Business Associate (8 month FTC)

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Business Associate (8 month FTC)-19008230

Job Purpose:



The role involves promoting a strong control environment within the Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory (BCMA) business in EMEA.

The role involves general oversight over a number of key operational and conduct risks within the BCMA business. E.g. conflicts of interest risks, market abuse risks, misuse of client information, insider trading risk etc.



BCMA Business Risk Management:



The Business Risk Management team supports and promotes a robust control environment within the Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory business across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), ensuring that all applicable internal policies and external regulations are adopted through effective and sustainable processes.
The team sits within the 1st line of defence and provides direct oversight over the key operational and conduct risks of the business by overseeing processes and controls related to transaction approvals (conflicts clearance, committee approvals, engagement procedures), Information Management (data surveillance, wall crossing procedures), client monitoring (anti-money laundering, KYC, Anti-bribery andCorruption) and overall employee supervision and training.



Key Responsibilities:

Assist in the oversight and escalation of key Business Risks:

  • Anti-competitive conduct risk (client pitching)
  • Transaction approval
  • Information Security and data surveillance
  • Regulatory risk (MIFID II)
  • Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions and Anti-Bribery
  • Employee conduct and training
  • Continuity of business planning
  • Employee licensing and registration

Project Coordination:


  • Develop and execute control monitoring plans
  • Preparing required internal documentation e.g. process documents, internal testing
  • Build relationships with functional and business partners at a country, regional and global level
  • Manage production of analytics and presentation materials
  • Provide regular update to management on progress and issues



Development Value:


The role will provide the successful candidate with a good understanding of the Banking, Capital Markets and Advisory business, Legal and Compliance topics and their related frameworks as well as excellent exposure to country and regional senior management.








  • Strong experience in auditing, risk management or another oversight, monitoring function in the Financial Industry
  • Previous experience in corporate/investment banking and/or capital markets is a plus
  • Good understanding and knowledge of operational, conduct risk and internal control principles; ability to assess risk trends
  • Understanding of business/finance concepts including financial statements
  • Unquestionable ethics, an understanding of implications of decisions and client confidentiality
  • We are seeking candidates from a wide variety of backgrounds and value diversity. 




  • A critical mindset paired with strong analytical skills and an interest to analyse data/processes to identify issues or control gaps
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision, and to excel under-pressure for meeting any tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal) at all organisational levels
  • Ability to demonstrate presence and professionalism – particularly in critical, intense situations
  • Good organizational and time management skills, including the ability to prioritize tasks
  • Ability to partner efficiently within team environments and as an individual contributor
  • High level of initiative and ability to quickly acquire knowledge and adapt to ongoing change
  • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills




  • Successful candidates will usually have obtained a 2:1 degree or equivalent.





  • Conflict resolution/negotiation skills, Influencing and Persuasiveness
  • Decision making and Judgment
  • Risk and control mindset
  • Commitment to learning
  • Analysis and Problem Solving
  • Teamwork



Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity:

Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer


11 September 2019
Location: United Kingdom London
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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