Citi Intermediate Cash&Trade Proc Analyst1 in Buffalo, New York

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,Buffalo

  • Education: Associate's Degree/College Diploma

  • Job Function: Operations

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: No

  • Job ID: 17054820


Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition at explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards at explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop to are widely available to all.


The Payment Engineering Analyst position will be responsible for multiple USD wire transfer static data & programming functions. Candidate must have CitiFT experience and understand payment flows.

Largely involved with innovation, Payment Engineering receives and executes payment project initiatives for the bank. Projects come from a number of sources, Product management, CitiFT Technology, Client Services, external banking institutions such as SWIFT, CHIPS, and the Federal Reserve, and GPO itself. Payment Engineering team also generates projects recognizing opportunities and shortfalls in the Citibank payment processing capabilities.

Projects include, but are not limited to, efforts to increase STP, enhancing the CitiFT product by creating new functions and features, and direct generation of revenue. They write requirements for new CitiFT Change Requests, and they also review and approve all functional Change Requests on behalf of GPO. Once written, Payment Engineering is responsible for ensuring the new enhancements are delivered by the Technology teams and the external vendors that support our applications. They work with groups external to GPO, including CitiFT Support, Product, Billing, Worldlink Operations, members of the Business Support Group, and market managers from Citi regions worldwide. Payment Engineering is an interface between the business needs of the bank and the functional capabilities of CitiFT. They are the architects of complex CitiFT setups, including the rules that drive the Preferred IBK and Multi-Currency Gateway initiatives.


Candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter with strong understanding of USD, Worldlink and Canadian payment flows. Strong aptitude with account principles and the ability to understand how financial transactions affect the business and revenue. Understands regulatory environments including KYC, AML, and OFAC. Demonstrated history of payment formats, processing, and database management in order to initiate database and profile changes. Candidate is able to work both independently and as a team with the ability to lead. Must have strong PC skills including MS Windows, Word, Excel, SQL Language and Access. Possesses excellent interpersonal, business writing, and verbal/presentation skills.

Must be able to work occasional weekends.

Main Competencies: Achieving/Driving Results Communication Corporate Citizenship Ideals Ethical Standards/Acts with Integrity Financial Skills Global Client Respect/Service Industry Knowledge Innovation Leadership/Strategic Embracing Diversity Managing Risk Organizational Awareness Planning and Organizing Product Knowledge Productivity/Project Management Teamwork/Interpersonal Technological Proficiency/Knowledge.