1+ months

Client Governance and Controls Manager

Citigroup
Edinburgh, IN 46124
**Overview of Citi:**


Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.


**Team/Function Overview**


This is an outstanding opportunity to have a key role in Citi UKs Fund Accounting office based in Edinburgh. This role will have a direct influence in the performance of the Fund Accounting team and support our drive to continuously improve. If you are passionate about Controls and Governance then this will be a great opportunity to further your career.


**Role / Position Overview**


As a VP in the Edinburgh Controls & Governance function, you will be responsible for monitoring and assessing the internal controls environment of Edinburgh Operations and within Citi Service Centers servicing Edinburgh Clients. As an integral part of the Controls & Governance Team, the individual will be expected to engage with the senior heads of Operating Units across the distributed model to establish an effective controls environment which will support the achievement of excellence in delivering operational services to our internal and external clients.


**Key Responsibilities:**


+ Management of selected stakeholders and Risk colleagues to understand the risks and controls associated with the Edinburgh Fund Administration business

+ Ensure appropriate discipline and rigor are applied to operational controls and any required remediation is carried out in a comprehensive and timely manner

+ In partnership with operations, assist to identify and define best practice processes and controls, ensuring consistency of standards across the teams

+ Creation of control metrics - agree remediation actions based on issues / error trends

+ Assess operational change, adequacy of controls and design appropriate sustainable controls to close gaps

+ Continuous Monitoring to ensure a robust controls environment

+ Coordination of client error/incident reporting ensuring appropriate root cause and preventative action.

+ Agree corrective actions with operational teams; assign accountability, tracking actions to closure.

+ Ownership of client relationships for Controls activities and updates.


+ Foster a risk aware culture - escalation, remediation and sharing lessons from errors, audit referrals, service issues

+ Operational Risk Governance: Creation of various reporting/documentation for relevant management/client updates


**Development Value:**


Delivery and results are vital in the role; the successful candidate will work closely with operations seniors to ensure projects are delivered within the business and to both our external and internal clients. This role will be extremely rewarding for the right candidate.

Opportunity to directly improve and enhance the control environment at a minute level.

Ongoing exposure to EMEA and local senior management, internal and external audit as well as the client.


**Knowledge/Experience:**


+ Excellent financial markets product knowledge and understanding of the transaction life cycle in Fund Accounting

+ An understanding of the accounting book of record (ABOR), TA and Middle Office services would be preferable but not required

+ Knowledge of UK regulatory environment preferred

+ Working knowledge of a UK financial firm (or related markets) is required staff organisational experience required

+ Senior reporting experience required.


**Skills:**


Subject matter expertise in operational risk and controls; working knowledge of relevant regulations and standard industry practice


**Qualifications:**


Degree level qualification required


_Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience._


**Competencies**


+ Critical/ strategic thinking: In depth analytical and thoughtful problem-solving skills

+ Ability to juggle priorities in an environment subject to change and uncertainty

+ Excellent negotiation, influencing and leadership skills

+ Demonstrated success in bringing initiatives to timely closure

+ Ability to anticipate issues and aggressively drive results

+ Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

+ Self-starter and ability to learn quickly; sifting through significant detail to derive key points


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**Job Family Group:**


Operations - Transaction Services

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**Job Family:**


Reconciliation and Proofing

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**Time Type:**


Full time

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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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Posted: 2022-07-18 Expires: 2022-10-02
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