Citi ROHQ - FRSS - Financial Reporting Analyst in Manila, Philippines

  • Primary Location: Philippines,National Capital,Manila

  • Other Location: Asia Pacific

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Finance

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17063571

Description

Finance & Risk Operations based in Manila, Philippines aims to align financial and management reporting processes across the Asia Pacific region to have a common set of processes, thereby ensuring the efficient and effective execution of control, reporting and analysis requirements. By partnering with Country Financial Control, the organization strives to improve the efficiency of this common function by reducing defects and improving cycle time. The program involves the identification and transition of the activities from Country Financial Control into Finance & Risk Operations. This shared service also relieves the businesses of routine financial control and reporting activities thus allowing legal vehicle financial controllers to concentrate on high level, value added analytical activities. These processes are continuously reviewed to achieve highest level of quality and data standards while maintaining integrity of financial and management reporting.

The analyst will take responsibility for the integrity of the head office reporting process and for the reasonableness of the various financial head office. The analyst will assist in the management of the flow of information needed to monitor, enrich and influence the business decision process and will provide detailed analytical support on head office financial and management reporting. In addition, the analyst will be providing support in interpreting accounting policy, maintaining a rigid system of internal controls in the record-to-report process ensuring compliance of head office reporting requirements and providing the pertinent financial information reports to facilitate the needs of the business.

Development Value:

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Key Responsibilities:

  • Review, analysis and approval of financial statements, Variance Analysis, US / Regulatory Reports

  • Review, analysis and approval of Financial and management results for country

  • Review, analysis and approval of Adjustments

  • Interaction / explanation of financials to FP&A

  • Account Ownership - Audits and KPMG sign off facilitation

  • Provide validated data to enable LRR

  • GOC opening / maintenance, account mapping

  • Quality checks and queries from CFO, FP&A and Corporate

  • Ownership of IMR Process & data quality issues

Qualifications

Knowledge / Experience:

  • Understanding of financial reporting

  • Understanding of accounting policies and processes

  • Understanding of account ownership

  • Strong system and Process knowledge

  • COA Structure, GOC maintenance and data standards knowledge

  • Interaction with Operations and Business

  • Knowledge of BSS / Adjustment directives and Closing calendarsAbility to analyze & interpret financial information

  • Strong interaction skills with Country FP&A, Business, Operations

  • Understanding of accounting standards, GAAPs

  • Proven auditing experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Experience in Citi reporting processes or Product processing group will be an added advantage

Skills:

  • Stakeholder management

  • Ability to communicate with senior managers

  • Excellent issue management and negotiation skills

  • Ability to analyze & interpret financial information

  • Strong PC skills in Excel and Word

  • Training will be provided on other proprietary systems used within this position

Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in finance is a must, CPA or its equivalent is preferable

  • 5-7 years Financial Services Audit / Banking experience

  • Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience