Regulatory Reporting Quality Assurance Analyst Regulatory Reporting Quality Assurance Analyst …

in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 14 Jun 19
in Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 14 Jun 19
Regulatory Reporting Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Primary Location: United Kingdom,Northern Ireland,Belfast
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Risk Management
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 19008918


Overview of Citi:

Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

Team/Function Overview

The Transaction Reporting Quality Assurance Team is part of EMEA Operations Regulatory Control, within the broader ICG O&T Control and Reporting department. The team performs reviews on front to back data to ensure completeness and accuracy, with primary coverage on Financial Conduct Authority Transaction Reporting. The team is responsible for the review of data submitted by the entities within the business across various streams and products. These include but are not limited to Global Markets, Private Banking, International Personal Banking and their supported products such as Equities, Fixed Income, Listed and OTC Derivatives. This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to create and develop relationships with key stakeholders across the wider Business.

Role / Position Overview

The role is based in the Transaction Reporting Quality Assurance team, part of the ORC department. The Quality Assurance team performs periodic reviews of Transaction Reporting data submitted to regulatory authorities to ensure Citi complies with its regulatory reporting obligations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review and analysis of multiple product flows and transaction data captured within internal systems to ensure compliance with the reporting requirements of the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II)

  • Investigation and prioritization of anomalies arising from the Transaction Reporting process and appropriate escalation to management and other stakeholders

  • Working in partnership with global business stakeholders to identify and develop systems-based technical improvements to maximise reporting capabilities and efficiencies in line with MiFID II

  • Active liaison and development of relationships with key internal stakeholders, most notably in Technology, Middle Office and Compliance, to resolve queries

  • Identification of areas for improving existing internal processes and controls

  • Support Change Management team with MIFID II and related business analysis

Development Value:

  • Opportunity to gain a holistic understanding of Citi's business streams and front to back product flows

  • Increase product and business knowledge through exposure to all areas of Capital Markets and Banking

  • Develop an expert understanding of the changing regulatory landscape under MiFID II and contribute to the development of Citi's technical systems to meet these obligations

  • Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and changing business environment and to build productive working relationships across the business

  • Comprehensive training to support skills and career development

  • Opportunity to build effective working relationship with Middle Office and Operations, Technology, Compliance and the Business.



  • GCSE, "A" Level standard or equivalent

  • Good numeric skills


  • Bachelor's degree

  • Industry exams e.g. FCA module exams or a full affiliate status


  • Experience in a financial services, technology or regulatory-related role is desired

  • Sound technical abilities working with and manipulating large amounts of data, preferably within Microsoft Excel or Microsoft Access, or similar

  • Proven ability to work constructively with colleagues at all levels in a team environment to achieve value-added results

  • Ability to identify and clearly communicate issues to peers and escalate appropriately to management and stakeholders, where required

  • Track record of consistently completing work to a high standard whilst under pressure

  •  Knowledge of SQL would be advantageous, although not essential.


  • Self-starter, able to work on initiative

  • Good interpersonal communication skills which will be required for both internal and external business partners.

  • Pro-active, likely to instigate change.

  • Able to build effective working relationships quickly and maintain them.

  • Focused on providing a high standard of service to clients.

  • Great attention to detail.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.

  • Resilient and tenacious.


  • Good analytical skills with the confidence to raise issues.

  • Good organisational skills.

  • Flexible.

  • Ability to prioritise.

  • Ability to build and maintain effective networks and relationships.

  • Service orientation, professionalism, proactive and strong client/business focus, and accountability.

What we Offer

As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;

  • 23 days paid annual leave

  • Award winning pension scheme,

  • Life assurance and

  • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.

In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme and employees also have the option (provided they have a student loan from the Student Loan Company) to divert saver and company match contributions to their student loan. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.

Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi's commitment to growing a diverse workforce.

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

Valuing Diversity: Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer