Compliance Analyst

Zoek Pin Belfast, Northern Ireland


Permanent (Full time)

Posted 27 days ago

Overview of Citi:

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 role:

Serves as an EMEA Disclosure of Interest (DOI) compliance risk analyst for Independent Compliance Risk Management (ICRM)’s Surveillance team responsible for the monitoring and reporting of Citigroup’s (and subsidiaries’) equity holdings required under the relevant jurisdictional disclosure of interest laws and the design, implementation, and oversight for a suite of surveillances designed to detect behaviors that may violate regulatory rules or internal policies and procedures. When potentially anomalous behavior is detected, the team is responsible for escalating the activity and working collaboratively with partners across the first and second lines of defense to determine the appropriate resolution of the matter, which may include employee discipline. The ICRM Global Surveillance platform encompasses a number of surveillance related portfolios including trade surveillance, e-communications and voice surveillance, employee trading, outside activities surveillance, and information barrier surveillance.

Key Activities include:

  • Serve as primary advisor on firm-wide monitoring and reporting of Citigroup's (and subsidiaries) equity holdings required under the relevant jurisdictional disclosure of interest laws.

  • Monitor and advise on Citigroup’s firm-wide positions with respect to securities laws, banking/prudential regulations, short selling, Takeover Panel reporting and various industry or issuer specific thresholds.

  • Responsible for filing all local regulatory disclosure of interest filings, all local Takeover Panel filings or any other required equity-related filings.

  • Advise businesses on trading activity and trading restrictions.

  • Provide businesses and regions with aggregated totals of Citi’s public equity positions.

  • Serve as primary business advisor on the functional requirements of the Securities Position, Interest Disclosure and Enterprise Reporting System (“SPIDER”).

  • Creating, reviewing and maintaining policies, procedures and other control documents related to disclosure of interest and equity monitoring activities.

  • Liaise with the Firm's Global Compliance teams, particularly with regards to communication of apparent anomalies, conducting special investigations and responding to regulatory requests from FCA and other Competent Authorities.

  • Supporting in-governance and control assessments and procedures . Managers Control Assessment (MCA)

  • Reviewing and analyzing surveillance alerts and/or reports relating to firm, employee and client trading activity. Properly documenting the review and disposition of the exceptions as well as escalating matters appropriately.

  • Gathering and analyzing trade data to assist in the Firm’s response to inquiries received from governmental and exchange regulatory bodies. Additionally, supporting the compliance group in evaluating surveillance results for potential problems, communicating surveillance findings to management in a clear and concise manner as well as interacting with legal and other compliance personnel.

  • Responding to inquiries or requests from internal partners (. ICRM Assurance, Internal Audit, Legal).

  • Assisting with the design and implementation of new surveillances as well as the refinement of existing ones. Interacting with IT on the specific design and testing of new surveillances.

  • Additional activities including handling telephone hotlines and performing data entry in various systems.

  • Additional duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of Compliance laws, rules, regulations, risks and typologies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive

  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the organization

  • Strong project management and organizational skills and capability to handle multiple projects at one time

  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Some knowledge in area of focus


  • Bachelor’s degree; experience in compliance, legal or other control-related function in the financial services firm, regulatory organization, or legal/consulting firm, or a combination thereof; experience in area of focus

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 and employees also have the option (provided they have a student loan from the Student Loan Company) to divert saver and company match contributions to their student loan. 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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