Citi P & A Analyst 2 - Global Consumer Banking FP&A in Costa Rica
Primary Location: Costa Rica
Education: Higher Degree
Job Function: Finance
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job ID: 17023317
Be part of the Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team at the Costa Rica Analytical Center with a role that gives you the opportunity to provide insight and analytics to Citi’s CEO, CFO and senior management with key information needed to make strategic, operational, and tactical decisions.
Learn and build a career in the banking business while improving your quantitative and analytical skills by tackling challenges in a dynamic environment. If you are a person that has a desire to learn, have intellectual curiosity and good knowledge in accounting, economics, banking and finance, this position will give you a valuable opportunity to be continuously learning about the business, the industry and its macroeconomic environment. Also, you will be developing the ability to identify and evaluate key elements of multiple dimensions and perspectives impacting performance. In time, you will improve your understanding of the interrelatedness of all these aspects to provide a high-end quantitative/qualitative analysis.
Become part of our team and take advantage of a position that will create a significant mobility and career development opportunity within the Citi Finance organization.
Develop effective and efficient operating model with international FP&A teams to smoothly migrate activities into the site
Develop analytical support working with local FP&A teams and their business partners
Research and interpret factual information and identify inconsistencies in data or results
Understand the business and operation model to participate in the annual and short term forecast processes
Add value by making judgments and recommendations based on analysis and domain knowledge
Work on interpreting and summarizing data and any Ad-hoc request based on the business necessity. Specific activities may include:
Analysis of key management review decks for Regions & Products
Participation in time critical activities for FP&A teams
Conducting monthly and quarterly reporting. However, focus of the team will be addressing ad hoc strategic issues that are complementary to regular Planning and Analysis processes
Support in the development of materials for review with Business, Citigroup CFO and CEO, board of directors and external regulators
Participation in forward looking activities including annual budgeting and monthly estimate process
Drive standardization of activities including the identification of productivity and efficiency
Support reengineering projects to improve productivity, improve controls and quality of key activities
Ensure there is a strong culture of high integrity, ethics and meritocracy.
Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Industrial Engineer or a related field with at least 3-5 years of experience
Understanding of Banking, Financial products and markets is preferable but not essential
Financial analysis foundation creating forecasts and models
Keen interest in business and economic environment
Bilingual: English and Spanish. Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Portuguese is a plus.
Solid knowledge on MS Excel at http://www.financewalk.com/category/excel/ and PowerPoint skills, Advanced level preferred
Ability collaborate within a team while being able to work independently as an individual contributor
Good analytical skills and intellectual curiosity
Ability to question status quo, and identify opportunities to reengineer/streamline processes
Good communication & presentation skills
Ability to partner with senior stakeholders across businesses and geographies
Ability to exchange information in a concise and logical way as well as be sensitive to audience diversity
Show initiative/proactivity to solve problems directly related to duties
Ability to prioritize and organize work as needed