Valuations Control Group - Credit / Securitised Products VP

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Valuations Control Group - Credit / Securitised Products VP-18040825

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Product Control is a global control function within Citi Finance and is responsible for the accounting and financial reporting of a trading desk or business product.
Valuation Control Group (VCG) is a global group within Product Control and is responsible for controlling, analyzing and reporting on valuations of positions which require fair value measurement.


• Perform independent pricing of global non-Fair Value instruments that relate to collateral and client valuations (CCV).
• Independent pricing analysis of Fair Value inventory as needed.
• Responsible for working across Product Control, Risk, and Operations (Market data/Collateral) to achieve daily IPV of the firm’s collateral.
• Co-ordinate globally and ensure consistent independent valuation methodologies are applied for similar products held off balance sheet.
• Develop alternate valuation methodologies to value illiquid and esoteric securities ad assets.
• Coordinate with VCG stakeholders to ensure that all monthly reporting deadlines are met and required documentation is archived in compliance with reporting deadlines.
• Organize monthly Valuation and Governance Control Reports and Meetings for Non Fair Value exposure.
• Perform effective presentations to OCC, FRB, SEC, FINRA and auditors on CCV.
• Assist in Financial reporting related to Non FV securities.
• Play a lead role in key valuation projects through significant involvement in the UAT workstreams.
• Keep up with the market developments and use the knowledge in reviewing mark to market movements.
• Review changes to front office pricing models and provide sign-off from valuation control standpoint.
• Manage a group of off-shore VCG team members.



• Bachelor’s degree in any finance, economics or quantitative-related subject.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and work effectively under pressure in a rapidly changing environment.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Motivated, organized, and team oriented.



• Extensive years of experience performing valuation related analysis on global corporate bonds and/or securitized products (Agency MBS/CMBS and Non-Agency including CLO/CDO, RMBS, Esoteric ABS, and CMBS).
• Strong understanding of and ability to perform discounted cashflow (DCF) analysis
• Experience with Intex, Bloomberg, and other industry standard DCF modelling tools.
• Comprehensive understanding of financial markets and valuation methodologies applicable to the pricing of liquid and illiquid investments.
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
• Current knowledge of regulations as they pertain to valuation control.
• A proven track record of working in teams.
• A control focused mind-set with strong process improvement capabilities.
• Excellent in Microsoft Excel and a good understanding of general database querying tools and valuation functions.


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


2 May 2019
Location: United Kingdom London
Work type:
Full time
Banking and Financial Services
Finance / Accounting
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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