Financial Planning Analyst / Business Manager

Citigroup Inc. Dublin 2

Posted 4 months ago

Business Manager responsible for overall financial management of GPCD (Global Payments, Cards and Data Analytics) technology budget and organization. This role is part of a constantly growing and evolving technology organization which requires speed and an excellent ability in adapting plans and processes that continually facilitate operational excellence.

Due to the size of Citi, the multiple touch points of this role and scale of responsibilities, the successful candidate must be great at multi-tasking, flexible, adaptable and have a 'can-do' and 'will-do' mentality.

This role requires a high level of initiative and organisation to function at expected levels of performance and to deliver set goals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Strong ownership of all aspects of the financials associated with Technology, working with Global project teams

  • Reviewing and analysing actual to date results and detailed explanation of variances. Creation of reporting packages for monthly reviews, ad-hoc management reports & analyses.

  • Ensure the components /drivers of costs charged to the businesses are fully understood and actively pursue cost saving opportunities.

  • Monthly forecasting for the business, articulating changes to the forecast or decisions that impact the forecast outcome.

  • Rate analysis and modelling

  • Develop and Implement policies and procedures to support the ongoing business.

  • Participate in the annual budget process, understand responsible for cost-effective expense control.

  • Support and work closely with Global Chief of Staff organization

  • Manage relationships with the senior technology managers and PMOs associated with these technology programs; build and sustain strong relationships with these managers, as well as those on the business side.

  • Bachelors degree with excellent numerical and quantitative skills.

  • Extensive years' work experience within a Finance / operations department

  • Experience in managing monthly forecasting processes and in monthly accruals processes

  • Experience of working with Senior Management to support decision making

  • Excellent communications, presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Broad based experience of Finance, operations and other control functions would be a distinct advantage

  • Project oriented with the ability to multi-task and perform effectively under pressure

  • Ability to work with all levels of management, clients and support groups

  • Strong computer and analytical skills.

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

Valuing Diversity:

Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add values to decisions or actions and organisational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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