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Assistant Vice President, Accountant, Local Regulatory Reporting

Citigroup, Inc.
Sydney, Australia
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Whether you're at the start of your career or looking to discover your next adventure, your story begins here. At Citi , you'll have the opportunity to expand your skills and make a difference at one of the world's most global banks. We're fully committed to supporting your growth and development from the start with extensive on-the-job training and exposure to senior leaders, as well as more traditional learning. You'll also have the chance to give back and make a positive impact where we live and work through volunteerism.

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Citi Finance is responsible for the firm's financial management and related controls. The team comprises disciplines including Treasury, Tax, Controllers and Financial Planning & Analysis, and manages and partners on key Citi initiatives and deliverables, such as our quarterly earnings process and ensuring Citi's compliance with financial rules and regulations.

We're currently looking for a high caliber professional to join our team as Assistant Vice President, Accountant Local Regulatory Reporting - Hybrid (Internal Job Title: Assistant Vice President Assistant - C12 ) based in Sydney, Australia. Being part of our team means that we'll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decision and manage your financial well-being to help plan for your future. For instance:
  • Citi provides programs and services for your physical and mental well-being including access to telehealth options, health advocates, confidential counseling and more. Coverage varies by country.
  • We empower our employees to manage their financial well-being and help them plan for the future.
  • Citi provides access to an array of learning and development resources to help broaden and deepen your skills and knowledge as your career progresses.

This is a team member role within the Local Regulatory Reporting (LRR) team under the Controllers functions. Primary responsibilities include obtaining and managing relevant data and information needs, preparing and submitting Local Regulatory Reports (LRRs) to regulators for legal entities in the Bank Chain that are timely, accurate, and in accordance with local regulatory reporting requirements. The role also supports implementing changes to LRRs as required by regulators, compliance with internal policies related to reporting activities, interpreting developments in regulatory capital and regulatory reporting requirements, preparation of IFRS financial statements lodged with ASIC, and other ad-hoc projects

In this role, you're expected to:
  • Prepare and lodge monthly, quarterly and annual regulatory reports to Australian and NZ regulators, timely, in accordance with internal and external requirements.
  • Conduct variance analysis and responding to regulators queries on trends or changes
  • Monitor and adapt to changes in reporting guidelines and regulations
  • Assist in regulatory projects and other key financial initiatives including automation projects, involving working with tech teams to document the business needs, user testing and business process redesign
  • Assist in preparation of audited annual financial statements for local operating entities
  • Support continuous improvement of processes, procedures and documentation
  • Assist with local external audit planning, execution, and delivery
  • Assist with assessing accounting policy, US GAAP / IFRS differences
  • Support the implementation of controls, policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with other businesses and functions to resolve finance related issues
  • Act with integrity, due skill, care and diligence in carrying out roles and responsibilities
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

As a successful candidate, you'd ideally have the following skills and exposure:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial services preferred
  • Experience in Australian and New Zealand regulatory reporting to APRA, ASX and RBNZ
  • Experience with project work, and change management
  • Proven accounting knowledge, pertaining to the banking or financial services industry
  • Strong governance and control experience
  • Proven stakeholder management skillsExcellent organization and time management skills - ability to work under pressure, multi-task and manage deadlines in a fast-paced environment where unexpected changes may occur
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Strong MS Excel skills, experience in general ledger systems such as Oracle or SAP
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated initiative - has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision and can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
  • Work effectively within a team with a flexible, self-motivated and pro-active approach
  • Bachelor's Degree/University degree or equivalent experienceCA/CPA qualifications

Working at Citi is far more than just a job. A career with us means joining a family of more than 230,000 dedicated people from around the globe. At Citi, you'll have the opportunity to grow your career, give back to your community and make a real impact.

Take the next step in your career, apply for this role at Citi today

Job Family Group:

Job Family:
Financial Reporting

Time Type:
Full time

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