1+ months

Securities & Derivatives Sr Analyst - AVP - Middle Office (Buffalo)

Citigroup
Getzville, NY 14068
**Job Description:**


This is a senior middle office role in support of the rates cash trading desk. The team is responsible for a large percentage of the operational activity required to support the treasury/agency/finance (securities lending) trading desks at Citi. Typical responsibilities will include assisting with treasury auctions, Fed securities lending and reverse repo operations, reconciling front to back and settlements breaks, assisting with the trade booking process and various operational requirements.


**Organization Overview:**


Citi Markets Operations is currently at a pivotal point in its evolution and journey to implement a target operating model. We take pride and are passionate about our People and our culture. We are invested in our People and their development. We are transforming and simplifying our operating model, creating an exciting environment which encourages diversity of thought and inclusion.


We are a dynamic, global, and diverse organization, with a presence in over 60 Countries; covering all front post execution Operations teams including product aligned Middle Office groups, Settlements, Margin, Asset Servicing, Listed Derivative & Commodities Operations. We support an extensive range of Capital Markets products and services including Fixed Income (FX, Rates, Credit, Muni, Cash and Derivatives) where Citi is consistently a dominant top 3 player in the market, Equity (Cash, Derivatives, Prime Brokerage, Futures, Listed Derivs, FXPB) where Citi has a significant growth program to continue to build out its capabilities and services; and Syndicates where we support both FI and EQ new issues and IPOs.


Our Operations groups are core to the success of the Markets business and have significant impact across the lifecycle of a trade. We partner extensively with a range of internal stakeholders including Front Office Sales and Trading Desks, Compliance, Legal, Finance and HR; alongside having significant interaction with our external client base, playing a key role in the overall client experience. We have a client relationship group, dedicated to overseeing the Organizational service performance and strategic partnership for our top tier client base, where we play a key role in supporting our global clients to ensure they have a first-class experience when doing business with Citi.


Our Business Intelligence and Process Re-engineering group works alongside our Operations teams delivering automation solutions to solve for operational challenges. We partner with Citis innovation labs to drive optimization, and overall play a pivotal role in enabling us to transform to achieve our target operating model.


Our Technology partners develop and implement a wide range of applications that support the Operations, Change, Design, and Implementation groups in providing innovative products and solutions. We have re-imagined how to provide technology and service in our domain through the alignment of our team vision, culture, and aggressive retirement plan for legacy applications and adoption of a micro-based containerized cloud environment. We encourage our people to create, explore and be adventurous whilst taking measured risk, adopting safe practices to protect the firm. Data lineage and optimization is core to how we develop our eco system. We are growing our capabilities using artificial intelligence, natural language processing and machine learning.


Our roles entail ensuring we operate in a robust control environment, whilst in a fast-paced workplace. We comply with global regulations and internal policies and adopt a proactive approach to identifying opportunities to reduce risk through the continuous evaluation of our controls; to protect our clients, the firm, and our reputation.


We work closely with our external global peers, partners, and regulators, and play an integral part in leading an agenda at the forefront to optimize and streamline processes and drive strategy across our industry.


**Responsibilities:**


+ Provide analytic and administrative support to Front Office Sales and Trading on securities transactions

+ Support trade capture management, Front to Back reconciliation, trade confirmations and settlement forecasts, and maintain position records

+ Investigate issues with the collaboration of Front Office and Operations stakeholders

+ Make process improvement recommendations based on data, and support the resolution of complex problems or transactions

+ Design and analyze complex reports, and participate in, and support the implementation of projects as assigned

+ Assist with training of new hires/other team members on operational processes

+ Identify policy gaps and assist with formulating policies to support work process efficiency, and provide informal guidance/training

+ Escalate, resolve, and support all requests, issues, and errors, and disseminate or explain information to external clients

+ Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.


**Qualifications:**


+ 2-5 years of experience in a related role

+ Demonstrated success solving problems proactively

+ Proven ability to quickly understand and critically assess complex processes

+ High degree of accuracy and attention to detail

+ Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication

+ Demonstrated ability to remain unbiased in a diverse working environment


**Education:**


+ Bachelors degree/University degree or equivalent experience


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**Job Family Group:**


Operations - Transaction Services

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**Job Family:**


Securities and Derivatives Processing

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**Time Type:**


Full time

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**Primary Location:**


Getzville New York United States

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**Primary Location Salary Range:**


$65,140.00 - $97,710.00

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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.


Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review **Accessibility at Citi (https://www.citigroup.com/citi/accessibility/application-accessibility.htm)** .


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View the EEO Policy Statement (http://citi.com/citi/diversity/assets/pdf/eeo\_aa\_policy.pdf) .


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Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.
Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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Posted: 2022-08-29 Expires: 2022-12-25
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