Citigroup Finance - VP - Valuation Control Global Process Owner - Business Analyst in London, United Kingdom
We are seeking an outstanding candidate for a VP position working in the Valuation Control Global Process Owner team which is part of Finance Product Control GPO organization. This role is critical and influential in helping shape and drive process and technology change across the group. The Global Process Owner team are primarily responsible for defining and implementing the Firm’s vision of a best in class Valuation Control function. This particular role will involve; Delivery of business requirements and user-acceptance testing for Valuation Control programmes, in line with Citi documentation standards Partnering with Technology to deliver the right infrastructure tools and solutions aligned to both the Valuation Control vision and best in class Finance direction Appropriately assessing risks and issues related to the projects and ensuring timely and effective escalation Stakeholder management covering Regional Valuation Control leads, global Valuation Control teams, other CSC leads Creating ideas and insight of how the Valuation Control process can be improved, simplified and operate more effectively Excellent communication and influencing skills are vital. The candidate will need to draw on experience and will require the ability to clearly articulate principles and methodologies to a variety of audiences including senior internal stakeholders and to find creative solutions to issues as they arise. It is key that strong relationships are established and maintained in order to deliver the common vision and goal. The role also involves working with the Senior Product Control and Valuation Control Managers across all regions ensuring global consistency. The role will assist with leading innovation across the group and therefore the successful candidate must possess resilience, tenacity and have a desire and passion to succeed in a fast moving, dynamic and forward looking environment. Job Background/context: Within Finance, Product Control is a cornerstone function of the Controllers organisation. Product Control is an independent control function that provides financial understanding and insight into revenues and balance sheet. The group are responsible for ensuring the appropriate valuation of the Firms inventory is a key Business partner to internal and external stakeholders. VCG (Valuation Control Group) are responsible for performing the independent price verification (IPV) for Citi’s financial inventory, validating valuation adjustments and evaluating the valuation implications of new trade activity. Alongside the wider GPO (Global Process Owner) team, this individual will focus on leading change management across Global Valuation Control. This will incorporate changes to IPV business processes, systems and technology implementation. The successful candidate will be involved in the design and implementation of the global IPV process automation. Qualifications: 6+ years of work experience Experience in business analyst role for complex system implementation projects Knowledge of the software development lifecycle Finance and/or Product Control / Valuation Control experience is preferred Familiarity with advanced data tools (e.g. Python, KNIME, etc) may be an advantage People management experience may be an advantage Education: Preferably educated to degree level. Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience Key Responsibilities Champions Progress: Support change management design, development, delivery and management of communications Lead roll out changes with key stakeholders Act as point for leaders within Valuation Control, helping them fulfil the role of change sponsor Works as a Partner: Working alongside the other Global Process Owners to design and implement Best In Class Finance function Generate a strong partnership with Technology to deliver business tools and solutions to support Valuation Control function Acting as a partner across Finance and to the other key stakeholders (Business, Risk, Compliance, Technology, etc.) in relation to Valuation Control global process matters Help manage stakeholder engagement by identifying and managing anticipated resistance and any obstacles Deliver Results: Delivery of business requirement and user-acceptance testing for Valuation Control programmes, in line with Citi documentation standards Integrate planned change management activities into project plans Create actionable deliverables and drive the agenda forward Track and provide regular report updates Define and measure success metrics and monitor change progress People Management and Leadership: Inspire colleagues to work collaboratively to support learning and achieve superior results; leverage diverse styles and backgrounds to expand thinking, speed learning and improve effectiveness. Consult and lead projects on delivery of vision Control Framework: Ownership for process and systems improvements, incorporating key control alignment Skills: Proven leadership skills Strong planning & organisational skills Excellent analytical skills Excellent interpersonal skills, able to deal with a range of senior/junior staff across a number of disciplines Stakeholder management Self-motivated with the ability to make decisions in the absence of detailed information Confident ability to achieve objectives via working with and influencing others Competencies Highly motivated with advanced analytical & problem solving abilities Ability to interpret & implement regulatory guidelines & professional standards Demonstrated ability to complete tasks within tight deadlines Enthusiastic team player Professional communication & interpersonal skills ------------------------------------------------- Job Family Group: Finance ------------------------------------------------- Job Family: Product Control ------------------------------------------------------ Time Type: Full time ------------------------------------------------------ Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. 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