Balance Sheet Management, Lead Analyst

London, United Kingdom
09 Sep 2022
23 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Group Description
Citi Treasury safeguards the balance sheet, capital, and liquidity of Citigroup while providing oversight of liquidity, interest rate and currency risks. Payments, clearing and settlement (PCS) solutions provided by Citi business lines to institutions and individuals requires the firm to maintain sufficient liquidity during operating hours to ensure the timely completion of those services. Intraday liquidity (IL) management activities and resources bridge timing gaps between client funding activities and Citi's completion of those PCS activities on behalf of those clients. Several treasury functions work with each other as well as business partners to ensure those resources are available to meet client needs and to support an orderly market for these systemically important processes.

The Intraday Liquidity team within Treasury leads the firm's Intraday Liquidity Target State Working Group and its program teams. The team also leads ongoing development of IL strategy and its operating framework. Its emphasis is oriented towards realizing commercial opportunities in a sound manner. Objectives of the team and the working group include optimization of existing practices as well as proactive preparation for market changes including instant, 24/7 payment processes as well as cash and securities digitization solutions.

Scope of Responsibilities
The Senior Lead Analyst will demonstrate a broad understanding of IL management practices and an awareness of the business drivers, including payment queuing practices, that contribute to the use of that liquidity. Analytical experiences should highlight the candidate's ability to diagnose issues and identify opportunities within a dynamic environment. This role will be instrumental in developing and representing Citi's readiness to all stakeholders, including regulators.

An understanding of payments, securities settlement and clearing services activities is also desired.
The candidate will ideally have had exposure to the changing nature of payments and asset settlement processes around the world as well as the actions of competitors that influence PCS offerings and corresponding liquidity usage.

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Participate on noted program teams to attain IL operating model and monitoring objectives
  • Assist with design and documentation of IL business requirements covering monitoring, forecasting and escalation processes as well as systems requirements necessary to support the new operating model
  • Analyze IL usage trends, impacts upon reserves and related asset optimization opportunities
  • Contribute to the redesign and implementation of a new IL operating model across locations in support of instant payments, accelerated asset settlements and continuous (24/7) client solutions
  • Acquire and analyze data in support of IL usage, capacity and optimization initiatives
  • Monitor industry developments impacting PCS practices and evaluate potential for IL impacts
  • Create and standardize analytics that identify specific FMI, client or segment supply and usage trends
Qualifications include:
  • Minimum 2-3 years' experience in Treasury liquidity management roles
  • Payments, clearing and settlement product management and/or operations experience preferred
  • Developed skill base with respect to liquidity metrics, analytics and regulation
  • BS in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Engineering or Math, MBA preferred Collaborative orientation along with desire to interact with colleagues at all levels
  • Demonstrated analytical experience and ability to concisely communicate analytical objectives, observations and relevance of findings in written, visual (graphical) and verbal form
  • Proficiency with analytical software tools as well as PowerPoint
Job Family Group:
Finance -------------------------------------------------
Job Family:
Balance Sheet Management ------------------------------------------------------
Time Type:
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