Client Reporting Business Analyst- Fixed Term Contract

Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
10 Feb 2021
27 Feb 2021
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Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

Job Purpose:

The role is as a business analyst within the client reporting workstream. The business analyst's role is to clearly articulate report builds in the form of Business Requirements Documents and to perform User Acceptance Testing prior to performing joint testing with the client.

Job Background/context:

As part of the Aberdeen Standard Life merger Citi has been asked to provide end client reporting for the merged entity. The client is based predominantly in the UK and Citi's report build and day-to-day operations is based in India. The role is as part of a project team to interface between the onshore client and Citi's offshore service delivery.

The project started on 1 January 2018 and is planned to complete by 31 December 2020. Successful applicants will be joining an existing core project team.

Flexible working:
We are a diverse and flexible employer and hiring the best talent is our objective. Our working landscape is changing and as such we are equally keen to hear from people who would prefer flexible working patterns as people working traditional hours. We are open to flexible working arrangements, and work from home opportunities from the outset - you won't have to "earn" the right to work flexibly with Citi.

If this is something you would consider or even currently do then apply, let us know your preference.

Please note this is a 12 month Fixed Term Contract and a great opportunity to get to know us better.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Receipt of client report examples:
    • Analyse report and create list of questions for the client on how the report functions
    • Attend meetings with client to better understand the report
    • Split report into components and templates
    • Write Business Requirement Documents that clearly articulate how the report components should be created and displayed including any data input requirements and branding considerations
    • Write Business Requirement Documents that clearly articulate how the templates should be created and displayed including components, any fund specific component inclusion/exclusion and branding considerations
    • Help maintain a central log of unique components and templates and ensure that components that have already been defined are re-used across templates
  • Work with the Citi/Client data teams to ensure data gaps are addressed
  • Ensure all business requirements documents are signed off by the client, then pass to the Citi developments team. Ensure that the central report log is updated for these events.
  • Answer any questions raised by the development team
  • Development team will perform an initial test on the report build. Once this has been completed the onshore business analysts will be required to confirm that the report has been built to specification before it is passed to the client for joint testing
  • Work with the client to obtain formal sign-off on the joint testing
  • Representing the team on internal project meetings
  • Develop strong, pro-active relationships with all internal and external customers including client, offshore partners, client service and middle office teams.
  • Working closely with other relevant operational peers to ensure that project delivery risks are minimised.
  • Provide weekly status updates into the workstream project manager
  • Participate in various client calls on behalf of the team.

Development Value:
  • Engagement on one of the highest profile investment management projects in progress in the industry
  • Opportunity to gain deep experience on end client reporting and the latest data management tools
  • Develop a detailed knowledge of Citigroup offerings
  • Develop good interpersonal skills
  • Develop operational knowledge through working with a variety of Funds Services areas
  • Development of project experience through involvement on a key Citi project

  • Candidate should have knowledge of investment operations/ reporting functions and have at least 5 years working experience in the Investment Management/Financial Services Industry, with time spent within:
  • a client reporting role, onboarding new clients or servicing changes to existing client reports.
  • a financial statement preparation team preparing at least draft but preferably desk top published annual financial statements
  • an external audit team with focus on the audit of the financial statements

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Numerate
  • Able to write clear and concise system requirements
  • Detailed knowledge of Financial reporting for funds or their end clients
  • Computer literate with knowledge of MS Office (word/excel)
  • Understand concept of a broad range of investment management instruments
  • Experience of Vermillion software

  • Educated to degree standard
  • Accountancy qualification

What we offer

As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;

  • 23 days paid annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme,
  • Life assurance and
  • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.

Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

Our vast range of diversity networks demonstrates Citi's commitment to growing a diverse workforce.

Job Family Group:
Operations - Transaction Services

Job Family:
Fund Accounting

Time Type:

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