Financial Resource Management - ICG Strategic Projects - VP

Citigroup Inc. Tampa , FL 33602

Posted 3 months ago

Financial Resources Management

The management of capital, liquidity, collateral and balance sheet is a key area of focus for senior management, recognized as being among the most significant challenges currently faced by the banking sector. As a firm, our ability to effectively lead our businesses in these areas will be a significant determinant of our future competitiveness.

The ICG Financial Resource Management (FRM) team provides in-business leadership and subject matter expertise on capital, liquidity, tax and other financial resource management issues with a primary purpose of driving greater efficiency and flexibility of resource consumption. This broad mandate includes driving business strategy for financial resource management, advising senior management and clients on implications of regulatory change and strategic priorities, coordinating advocacy efforts, and leading and participating in cross-business and cross-functional working groups to deliver improved data, calculation and management processes related to capital, liquidity and tax.

To execute on this mandate, FRM operates with business partners in each of the major ICG business lines, Markets and Security Services (MSS); Trade and Transaction Services (TTS); Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory (BCMA); and Citi Private Bank (CPB). FRM works with business partners to set strategic priorities, establish and execute initiatives, and programmatically manage delivery through governance.

FRM Core Functions

The FRM team is organized into a number of groups, with core functions common across the groups

Strategy: Establish and drive business strategy with senior business leaders across the Institutional Clients Group, focusing on maximizing returns and driving financial resource efficiency

Analytics: Deep analytical understanding of current and upcoming internal and regulatory capital, liquidity and tax measures, and their implications on strategic business priorities, client activity and market practices.

Execution: Driving financial resource efficiency and risk management through hedging, structuring and other transaction execution, leveraging deep technical expertise and cross-divisional authority

Technology: The vision, design and execution of a comprehensive FRM technology work-slate aimed at providing visibility and insight to facilitate efficiency efforts across the financial resource continuum while ensuring alignment of technology solutions across capital, liquidity and tax management mandates

Planning: Forecast, measure, monitor and analyse the core financial resource metrics of the ICG. Operate as the business owner for the management and measurement of financial resources

Project Management: Operate as the business catalyst to drive the completion of core priorities and initiatives, such as the transition to new regulatory metrics or the remediation of significant financial resource impediments

FRM Subject Matter Expertise

A role in FRM provides a fast-paced and exciting learning environment where development of subject matter expertise is encouraged and the exchange of ideas is valued. Some of the significant areas of expertise include:

  • Basel capital and liquidity regulations (RWA, GSIB, LCR, etc.)

  • Counterparty credit risk management

  • Liquidity risk management

  • US and international tax law

  • Markets and Banking products and services

  • ICG support operations and technology systems architecture

  • Corporate governance practices

ICG Strategic Projects

In view of heightened expectations from regulators and to ensure a strong and consistent global control environment, Citi continues to enhance cross-divisional governance and program management. Driving completion of deliverables that are complex, highly time-sensitive and often closely inter-linked is of critical importance when developing efficiency around financial resources. Regulatory deadlines, complex calculations, and a broad spectrum of stakeholders require rigorous project management and the ability to synthesize large data sets into meaningful conclusions. In this role, you will be a part the Strategic Projects team, acting as a catalyst of project progress by communicating with stakeholders, developing analytics, and critically challenging strategy & tactics. You will be involved in the many diverse activities FRM engages in, to support the overall project portfolio and achieve the ICG strategy. The initial focus of this role will be remediation of regulatory capital control weaknesses primarily through enhanced governance and rigorous program management.

Key Competencies:

Partnership & Collaborative Success

  • Desire to partner with other stakeholders in the firm to drive objectives to delivery

  • Strong interpersonal skills to identify and resolve conflict to mitigate roadblocks

  • Ability to defend the team's interest and priorities, while putting the firm first

Acumen & Communication

  • Strong ability to manage, prioritize, and communicate within a team

  • High degree of self-advocacy, motivation, and development

  • Highest level of professionalism and business acumen

Creative Problem Solving

  • Ability to understand complex ideas and problems in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to design data-driven technology solutions to create actionable information to answer business questions

  • Strong ability to identify, communicate, and advocate for solutions at both high and granular levels

  • Superior attention to detail, accuracy, and scope

  • Innovation mind set and intellectual curiosity

Technical Skills

  • Proficient in excel, tableau, SQL, and other data mining applications

  • High ability to develop an analysis, interpretation, and presentation

  • Able to learn new systems quick and maximize potential of available tools


  • Bachelor's degree and significant qualifications in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Computer Science, Math, Financial Engineering, Physics or related field

  • 6+ years relevant experience in the Financial Services industry or data analytics

  • A demonstrated history of delivering on initiatives

  • Ability to coordinate processes and work as part of multiple teams across a firm

  • Proven analytical skills for developing data analysis and quantitative strategies

  • An ability to manage personal workload and agenda independently but in alignment with the priorities of the business unit

  • Ability to work under pressure in a highly professional Front Office environment

  • Familiarity with large scale data and querying ability is preferred

  • A foundational understanding of Basel III legislature

Additionally, the candidate should have an appetite to develop a detailed understanding of the following areas:

  • Regulations concerning capital, liquidity and balance sheet, and related technology infrastructure
  • ICG products and services
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