Compliance Officer','18039689','!*!About Citi:
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The Independent Compliance Risk Management (ICRM) Market Surveillance - Syndicate team develops, maintains, and conducts surveillance reviews relating to potential market abuse and market conduct issues, as well as responds to regulatory inquiries from each of the major regulatory bodies. The team supports the Markets and Securities Services businesses and monitors activity across various asset classes including equities and fixed income products.
As a member of the ICRM Markets Trade Surveillance team, this Compliance Officer will be required to perform the following duties:
The primary areas of focus are surveillance, regulatory inquiry response and ad-hoc special projects. Analysts are expected to assist in the creation, enhancement, and implementation of surveillance scenarios and conduct surveillance reviews that cover specific regulations or firm policies, primarily relating to issues of market integrity.
The surveillance development process includes drafting requirements documents detailing how the surveillance should function, conducting data analysis to ensure the right data inputs are available for the surveillance to function, and participating in User Acceptance Testing to ensure all requirements for the surveillance were implemented correctly.
The surveillance review process includes analyzing transactions for conduct inconsistent with regulatory rules, partnering with product compliance to resolve questionable trading patterns, and periodic monitoring of surveillance output to ensure optimal quality.
Analysts are also expected to respond to regulatory inquiries from each of the major regulatory bodies (e.g. FINRA, SEC) encompassing all of the rules. The response process includes compiling all requested documentation, analyzing the results to identify potential issues, escalating potential risk issues to the appropriate coverage areas, and providing input on potential corrective action plans.
Analysts may also participate in ad-hoc requests, special projects, and regulatory exams in conjunction with other teams.
Analysts within the Market Surveillance organization are expected to carry out assignments spanning each of these functions and are expected to develop knowledge across product areas over time.','!*!
The ideal candidate must have an undergraduate degree or equivalent work experience (preferably 5 years) in capital markets, securities compliance or regulation.
The candidate should have strong regulatory, product and transaction knowledge; and strong written and verbal skills.
A strong analytical background is preferred and the ability to develop SQL queries and generate reports including graphs and charts is a plus.
Securities licenses such as the Series 7, 9, 10, 24 and 55, are encouraged but not required.
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is confident to ask questions to ensure the processes are understood.
The candidate will be an excellent communicator who is comfortable engaging at different levels of management.
The role requires the ability to challenge responses provided.
The employee filling this role will work closely with Product Compliance officers and attorneys, in-business risk and control representatives and business supervisors, by escalating matters as necessary. ','Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity','Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Minority/Female/Veteran/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity','Citi won’t discriminate against anyone for discussing pay, but those with access to pay data in their work can’t disclose it unless responding to complaints/investigations or legal requirements.','Citi won’t discriminate against anyone for discussing pay, but those with access to pay data in their work can’t disclose it unless responding to complaints/investigations or legal requirements.','NAM-USA-NY-Buffalo','','Compliance and Control','Full-time','Bachelor's Degree','Day Job','Regular','No','','','Compliance Officer'