Citi Compliance Officer-Retail Surveillance in Jersey City, New Jersey

  • Primary Location: United States,New Jersey,Jersey City

  • Other Location: United States,New York,New York

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Compliance and Control

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16068955


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 primary responsibility of this position is to develop and perform reviews of retail sales and trading activity for adherence to regulation and firm policy. In this regard, the analyst will be responsible for working with colleagues in Retail Investments Compliance, technology, business supervisors and Branch Management in developing business requirements for surveillance reviews, as well as identifying, escalating and resolving issues to senior management. The job provides an opportunity for an independent, self-starter to develop a broad knowledge base across a variety of product segments and to interact with a number of different players/roles in the control environment.



  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of related working experience in the financial industry, preferably with an understanding of a varied list of products typically sold to the retail client base such as mutual funds, 529 plans, insurance, annuities, equities, structured products and alternative investments.

  • The candidate should have excellent communication skills and the ability to interact with various participants in the control process at different levels within the organization.

  • An understanding of the development of business requirements and the technological implementation of surveillance reports is preferred.

  • Familiarity with Actimize is a plus.

  • Series 7, 63, 4, 66 or 9/10 licenses are a plus, but not mandatory.

  • The analyst should be able to effectively apply risk criteria in order to prioritize reviews and issues.

  • Experience with metric reporting also a plus.

  • The candidate will also be a consensus builder, able to work well within a matrix organization and must possess cultural sensitivities to work effectively in a global organization.