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Risk & Control Analyst

Citigroup
Rodolfo Sánchez Taboada (Maneadero), BC 22790
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This career opportunity is available at the following Citi site(s): Costa Rica


This role is in the LATAM Finance Controls Initiatives team, part of Latam Controllers. The team serves as trusted control advisors who promote and assist in embedding strong internal controls over financial and regulatory reporting in Finance. The team delivers timely, accurate & insightful control analytics to ensure proper attention to remediation efforts, and to strengthen the control environment.


This role is a critical control role that assist in supporting Finance teams across the region in the end to end of continuous improvement of Control environment process. It provides an outstanding opportunity to work with Finance, Audit and other cross functional teams to strengthen our Internal Control. It also provides an excellent opportunity to work closely with country Finance teams on controls and regulatory reporting governance.


**Responsibilities include:**


+ Executing monthly, quarterly, semiannual, and annual Managers Control Assessment (MCA) Monitoring Testing process.

+ Coordinating monthly Control documentation review and approval.

+ Communicating to countries the corresponding changes in Control processes

+ Supporting the Quarterly Risk Assessment documentation and closing among with country Finance Officer /Controller.

+ Identifying any control weakness and proceed to initiate the Issue creation with the corresponding team (Corrective Action Plans)

+ Assisting with execution of key policies and procedures, including Operational Risk Management, Records Management, Continuity of Business and Third-Party Management for Country Finance.

+ Supporting other control activities such as the consolidation of Finance related matters to be presented in the country BRCC, Citi Operating Expense Governance Committee or any other forum.

+ Serves as back up for External Audit processes and Annual Periodic Review for centralized countries.

+ Identifies and resolves problems using judgment.

+ Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision

+ Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.

+ Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating 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.

+ Proactively identifies emerging risks and assists Countrys Controller and CFO with resolving control gaps and issues and helps to create quality corrective action plans, including understanding root cause of the issue.

+ Excellent organizational skills a must.


**Knowledge/Experience:**


+ Bachelors Degree in Finance / Accounting/Business Administration

+ Chartered Accountant, Audit, and/or IFRS certification a plus but not required

+ Experience in an accounting or financial services firm or other Controls function

+ Experience with the implementation, administration, and monitoring of Control policies

+ Good understanding of financial products, businesses, reporting systems, internal audit processes

+ Working with multiple stakeholders and in an organization with a matrix management structure a plus

+ Knowledge of Digital tools such as PowerBI, Knime or Appian a plus.


**Skills:**


+ Ability to communicate simply, clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing, adjusting style to suit the audience

+ Excellent analytical and technical writing skills to document control issues, findings and corrective action plans.

+ Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to deal with colleagues at different levels across the Firm

+ Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills

+ Ability to initiate and manage change

+ High level English & Spanish language skills, written and oral (Portuguese a plus)

+ Ability to solve problems and articulate potential solutions.

+ Good negotiation skills

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office


**Competencies:**


+ Ambitious and hardworking

+ Willing to learn

+ Be a team player

+ Positive and proactive work style


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**Job Family Group:**


Finance

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**Job Family:**


Financial Reporting

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**Time Type:**


Full time

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

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