Several Fresh Graduate Jobs – Middle East and Africa Analyst Program – Citi Bank

Organisation: Citi
Duty Station: Kampala,
About US:
Citigroup is today’s
pre-eminent financial services company and was built to create a highly
diversified financial services company that could act as one to deliver
solutions to clients throughout the world. With the most diverse array of
products and the greatest distribution capacity of any financial firm in the
world, our employees manage 200 million customer accounts across six continents
in more than 100 countries. Citi works tirelessly to provide consumers,
corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial
services and products. We strive to create the best outcomes for our clients
and customers with financial ingenuity that leads to solutions that are simple,
creative and responsible.
About MEA Analyst Program:
The MEA Analyst
Program begins in July with a 4-week training program (in Johannesburg or
Dubai). Formal training begins with an orientation and induction sessions
providing an overview of Citi, followed by classroom training sessions.
Analysts have the opportunity to meet representatives from the teams that make
up the Banking, TTS, Operations and Risk divisions. The classroom training
program is followed by 4 x 3-month rotations across various functions of Citi,
including Treasury and Trade Solutions (TTS), Corporate Bank and Operations. In
some countries analysts have a rotation in Risk, in others this will be
replaced with another business area. In 2019 we are hiring Analysts in Algeria,
Bahrain, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Egypt, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco,
Nigeria, Pakistan, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia, UAE, Uganda and Zambia.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  During
your 4-week training program you will receive an in-depth education on a
variety of topics to learn the fundamentals of the Analyst role and introduce
you to Citi’s culture. So whatever your degree is in we will give you the
training you need to excel. By the end of the program, Analysts will have the
opportunity to take advantage of internal mobility opportunities. The jobs that
you will do and the responsibilities that you will be given will be as varied
as your rotations. Below are some examples of the tasks the Analyst may be
performing during their rotations. These are only examples – you will also
often find yourself working on unique projects and process improvements.
Corporate Bank
  • Source and create pitch and marketing material, liaising with
    product partners and the Bankers.
  • Maintain regular and frequent dialogue with product partners to
    assist with relationship maintenance
  • Assist in managing the Corporate Banking relationship infrastructure,
    including approvals and documentation.
  • Produce and update client plans in conjunction with product partners
    and bankers.
  • Collaborate within the team to manage the portfolio and individual
    client risk.
  • Interact with Citi’s network around the region.
Treasury and Trade
Solutions (TTS)
  • Develop an understanding of the cash, trade and sales products and
  • Track market developments across the region and share geopolitical,
    economic and banking industry trends that may affect the business with a consultative
  • Prepare and analyze financials while ensuring actuals and run-rated
    projections meet the business plans.
  • Liaise with partners across TTS to capture key client and product
    pipelines/wins are to be showcased in business reviews.
  • Develop an understanding of and be able to apply at an analyst
    level: Risk reporting, spreading, risk ratings, Corporate/FI/public sector
    Credit Analysis writing, stress testing.
  • Understanding projections, scenarios, assumptions and variance
  • Reading and interpreting cash flow statements, balance sheet, income
    statements etc.
  • Taking part in client calls / site visits.
  • Understanding regulatory requirements and impact on the
  • Develop a good understanding and appreciation of the operations
    processes. Understand the functions carried out within the subunits of
  • Analyze volumes, address & resolve issues, identify wasteful
    activities and suggest improvements that can save cost/time/improve
  • Understand workflow, key controls and key risks linked to various
    products. Accurately evaluate risks as they relate to key business
    objectives. Assess the effectiveness of key controls.
  • Develop an understanding of the impact of regulatory and financial
    impacts on the organization.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicants for the Citi Bank Analyst jobs should have completed
    their university degrees or be about to complete prior to July 2019
  • You have a minimum grade of 2:1, a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 or
    equivalent in any degree discipline
  • You have an interest in business and banking
  • You are fluent in English
  • You have less than 2 years of work experience
How to Apply:
All applicants who
to join Citi Group in the aforementioned capacity are encouraged to apply
online at the web link below by submitting an updated CV, cover letter, copy of
ID and up-to-date transcript of academic results.
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