Citibank

Senior Business Analyst - Core Banking - VP

Recruiter
Citibank
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
23 Oct 2021
Closes
24 Oct 2021
Ref
21328430
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Job role
Business analyst, CFO
Overview

Citi's technology team is growing at lightning speed, and we're looking for talented technologists to help build the future of global banking. Our teams are creating innovations used across the globe - we're changing the way people bank and how the world does business. Citi's technology team supports business operations in 100+ countries, across multiple lines of business spanning both Institutional and retail businesses. The group works to optimize the IT environment by standardizing production platforms, reducing complexity, and introducing innovative solutions that provide new business capabilities, reduce total cost of ownership, and create a competitive advantage for Citi. Join an environment with a laser focus on growth and progress, and take your career to the next level through the power of Citi's unmatched globality and vast expertise. Success Profile As the world's most global bank, Citi gives you the tools to be a trailblazer. We're not just building technology, we're building the future of banking. With thousands of employees located around the globe, we are an international team encompassing a broad range of teams, roles, and cultures, and we invite you to come and join us!

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  • Relationship Expertise
Glassdoor Reviews

"Excellent technologists. Great vision of bringing the financial services industry into the 2020. Great place to work for work-life balance." Senior Applications Development Manager, New York, NY "Great Intern experience, great pay and solid opportunity to end up being a full time after the end of the internship program." Summer Technology Analyst "I had a great learning experience, good work environment and excellent coworkers. Had the opportunity to escalate my way to the highest position available in my area within 3 years" AVP Operations & Technology, San Juan PR "Globally diverse and technologically progressive" Director of Software Development, Warren NJ Responsibilities

Citi's technology team is growing at lightning speed, and we are looking for talented technologists to help build the future of global banking. Our teams are creating innovations used across the globe - we are changing the way people bank and how the world does business. Citi Treasury and Trade Solutions processes trillions of dollars in B2B payments every day for our largest corporate customers, in 135+ currencies across 90+ countries. The group works to optimize the IT environment by standardizing production platforms, reducing complexity, and introducing innovative solutions that provide new business capabilities, reduce total cost of ownership, and create a competitive advantage for Citi. Join an environment with a laser focus on growth and progress, and take your career to the next level through the power of Citi's unmatched globality and vast expertise. This is an incredible opportunity to be part of a worldwide transformation to a future state global digital banking platform.

Job Description:

The candidate's main objective is to do Requirement Analysis and Project Management for our Flexcube Core Banking Platform. Candidate should have knowledge of Core Banking Systems, Accounting, and Loans platforms.

Responsibilities
  • Provide expertise of product suite to a variety of audiences, including the Local Business team, Local and Global Operation teams, Business, Analysts, Development teams and Senior Management.
  • Lead and coordinate projects across Business Functions.
  • Possess a clear understanding of how the business uses the products in day-to-day activities and able to communicate this to the Business Partners and to Technology. For new countries being rolled out to Core Banking & Loans Platform, should be able to provide the same support.
  • Maintains current working knowledge of the Global and Regional partners/products processors across both Domestic and International markets.
  • Review E2E operational Flows, perform cost analysis, identify redundant and expensive process, identify compliance and audit risks and provide holistic solutions to optimize process and mitigate risks
  • Work with Global Delivery Team to analyze the business requirements and create Agile stories in close collaboration with Product Owners and other members of the squad.
  • Candidate will lead workshops to describe application functionality and the ability to support current business functions and processes, determine functional gaps, propose workarounds, and identify potential areas of development. In this role, candidate will be responsible for explaining application functionality and answering functional question from project stakeholders.
  • Work closely with Internal development team to communicate the solution design and to track the development to closure
  • May also be called upon to represent the organization on corporate and enterprise-wide initiatives related to best practices reviews and/or compliance-related activities.
  • Demonstrates his/her understanding of the business' short- and long-term objectives; and should be able to communicate this to a non-technical audience to ensure that the business strategies are maintained.
  • Works independently on several concurrent complex initiatives and devises project definitions to solve complex business problems considering business processes and/or systems capability to achieve desired results.


Skills/Experience:
  • In depth understanding of corporate banking products and the product life cycle , especially within core-banking , treasury, liquidities, payments and receivables
  • Good understanding of accounting concepts and book keeping , ability to define accounting events required to set up business products for the bank
  • Exposure to AML rules, basic compliance and risk protocols required by a financial institution
  • Ability to map E2E Operational and Data Flows for banking products using BPM tools
  • Ability to support current business functions and processes, determine functional gaps, propose workarounds, and identify potential areas of development.
  • Should be able to document detailed functional and non- functional requirements for both Waterfall and Agile methodology projects
  • Should have experience with testing to perform Development Internal Testing (DIT), Sanity tests and smoke tests before the solution is deployed to stakeholders for testing
  • Candidate should be able to design high quality, sustainable solutions that are risk resilient and regulatory compliant
  • Candidate should be able to design business scenarios to ensure the End to End solutions are tested and the evidences reviewed with stakeholders for sign off
  • Candidate should have experience with transformation programs that involve migration of data from legacy to new applications and ability document details migration strategy documents
  • Candidate should be able to work with vendors and ensure they are accountable to deliver as per Citi expectations and standards
  • Exposure to scope and defect management tools like HP QC, JIRA
  • Proficiency in diagramming tools is required, MS Visio preferred.
  • Expertise of Agile and Waterfall methodologies - should be able to seamlessly switch between either or work on a hybrid model depending on PMO or project expectations
  • Preferred expertise in Behavior Driven Development (BDD)
  • Candidate should be ensure the application and solution standards are upheld and should have a mindset of "First time right" approach


Qualifications
  • 10+ years of total experience. Bachelors or higher degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 7+ years of Business analysis experience.
  • Banking Domain experience mainly on DDA, International Cash Management, Local Payments, Funds Transfer, Collections, SWIFT /Messaging etc.
  • Experience implementing and or supporting Flexcube Core Banking Products is desirable.
  • Proficiency in Requirement gathering tools is a big plus
  • Provide progress and overall project status, including risk management plans, issue resolution approach, and overall actions and decisions needed by the stakeholders to deliver the effort
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to details
  • Client facing management or Relationship Management experience.
  • Should have excellent inter-personal skills to build strong working relationships with multiple stakeholders. Ability to communicate (both verbal and written) issues in a clear and timely manner to build trusting partnership with a wide variety of audiences and stakeholders.
  • Must have skills necessary to simultaneously work on multiple projects with very little supervision and support.
  • Self-motivated, highly-focused, detail-oriented as well as a team player with high energy levels and the desire to learn and progress within the company.


Job Family Group:
Technology

Job Family:
Business Analysis / Client Services

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