• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi-US
  • 2019-06-26

Business Risk Officer

Business Risk Officer

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Risk Management
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 19030425


Description

About Citi
Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. 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. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi's Mission and Value Proposition explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop to are widely available to all.

Brief Description of the Organization CBNA is the primary legal entity for Citi, providing products and services to consumers, financial institutions and corporate clients around the world. In the past, Citi has provided most of its internal reporting on a business by business basis. With the changes in the regulatory environment, strong legal entity reporting and governance has become essential. This team is responsible for ensuring that CBNA has the appropriate governance and control infrastructure to meet the demand for legal entity planning, execution, information management and the ever-evolving regulatory environment.
Position Description
The Banking and Custody group is a product organization within Citi Private Bank's North America and Latin America regions, and is part of the larger Institutional Clients Group ("ICG") division of Citigroup.
The group is responsible for developing and selling three main product areas; Banking Products, Custody/safekeeping services, and Escrow Agent Services. The client base for this business includes Ultra High Net Worth Individuals and Families, nationally recognized Law Firms and their Partners, and Institutional Entities such as RIA's, Hedge Funds and Private Equity firms that primarily seek banking deposit products and custody services related to investment portfolios.

This role directly supports the CPB Americas Banking, Custody & Escrow businesses in contributing to the monitoring, reporting, and enhancement of the internal control framework and oversight of control processes functioning within the business (first line of defense). The successful candidate will work with Banking & Custody & Escrow Sales team, Custody Service, Banking Sales, Compliance, Internal Audit, Legal Departments.

This role will report to the In-Business Risk lead and will contribute to the enhancement and maintenance of the internal control framework within the Banking & Custody & Escrow team.

Qualifications

• Detail oriented individual with experience in processes re-engineering
•Analytical skills: the ability to read, comprehend and interpret legal documents and contracts governing escrow accounts is helpful, but not required
• Familiarity with the Banking and Securities industries including securities movements and deposit products
• Project management skills: candidate must be highly organized and efficient; ability to effectively multi-task and adhere to daily time sensitive deadlines is critical
• Knowledge of US regulatory and industry standards for retail consumer and Custody products in general - including infrastructure requirements and related controls
• Experience with operational risk and/or internal controls is a plus
• Operate in an environment that is dynamic, fast-paced, requires creative solutions, quick thinking, multi-tasking, high energy and timely turnaround
•Independent thinker and able to perform a credible challenge of the Business
•Ability to influence and convince without authority
•Ability to work collaboratively within and across functions and Lines of Defense
•Superior communication and interpersonal skills
•Proficient in MS Office applications necessary for executing on job responsibilities
•Superior writing skills to develop high quality policy / procedure documentation
• Bachelor's Degree