Citi Regulatory Reporting Derivatives Lead in Costa Rica
Primary Location: Costa Rica
Education: Master's Degree
Job Function: Finance
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: No
Job ID: 17018947
The objective of this position is to oversee the Regulatory Reporting Process. The focus will be on the Derivatives product . The individual will play a significant role ensuring controls are in place to guarantee the quality of the outcome of those reports. Regulatory reports includes but not limited to Quarterly Memo-cable, Cash Flow, CER and other Regulatory reports.
The ideal candidate will have a combination of strong financial Reporting, US GAAP accounting and strong Systems acumen. The candidate has a proven track record for leading business process improvements. Your ability to encourage acceptance of change will be a critical success factor in this role.
Lead the Regulatory items for the different countries and business, working in partnership with Finance;
Participate in evaluating Strategic and Tactical Change; Policy and Process updates; Regulatory requirements impacts the control environment;
Support and interface to Internal and External Control organizations (Internal/external audit, regulators, control self-assessment, Compliance and Finance etc.)
Provide guidance in evaluating the risks & controls and work with managers to ensure appropriate remedial actions are in place;
Promotion of a controls culture within the Operations division ensuring the escalation of significant Risks through Control Governance channels occurs in a timely and efficient manner
Drive organizational change taking full account of obstacles, opposition, and differing stakeholder priorities. Acts as a champion for business process changes; act behind the scenes to craft solutions for business problems related or tangential.
This position requires to demonstrates collaboration skills and techniques which appropriately define alternate solutions; resolve conflicts; and create lasting, productive partnerships with clients
Proactive audit support; Health checks, CAP evaluation etc.
The incumbent will establish relationships with External Auditors from KPM to support the reviews. Will also establish relationships with:
Seniors in FRO Organization – CSS and Controllers and CFO’s in the Finance Organization.
Global Process Lead
Corporate Regulatory Reporting
Different FRO organizations in FRO – ICT, Regulatory Reporting Globally
Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance CPA and Public Accounting experience strongly preferable.
Minimum 9-10+ years relevant experience in financial analysis and reporting and /or financial services is beneficial
Project Manager experience
Must be able to think analytically and have a desire to learn about Citigroup's businesses.
Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
Motivated team-player, supervisory skills and ability to work in a challenging and fast-paced environment
Overall Competencies and Leadership Qualities
Senior level experience in a related role with experience in business, functional and people management, with proven abilities in taking responsibility for executing concurrently on a portfolio of high quality deliverables to stakeholders according to strict timetables.
Demonstrates experience in managing teams and/or assurance delivery within a matrix reporting environment.
Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with all levels of internal and external audit and management.
Proficient in metrics/KRIs assessment and reporting
Strong organizational skills with ability to manage, organize and prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities
Ability to work under pressure managing to tight deadlines and / or unexpected changes
Willingness to question/challenge existing processes and ensure a satisfactory outcome
Excellent communication and relationship skills across all management levels
Analytical with attention to detail and strong problem solving skills
Proactive, able to take the lead in devising creative solutions
Maintains a calm and composed presence that exudes confidence
Strong project management and interpersonal skills.