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Citi Ref Data Mgmt Assoc Analyst 2 in Buffalo, New York

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,Buffalo

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree


  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 19036410


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 explain 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.

Job Purpose:

  • Research and validation of entitydata using appropriate internal and external data sources

  • Validating entity reference data incentral account database

  • Exception management reconciliationand reporting

  • Liaising and analysis acrossprojects within the Reference Data environmentAnalysis,specification, testing and implementation of interfaces, workflow solutions,and reference data solutions – An example would be regression testing systemsahead of upgrades.

  • Ownership of allocated workthroughout its entire life cycle

Job Background/context:

The Role of the Office of Data Management is to cleanse the data that is already in the system and meeting all regulatory requirements, ensuring reference data across a variety of systems remain up to date. We work closely with our teams in EMEA and Manila to ensure that all maintenance is performed in a timely and consistent manner.

Key Responsibilities:

Role sits with the NAM AMC (Account Master Central) Entity Data Team, responsibilities to include (not limited to)

  • Identify, research, validate, setup& maintain legal entity reference data (leveraging internal/externalstakeholders and data sources) on central repositories/applications; legalentity data forms an integral component of Credit Risk exposure; typically,data spans legal name verification, address, nature of business, ownership etc.

  • Liaise with internal/externalstakeholders to provide exception management reconciliation/reporting

  • Conduct analysis to map front toback data flows and provide subject matter expertise, providing input toproject requirements to drive business, functional and/or system/platformchanges

  • Perform quality reviews/refresh ofclient reference data and our supporting processes/procedures

  • Support the delivery of projectsspanning: Market/Regulatory initiatives, Technology/Platform roll outs,migrations between various internal/external sources; responsibility mayinclude coordination and input on project delivery (planning, analysis,requirements gathering, governance, status reporting, scheduling etc.)


  • Experience in Reference DataManagement

  • Previous experience of datamanipulation (ideally in an investment bank environment)

  • Experience working with internal andexternal data sources to conduct due diligence, assess credit risk andfinancial research (Bankers Almanac, Dun & Bradstreet, SWIFT etc.)

  • Familiarity with external productsand services that add value to client and operation reference data management

  • Worked on projects andmanaged/participated in User Acceptance Test (UAT)

  • Sound knowledge of Trade Life Cycle,Reference Data Management and Settlement process of Securities

  • Experience of having worked withBack/Middle Office

  • Financial services relatedqualifications would be advantageous


Skills Required:

  • Strong Microsoft skills: Word,Excel, PowerPoint

  • Strong focus on Control

  • Proven project and processmanagement skills

  • Flexibility

  • Good communication skills with theability to be assertive

  • Organized with an excellentattention to detail

  • Ability to focus on high qualitywork while under pressure

  • Comfortable working with largequantities of data

  • Comfortable working independently ina dynamic and challenging environment


  • Knowledge of Access and SQL

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