Citi R&A Analyst 4 in Costa Rica

  • Primary Location: Costa Rica

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Finance

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17064468

Description

Job Purpose:

Be part of the Finance & Risk Infrastructure (FRI) 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 FRI & local FP&A teams to smoothly migrate activities into our organization.

  •  Develop analytical support working with local FRI & FP&A teams and their business partners

  •  Understand in-depth how work is coordinated across areas and how it impacts the overall organization and bank strategies

  •  Influence decisions through advice, counsel and/or facilitating services to others in area of specialization

  •  Integrate subject matter and industry expertise within a defined area.

  •  Occasionally lead financial conversation directly with businesses & finance senior management

 Work on Ad-hoc request based on the business necessity. Specific activities include:

o Analysis of key management review decks for Regions & Products

o Participation in time critical activities for FRI teams

o Conducting monthly and quarterly reporting.

o Development of materials for review with Business, Citigroup CFO and CEO, board of directors and external regulators

  •  Apply in-depth disciplinary knowledge to contribute to the development of new techniques, models and the improvement of processes and work-flow for the area while providing value added perspectives or advice.

  •  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

  • Involved in coaching and training of new team members

Qualifications

Knowledge/Experience/ Skills:

  •  Degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Industrial Engineer or a related field with at least 11+ years of experience

  •  Post graduate degree in Accounting, Finance or related with at least 2-3 years of Finance experience preferred

  •  Understanding of Banking & Finance products and markets

  •  Strong 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.

  •  Medium - Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills

  •  Must have project management skills

  •  Be attention to detail oriented and proactive

  •  Ability to work within a team and be an individual contributor

  •  Strong analytical skills, intellectual curiosity

  •  Ability to question status quo, and identify opportunities to reengineer/streamline processes

  •  Strong communication, diplomacy & presentation skills

  •  Show initiative/proactivity to solve problems independently and have some latitude to solve complex situations

  •  Ability to partner with senior stakeholders across businesses and geographies

  •  Ability to manage in a complex/dynamic environment and guide staff or work as a leader through change management initiatives

  •  Self-motivated with the ability to make decisions in the absence of detailed instructions

  •  Ability to prioritize and organize work as needed being able to delegate work