Citi Finance: VP, Solutions Senior Project Manager in Buffalo, New York

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,Buffalo

  • Other Location: United States,Florida,Tampa

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Finance

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16055484


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.

Description : Senior project manager within the Treasury Liquidity Monitoring and Reporting (TLMR) Key Initiative. This individual will be responsible for delivery of cross platform automation solutions within the Global Liquidity Reporting System (GLRS) and the adoption of automated GENESIS data into regulatory liquidity reporting This role requires a disciplined, process oriented approach to delivery and project management, the ability to function in a dynamic and fluid environment, strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. The scale and complexity of this project necessitate that the resource demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • An in depth understanding of project management including:

  • How to use Microsoft Project (i.e. Outline detailed project tasks, create dependencies, establish a baseline within the file, use the project plan to actively track progress on a real-time basis)

  • An understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle, including the deliverables/project artifacts associated with each phase, differences between Waterfall and Agile Development

  • A disciplined approach to project execution, including:

  • Managing change requests and scope creep, including managing stakeholder expectations

  • Be able to size problems into buckets of complexity (e.g. low, medium, high) based upon previous project experience and knowledge of the requirement

  • Proactively working to understand existing reporting processes to anticipate project stakeholder needs and ask detailed requirements questions that fully flush out the business problem

  • The ability to effectively communicate, including:

  • Summarizing project status (e.g. Current Accomplishments, Risks and Challenges, Next Steps) in concise updates, either in slide or status report form, that are suitable for senior management review

  • Providing clear direction to project resources under his/her management

  • Facilitating working sessions in a manner that leads to either a decision or takeaway/follow-up to avoid, “group think” sessions

  • A willingness and desire to master the liquidity subject matter at a detailed business level to enhance value add during business requirements discussions.


Qualifications :

  • Minimum BA/BS. MBA preferred

  • 5-7 years of experience in Project Management/Business Analysis related functions. Additional experience in PMO roles a plus.

  • Self-starter

  • Strong attention to detail and willingness to, “roll up sleeves”

  • Expert proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including graphing pivot tables, reference functions and data analysis

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, including creation of milestones, dependencies and tracking a project plan baseline.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft PowerPoint, including past experience creating senior management level presentations.

  • Working knowledge of SharePoint

  • Previous experience in Financial Services. Audit/regulatory/liquidity project experience a plus.

  • Working understanding of financial products, including key attributes and cash flow behaviors.

  • Previous experience working on systems development projects for back office or regulatory reporting a plus.