Citi Financial Solutions Lead Analyst-Finance and Risk Infrastructure (Buffalo, NY) in Buffalo, New York

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,Buffalo

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Finance

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 18076345


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides 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. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition at explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards at explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

The Finance Projects Group is seeking a business analyst with expertise in the areas of securities, derivatives and FX trading areas to join us in re-engineering business processes and project implementation for product control and financial reporting. The candidate will work with technology and stakeholders to conceptualize and deliver projects; and to actively manage risks, improve financial controls, automate regulatory and management reporting, and perform analysis on transactional processing and ledger posting.

Job Description:

  • Responsible for delivering projects, liaising with project managers, analysts, and stakeholders to driving improvements

  • Coordinate with stakeholders and finance managers to identify requirements, using use cases, workflow, and spreadsheet models.

  • Analyze current business and system processes for potential areas of improvement.

  • Perform data analysis on transactions to identify root cause and the resolution of issues.

  • Coordinate with business and technology partners throughout the lifecycle.

  • Oversee and steer functional requirements process with technology partners.

  • Prepare test scenarios and drive UAT planning and implementation.

  • Coordinate and provide analysis and interpretation of UAT results.

  • Reconcile trades and positions from different sources.

  • Plan and develop cost analysis, design considerations, and implementation timelines.


  • 5+ years’ experience in trading, business analysis, financial reporting, system integration, business transformation, project management equivalent.

  • Working knowledge of FX, Fixed Income, Equities, or Derivatives Instruments, as well as exposure management; and knowledge of accounting and financial calculations, such as Balance Sheet & P&L, dividends, coupons, accretion, etc.

  • Financial control and/or product control experience is a plus.

  • Strong data analysis, data mapping and reconciliation skills.

  • Be able to manage project milestones and risks

  • Project management of multiple initiatives

  • Understand the tradeoffs and the limitations of technology.

  • Experience in business process reengineering and software development life cycle.

  • Strong experience in system analysis and writing business and functional specifications.

  • Good communications including the ability to compile and present management level presentations.

  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects across departments and work effectively under pressure in a rapidly changing environment

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including ability to present ideas to all audiences across regions and organizations

  • Bachelor’s Degree; advanced professional qualifications are considered a plus.

Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.