Compliance Product Sr Analyst – Data Science

Citi
Citi

Job Overview

Serves as a function/business/product compliance risk senior analyst for Consumer Fairness within Independent Compliance Risk Management (ICRM) responsible for assisting with 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 and providing day-to-day Compliance advice relating to the supported function/business/product and guidance on function/business/product rules/laws. Specifically, this role is responsible for helping with the statistical evaluation of models to ensure compliance with fair lending laws. The candidate will be required to assist members of the fair lending analytics team in statistical analysis related to various financial products, focusing on the fair lending aspect, in order to identify and measure Citi’s exposure to fair lending risk. The candidate will be a key member of the Fair Lending Analytics ICRM team, which has analytical responsibility for the enterprise-wide fair lending ICRM program that spans across Citi’s US lending businesses

Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the design, development, delivery and maintenance of best-in-class Compliance, programs, policies and practices for ICRM.Enhance and/or validate existing in-house fair lending analytical programs and practices used to identify fair lending risks through the entire credit lifecycle, including marketing, underwriting, pricing, and loss mitigation; or fair lending risks in score cards and other analytical models used in Citi’s consumer businesses.
  • Assist with regulatory inquiries and/or examinations.
  • Collaborating with other internal areas including: Legal, Business Management, Operations, Technology, Finance, other Control Functions, and In-Business Risk to address compliance issues which may impact the supported function/business/product.Prepare and present statistical results and data sets for analysis in support of regulatory requests and examinations. Work with examiners and business units to resolve any questions related to analytical methodology or data integrity
  • Supporting the business in performing timely compliance reviews of new transactions and/or products.Follow implemented in-house processes for data mining, data assessment, validation, analysis, and correction to determine any limitations on reliability or usability. Periodically re-validate processes to ensure validity, efficiency, and accuracy; and to identify enhancement opportunities.
  • Assisting in the development and administration of Compliance training for the supported function/business/product.
  • Researching any rules and rule changes and implementing policies, procedures or other controls necessary to comply with the rules/regulationsDevelop and deepen Subject Matter Expertise in large Fair Lending, ADA and CRA as well as in specific fair lending analytics field through internal, external and on-the-job training.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm’s reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
  • Qualifications:

  • Working Knowledge of Compliance laws, rules, regulations, risks and typologies in the supported function/business/product• Fair Lending knowledge and experience highly preferred- Knowledge of mortgage and housing lending products and regulatory requirements including ECOA, Reg B and FHA highly preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the organization
  • Work collaboratively with regional and global partners in other functional units; ability to navigate a complex organization
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills and capability to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)Expertise and hands-on experience in advance programming using: SAS / R, Python and SQL for basic data mining; additional experience and knowledge of Big Data tools preferred
  • Knowledge in area of focus- In-depth knowledge and understanding, and demonstrated experience working with: logistic regression model development, univariate and multivariable statistics, sampling designs, disparities analysis
  • Relevant certifications desirable
  • Preferred:

    – Direct experience in fair lending modeling and analytics strongly preferred.

    Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree; 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; Advanced degree a plusDegree in highly quantitative field, such as data science, applied economics, applied statistics, mathematics, or physics
  • Preferred:

    Bachelors with at least 5 years of work experience in related field or Master / Ph.D. or equivalent in highly quantitative field, such as data science, applied economics, applied statistics, mathematics, or physics

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