Senior Vice President - Markets & Securities Services Operational Risk Officer

Belfast, United Kingdom
24 Sep 2022
08 Oct 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Overview of Citi:

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.

We value our talented employees, and whenever possible strive to help one of our associates grow professionally before recruiting new talent to our open positions. If you think the open position, you see is right for you, we encourage you to apply! Our people make all the difference in our success.

The goal of the Operations Line Control Oversight team is to develop and maintain a comprehensive process to proactively identify and reduce operational risk. As a senior member of the Markets Operations Line Control team, the incumbent will be responsible for developing and maintaining comprehensive processes to identify and reduce operational risk; their main focus will be partnering with Cash Securities Operations (Income processing and Corporate Actions Processing) Operations teams to help manage their risk and control framework, as part of the Markets Line Control Officers within the EMEA, NAM and Asia Pac locations. They may also have potential exposure to other Markets Operations business lines over time. Risk areas include but are not limited to BAU Operational process, Regulatory requirements, Internal Policy adherence, New Business initiatives, Issue & Corrective Action Plan Management and Internal & External Audit exam participation. Partnering with operations line staff, this role will be responsible for assisting in the proactive management of operating risk and remediation of control issues. This requires co-ordination across numerous internal operations teams, as well as various other support and control groups within the 2nd and 3rd lines of defence within the wider organisation

  • EMEA Point of contact for Cash Securities Operations staff for Control related activities overseeing and coordinating global control related initiatives in partnership with senior operations officers
  • Proactive review of Cash Securities Operations related control processes and reporting participate in evaluating critical; Strategic and Tactical Change; Policy and Process updates; Regulatory requirements etc.
  • Support and interface to Internal and External Control organisations (Internal/external audit, Regulatory, ORM, Compliance, Finance etc.)
  • Management and oversight of Corrective Action Plans (CAPs) ensuring Issues are sufficiently remediated
  • Complete detailed reviews of Operational Risk Events ensuring lessons learned are shared across applicable business lines.
  • Challenge and advise on the Cash Securities Operations Managers' Control Assessment to ensure inherent and residual risk is accurately reported and managed effectively.
  • Actively monitor and challenge value and age of balance sheet exceptions.
  • Participate and/or Lead Scenario Analysis reviews for Cash Securities Line of Business

• Willingness to question/challenge existing processes and ensure a satisfactory outcome
• Leadership skills to oversee and manage diverse Line Control officers across regions
• Proficient in metrics/Key Risk Indicators (KRI) assessment and reporting
• Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
• Ability to work under pressure managing tight deadlines and/or unexpected changes
• Excellent communication and relationship skills across all management levels especially Senior Operations Management
• Analytical with excellent attention to detail and strong problem-solving skills
• Knowledge and experience working within ICG Operations
• Bachelor's degree
Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

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.
In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.

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 and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi's commitment to growing a diverse workforce. -------------------------------------------------
Job Family Group:
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Job Family:
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Time Type:
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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.

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