Citi EMEA

Valuation Control Senior Analyst (Finance)

Recruiter
Citi EMEA
Location
Warsaw, Poland/Hybrid
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
11 Jun 2024
Closes
11 Jul 2024
Ref
24754448
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Purpose:

  • We are seeking a highly motivated candidate to work within the Valuation Control Group as a regional senior analyst in Rates and Currencies team.
  • The candidate should have a good understanding of the valuation of financial instruments, implementing/maintaining an effective control framework, along with regulatory developments and global account standards that impact financial valuations.
  • The role will cover valuation control of the Rates and Currencies inventory and will require strong communication skills and teamwork across multiple locations and departments (New York, Warsaw, London, Singapore)
  • Due to the technical nature of the role and the high-volume nature of the business, the successful candidate will demonstrate an aptitude in discussing the technical aspects of valuations to pose a credible challenge to the business.
  • The successful candidate will supervise the Rates and Currencies Valuation Control business from a global valuation perspective and will be expected to have hands-on involvement as well as supervisory responsibility.

About the Team:

  • The Valuation Control Group (VCG) is an independent global group within Product Control responsible for reviewing and reporting fair value inventory and Rates and Currencies positions consistently across all asset classes.
  • VCG is organized along business lines and clients of the group include Business Heads, Line Product Control, Market Risk, Model Risk, Compliance, Legal Department, Middle Office, Internal Audit, external audit firms and the regulatory bodies in countries impacted by Citi’s footprint. VCG collaborates closely with its client base to ensure complete understanding of business valuation issues and accurate execution of valuation control policy.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting valuation control related production, such as Independent Price Verification, Valuation Adjustments and Fair Value Hierarchy results.
  • Working as subject matter expert in all strategic initiatives related to Derivatives IPV (Independent Price Verification), Valuation Adjustment automation, Fair Value hierarchy automation.
  • Relationship management and development across other peers within FXLM (Foreign Exchange and Local Markets) and across other asset classes to ensure consistency of processes and controls.

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of Finance-related experience, ideally in a financial control, valuation, product control or a related discipline (e.g. market risk etc.)
  • Financial products and valuation control related knowledge would be a strong plus
  • Proficiency in any of these: VBA, SQL, Data management software;
  • Python would be a great advantage
  • Strong analytical skills; High volume data analysis background is a plus
  • Quantitative background/experience would be a great asset
  • Strong communication, influencing, presentation and leadership skills with experience of presenting to large audiences with multiple participants
  • Drives innovation; Prioritizes and provides clear line of sight to most critical work; Works collaboratively across the organization
  • Fluent English (verbal/written) at min. B2 level

Education:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in any finance, economics or quantitative related subject
  • Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered.

What we offer:

  • Flexible work arrangements in an organization that acknowledges life-work balance
  • Career management and mentoring by senior colleagues and leaders
  • Opportunity for participation in managerial development initiatives
  • Inclusive and friendly corporate culture where gender diversity and equality is widely recognized; 
  • Abundance of internal job opportunities globally
  • A chance to make a difference with various affinity networks and charity initiatives
  • Competitive compensation package and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus
  • Attractive social benefits: private medical care, multisport, life insurance, award-winning pension scheme, holiday allowance, award/recognition system; maternity/paternity scheme, hybrid work model (home office 2 days a week), lucrative bonuses under employee referral program, and other)

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.

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