Citi Regulatory Risk Manager (Buffalo, NY) in Buffalo, New York

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,Buffalo

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Risk Management

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17065822


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition at explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards at explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.


The Finance Risk Infrastructure [FRI] group is an organization that was created in Feb 2016 that brought together activities that support that support the Risk and Finance. The Business Architecture and Transformation group within FRI will partner with the Global Process Owners (GPO) in process standardization and design, ensuring these processes are enabled through standard data and technology platforms. This group will provide a single interface to technology for Finance and Risk strategic initiatives which will allow for one integrated view of the Risk/Finance technology design and architecture and prioritization of technology initiatives, and with our Technology partners (GFTS), drive to a common infrastructure.

The objective of this position is to continue to develop the combined Risk/Finance architecture that can be the basis of prioritization, direction, planning and strategic direction. This work will involve defining information and process requirements will be developed Global Process Owners, Operations (FRO) and Technology. This architecture is then the basis of prioritization of investment, direction, planning and strategic direction. The job will entail supporting active Transformation programs across Risk and Finance as well as defining and delivery of Enterprise Data Standards and models.

Key Position Responsibilities for any individual performing this role will be:

  • Project Management responsibilities for Part 30 include:

  • Read and understand and adhere to the Finance & Risk Infrastructure Program Management Office (FRI PMO) Charter and policies

  • Organization Charter

  • Collect, define and document preliminary requirements

  • Produce feasibility and cost benefit analysis papers

  • Produce, communicate and maintain Project Plans, KPIs (Key Performance Indicators), Success Criteria, etc.

  • Produce, manage, track and communicate Test Plans and Test scripts by working with business

  • Manage UAT; plan, schedule, and assign resources User Acceptance Test

  • Manage, organize and prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities

  • Write Actions and Minutes when required and maintain Process and Procedures

  • Prepare Status and Senior Management updates and escalate to keep projects on track when necessary

  • Provide updates to all relevant supporting Systems: RET (Regulatory Exam Tracker) iCAPS (Integrated Corrective Action Plan System), PTS (Portfolio Tracking System), LPMT (Lean Project Management Tool)

  • Communicate effectively and efficiently to: identify project issues and risk, ensure prioritization of resources, propose effective solutions and follow through until resolution.

  • Work productively and intelligently with other areas to produce results and stay on or ahead of project schedule

  • Perform all responsibilities and actions in accord with System and Program Governance

  • Determine and deliver on impactful solutions that optimize time to market and resource cost


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to facilitate discussions

  • Ability to quickly grasp and master new concepts / requirements and related product / functional knowledge

  • Ability to work under pressure and manage tight deadlines

  • Ability to learn/understand technical implications of system design

  • Willingness to ask questions, challenge the process and seek out answers

  • Ability to work independently, multi-task, and take ownership of various parts of a project or initiative

  • Strong Technology skills and thought process

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio

Exceptional candidates who do not meet all of these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

This job will offer the prospective candidate incredible exposure into various facets of Risk and Finance processes within Citi. It also offers a challenging position to achieve success by interacting with multiple levels within the organization. This can lead to improvements on; communication skills, teamwork, management knowledge, collaboration and problem solving skills.


The incumbent is expected to have experience and an understanding of financial services in one of these disciplines; Treasury, Risk, Finance/FP&A.

Knowledge of Citigroup Processes, Systems, Reporting obligations (both Internal & External) and Products is desirable since the transition stems from current local processes into a seamless global one.

Proven ability to engage and interact with senior business and technology colleagues is a requirement. An ability to understand business needs and processes, determine common patterns or data structures and to translate them into an overall architecture is essential.

  • Extensive experience in Financial Services, within or outside of Citi but strong preference for candidates with Finance, Risk and Technology Banking experience

  • Demonstrable record of success in a similar capacity

  • History of Strong Technical skills and ability to communicate with Developers

  • Real-world experience across the project lifecycle, including; SDLC, analysis, design, development, testing and implementation.

  • Advanced MS Office skills; Excel, Access, Project, Visio, Power Point, Word

An analytical, process orientation is essential. The effective use of information and technology to meet business needs is required. Must be Technical and willing to research and learn. Excellent written and oral communication skills are a precondition for the job.