• Competitive
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citibank NA
  • 2019-07-18

GF - Asia Operations and Technology Financial Planning and Analysis Head - Director

GF - Asia Operations and Technology Financial Planning and Analysis Head - Director

  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 19034938


Description

Job Purpose


This role is a key member of the Asia Regional Franchise FP&A team covering Asia Expense with a focus on O&T expense. Head of FP&A for Asia Operations and Technology (O&T), reporting directly to the Asia Regional Head of Expense Analytics, and providing financial advisory and analytical support to the Asia O&T Leadership team.

Overall responsibility for the management of Asia O&T financials, across 17 markets in Asia (including GCB Asia/EMEA), covering GCB, ICG and Enterprise Infrastructure O&T functions, with end-to-end coverage of financials from expense origination to client charge-outs. This role is accountable to the regional O&T Head as a primary stakeholder, working closely with senior stakeholders across Finance and O&T. This role will play a central role in coordinating key Citi deliverables, including Forward Looking and Performance Management deliverables as well as interpreting business performance against targets. The candidate should have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
Key Responsibilities
Financial Management

  • Managing financial reporting, forecasting, budgeting and planning for Asia O&T functions, including analysis of key financial drivers and tracking financial performance
  • Synthesizing and communicating the business story behind the numbers, focusing on insights, while ensuring analysis and actions anticipate relevant business topics, risks and opportunities
  • Enhancing the explain-ability, timeliness, accuracy and "reaction-ability" of forecasting, to minimize surprises and facilitate Asia O&T to achieve its financial targets
  • Providing early visibility into action-able business levers from a Finance perspective, focusing on the ability, options and trade-offs to influence potential forward-looking outcomes
  • Enabling meeting O&T charge-out targets to Asia GCB and ICG Businesses, by providing transparency, regular touch-points with key stakeholders and value-added reporting for effective Business engagement
  • Providing effective oversight and review of new investments proposals, as well as tracking and validation controls to help Asia O&T achieve its productivity targets
  • Focusing on process alignment and improvement, working closely with ICG / GCB direct expense teams to streamline and consolidate processes
Stakeholder Engagement and Communication

  • Providing financial advisory, analytical and strategic support to Asia O&T Head, and partnering with Asia O&T Functions Heads to deliver on financial targets and strategic O&T initiatives
  • Engaging with Asia O&T Functions Heads to provide a complete perspective on Asia O&T financials, by helping bridge expenses, recoveries and client charge-outs, while proactively managing the net expense position for Asia O&T functions
  • Maintaining effective interactions and working relationships with stakeholders in Global O&T Finance (across FP&A and Controller functions), to ensure Asia O&T is adequately represented at the appropriate forums
  • Partnering with key stakeholders across Global Consumer Bank, Institutional Clients Group, O&T and Finance, to provide financial thought leadership, advisory and analytical support on region-wide and county-specific strategic initiatives


Qualifications

Qualifications

  • High degree of proficiency in financial management, budgeting and forecasting, business and strategic planning, and the tracking and analysis of financial performance
  • Ability to synthesize, communicate and explain the business story behind the numbers
  • Robust working knowledge of the Operations and Technology functions, with robust understanding of the cost drivers underpinning Operations and Technology expenses
  • Proficiency in establishing the link between service provider expenses and recoveries, and customer charge-outs, including the ability to provide this comprehensive perspective to stakeholders across O&T and Business     
  • Track record of success in delivering high quality work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Experience in managing large teams
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