FP&A Manager - Regional Retail Bank and Customer Segment

Citibank NA
13 Aug 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
  • Primary Location: Singapore,Singapore,Singapore
  • Education: Master's Degree
  • Job Function: Finance
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 17054053


Job Purpose:
  • Support the Head of Asia Retail Planning & Analysis Team in the support of Asia Global Retail Banking (GRB) and Customer segment.
  • Assess and drive performance of GRB businesses and countries and customer segments in Asia through leading management information, analytics and metrics
  • Assist to drive strategic initiatives to improve business performance and enhanced productivity
  • Assist the Asia GRB Business Heads and drive business dialogue at all levels of the organization in order to support the success of Global Retail Banking Asia in achieving its business and financial goals
Job Background / Context:
  • The FP&A function is primarily responsible for providing management information and analysis to senior management in Asia. This includes performance measurement, strategic presentations, monthly business and country performance reporting, annual Budget & Forecasting, competitor analysis and significant ad-hoc analysis
  • The team interfaces closely all businesses and functional areas in order to provide complete perspectives on franchise performance
  • The GRB FP&A team forms part of the overall Consumer FP&A function which also comprises ICG, Global Functions and Corporate Operations and Technology and the core regional team
  • Work closely with other areas of Finance and business in Asia and with Global on GRB related support
Key Responsibilities:
  • Create a framework to ensure robust performance management of the GRB business and Customer Segment in Asia, providing insight into the performance and drivers of the business through financial analysis and leading financial metrics
  • Improve structure over function. Strengthen the controls over data quality Develop tools to improve process time and more creative analysis of business performance
  • Provide insight into areas of underperformance and proposed corrective actions (ie detailed Opps and Risks framework)
  • Integrate the Investment and Productivity framework into the BAU business performance management framework
  • Support strategic exercises for GRB business and customer segment in Asia working closing with country business and FP&A teams, including annual budgets and 3 & 5 year strategic plans
  • Prepare management information for review by management. This forms the basis for conversations with regular review with both Global and Regional GRB business and customer segment teams
  • Provide insight to GRB and overall GCB FP&A head in preparation of Asia GRB and GCB business reviews with product and country management
  • Drive greater engagement with country GRB & Customer Segment FP&A teams
  • Manage the preparation of strategic plans for GRB and Customer Segment (annual budget exercise, quarterly forecast, 3 year strategic plans etc.)
  • Partner with FRO/Mumbai and Asia Controllers to ensure completeness and accuracy of GRB and customer segment P&L
  • Partner with Mumbai FP&A to ensure fortnightly outlook process is accurate, robust, timely
  • Play key interface role with other functional areas
Development Value:
  • GRB P&A team acts as a strategic partner across the GRB business (product, geography and customer segment business lines) Professionals within the division work closely with the management teams of Citigroup's many departments, adding value to the global GRB business through strategic analysis and hands-on participation in financial planning and control
  • Opportunity to join one the leading financial Institutions in the world which prides itself on people development and mobility
  • The role provides the opportunity to interact with executive leadership both internal and external to the financial organization
  • The role will require a close working relationship with GRB Business Executive
  • Significant interface with other areas of P&A and more broadly with other functions within the Finance division will enhance network
  • Exposure to senior levels of management in Asia
  • Exposure to senior levels of Finance Leaders in New York
  • Partner the business in leading the reengineering efforts in the region
  • Close working partnership with GRB businesses and customer segment heads will strengthen business knowledge and experience
  • Significant scope for improving FP&A process and practice (as part of Global FP&A transformation efforts)
  • Breadth of role will provide significant business and personal development opportunities


Knowledge / Experience:
  • Excellent working knowledge of GRB businesses (including product suite and business focus) and customer segment
  • Prior experience of working within Planning and Analysis
  • Prior knowledge and experience in GRB and/or customer segment planning and analysis role will be added advantage
  • Broad experience of working within Finance in a highly matrixed global Financial Services firm
  • Highly articulate in verbal presentations as well as written communications
  • Demonstrated strength in detailed financial analysis
  • Strong communications (written, verbal and interpersonal) skills, including tact, diplomacy
  • Integrity, maturity, dependability, a positive professional attitude.
  • A self-achiever who will implement initiatives effectively and work well with stakeholders to meet target and demands
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Strategic mindset to integrate business strategy into all communications.
  • Track record of success in delivering high quality work in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Ability to multi-task effectively and efficiently
  • Strong financial accounting background with post qualification experience
  • Familiarity with Financial Services Industry and/or related business products would be desirable but not essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to deal with a staff of all levels across the firm
  • Ambitious and hard working
  • Willing to learn
  • Be a team player
  • Positive and pro-active attitude