Risk Operations Analyst at Citibank Nigeria

Risk Operations Analyst at Citibank Nigeria

Citibank Nigeria offers a broad range of services, including global transaction services, sales and trading, corporate finance and investment banking services to corporate and commercial customers, financial institutions (including other banks) and public sector organizations. Within the industry, Citi is known for its innovation as it has successfully leveraged its global network and extensive knowledge base to offer its Nigerian clients innovative products and services. Businesses The bank offers a broad range of services, including transaction services, sales and trading, corporate finance and investment banking services to corporate and commercial customers, financial institutions (including other banks) and public sector organizations.

In August 2008, Citi launched its Direct Custody and Clearing Services in Nigeria, the 53rd market on its proprietary network – the largest in the world. The DCC business will facilitate business transactions for clients and investors looking to do business in Nigeria. With 12 branches across the country, Citi Nigeria continues to develop innovative products and services for its customers in and around strategic locations. Sustainability At Citi Nigeria, we are committed to the needs of the communities in which we operate. 

Risk Operations Analyst I

Job Type                          Full Time

Qualification                   BA/BSC/HND

Experience

Location                          Lagos

Job Field                        Finance/Accounting

Job Description

Job Purpose

  • Provides broad relationship support for the local franchise in all product areas for credit-related matters. This includes but is not limited to management of the credit approval and credit documentation processes; regulatory reporting and ensuring sustainable controls and compliance with global credit policies; bringing a broad questioning approach as well as providing ideas for process improvements.
  • Works closely with and supports the Country Risk Managers, Relationship Managers, Finance Managers, and senior management in managing and mitigating credit risk.
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Key Responsibilities
Central Bank Regulatory Reporting:

  • Ensure accurate & timely CRMS submissions for Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) reporting and maintain a good audit trail for all the submissions.
  • Maintain accurate databases for CBN reporting and evidence all correspondence with CBN.
  • Understand & implement various CBN reporting requirements (CBN-CRMS), and closely work with Finance to manage reporting and compliance obligations.
  • Provide on ad hoc and regular intervals, Credit data to CBN, NDIC, CRBs and other regulatory related entities.

Credit Documentation and Collateral:

  • Receive, review and ensure safekeeping of credit, support and collateral documentation; record items in documentation and collateral tracking systems in line with credit policies.
  • Ensure established processes are followed; including collateral management and registration in credit systems, marking of facilities as available based on credit documentation requirements, follow-ups on exceptions.
  • Develop and implement procedures for documentation custody and monitoring; contribute to standard and streamlined processes design.

Credit Preparation and Approval:

  • Maintain relationship and facility data in credit systems; support business on portfolio related activities including CA preparations and update of credit information in credit systems.

Data Quality Control:

  • Take ownership of the data and ensure correct updates in various credit & operation systems. Understand data flows for all data element categories; investigate and resolve the underlying causes of errors.
  • Prepare & review month-end Cross Border submissions and information for portfolio reviews whenever required.

Limit Monitoring:

  • Escalate detected exceptions per policy, and address recurring exceptions. Implement process changes to correct technical exceptions and mismatches.

Audit Support:

  • Aid in internal and external audits for assigned portfolio segment(s). Provide portfolio and related credit information, normally at the relationship level. Contribute to achieving acceptable audit ratings.
  • Maintain Credit Portfolio data at all times for inspection by CBN, NDIC, CRBs and other regulatory related entities on ad hoc basis.
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Business Relationships:

  • Country Risk Managers, Relationship Managers, Finance Managers, and senior management in managing and mitigating credit risk.

Internal:

  • Frequently interact with Country Risk Managers, Relationship Managers, Finance Managers, and senior management in managing and mitigating credit risk.

External:

  • Frequently interact with CBN, NDIC & CRBs.

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Requirements

Knowledge:

  • Broad understanding of risk management guidelines
  • Broad understanding of credit systems and any other ancillary credit-related systems.
  • Working knowledge of key credit and operations systems data flows.
  • Understanding of local regulatory requirements relating to credit risk matters.
  • Broad Understanding of Redesigned CBN-CRMS
  • Broad banking products knowledge.

Skills:

  • Good organizational, time management (prioritization of tasks).
  • Must display great attention to details.
  • Must be Customer focused.
  • Ability to handle pressure.
  • Must possess excellent communication skills.
  • Must be confident, articulate and assertive.

Core Competencies:

  • Efficient and Logical approach to problem-solving
  • Responsible
  • Committed
  • Self-Motivated
  • Self-starter
  • Innovative
  • Good learner.

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Deadline: Not Specified

Method of Application

Note

  • Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
  • Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.
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