positions, deal checks and problem resolution via liaison with Sales & Trading and other support teams. Middle Office need to ensure that there is a continual focus on control throughout the trade process, monitoring deals and amendments to ensure they are booked correctly, while constantly driving improvements to existing processes.


The EMEA Commodities Middle Office - AVP role is an intermediate level position responsible for providing an experienced level of support to the Commodities Sales & Trading business. The role will be dual aspect with coverage of both the corporate and investor client base, providing key support across all products. The post holder will interact extensively with Desk Heads, Salespeople and Traders to actively manage risk issues and solve problems, while also working closely with a diverse group of support and control functions.


**Responsibilities** :


Provide analytical and administrative support to Front Office Sales and Trading specifically around physical and derivative Commodity transactions


Maintain position records in coordination with the traditional trading desk assistant and / or trade processing functions


Support trade capture management, Front to Back reconciliation, operational risk identification, trade confirmation and settlement forecasts


Contribute to the development of new techniques related to the trade life cycle, and the improvement of processes and workflow for the area


Resolve complex trade flow problems through an in-depth evaluation of procedures and industry standards


Contribute to change-the-bank projects and offers advanced solutions Escalate control gaps and issues to leadership and implement procedures and solutions to mitigate risk


Analyse trade related information in complicated and unique situations to resolve issues, such as affirmation, confirmation and reconciliation


Assume a leadership role within the team, coaching and training new recruits, and providing guidance and support to junior staff


Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behaviour, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.


**Qualifications** :


5+ years of experience in a related role


Strong knowledge & understanding of Exchange Traded & OTC Commodity products in a Middle Office capacity


Demonstrated project management skills


Ability to work under pressure and manage to deadlines


Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication


Attention to detail and strong problem solving skill


**Education:**


Bachelors degree/University degree or equivalent experience


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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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