Citi Compliance Officer SVP in Mumbai, India

  • Primary Location: India,Maharashtra,Mumbai

  • Education: Master's Degree

  • Job Function: Compliance and Control

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 18075632


  • Job Title: Compliance Product Group Manager

  • Job Function: Compliance and Control

  • Job Family: Product Compliance Risk Management

  • FLSA Status (US only): Exempt

  • Job Code: 360277

  • C-Level: C14

  • Manager or IC: Manager

Key Activities

Serves as a senior Corporate Banking, CCB and TTS product compliance risk manager for Independent Compliance Risk Management (ICRM) responsible for establishing internal strategies, policies, procedures, processes, and programs to prevent violations of law, rule, or regulation and design and deliver a risk management framework that maintains risk levels within the firm's risk appetite and protect the franchise. In addition, engages with the ICRM product and function coverage teams, in order to partner to develop and apply CRM program solutions that meet the function/business/product and customer needs in a manner consistent with the Citi program framework. Primary responsibilities include monitoring compliance risk behaviors, providing day-to-day Compliance advice relating to operations, financial requirements, and guidance on the supported function/business/product and the associated rregulatory rules/laws and interpretation on internal policies and procedures.

Key activities include:

  • Designing, developing, delivering and maintaining best-in-class Compliance, programs, policies and practices for ICRM. Translates ICRM strategy and goals across Citi’s clients, products and geographies in a succinct and clear manner; provide direction and guidance on the programs.

  • To provide strong ICRM support to Corporate Banking, CCB and TTS businesses by providing sound advisory support and oversight. The role requires putting a strong ICRM framework around these businesses to ensure that they comply with regulatory requirement and Firm’s policies. The role also requires reviewing large and complex transactions, liaising with RBI and other regulators for approvals and clarifications, policy advocacy, advisory on priority sector lending, advisory on IFSC requirements, etc.

  • Managing a team or multiple teams of Compliance professionals. Responsible for hiring, compensation, performance appraisals, staff development, training, etc.

  • Serving as a subject matter expert on Citi’s Compliance programs. Provides expert guidance on Corporate Banking, CCB and TTS regulations on a real-time basis to manage compliance risk.

  • Staying abreast of relevant changes to rules/regulations and other industry news including regulatory findings.

  • Overseeing the monitoring and identification of regulatory developments, including enforcement actions, and new laws, regulations, rules, and interpretations or guidance relating to Corporate Banking, CCB and TTS.

  • Ensuring RCM and RCP is updated on time and providing MIS for the country dash boards and to the region. Identifying issues and concerns in transactions, processes or business initiatives and escalating those appropriately.

  • Analysing and scoping the impact of new and complex regulatory developments across senior Corporate Banking, CCB and TTS, including cross-border impact.

  • Advising ICRM and Corporate Banking, CCB and TTS management and personnel on regulatory and compliance issues and provide credible challenge.

  • Providing clear and accurate advise on FEMA requirements.

  • Participating in industry groups and trade association working groups or other forums.

  • Leading initiatives and managing high-impact special project work streams with a results-driven focus to deliver solutions, including coordinating the implementation of new regulatory requirements.

  • Managing strategy and responses to regulatory examinations, reviews and inquiries and internal and external investigations, as well as testing and audit.

  • Designing and lead compliance and control reviews.

  • Partnering with other ICRM teams and global functions, including Legal, Risk, Operations and Technology, and Finance to prevent and detect non-compliance issues and promote a culture of compliance.

  • Additional duties as assigned.


Education level and/or relevant experience(s)


  • Professional qualification with 12 years of 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; strong working knowledge of function/business/product and the related operations and financial requirements; previous experience managing a diverse staff


  • Advanced degree (e.g. JD, MBA) a plus

Knowledge and Skills (general and technical):


  • Expertise of Compliance laws, FEMA regulations, rules, regulations, risks and typologies;

  • Strong understanding of Indian banking activities with respect to corporate borrowing / lending, trade and cash business.

  • Excellent written, verbal and analytical skills

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

  • Highly motivated, strong attention to detail, team oriented, organized

  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions through concise and clear messaging

  • Ability to work collaboratively with regional and global partners in other functional units; ability to navigate a complex organization; to influence and lead people across cultures at a senior level

  • Experience in managing regulatory exams and relationships with examiners, auditors, etc.

  • Awareness of regulatory requirements including local and US laws, international and industry standard

  • Advanced knowledge in area of focus

Other Requirements (licenses, certifications, specialized training, physical or mental abilities required)

  • Other: Related certifications desirable.

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