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SVP, Accounting Program Lead Analyst, Controllers

Company: Citi
Location: Pinellas Park
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

The Accounting Program -within the Finance Global Controllers Transformation Team is responsible for designing and implementing global standard accounting infrastructure, processes and governance to ensure accurate, consistent and timely accounting of transactions into Citi 's Books and Records.The role holder will work with key stakeholders across Finance, Finance Risk Shared Services (FRSS), Global Finance Technology (GFT) and other disciplines to drive standardization and automation of product and non-product accounting globally, with appropriate alignment and accountability of accounting activities. The role will support Citi 's Finance Transformation priorities and Consent Order deliverables as it relates to accounting.Responsibilities:

  • Defining, documenting, and implementing standardized accounting processes and key controls leveraging Citi Enterprise Architecture Methodology (CEAM); defining standardized data, accounting rules, and business events.
  • Supporting the delivery of current Accounting Engine programs and identify further near-term automation opportunities. -
  • Automating and remediating high-risk manual Accounting processes.
  • Defining infrastructure, process, and control requirements to ensure accurate, consistent, and timely accounting of transactions into Citi 's books and records.
  • Partnering with Controllers, Operations, FRSS, and other stakeholders on Consent Order priorities
  • Working with FRSS to implement centralized and standardized accounting processes and controls in Shared Services.
  • Working with businesses, functions, and regions to identify and prioritize accounting transformation opportunities and work-streams.
  • Partnering with Citi Accounting Policy to ensure Citi has a robust process to address new / changed accounting standards.
  • Working with Data Services and BSS to ensure that Accounting and GENESIS Contractual processes are aligned.
  • Partnering with Finance Transformation and Business Simplification work streams to develop requirements and prioritization of Citi's target state accounting models and processes.
  • Identifying opportunities to leverage Accounting Engine and Full Suite to adopt multi-GAAP accounting where possible.
  • Preparing documentation such as policies, standards, procedural guides, process maps, and taxonomies.
  • Developing key metrics to measure adherence and effectiveness. -Qualifications:
    • 7+ years of relevant financial services experience with an in-depth knowledge of lines of businesses and financial products
    • Ability to deliver results and influence change effectively across geography, functional areas and levels.
    • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks and to work with geographically diverse resources.
    • Knowledge of Citi Finance architecture and systems impacting Citi 's Financial Books & Records.
    • In depth, knowledge of Citi 's accounting processes, and understanding of the Controller, FRSS functions.
    • Strong accounting skills and an understanding of accounting policy in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS.
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal, across organizational levels, functions and regions.
    • Strong analytical skills, acting as an expert or advisor on Accounting matters
    • Experience with process reengineering / process improvement, design and implementation of accounting and closing processes.
    • Ability to influence senior Finance, Business and Operations stakeholders.
    • Self-motivated with the ability to make decisions in absence of detailed instructions.
    • Individual should be analytical, flexible, team-oriented, have good interpersonal, communication, and follow-up skills with strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
    • Strong background in one or more areas of finance preferred
    • 7+ years of relevant experience in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field in the Financial Services industry is required.
    • Process reengineering and change management with program/project management or PMO experience in using a structured methodology to successfully track, plan, monitor and report on concurrent, multiple projects.
    • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office products.Education:
      • Bachelors ' degree in Finance or Accounting. -
      • CA, CPA, ACA, or CFA certifications a plus.-------------------------------------------------Job Family Group: Finance-------------------------------------------------Job Family:Fin Solutions Dsgn & Implement------------------------------------------------------Time Type:------------------------------------------------------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.Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi -) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review .View the "" poster. View the .View the .View the -----------------------------Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

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