Citi CTI NAM Expense Analyst 2 in Costa Rica
Primary Location: Costa Rica
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Function: Finance
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: No
Job ID: 17040249
The main objective is to support the overall financial integrity of actual numbers and monthly analysis of 3rd party expenses under Citi Technology Infrastructure (CTI) including Balance Sheet (Prepaid/Accruals) for North America Region. Includes accuracy of actual expenses being recorded each month and control processes governing the records of the corporation, i.e., Flash, accruals, prepaids, requisitions, etc.
Support CTI Controllers with financial reports regarding actuals information, reconciliations, details and any other request within CTI Finance. Supports Senior Controllers, that provide service to US and CR FP&A business.
The ideal candidate will have a combination of accounting and financial knowledge and systems data flow, additionally of a proven track record for leading business process improvements. Other valuable traits include an inquisitive mind, great communication skills, willingness to understand Citi’s business and culture, and a passion for getting the details right.
CRITICAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Client facing with seniors in the O&T Controllers and FP&A organizations.
Prepare North America Monthly Flash & Analysis of actual data
Prepare and upload North America Monthly prepaids and accruals
Prepare North America Expense and vendor analysis
Prepare North America Monthly Balance Sheet Reconciliations (expense accruals, prepaid, receivables, etc.)
Review P2P requisitions financial information (cost code, cost accounts)
Maintain appropriate documentation/controls to ensure the integrity of financial, regulatory and management information in line with country records management policies.
Interpret and implement new or modified reporting requirements in order to ensure financial and management reporting are properly identified and addressed on a timely manner.
Provide information and supporting analysis to facilitate business reviews, internal audit and Financial disclosure requirements.
•Bachelor’s degree in accounting/finance, or related field.
Other skills :
•Proficiency with MS Office Suite (MS Access, MS Excel, Power Point)
•Excellent communication skills, 90% or above Bilingual (English-Spanish).
•Thorough understanding of basic accounting and financial planning and analysis concepts
•Process improvement skills
•Strong client facing skills
•Proficiency with Inquiry Framework, Pearl, P2P, BAW, GDW, Renault, CitiGL is a plus
•+3 years of proven financial experience on finance or accounting. Shared services experience is required.
•The ideal candidate will be a financial executive with at least 3 years of proven experience.
•Strong client facing skills with the ability to deal with a variety of partners and customers.
•Ability to influence peers and business partners to take action necessary to achieve goals.
•Works on alternatives for most of the simple to medium level issues independently and has some latitude to solve them.
•Demonstrated career progression and a strong understanding and application of technical accounting principles and policies.
•Sound leadership skills with passion for excellence.
•Experience in large, complex environments within Shared Services is a plus.
•Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in English through all levels of the organization.
•Experience in working with a variety of financial platforms. Proficiency with MS Project and MS Office Suite
•Financial management competencies.
•Demonstrated ability to manage in a complex and dynamic environment.
•Self-motivated with the ability to make decisions in the absence of detailed instructions.
•Excellent communication and presentation skills.
•Time flexibility and abilty to work under pressure.