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Business Risk Senior Analyst

Belfast, United Kingdom
Closing date
Feb 12, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Overview of Citi:

Citi is a world-leading global bank. We have approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. We provide 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. We enable 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.
Citi Belfast is one of the largest employers in Northern Ireland with a diverse and talented team of over 3000 people from over 40 different nationalities across our four Belfast offices.

We are the only global investment bank operating in Northern Ireland. Every day, our local experts interact with global teams in over 100 countries developing and supporting next-generation technology solutions for the enterprise and delivering critical services to the bank and its customers, to make sure we are a stronger and safer organization for our clients.

You will have a truly global reach, which will provide you with new experiences and development opportunities right here in Belfast's iconic Titanic Quarter.

Role Overview

This role sits within the Global Markets Conduct Risk area in Citi Belfast. The role will support and drive where appropriate the implementation of market abuse controls within the Transaction Monitoring team as part of the Markets Trading Businesses (1st Line of Defence).

The role will focus on all markets product areas and market abuse behaviours on model based surveillance systems. Candidates will be expected to perform deep dives into data sets, understand how patterns of data may be associated with market abuse and have an interest/experience of model/AI type systems used to compliment more traditional parameter based surveillance solutions.
Ideally candidates will have experience of data analytics, prior surveillance implementation, technical project delivery, and an understanding of products within the markets trading business. As incumbents will be required to lead/proactively participate in various work streams/projects a strong sense of drive, ownership and transparency are required for this role.

Key responsibilities:
  • Support scoping, design and implementation of controls to support the risk-based coverage of market abuse/manipulation and rogue trading behaviours globally
  • Assist with the development of controls by undertaking action for producing trade monitoring scenarios, working with product trade monitoring heads and Technology to ensure controls are deployed in a risk-prioritised and efficient manner
  • Follow standard procedures and methodologies to ensure control delivery processes are performed thoroughly and accurately
  • Assist in analysing controls/metrics to monitor effectiveness of the transaction monitoring operating model on an ongoing basis
  • Help define and document required standards for control deliveries, and ensure deliveries are in line with expectations
  • Follow standard procedures and methodologies of data sourcing and data quality processes for transaction monitoring, working with relevant stakeholders to review data quality issues and agree remediation
  • Manage remediation plans to address regulatory requirements & feedback in relation to trade monitoring capabilities; defining and implementing corrective action plans to build out a robust and sustainable technology platform and change management model for trade monitoring analytics
Knowledge, Experience & Skills:
  • Assisting with the delivery of end-to-end conduct risk remediation and/or delivery of technical processes and applications, with focus on conduct risk and controls
  • Understanding and interaction with various Stakeholders and Technology teams to shape and deliver technology solutions in support of required business outcomes
  • Experience in successfully developing, leading and completing business changes combined with excellent stakeholder engagement and coordination
  • Experience gathering, extracting and analyzing data to identify requirements and/or the root cause of data investigations
  • Good awareness and understanding of the key drivers, industry challenges and opportunities for trade monitoring
  • Strong knowledge and experience of the market trading or support functions desirable.
  • Broad knowledge of surveillance processes desirable.
Skills and Competencies:
  • Excellent analytical & problem-solving skills
  • Use metrics and statistical data to help drive trade monitoring capabilities
  • Good level of comfort in performing data handling, with use of SQL/Excel or other similar analytical tools
  • Familiarity with technical delivery methodologies and best practices, particularly around versioning, repositories and user stories
  • Significant attention to detail with an ability to contribute effectively to formative strategic development where necessary
  • A good team player in a co-operative and collaborative working environment
  • Communication, Interpersonal and organizational skills to mobilize and motivate delivery
  • Management and facilitation to achieve objectives, with both local and with remote teams
  • A practical and goal orientated focus with excellent verbal and written communication skills utilizing different media, to effectively communicate with senior management, clients and regulators
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • PRINCE2, or other project management qualifications, desirable but not mandatory
  • Bachelor's/University degree or equivalent experience, potentially Masters 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:

We work hard to have a positive financial and social impact on the communities we serve. In turn, we put our employees first and provide the best-in-class benefits they need to be well, live well and save well.

We'll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decisions, and allow you to choose which benefits suit you and your personal life best.

Visit our Global Benefits page to learn more.

Highlights to our core benefits include:
  • Award winning pension
  • On-site health services
  • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 Days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure
Citi Belfast also champions diversity within our workforce, which helps us be well and live well together. We have over 40 different nationalities in our Northern Ireland offices, are a vocal supporter of LGBTQ+ rights, and are proud to have 47% of our leadership team made up of individuals who identify as women.

We encourage and lead inclusivity through our Pride, Disability, Multicultural, Families Matter, and Women affinity networks that are run by and for, Citi Belfast colleagues; providing them with the support they need in their personal and professional journeys and supplying them with the tools to help educate colleagues on all things related to each network to help us work better together.

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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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