IT Senior Business Analyst

Belfast, United Kingdom
14 Jan 2023
29 Jan 2023
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:
Citi Technology Infrastructure (CTI) is looking for an experienced IT business analyst who will be responsible for responsible for liaising with cross-discipline teams in-country and in-region to contribute to continuous investigation of business financial performance and other measures to gain insight, drive business planning and deliver ongoing support and management of CTI recovery financials.

Key Responsibilities:
• Coordinate the EMEA regional technology forecasting with business teams, global Service and Product Management, and regional and in-country Finance teams.
• Perform monthly variance analysis, compare actual consumption versus prior month versus Plan. Relay cost and volume variance analysis to business and finance teams for attention and issue resolution.
• Monitor actual inventory consumption. Provide improved visibility of technology volume consumption trends. Identifying growth and decline trends. Compare inventory consumption to plan and outlooks and propose plan adjustments where required.
• Partner with the Finance Planning & Analysis team for Outlook adjustments, budget transfers, and multi-year forecast adjustments.
• Support continued progression and maturation of business processes and systems to enhance financial transparency initiatives whilst reducing manual touch points.
• Respond to control, audit and regulatory requests as required. Ensure proactive approach and partnership to audit management

Skills & qualities:
• Builds long term relationships with clients by putting their interests first.
• Prior experience in executing business as usual operational processes, particularly those that involve finance and technology volume analysis.
• Accuracy and attention to detail - pays particular attention to detail and accurate data/work.
• Experience structuring and leading work and driving consensus across teams comprised of diverse groups of senior stakeholders.
• Prior experience using financial reporting systems (e.g. financial reporting, business data analysis).
• Strong knowledge and proficiency in MS Excel. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including proficiency in PowerPoint or similar applications
• Adaptability - flexible approach and attitude to role specifics, must be willing to adapt to needs & demands of business.
• Seeks opportunities for improvement and innovation.

Qualifications / background:
• Bachelor's/University degree or equivalent experience
• Background in billing operations, information technology, business analysis.
• Prior exposure to technology infrastructure products is highly beneficial.

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.
Job Family Group:
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Job Family:
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Time Type:
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