Citi P & A Analyst 3 in Colombia

  • Primary Location: Colombia

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Finance

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17057960

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

FP&A Analyst Supplies Product Heads and Product Managers with information, analysis and insight into Citi’s financial results. FP&A Analyst creates value through emphasis on Forward Looking processes (ie. planning, forecasting, Outlook), Performance Measurement, and Decision Support activities to drive business results.

The team also maintains general oversight of the various Record-to-Report (R2R) /management reporting functions performed for ICG Colombia by the Financial Reporting Operations (FRO) team located in Costa Rica & Mumbai Centers of Excellence and Costa Rica COE.

The role will have extensive involvement with the local business, and provide direct support on a day to day basis for the smooth operation of the local FPA team.

Tasks will focus on the core FP&A responsibilities as well as other residual items retained locally. The team also works closely with the CFO and Planning Head on broader franchise matters

FP&A SCOPE

·Primary responsibility for maintaining number accuracy within financial systems: Estimates, Forecasts

·Deliver timely and accurate information for Products Heads and Product Managers

·Execution of forward looking process

·Support Product Analysis and Financial Insights

·Support Reviews construction

FP&A: CORE RESPONSABILITIES

·Consumers of financial data for performance management

·Supports Controllers in validating accuracy of actual results

·Performs analysis of internal and external business drivers to drive business insight and intelligence

·Leverages financial information to help drive investment decisions and productivity actions

·Forward‐looking projections across both business and LE dimensions

·Mumbai COE provides primary support for the FP&A team

·Maintain strong relationship with the businesses whilst not compromising the independence of the finance function

·Work closely with the FRO team to ensure that R2R and management reporting obligations are produced in an accurate and timely fashion and are fit for purpose

·Co-ordinate the annual planning and forecasting cycle with each business locally and interacting with the relevant regional finance / business teams as appropriate

·Perform analytical review on management reporting output in order to add value to the end users, explain trends, investigate unusual variances and linking back into the various strategies or plans of the respective businesses

Qualifications

KEY COMPETENCIES / SKILLS

  •  Strong analytical and problem solving skills; questioning mind

  •  Strong communication and interpersonal skills; Strong relationship building skills

  •  Highly motivated and self-driven; works well within a small team

  •  Solution driven, decisive, willingness to challenge the paradigm

  •  Strong ability to prioritize and be deadline driven

  •  High attention to detail and accuracy

  •  Honesty, integrity and independence

  •  Solid accounting knowledge, both financial and management accounting

  •  Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills; Solid other Office product skills

  •  Detailed knowledge of Citi Finance Systems and architecture

QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • 3 years within Citi or similar banking / corporate background

  • Relevant finance degree, or similar that shows close connection to FPA activities