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Strategic Ledger Head

Company: Citi
Location: Mamaroneck
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

The Process Control Lead Group Manager manages multiple teams of senior professionals through other senior managers. The job requires a broad and comprehensive understanding of the different systems, theories and practices relevant to a function as well as practical experience of multiple business cycles. In-depth knowledge of the industry and direct competitors' products/services is also necessary in order to contribute to the commercial objectives of the business. Requires thorough understanding of strategic direction of the function within the business, combined with a solid conceptual/practical grounding in both the function and/ or area of expertise. Excellent communication skills required in order to influence a wide range of audiences. The job is likely to be involved in both internal and external negotiations which will have a major impact on the area managed, and possibly on other related areas and organization as a whole. Develops medium- to long-term plans and executes functional strategies for a large/complex country, cluster of countries, or business requiring coordination and integration across units. Provides input into strategic decisions affecting job family or function within a region or business. Full management responsibility of multiple teams, including management of people, budget and planning. Has authority to negotiate and make independent decisions on issues/activities that have critical impact or influence on company revenues, capital or business operations. Typically, a direct report to an C16 role and sits on the highest functional leadership team within a region, job function, or global business.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in ensuring financial reporting accuracy and compliance with SEC requirements and Citi policies; ensures adequate controls are in place.
  • Participates in independent appraisal activities performed by internal audit as well as by external auditing firms for the purposes of certification of financial statements and assessing the adequacy, effectiveness and compliance with financial, operating, information systems, and administrative controls.
  • Focuses on processes and activities which ensure financial reporting accuracy, compliance with SEC requirements and adequate controls.
  • Conducts independent appraisal activities performed by internal audit as well as by external auditing firms for the purposes of certification of financial statements and assessing the adequacy, effectiveness and compliance with financial, operating, information systems, and administrative controls.
  • Responsible for process of documenting, maintaining, monitoring, and reporting of the company's controls governed by internal and regulatory requirements
  • Liaises with Internal / External Audit: This process involves liaising with the internal and external audit processes regarding finance business risk and controls
  • Implements financial initiatives and manages the work of the department ensuring appropriate staffing and organizational structures are in place for their area. Partners with the revenue areas to improve efficiency, effectiveness, productivity and / or control.
  • Performs other duties and functions as assigned.
  • 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 judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards. Qualifications:
    • 15+ years relevant experience Education:
      • Bachelors degree, potentially Masters degree; managerial experience Key Responsibilities include:
        • Maintains accountability to the Program Sponsors for the delivery of the Strategic Ledger Program
        • Providers senior oversight and accountability to drive key Strategic Ledger program objectives, and ensure alignment with broader Finance Transformation objectives
        • Implementation of single-source financials (single operating and general ledger) to enable
        • robust, timely decision-making
        • Partners with other Finance, Data, Technology and Operations disciplines to design, execute and lead the Strategic Ledger transformation roadmap, and deliver well-designed, controlled, and integrated end-to-end solution
        • Builds capabilities to deliver timely and accurate local and US regulatory reporting
        • and management reporting using golden source data
        • Maintains accountability for overseeing Citis internal and external resources and capabilities to deliver timely and accurate financial and management reporting using golden source data
        • Ensures timeline of key Strategic Ledger Transformation deliverables is met, inclusive ongoing commitments and development of future phase plans
        • Ensures program sustainability throughout the transformation journey, through appropriate capability building and implementation of best practice change management
        • Identifies and effectively manages any significant risks or gaps in that may adversely impact Program timelines or commitments
        • Performs end-to-end review and challenge of SL transformation program deliverables to confirm quality and adequacy of deliverables against program target state, commitments, and expectations
        • Leads and develops a high performing, motivated and committed team, including direct oversight of the global SL Program Office
        • Manages all aspects of external vendor relationships management including vendor performance evaluation, budgeting and contract management
        • Work across the enterprise organization to improve the quality of and accountability
        • for data beginning at origination Qualifications include:
          • Bachelors degree in Finance or Accounting / MBA preferred
          • Strong subject matter expertise regarding Finance Transformation, Accounting, Program Management disciplines. Cloud ERP Transformation experience ideal
          • 17+ years of relevant experience leading largescale Finance transformation projects and organizational change, and 10+ years of direct managerial experience preferred.
          • Experience within the Financial Services or another regulated industry is preferred.
          • Track record of managing internal relationships and demonstrated experience in
          • leading sustained change and change management efforts
          • Ability to lead and manage a cross-functional project team, including global direct reporting team members with varied disciplines.
          • Proven experience in coaching and developing team members, and in providing quality control and oversight to a portfolio of projects.
          • Strong communication skills (written, verbal and interpersonal), including tact, diplomacy, and proven experience engaging with and influencing senior leadership team members across large organizations
          • Strong leadership skills with a proven track record in driving positive and sustained
          • change
          • Ability to work effectively with leadership, project teams across all functional areas
          • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks and to work with geographically diverse resources
          • Ability to see the "big picture" without losing attention to detail
          • Proven track record of execution and results managing controls
          • Strong analytical mindset to resolve issues in a variety of complex situations ------------------------------------------------- Job Family Group: Finance ------------------------------------------------- Job Family: Process Control ------------------------------------------------------ Time Type: Full time ------------------------------------------------------ Primary Location: New York New York United States ------------------------------------------------------ Primary Location Salary Range: $275,000.00 - $400,000.00 ------------------------------------------------------ Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi) invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi. View the "EEO is the Law" poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement. View the EEO Policy Statement. View the Pay Transparency Posting ----------------------------- Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

Keywords: Citi, New York , Strategic Ledger Head, Accounting, Auditing , Mamaroneck, New York

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