• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi-US
  • 2018-11-12

Grants Program Management Senior Analyst, Citi Foundation - AVP

Grants Program Management Senior Analyst, Citi Foundation - AVP

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Project and Program Management
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18053503


Description

About Citi

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 explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards 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 are widely available to all.

Citizenship is core to Citi. As a global company, we are an integral part of the communities where we work and are well positioned to help address the challenges facing society. Citizenship is a responsibility shared by all our businesses, with specialized units-Sustainability, Citi Volunteers, and Citi Foundation-playing a critical role in facilitating our citizenship activities around the world.

Citi Foundation works to promote economic progress and improve the lives of people in low-income communities around the world. We invest $78 million annually in 85 countries and territories to advance financial inclusion, prepare young people for the 21st century economy and spur economic opportunity for low-income residents in cities.
The position is a key member of the Operations team with specific responsibility for the processing and management of grants as well as information and reporting system management.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Grants Administration
  • Perform due diligence and completeness review of grant applications and liaise with grant applicants, Foundation program officers and Citi colleagues worldwide to ensure grants meet Foundation requirements
  • Ensure all grant reviews and approvals are conducted and initiate and administer payment process
  • Ensure timely receipt and conduct detailed review of grantee reports and grant modifications
  • Identify and flag any organizational or request related concerns or issues, as appropriate
  • Respond to Foundation related and grant specific inquiries from grantees and Citi colleagues
  • Assist in outlining, documenting, and implementing Foundation policies and procedures
  • Drive process improvements and efficiency of grants administration processes
  • Create and provide system and grant process training to grant applicants and Citi colleagues as needed
  • Manage grant applications, guidelines, reports and grant related materials in collaboration with program staff
  • Prepare approved grants for Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) verification

    Information and Database System Management
  • Manage Grant Management system (FLUXX) user experience, ensuring top notch experience for all internal and external users (including customer service, technical support, and problem resolution)
  • Build and maintain database forms/applications and functionality
  • Prepare and provide data for external benchmarking surveys, assist in ad hoc reporting, and run regular efficiency metrics for internal and external purposes
  • Ensure data quality assurance process is in place and regularly completed
  • Determine business requirements/enhancement needs by proactively collecting user feedback and translating those needs to appropriate system and workflow improvements




Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years of related work experience, non-profit or Foundation experience preferred
  • Excellent project management and problem solving skills
  • Highly proficient in Excel and data analysis skills
  • Knowledge in Fluxx or other grants management software a plus
  • Ability to gain a strong command of new systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work well in a fast-paced environment, be a team player, take direction, and have a keen ability to prioritize
  • Must be detail oriented and organized
  • Good customer service skills