Job ref no.: 22476273
Citi

Market Operations, In-Business Control, Intermediate Analyst

Citi

The Sec & Derivatives Intermediate Analyst is responsible for accomplishing results on time in coordination with the Transaction Services team, to ensure robust control procedures are in place to safeguard client's and firm's financial interests.
Support the in-business control team lead in Markets Operations which cover Asia Pacific capital markets operations. Deals with most problems independently and has latitude to solve complex problems. Integrates in-depth specialty area knowledge with a solid understanding of industry standards and practices. Applies analytical thinking and knowledge of data analysis tools and methodologies. Requires attention to detail when making judgments and recommendations based on the analysis of factual information. Applies professional judgment when interpreting data and results. Quality and timeliness of service provided will affect the effectiveness within the team and other closely related teams.

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing and executing critical core operations activities to maintain a culture and environment where processes, risks and controls are continually monitored, and potential risks escalated on a timely basis
  • Facilitates the implementation of all control related matters including but not limited to Quarterly Risk Assessment (QRA) / Annual Risk Assessment (ARA) / Third Party Management (TPM) / Records Management / Continuity Of Business (COB) / Third Party Payment (3PP) & Manual Payment Processing (MPP) / Sanctions / End User Computing (EUC) / Client Asset Protection / Operational Risk Events Reporting (ORE) for different assessment units & legal entities within APAC Markets Operations.
  • Facilitates both internal & external audits, compliance testing and Quality Assurance Program.
  • Support the seniors in the team to interpret problems/transactions against policies, guidelines or processes.
  • Analyzes documentation and processes to ensure risks and control points are properly addressed.
  • Accountable for regular reporting or process administration.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of relevant risk and control experience
  • Good knowledge of financial markets and financial instruments would be an advantage
  • High attention to detail and quality
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills to present work effectively to senior management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on MS Excel / Word & PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective planning, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to present a compelling case for ideas and initiatives through listening and articulating a convincing point of view

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