Citi P & A Analyst 2 - Global Consumer Banking FP&A in Costa Rica

  • Primary Location: Costa Rica

  • Education: Higher Degree

  • Job Function: Finance

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 17023317

Description

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • 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