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Citigroup Finance Acctg Sr Analyst in Getzville, New York

The ideal candidate will play a key role in the Cash Compensation Finance team which is a part of the Finance Controller organization. The role requires extensive and consistent due diligence to ensure accruals are accurate and reconciled. Attention to detail, independent and analytical thinker is a must. Candidate must have the ability to build solid relationships with various members across the organization. Requires strong analytical skills in order to filter, prioritize and validate potentially complex and dynamic material from multiple sources. Due to the sensitive nature of the data involved, it is critical that the eligible candidate demonstrate an ability to maintain confidentiality.

  • Responsibilities:

  • Assist with managing Citi’s global multi-billion dollar discretionary incentive award program

  • Key responsibilities include completing monthly ICOMP (Incentive Comp Reporting system) checkout process

  • Perform monthly analytical reviews of discretionary compensation expenses, highlight anomalies and work with FRSS partners to resolve

  • Responsible for posting monthly journal entries and assisting with month-end close process

  • Monitoring of incentive compensation balance sheet account balances and activity

  • Assist with ICOMP User Acceptance Testing, enhancements and process changes, as needed

  • Review General Ledger activity including clearing of suspense entries

  • Participate in Risk and Control related deliverables- i.e., Sarbanes Oxley (SOX), preparation of Global Risk & Control evidence and reviews as they relate to incentive comp, Annual Continuity of Business (COB) testing, etc.

  • Work closely and partner with FRSS Mumbai partners on monthly and annual discretionary incentive deliverables

  • Address adhoc inquiries/ projects related to all aspects of cash compensation expenses, including salary increase accruals and variable incentive compensation

  • Assist with KPMG and Internal audit requirements

  • Keeping up-to-date with financial policies, practices and regulations


  • 3+ years of experience in an accounting role

  • Strong reconciliation, analytical and Microsoft Excel skills

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with other Finance disciplines and cross functional teams

  • Prior accounting experience with reconciliations and accruals highly preferred

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and deadlines

  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills is required

  • Enthusiasm for exploring digital tools and automation for process improvement

  • Ability to learn new systems with ease

  • Must be able to adapt and grow as organization and company evolves


  • Bachelor’s/University degree or equivalent experience

Job Family Group:


Job Family:

Financial Accounting

Time Type:

Full time

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