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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2024-02-05 00:00:00


IT Senior Business Analyst

  • Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. 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. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity

    The IT Business Senior Analyst is an intermediate-level position responsible for liaising between business users and technologists to exchange information in a concise, logical and understandable way in coordination with the Technology team to drive efficient and scalable solutions that deliver value across the bank.


    The overall objective of this role is to contribute to the continuous development of a strategic data application within the ISG (Information Services Group).

    In this role you will work on a best in class system that acts as the strategic source for high quality Securities Reference data across the enterprise, enhancing it’s capabilities and data in line with business and regulatory requirements.

    By joining the team you will work with the latest technologies and interact with stakeholders from across the bank enabling Citi to succeed in delivering value for our clients, while playing a key role in our data governance and data quality strategy.

    Our partners are teams across the full trade lifecycle ensuring you a wide-ranging variety of projects. This will ensure that the role will continue to positively challenge you, however you will meet and outpace this challenge due to an excellent support structure and multitude of training opportunities available.


    • Analyse business client needs, derive test cases, understand and document their use case.
    • Resolve problems by translating business requirements, identifying trends and defining scope to inform technical solution.
    • Analysis of large sets of product reference data across Equities, Fixed Income, Derivatives and Structured Finance securities from varying sources.
    • Define and design enhancements to the system, business processes and process automation utilizing best practices and industry standards.
    • Consult with users and clients to trouble shoot complex system issues/problems through in-depth evaluation of business processes and systems.
    • Identify and communicate risks and impacts, considering business implications of the application of technology to the current business environment
    • Foster communication between business leaders and IT stakeholders facilitating exchange of ideas/information in a concise and logical manner.
    • Providing reports, metrics and presentations to inform business users.
    • Test systems to ensure projects meet requirements and identify system problems to develop solutions based on analyses
    • Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
    • Act as advisor or coach to new or lower level analysts and work as a team to improve efficiency of delivery, performing other duties and functions as assigned
    • 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.



    • Proven relevant experience
    • Demonstrate excellent analytical skills, communication and presentation skills with an ability to tailor delivery to the required audience.
    • Proven problem-solver with the ability to work under pressure, approach work methodically and manage deadlines or unexpected changes in expectations or requirements
    • Ability to work independently and in a team across levels, regions, and functions, with understanding of how collaboration accomplishes objectives.
    • Able to operate with a limited level of direct supervision. And can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy.
    • You should have experience of partner management and influencing skills
    • Experience in data analysis with knowledge of databases, data modelling and data analysis tools such as SQL. Excellent Microsoft office skills
    • Familiarity with the various stages of Software Development Lifecycle and knowledge of applicable business systems and industry standards.
    • Knowledge of Capital Markets/Investment Banking industry highly advantageous


    What we Offer

    As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;

    • 23 days paid annual leave
    • Award winning pension scheme,
    • Life assurance and
    • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.


    In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.


    Our Select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

    • Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi’s commitment to growing a diverse workforce.
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