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Citigroup OTC Derivatives Senior Analyst in Dublin, Ireland

Department Overview:

Citibank provides Middle Office services to a number of international clients utilizing its global presence and innovative technology platform. The Middle office department provides a comprehensive service designed to assist our clients’ fund managers in managing the fund’s investments. The key pillars of this service include trade lifecycle management, customized reporting, data provision and a real time day to day operational support network.

Team/Position Overview:

The OTC Middle Office department forms part of the wider Security Services Operations group and

provides a range of post-trade services to clients who invest in OTC derivatives securities. These services include trade affirmation / confirmation, cash-flow settlement, independent valuations, lifecycle

management, reconciliations, data feeds and regulatory reporting.

The OTC Middle Office department is comprised of two distinct teams – (1) the operational team who manage all day-to-day processes, client servicing, internal queries, oversight and operational risk (2) a dedicated “non-BAU” team who focus on client implementations, strategic product developments, client requested change, market / regulatory driven change and process optimization.

Citi are looking to fill a Business Senior Analyst role within the department. It is an intermediate-level position responsible for liaising between business users and technologists to exchange information in a concise, logical and understandable way in coordination with the Technology team. The overall objective of this role is to contribute to continuous iterative exploration and analysis across a sizeable book of work that includes –

  • An expanding market-driven change book of work owing to initiatives such as LIBOR Reform.

  • Regulatory reporting service offering.

  • Active clients who are consistently submitting changes requests impacting upon all services / functions within the OTC department.

  • Partnering with peers to deliver on key implementation work, product developments and process efficiencies.


  • Work on global strategic projects predominantly around regulatory requirements

  • Manage the on-boarding of new client requirements. This will include business analysis, writing requirements, testing and liaising directly with clients

  • Manage the creation of test scripts/cases for execution in User Acceptance Testing phases

  • Execute planned test cases, ensuring that all test results are correctly recorded against the system; in accordance with the prescribed test plan

  • Record any defects found during the testing process, reviewing existing defects raised and provide input into the business to enable effective prioritization

  • Provide regular updates to the Test Manager

  • Work closely with Technology to determine product/process feasibility

  • Represent EMEA globally by interfacing with the vendor and other offices to ensure delivery of our key business requirements around performance and functionality

  • Analyze, document, and make recommendations for any enhancements that need to be made to operating processes and flows.


  • Experience of Regulatory reporting (EMIR, FCA, ASIC, etc.)

  • Experience working with Regulatory Reporting Platforms (e.g. UnaVista, DTCC, etc.)

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with OTC derivatives

  • Comprehensive knowledge of OTC Derivatives theory and application across all asset classesStrong Derivatives knowledge a must have & will be tested within the interview

  • Working knowledge of Calypso Technology or a similar industry application

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use complex analytical, interpretive and problem-solving techniques

  • Computer Skills: Advanced knowledge of MS applications (Excel, VBA, Word, PPT) a must. Experience of other computer programming languages (e.g. Java, Python, SQL, etc.)

  • Must be comfortable working in a logical manner

  • Experience in client delivery and operations.


  • Third-level qualification (Bachelor’s degree minimum, Masters preferred) in a quantitative field such as Mathematics, Statistics, Quantitative Finance, or Economics.

Job Family Group:


Job Family:

Business Analysis / Client Services

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