Cameroon Country CFO and Controller and Sub Cluster CFO for West and Central Africa, Cameroun Directeur Financier et Contrôleur Pays et Directeur Financier du Sous-Cluster pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, Douala, Citibank

Cameroon Country CFO and Controller and Sub Cluster CFO for West and Central Africa, Cameroun Directeur Financier et Contrôleur Pays et Directeur Financier du Sous-Cluster pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, Douala, Citibank

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Key Responsibilities:

Country CFO and Controller

Accountable for all local financial and regulatory reporting within the country.

Supporting all US financial and regulatory reporting.

Contributes to the integrity and control of company’s financial books and records as well as the process by which these records are generated

Ensures a strong control framework which supports financial and regulatory reporting and a robust MCA process aligned to Regional guidelines.

Contribute to continuous strengthening of the independent controls and the control environment throughout the country to support the business in efforts to grow responsibly

Providing active support to the franchise CCO in the areas of strategy, cost control, reengineering, Balance Sheet structure as well as capital management

Permanent member of key groups and committees such as: Management Committee, ALCO, Business Risk & Control Committee, Regulatory Reporting Governance committee amongst others

Leading coordination efforts for the construction, consolidation, and subsequent following of the franchise’s various strategic and financial planning exercises

Providing active support and participation with respect to interaction with regulators and tax authorities

Responsible for the external statutory audit process

Ensure that all Internal/external audits are proactively managed, (preparation, planning, fieldwork and actions)

Ensures that the local legal entities are in full compliance with the Legal Entity Standards Policy and determine proper Finance oversight

Full management responsibility of a team of professionals, to include performance evaluation, compensation, hiring, disciplinary actions and terminations and budget approval.

Proactively manage the Citi Shared Services partners, working closely with Budapest Regulatory teams (Reg CSC) and the Finance and Risk Operations (FRO) to ensure timely accurate reporting process

Determines approach to implementing functional strategy. Accountable for end results, budgeting, planning, policy formulation and contribution to future strategy of Cluster Controllers

Participate in Regional/Cluster Finance initiatives and rollouts

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 behaviour, 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.

Sub Cluster CFO for West and Central Africa (WCA)

Provide active support to the WCA CEO with regards to Strategy, Plan Process, Monthly Financials actuals versus plan reviews and any other requests as appropriate.

Provide support and assist WCA Cluster CCOs for DR Congo, Gabon, Senegal and Cote D’Ivoire from a Strategy, Governance, Capital Management and Financial Control perspective

Work very closely with Product Partners to ensure all Finance related activities are timely and accurately handled

Coordinates /manages the budgeting process across businesses and franchise for the WCA Sub Cluster

Coordinate with CFOs of WCA to ensure complete, accurate and timely submission of Business Review decks and Pipeline reviews

Ensures a strong control framework which supports financial and regulatory reporting and a robust MCA process aligned to Regional guidelines within WCA Finance

Ensures WCA CFOs comply with all financial or regulatory requirements and Citi Policies

Provides support during the internal and external audits for the WCA Sub Cluster Finance teams

Ensures Finance related materials to Board and Board Committees are completed timely and accurately.

Full management responsibility of a team of professionals across WCA Finance, to include performance evaluation, compensation, hiring, disciplinary actions and terminations and budget approval.

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.

Development Value:

Developing a detailed understanding of Citi Franchise in the Emerging Markets from both a financial and business perspective

Developing the skills to provide the organisation with the ability to allocate resources and execute plans

Play key role to enhance controls and safety & soundness of franchise, and  process improvement (digitalization and innovation) in the context of the market and competitive and regulatory environment

Develop local and remote people management, negotiation and influencing skills

Significant interaction with EM Cluster Finance and the Business teams; will enhance network and personal effectiveness

Provides interaction opportunities with senior C Level Leadership at regional and global level

Knowledge/Experience:

Extensive experience managing Finance function in functional or regional areas

Internally and externally recognized Finance subject matter expert who influences the way things are done, not only internally, but beyond the business itself.

Skills:

Required to think beyond the existing solutions, assumptions or current knowledge of sophisticated areas that ultimately affect the business

Requires thorough understanding of strategic direction of the function within the business, combined with a solid conceptual/practical grounding in both the function and/ or area of expertise

Excellent communication skills required in order to influence a wide range of audiences

Highly developed problem analysis and solution skills

Proven Relationship Manager, the ability to build and foster long-standing relationships amongst the senior leadership team, creating synergies and influencing change

Adaptable, the ability to work in an environment where priorities are frequently changing

Track record of success in delivering high quality work in a fast paced and dynamic environment

Competencies:

Excellent interpersonal skills

Ambitious and willing to learn

Be a team player

Positive and pro-active attitude

Strong negotiation skills

Valuing Diversity, demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce and the ability to identify cultural nuances

Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organizational success

Qualifications:

Strong financial accounting background with post qualification experience of 10+ years including 5+ years’ managerial experience

Accountancy qualification is preferred

Bilingual in French and English is a strict requirement

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Job Family Group:

Finance

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Job Family:

Controllers Management

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Time Type:

Full time

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