Citigroup OTC Derivatives Senior Analyst in Dublin, Ireland
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.
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:
Business Analysis / Client Services
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