Equity Markets, Prime Finance and Securities Services FP&A Lead Analyst - 12 Month FTC Equity Markets, Prime Finance and Securities  …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Jun 19
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 25 Jun 19
Equity Markets, Prime Finance and Securities Services FP&A Lead Analyst - 12 Month FTC
  • Primary Location: United Kingdom,England,London
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 19026644


Job Purpose:

EMEA FPandA provide:
• Analysis and review of financial performance, especially drivers, trends, and the competitive environment, to enhance understanding thereof on the part of management, the Board, regulators and shareholders
• Insightful analysis as the foundation for strategic decision-making, resource allocation and performance management 
• Tools, analytical capability and data to support thoughtful planning and target setting, as well as to drive business initiatives 
• The means by which the businesses both implement and measure the impact of those decisions and targets, and identify and implement course corrections

Job Background/context:

• EMEA FPandA covers all aspects of the Citi Franchise including: Products, Geographies, Clients, Functions and OandT.  It is part of the EMEA Finance team
• Equity Markets and PFSS are major business segments within ICG, covering the entire EMEA geography, organised around sub-products, geographic clusters and client segments. This is part of the EMEA Markets and Securities Services FPandA team
• The role requires close partnership with in-business management teams and requires high level of business understanding and interaction with the product heads.
• The role will work in close partnership with EMEA ICG FPandA team, Mumbai CSC and Global Markets Finance teams to meet FPandA deliverables
• This is an exciting and challenging role requiring the establishment of efficient operating practice and networks
• This role is based in London

Key Responsibilities: 

Based upon the Job Purpose described above, the key responsibilities are:
• Performance Measurement: Analyse and explanation of key movements and trends in Business and Legal Entity PandL, Balance Sheet, efficiency and return metrics; including linkage with business drivers and client trends
• Reporting:  comprehensive management information for business, leveraging Performance Management Toolkit and driving enhancements as required.
• Assessment of Market and Competitive Environment:  including competitive benchmarking, macroeconomic/environment assessment, market share analysis/wallet sizing, and understanding  trends in client revenue, volume and deal pipeline
• Driving Business-specific aspects of the Integrated Capital Planning process, including coordinating business engagement for CCAR. 
• Productivity: Work with Business and across Finance to understand and improve efficiency and returns, particularly Operating Efficiency, RoA, and RoTCE.  Drive execution of initiatives in partnership with Business.
• Drive strategic exercises, working closely with Equities and PFSS businesses and EMEA ICG FPandA team, including ad-hoc analysis.
• Supporting Senior Management: Co-ordination and preparation of presentation material and talking points for any internal or external meetings
• Supporting Senior Management: Being a trusted advisor
• Internal Client Meetings: Participation in both ad-hoc and regular meetings requiring presentation of financial information to the Equities and PFSS businesses.
• Engagement: Proactively engage and interface across Business, Finance and other relevant functional areas to leverage information and processes to meet requirements whilst avoiding unnecessary duplication

Development Value:

• Develop a detailed understanding of Markets and Securities Services business (specifically Equities and PFSS products) from both a financial and business perspective 
• Developing or furthering the skills used to provide the organisation with the ability to; allocate resources, execute plans, analyse and anticipate performance in the context of the market, competitive and regulatory environment
• Develop local and remote people management skills, negotiation skills and influencing skills
• Significant interaction with other areas of FPandA, Finance (i.e. Controllers, Treasury and Tax) and the Business will enhance network and personal effectiveness
• Significant scope for improving FPandA process and practice (as part of Global FPandA transformation efforts)
• Breadth of role will provide significant business and personal development opportunities
• Provides interaction opportunities with senior business leadership 


• Strong financial accounting background with post qualification experience
• Familiarity with Financial Services Industry and/or related business products would be desirable but not essential

• Excellent working knowledge of the ICG businesses
• Prior experience of working within FPandA or similar function
• Working in a Finance role with multiple stakeholders and in an organisation with a matrix management structure

• Ability to communicate simply, clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing, adjusting style to suit the audience
• Demonstrated strength in detailed financial analysis
• Strong communication (written, verbal and interpersonal) skills, including tact, diplomacy, and ability to influence senior-level executives
• Integrity, maturity, dependability, a positive professional attitude
• Excellent organizational and project management skills
• Track record of success in delivering high quality work in a fast paced and dynamic environment

• Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to deal with colleagues at all levels across the Firm
• Ambitious and hard working
• Willing to learn
• Be a team player
• Positive and pro-active attitude
• Ability to manage multiple demands

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