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Director, IT Finance Books and Records Transformation Project Group Manager

Company: Citigroup Inc.
Location: Jersey City
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

The GFT Finance Books and Records Transformation NAM Program lead will be responsible for end to end North American Transformation stream. This role will oversee 4 distinct sub streams and manage the organization of the plan, capturing the work in flight, defining the new work, and identifying the interdependencies with other workstreams. In addition, this role will be responsible for providing transparency to senior Citi stakeholders and regulators. This role will be an influencer role, and much of the responsibility will be on communicating and ensuring that key members of GFT, ICG and GCB are staffed and funded to achieve their delivery as part of the overall program. The role will be required to engage and collaborate closely with the overall O&T and Finance Transformation stream leadership as well as within Global Functions TechnologyThe IT Project Sr Group Manager manages multiple teams through other managers. In-depth understanding of how own sub-function contributes to achieving the objectives of the function. A good understanding of the industry, direct competitors' products and services, is also necessary in order to contribute to the commercial objectives of the business. Requires thorough understanding of strategic direction of the function within the relevant part of the business, combined with a solid conceptual/practical grounding in both the function and/or area of expertise and related subject areas. Excellent communication skills required in order to negotiate internally, often at a senior level. Some external communication/negotiation may be necessary. Responsible for executing functional strategy in area managed. Determines approach to implementing functional strategy. Accountable for end results, budgeting, planning, policy formulation and contribution to future strategy of the area(s). Impact reflects size of team managed, strategic influence on the business and interaction with other functions or businesses. Full management responsibility for multiple teams, including management of people, budget and planning, to include duties such as performance evaluation, compensation, hiring, disciplinary actions and terminations and budget approval. May be doing involved or responsible for diverse (cross-discipline) activities. Typically, a direct report to a C16 role and function as an integral member of the functional leadership team within a country/site location, job family, or line of business.


  • Ensures IT projects are defined, tracked and communicated.
  • Partners with IT and business leadership and other key stakeholders to identify opportunities and to prioritize projects based on business needs.
  • Impacts the business by exercising control over sizeable resources / budget, policy formulation and planning and by significant contribution to the future strategy of IT project leadership.
  • Evaluates subordinates' performance and makes decisions on pay increases, hiring, terminations and other personnel actions.
  • Applies a broad and comprehensive understanding in multiple functional areas as well as underlying business principles.
  • Establishes strategic plans for function.
  • Understands how the IT project leadership function integrates within the overall organization to contribute to achieving business objectives; requires a good working knowledge of the industry.
  • Provides evaluative judgment based on analysis of factual information in complicated, unique and dynamic situations; draws on diverse range of internal and external sources.
  • Influences and negotiates with senior leaders (across functions); may communicate with external parties.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.
    • 15+ years experience in a related technology role with commensurate people management experience
    • 8+ years' experience with senior technology leadership experience, encompassing full life cycle
    • 8+ years experience as Program Manager
    • 3+ years' experience working in Financial Services or a large complex environment managing global teams
    • Must have experience with regulatory implementations
    • Oracle /SAP experience is highly desired
    • Organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in an environment.
    • Ability to motivate and focus a collaboration to reach challenging goals.
    • Demonstrated experience as a strong leader who can prioritize well, communicate clearly and compellingly, effectively influencing across cross functional teams
    • Articulate and effective communicator, both orally and in writing
    • Strong interpersonal skills, with evidence of working in collaboration across large, complex organizations, including effective influencing skills, a proactive and 'no surprises' approach in communicating issues/requests -
      • Bachelor's/University degree or equivalent experience, Masters degree preferred
        This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required. ------------------------------------------------- Job Family Group: Technology ------------------------------------------------- Job Family:Technology Project Management ------------------------------------------------------ Time Type: ------------------------------------------------------ Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review Accessibility at Citi .View the "EEO is the Law " poster. View the EEO is the Law Supplement .View the EEO Policy Statement .View the Pay Transparency Posting ----------------------------- Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

Keywords: Citigroup Inc., Jersey City , Director, IT Finance Books and Records Transformation Project Group Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Jersey City, New Jersey

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