• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi-US
  • 2018-09-21

US Branded Cards Business Development: VP, Lead Analyst

US Branded Cards Business Development: VP, Lead Analyst

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Other Location: United States,Delaware,Wilmington; United States,New York,Long Island City
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 18051568


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 are widely available to all.

Citi Global Cards is the market leader in the credit card industry.With a pre-eminent global brand and distribution, Citi Global Cards encompasses more than 120 million customer accounts. Citi Global Cards maintains its leadership position by identifying needs and creatingadvanced products and payment systemsto fill them. This franchise stands as a leader in customer servicetechnology, security, and fraud prevention.We believe it is a priority to attract outstanding people and providethem with rewardingand fulfilling careers. Our successis achieved throughthe introduction of innovative products, strong partnership, and dedicated employees who are committed to excellence in whatever they do. The combination of financial strengthand broad productscope at Citi Global Cards provides an opportunity for outstanding professionals to fully recognizetheir potential at a dynamic organization.

The P&A Lead Analyst in Global Branded Cards Finance is a line of business facing role that provides financial support for business development initiatives, such as co-brand partnerships, asset acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures and strategic partnerships. In addition, the successful candidate will contribute to the identification of corporate strategic initiatives, including expected impacts on the long-range business plan.

Key responsibilities include:
  • Financial valuations, including pro forma forecasting and discounted cash/capital flow modeling
  • Deal structuring, including optimization of GAAP and tax impacts
  • Partner / Seller negotiation support in connection with financial terms and conditions
  • On-site financial due diligence
  • Coordination of valuation activities with external advisors, including consultants, investment bankers and/or accounting firms
  • Post-acquisition performance analyses
  • Assessment and recommendation on key strategic initiatives

Required Skills:
  • Advanced application of financial and mathematical theories
  • Advanced Excel modeling skills
  • Advanced quantitative and qualitative analytical problem-solving skills
  • Conversant in accounting, treasury, tax and legal implications of M&A transactions
  • Strong oral communication and written presentation skills
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and collaborate across the organization
  • Ability to develop creative solutions to deal structuring issues without compromising the integrity of the company or transaction
  • Ability to think on your feet
  • 5 plus years of relevant experience


MBA Preferred
Prior Finance experience and/or CFA certification a plus
  • Develop P&L drivers, income statements, balance sheets, cash flow statements and profitability metrics for potential co-brand (de novo) partnerships
  • Perform financial valuations of prospective portfolio acquisitions and/or divestitures and recommend optimal deal structure
  • Illustrate financial impact of potential transactions on long-range business plan
  • Partner with business teams to translate customer value proposition into financial terms while maintaining balance with program economic requirements
  • Develop deal structures to maximize profitability, minimize constrained capital and close the valuation gap between buyer and seller
  • Partner with Risk to develop stress scenarios for potential deals
  • Partner with Accounting Policy to articulate appropriate GAAP treatment for transactions
  • Partner with Product Finance team to transition programs into BAU plans
  • Partner with Legal to ensure contractual terms and conditions match deal structure
  • Support financial due diligence efforts
  • Perform fair market valuation of loans on balance sheet (SFAS 107)
  • Utilize data base systems (such as DBF, Essbase and others) for the retrieval, organization and application of large quantities of data
  • Create, implement and/or maintain a governance model around business development engagements
  • Identify process improvement needs, create strategies to optimize approach, and collaborate with necessary stakeholders to execute on these strategies
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