Vice President, Financial Solutions Lead Analyst - C13

Employer
Citigroup
Location
Mumbai
Posted
May 23, 2024
Closes
May 25, 2024
Ref
4704448701
Work Mode
Work from office
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia, Corporate
We’re currently looking for a high caliber professional to join our team as Vice President, Data Analyst.

Citi has embarked on a multi-year Finance Transformation initiative to implement a new Global Financial Accounting and General Ledger platform that provides a daily ledger in every legal entity, linking ledger balances and contract level reconciliations to our daily settlement records and contractual commitments. The Strategic Ledger program as it is named, selected Oracle Cloud as the technology platform of choice, after a rigorous technical and functional assessment of the firm’s current ledger platforms against leading industry solutions. The new platform provides enhanced technical capability and supports our finance transformation strategy and realization of our Target Operating Model. The outcome will be a robust global process, governance, and controls to ensure consistent and materially accurate, complete, and timely ledger data and results.

Data Analyst specialist will be responsible in the delivery of critical transformational initiatives related to Data sourcing, Data mapping, Data analysis and reconciliation to be used in project for reporting purposes, system enhancements and outbounds to downstream systems.
  • Perform reconciliation, ensuring correct attributes are sourced from Product Processor
  • Drive the identification of data sources and data requirements to feed into the Ledger
  • Handle issues pertaining to data reconciliation, data validation, data quality between Strategic Ledger, Upstream & Downstream systems and ensure timely escalations as and when required
  • Create mappings & provide input for mapping transformations required between legacy and strategic attributes.
  • Provide input to conversion functional design & provide meaningful explanation of variances.
  • Analyse and investigate data sets between converted data and legacy data.
  • Perform fit/gap analysis and identify solutions for gaps and opportunities for optimizations and improvements to system and process.
  • Create/Review of Business Requirement & Functional Requirements Documents (FRD)
  • Manages the identification of risks which impact program delivery and ensure mitigation strategies are developed and executed when necessary.
  • Participate and support the discovery & testing phases of the project including:
    • Escalate potential issues identified in working group sessions.
    • Perform impact analysis
    • Review discovery documentation provided by business line
    • Active leadership in working group sessions, planning and various reviews sessions to identify and facilitate remediation of detailed action plans and commitments to Strategic Ledger project.
    • Participate in cross-functional working groups to drive consensus and resolution for agreed actions and targets
    • Responsible for reviewing updated project plans and key milestones related to project completion
    • Facilitate external subject matter experts
    • Ensure the project plans and action items are up to date and published to stakeholders.
    • Update operational procedures and control documentation as and when required for workstream
    • Be responsible for ensuring a comprehensive approach to root cause analysis and remediation


Qualifications & skill sets:

As a successful candidate, you’d ideally have the following skills and exposure:

10+ years of relevant experience, in financial services with a focus on accounting, transformation and program delivery

Previous experience in the implementation and good understanding of US GAAP, IFRS and Local GAAP Accounting rules.

Understanding of accounting rules and standards for financial reporting.

Knowledge of Oracle, SAP or similar ledger platforms is a plus

Ability to perform business analysis, write business requirements and present ideas to audiences at all levels.
Organizationally savvy; understands systems, management processes, knows where to go for information and how

Education:

Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Management or other business related field is required; CA or CPA equivalent will be added advantage

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Job Family Group:
Finance
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Job Family:
Fin Solutions Dsgn & Implement
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Time Type:
Full time
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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.