Finance Control Specialist

Citigroup Inc. New York , NY 10007

Posted 7 months ago

  • Primary Location: Colombia

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Finance

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 19033896

Description

Coordinate and support the internal control model of Finance, follow up and propose corrective actions over findings and internal controls weaknesses, ensuring an adequate mitigation of the risk and correction of the root causes.

Coordinate/oversight the compliance of policies under the responsibility of Finance/ Controllership related (but not limited) to Issue Management, Citi expenses management Policy, Legal Entity Standard, Balance Sheet Substantiation Policy.

Participate in local, global or regional projects of the Finance Control Initiatives group in order to strengthen and standardize the control models within LATAM (tools, methodologies, procedures, among others).

Internal Control Processes

  • Coordinate local and regional Finance deliverables of MCA process, ensuring adequate and timely monitoring of control tools; and coordinating the fulfillment of the periodic activities of Finance.

  • Coordinate the annual risk assessment (ARA) process, as well as the report of emerging risks

  • Ensure compliance of Issue Management Policy within Finance. Coordinate and monitor the opening of Issues and CAPs within the established dates and directives.

  • Generate action plans to mitigate risk and/or correct issues identified ensuring the correctness of the root cause and its sustainability in the time.

  • Lead the centralization, design and evaluation of controls applicable to all areas of Finance, in order to ensure periodic monitoring over key processes of the area, such as: EUCs, entitlement reviews, fraud risk, mandatory trainings, Regulatory Compliance Matrix, among others.

  • Participate in local, regional or global projects related to MCA/GRC processes.

Other responsabilities:

  • Document the quarterly report of Citi Operating Expense Governance Process

  • Carry out the respective monitoring and control of the exceptions to the CEMP (Blanket exceptions, Registration Forms, Additional Restrictions, Consulting Engagement, among others)

  • Execute the periodic review of expense delegations.

  • Coordinate trainings within the Franchise in order to reinforce the compliance of CEMP.

  • Monitor and update the reportable events established in the LES in a timely manner.

  • Prepare the quarterly presentation of the Legal Vehicle Management Committee

  • Support the biannual attestation process of Legal Entities and manage the necessary requests to guarantee the integrity of the information included in the system of legal entities.

  • Work with BSS regional team in order to ensure timely and appropriate follow-up to red accounts, amounts at risk, quarterly accounts attestation, among others.

  • Monitor and track the resolution of differences identified in the monthly reconciliations process local and corporate completeness.

  • Support other control activities such as the consolidation of Controllership related matters to be presented in the BRCC and Audit Committee.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors' degree in Finance, Accounting, Finance or related field.

  • 3+ years of experience in Finance, Internal Audit, Accounting, Internal Control.

  • Knowledge of Internal Control Models and methodologies (COSO, ERM)

  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral in Spanish/English

  • Strong PC skills in Excel, Word, Power Point

Abilities:

  • A self-starter who proactively seeks to improve existing controls and streamline processes both from a tactical short term viewpoint, and also from a strategic long term perspective, and implement these initiatives to completion.

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work well within a team environment

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