Middle Office Analyst – Entry Level

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 2 days ago

Reference 1441728

 Job Description

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Role / Position Overview


This is an entry-level role within the securities lending middle office focused on contract comparison. This is a great opportunity to join a high performing & welcoming team, who directly interact with over 60 global clients and support our trading desk across 3 key regions (Europe, Asian and the United States).  


The analyst will be responsible for the reconciliation of stock borrows & loans in accordance with Citi’s credit requirements to prevent any monthly billing issues and meet our regulatory requirements.

This is a high profile global team with exposure to large volumes of trades and high value items. The role involves daily engagement with clients, internal stakeholders and 3rd party vendors to reconcile exception items and identify/resolve root cause.

The successful candidate will receive supportive training and a personal development plan to help them succeed within this role and develop their career at Citi.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Running daily reports and investigating large volumes of data to find and resolve differences in trade economics.
  • Regular communication with clients and trading desks, with focus on exception reconciliation.
  • Amending trades as per instruction from the trading desks.
  • Enhance our client experience by identifying process improvements to increase the automation of daily processes.
  • Manage multiple internal and vendor systems to find exceptions and resolve.
  • Work efficiently to meet deadlines
  • Identify root causes and work with team to input resolutions
  • Meet control standards and understand regulatory requirements
  • Documentation and publication of senior management reporting where required
  • Build and develop relationships with other internal teams and clients




  • “A” Level standard or equivalent





  • Previous relevant experience, preferable but not essential, or transferrable skillset
  • Effective verbal and written skills
  • Effective communication and analytical skills
  • Computer literate
  • Problem solving
  • Teamwork
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive and willing to learn
  • Good time management

What we Offer


As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;


  • 23 days paid annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme,
  • Life assurance and
  • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.


In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme and employees also have the option (provided they have a student loan from the Student Loan Company) to divert saver and company match contributions to their student loan. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.


Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

We also have a vast range of diversity networks, which demonstrates Citi’s commitment to growing a diverse workforce;


  • Citi Mentor programme
  • Prometheus – development initiative for female talent
  • Citi Toastmaster
  • Citi annual 5k
  • Citi Pride
  • Citi Graduate program


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