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Head of Business Analytics & Development, Execution Services

Citigroup
New York, NY 10176
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Execution Services represents the markets related businesses within Securities Services and currently comprises of Agency Securities Lending, Collateral Management Services & Foreign Exchange.


The head of Business Analytics & Development Execution Services, is a management level position reporting to the head of Execution Services, responsible for the design and development of analytical applications, data and reporting strategy and client delivery for the Execution Services product business. Additionally, this role will be responsible for translating the business and platform strategy into a market leading data and analytics strategy and roadmap for execution, working closely with technology, data and digital teams while coordinating with the broader Product Management team. The overall objective of this role is to coordinate the promotion of products internally and externally to develop new markets, increase share of market, achieve profitable growth and obtain competitive position.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Deliver real time transaction status transparency to clients and internal partners

+ Work with Technology and the Data and Digital team to build UIs and APIs that deliver detailed and complete information as to the status of client transactions / workflows

+ Design and develop analytical applications for traders and senior management to visualize action opportunities for lending.

+ Review, develop and scale analytical applications available to clients to visualize activity

+ Build predictive and computational pricing models (C# / Python) for price discovery using numerical, statistical and machine learning techniques.

+ Work with technology partners and execute on business requirements taking projects from concept to delivery.

+ Lead short and long-term analysis efforts, focusing on equity and lending market microstructure, borrower behavior and inventory optimization.

+ Leverage expertise in advanced analytical modeling using R and Python to conduct ad-hoc analysis providing insights that support trading desks decision making process.

+ Document models and coordinate with model risk governance review group for model approval.

+ Interface with global business/trading, operations, technology, and client relationship teams to develop expertise of the Securities Services systems and the client analytics needs to actively contribute to the roadmap and evolution.

+ Oversee all aspects of program life cycle management including market demands, technology trends, and the competitive field

+ Manage a team to accomplish established goals and conduct personnel duties for team (e.g. performance evaluations, hiring and disciplinary actions)

+ 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 behavior, 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:**


+ 6-10 years of relevant experience in a comparable quantitative modeling or Lead analytics role, ideally in the front office position.

+ Experience managing across multi-function and/or global business

+ Must have technical/programming skills; Expertise with SQL, C#, R or Python and data visualization tools such as Qlikview for full stack data analysis, insight synthesis and presentation.

+ Develop pricing models using numerical techniques for valuation including Monte Carlo Methods and partial differential equation solvers

+ Collaborate closely with Traders, Structurers, and technology professionals

+ Work in close partnership with control functions such as Legal, Compliance, Market and Credit Risk, Audit, Finance in order to ensure appropriate governance and control infrastructure

+ Exposure to Market Data; Statistics and Probability based calculations; Using probability theory to evaluate the risks of complex financial instruments and have a sound understanding of Software design and principles.

+ Candidate must be well versed applying statistical modeling, data science and machine learning techniques.

+ Experience working with big data technologies such as Hadoop and Spark preferred.

+ Experience and knowledge of prime finance and securities lending, FX or both is an added plus.

+ Good working knowledge of financial products and global market concepts, including experience with financial modeling of options.


**Proven skills:**


+ Hands on problem solver, diligent, motivated by challenging projects.

+ Passion and technical competency in quantitative modeling and business analytics.

+ Demonstrate clear and concise written and verbal communication skills. Ability to translate and articulate technical thoughts and ideas to a larger audience including influencing skills with peers and senior management.

+ Detail oriented, ability to deep dive on processes, propose new solutions and improve control/efficiencies.

+ Ability to analyze and integrate information from disparate systems to create a cohesive, comprehensive analytic data model on which to build analytic solutions.

+ Markets & Securities knowledge and experience.

+ Ability to multitask and work under time pressure.

+ Self-motivation, strategic thinker and entrepreneurial disposition.

+ Self-directed and taking projects from concept to delivery.

+ Ability to build and working relationships with colleagues across Securities Services.


**Education:**


+ Bachelors/University degree, Masters degree preferred

+ MFE or M.S in quantitative discipline; Financial Engineering, Computer Science, Operational Research, Mathematics and Statisics.


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**Job Family Group:**


Product Management and Development

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**Job Family:**


Product Management

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**Time Type:**


Full time

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Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.
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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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