Citi ROHQ - FRO - Integrated Close Analyst in Philippines

  • Primary Location: Philippines,Central Luzon,Makati

  • Other Location: Asia Pacific

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Finance

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 16066898


Finance and Risk Operations based in Manila, Philippines aims to align financial and management reporting processes across the Asia Pacific region to have a common set of processes, thereby ensuring the efficient and effective execution of control, reporting and analysis requirements. By partnering with Country Financial Control, the organization strives to improve the efficiency of this common function by reducing defects and improving cycle time. The program involves the identification and transition of the activities from Country Financial Control into Finance and Risk Operations. This shared service also relieves the businesses of routine financial control and reporting activities thus allowing legal vehicle financial controllers to concentrate on high level, value added analytical activities. These processes are continuously reviewed to achieve Six Sigma quality while maintaining integrity of financial and management reporting.

The analyst will take responsibility for the integrity of the head office reporting process and for the reasonableness of the various financial head office reports. The analyst will assist in the management of the flow of information needed to monitor, enrich and influence the business decision process and will provide detailed analytical support on head office financial and management reporting. In addition, the analyst will be providing support in interpreting and setting accounting policy, maintaining a rigid system of internal controls in the record-to-report process ensuring compliance of head office reporting requirements and providing the pertinent financial information reports to facilitate the needs of the business.


  • Submission of the country's Financial Data Load (head office financial statements) on a monthly basis which includes preparation, review and posting of financial adjustments using the Citi reporting systems, investigating any major variances, review on the reasonableness of the balances and ensuring US GAAP have been properly applied in the financial reports

  • Performing process reviews/enhancement/streamlining and UAT system testing

  • Coordinate with Country Fincon on the implementation of reporting changes which includes submission of comprehensive business specifications where technology enhancements are required providing training and user testing resources to test enhancements

  • Other responsibilities that include ensuring mapping of local country codes to reporting system structures are consistent with Citi policies and standardization objectives, review and validation of country's financial and management data hand off to highlight data integrity issues


  • Graduate of Finance, Accounting or any Business related courses - CPA and MBA would be an advantage

  • Preferably with 5-7 years of work experience

  • In-depth knowledge in financial and management reporting is an advantage

  • Able to drive projects and process improvements

  • Knowledgeable in identifying risks and in implementing controls

  • Ability to handle a remote customer base model

  • Foster teamwork

  • Good understanding of the mental framework required to drive project process

  • Can work with minimal supervision

  • Can work under pressure and multitask

  • Very good communication skills

  • Demonstrate good analytical skills

  • Strong in data structure and process knowledge

  • Proficient in MS Excel application

  • Knows the importance of constant feedback to supervisor and customers

  • Able to establish a good working relationship with the Fincon units of the countries being supported and product controller

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