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Finance Officer

London, OH 43140
**Job Purpose:**

This important role provides oversight and support ensuring consistent governance and control frameworks are appropriately documented, embedded and operate effectively across UK Finance. The role spans the core Finance disciplines of Controllers, Planning & Analysis, Tax & Treasury.

The role has specific focus on UK Legal Entities, most notably Citigroup Global Markets Limited, (Citis international broker-dealer based in the UK); the London branch of Citibank NA; Citibank UK Limited and Citibank Europe Plc UK branch.This is an important leadership position that will assist the UK Finance Senior Manager and UK CFO discharge their responsibilities within a defined framework that meets UK regulatory requirements. The individual will report directly to the UK CFO and become a member of the UK Finance Leadership Team.

**Key Responsibilities:**

+ Oversight of the holistic governance and related control framework for UK Finance, ensuring:

+ consistent baseline standards for Finance teams, (including escalation requirements and associated Management Information)

+ accountability for required governance, controls and information flows

+ appropriate linkage to and leverage of established policies and processes owned by respective functions.

+ Drive clear communication of required standards and practices across UK Finance, challenge Management Information received, drive consistency thereof, and ensure transparent information is provided in associated review forums

+ Chair and coordinate the monthly UK Senior Manager and Compliance Regime (SMCR) Support meeting, including minutes and follow-ups, ensuring it operates in a manner which meets the SM standards with matters escalated accordingly

+ Ensure Finance adheres to all the underlying requirements associated with the SMCR and these are documented accordingly, including:

+ definition, review and approval of the Senior Manager delegation matrix

+ UK Finance compliance assessment, taking ownership of any corrective actions that arise

+ monitoring the list of Finance certified persons to ensure appropriate

+ maintaining details on how each delegate fulfils their responsibility, including record of governance meetings in place, and associated MI

+ Work closely with the EMEA Senior Manager Office (ESMO) and Compliance to ensure Finance standards remain in line with broader requirements and proactively anticipating future change.

+ Represent Finance in related forums with other Products and Functions.

+ Own the Management Control Assessment (MCA) entity that monitors compliance with Senior Manager regime. Ensure that the framework appropriately supports the SM responsibility

+ Coordinate and chair both the EMEA & UK Finance Leadership Team meetings, with associated documentation that meets required standards.

+ Support the EMEA CFO in meeting responsibilities as a Board Director of CGML and the UK CFO as the Senior Accounting Officer for UK taxation purposes.

**Development Value** :

This role will provide unique visibility, cross-functional experience and knowledge both within Finance and across other Products and Functions.

The position involves a significant amount of interaction with senior leaders and direct involvement in a variety of strategic projects. The role will provide a strong understanding of the UK regulatory environment and Citis business.

**Knowledge / Experience:**

+ Relevant experience of implementing effective governance structures, together with applied knowledge of related UK regulations

+ Leadership experience of partnering with different teams, within a global / matrix organisation

+ Recognised leader who embraces change and has proven experience of delivering strategic initiatives

+ A proven track record of advocacy and liaison across diverse stakeholder groups; including regulators, senior managers and legal entity management.

+ Knowledge of Citis businesses and experience of legal entities


+ Excellent written and oral communications skills, with a commanding and convincing delivery and the ability to synthesize complex concepts, translate into user friendly language and effectively present results.

+ Excellent stakeholder management skills, with the ability to understand drivers and overcome barriers.

+ Analytical, with the ability to comprehend complexity and engage strategically

+ Strong organisational skills and the ability to multi-task effectively with a practical solutions-driven approach.


+ Likely to be educated to degree level with a post degree and/or professional qualification.


+ Self-starter, ability to quickly assimilate and analyse information across a variety of topics

+ Strong analytical problem solving with heightened precision in both qualitative and quantitative work

+ Proven ability to partner and collaborate across the Firm, excellent influencing, facilitation, and partnering skills, with the ability to build relationships, partner effectively and build a strong internal network

+ Process Improvement mind-set to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the services offered

+ Strong tenacity, resilient and self-motivated in a fast paced and demanding environment

+ Highly engaged, strong attention to detail, and outcome oriented.

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


**Job Family Group:**



**Job Family:**

Finance Management


**Time Type:**

Full time


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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