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Prime Brokerage Middle Office Senior Analyst - AVP at Citi

Prime Brokerage Middle Office Senior Analyst - AVP at Citi

Posted 21 June by eFinancialCareers
Are you looking for a career move that will put you at the heart of a global financial institution? Then bring your skills in analysis, problem solving and communication to Citi's Prime Brokerage Middle Office Team.

By Joining Citi, you will become part of a global organisation whose mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress.

Team/Role Overview
Prime Brokerage Client Service sits within Citi Market Operations and is part of the overall Prime Finance middle office unit. The primary role is the responsibility of managing a number of the Prime Brokerage hedge fund clients. The successful candidate will be the main point of contact for all operational queries for that hedge fund client base and they will interact closely with clients/administrators and internally across the Business, Middle Office, and Operations.

Provide high service level operational client support for high focus Prime Brokerage clients as well as supporting the team manager in project work and ad-hoc requests assigned the team. The primary role will incorporate all aspects of Equity and Fixed Income Prime Brokerage operational client service - covering trade handling, free cash movements, fails management and client account queries.

This is a client-focused role with large volumes and quick turnarounds with an increasing focus on providing innovative value add services to increase the client experience, potential business revenue whilst reducing Manual Touch-points (MTP's) and driving operational efficiency.

What you will do
  • Resolve complex process problems which require an in-depth evaluation of basic securities processing procedures and industry standards.
  • Process various hedge fund tasks, including calculating net asset value, reconciling cash and holdings, and pricing securities.
  • Offer advanced solutions for assigned securities processing areas.
  • Provide guidance and assistance to junior staff.
  • Oversee the set-up of new hedge funds, while representing a securities processing team, and acting as the analytical and procedural expert
  • Serve as analytical or procedural expert for securities processing deliverables/initiatives.
  • Prepare expense budgets, analyse expense calculations, and prepare unaudited financial statements.
  • Ascertain fund value and allocate values to each investor.
  • Assist with the development of new techniques and streamlining hedge fund/securities processing activities.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgement regarding personal behaviour, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
What we will need from you
  • BS/BA degree OR equivalent work experience
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and initiative-taking; a leader who can positively and productively add product impact to both strategic and tactical technology.
  • Strong, influential communicator who is articulate and concise.
  • Strong risk management and control mindset
  • Provides evaluative judgement based on analysis of information in complicated, unique, and dynamic situations; draws on diverse range of internal and external sources.
  • Self-reliant, good analytical person, results orientated.
  • Ability to establish and build trust with professionals throughout the business.
  • Client Service experience essential, preferably within Prime Brokerage
  • Solid understanding of life cycle of trade processing for significant product type (Equity / Fixed Income / Derivatives). Includes trade capture, settlements and reconciliations for the Equity and Fixed Income Prime Brokerage area.
  • Experience and understanding of cash payments, reconciliations, and corporate actions preferable.
  • Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
What we can offer you
is a role that will offer you the opportunity to build an in-depth knowledge of financial services operations. Every day there will be new business challenges that will help you develop new skills that can drive your career.
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.

By joining Citi London, you will not only be part of a business casual workplace with a hybrid working model (up to 2 days working at home per week), but also receive a competitive base salary (which is annually reviewed), and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits such as:
  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure.
  • A discretionary annual performance related bonus
  • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Exclusive discounts for employees, family, and friends
  • Access to an array of learning and development resources
Alongside these benefits Citi is committed to ensuring our workplace is where everyone feels comfortable coming to work as their whole self every day. We want the best talent around the world to be energised to join us, motivated to stay, and empowered to thrive.

Sounds like Citi has everything you need? Then apply to discover the true extent of your capabilities.

Job Family Group:
Operations - Transaction Services------------------------------------------------------
Job Family:
Securities and Derivatives Processing------------------------------------------------------
Time Type:
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