1+ months

NAM (Agency Securities Lending) Prime Finance Business Unit Manager

New York, NY 10007

To support the NAM Prime Finance business with specific oversight of the Agency Securities Lending Product. The role will require heavy focus on regulatory driven change management processes, modelling and related tracking and remediation of corrective action plans. The role will also include support in definition and delivery of key business initiatives and CAP related requirements, and in performing business management tasks. The role will interact and provide support to the NAM based Trading and Sales teams, as well as liaise with the global business managers across EMEA and APAC.

The position will report directly to the Regional Prime Finance Business Unit Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

Control Focus

  • Ensure corrective actions plans are implemented with a goal of driving a robust, efficient and scalable business model
  • Challenge inefficient and legacy processes to deliver best possible outcomes for stakeholders

Business Development & Project Management

  • Ownership of business driven projects across functions, driving implementation and working closely with relevant seniors.
  • Provide input into and drive technology change, process and control framework enhancements

Business Administration

  • Implement business strategy in collaboration with the Regional Business Unit Manager and Business Head
  • Define support level expectations across the front to back infrastructure and related support teams
  • Liaison with support functions, building senior level relationships with Operations, Finance, Technology, Credit Risk, Market Risk to develop and deliver business strategy.
  • Create, provide and present effective metrics to the senior management team
  • Support and maintain the control framework for the wider business including but not limited to managing Internal Audits and Compliance Testing, MCA, Operational Loss analysis and investigation and driving delivery of corrective action plans. 
  • Other ad hoc administration tasks that support the activities of the business including PowerPoint presentations and excel data analysis.

Business Skills

  • Demonstrate a knowledge of financial markets, preferably in Securities Financing and Lending products
  • Relay business knowledge, product knowledge, and requirements to business and internal support functions where required.
  • Co-ordinate and participate actively in all relevant business initiatives as required.

Communication Skills

  • Foster excellent relationships between the businesses and various functional support functions.
  • Communicate (written and oral) information within and between the businesses and support functions.
  • Communicate effectively within the business management teams locally and globally.
  • Communicate effectively within the wider global management teams.
  • Ability to negotiate and improve processes and related controls

Technical Capabilities

  • High level of computer literacy especially in the Microsoft Office product suite, preferably including the ability to code to basic macro level in excel and work proficiently in Microsoft Access and PowerPoint preferred.
  • Work proficiently in Microsoft Access and PowerPoint

Development Value:

  • Develop a detailed understanding of the NAM business, its products and processes and how it operates within a large organization.
  • Build effective prioritization skills as the job entails dealing with multiple conflicting priorities in a time pressured environment.
  • Successful candidates will have the opportunity for future career progression within the Global Markets business.


  • Significant exposure to Prime Brokerage and / or Equity products required
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in financial markets either in the business or business support functions.
  • Strong understanding of data flows within the Prime Finance organization required either at Citi or competitor firms
  • Strong control mindset
  • Understanding of Markets regulations and their impact on the business also required


Grade :All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - US


Time Type :Full time


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Posted: 2019-07-26 Expires: 2019-10-25

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