Citi is seeking a highly motivated attorney to join its Legal Department as a lawyer in the Bank Regulatory Legal Group. In that role, this attorney will provide U.S. bank regulatory legal advice to Citi’s control functions and businesses, including the Independent Risk Management (“IRM”) and Compliance Risk Management (“ICRM”) functions as well as our Institutional Clients Group (“ICG”), Personal Banking & Wealth Management (“PBWM”) and Legacy Franchises (“LFs”).
The Bank Regulatory Legal Group provides advice concerning the impact of US banking laws and regulations on all of Citi’s businesses, staff groups, and control functions, domestic and foreign. Generally, this Group provides legal advice under the Bank Holding Company Act and Regulations Y and K, the National Bank Act and related regulations and Sections 23A and 23B of the Federal Reserve Act and Regulation W. This Group a lso serves as one of the relationship managers for legal and policy issues with US bank regulators. This attorney will identify, analyze and/or interpret U.S. banking laws and regulations to provide legal support, coordination, challenge and advice to Citi’s businesses (ICG, PBWM, LFs) and control functions (IRM and ICRM).
This attorney will also have a role in supporting the Transformation Program Groups. With respect to the Transformation Program, there are seven core program groups (Accountability and Culture; Enterprise-Wide Risk and Controls; Data; Compliance; Capital & Liquidity; Critical Business Processes, and Management Effectiveness in Board of Directors Interactions). The role will interact with members of the Legal Central Transformation Group, working in close coordination and collaboration with that Group, as well as with other with Legal Department colleagues by, among other things, providing legal advice concerning specific transformation deliverables, design and execution-related interdependencies, and related risk and control projects and initiatives. The candidate will support the Transformation Program by helping to identify, analyze, and/or interpret applicable laws and regulations and provide both general and specific legal advice as each program group executes and implements Citi’s transformation efforts.
Legal degree and/or qualification is required
Bar license (or equivalent) in good standing to practice law
4+ years of legal experience with a large corporation, law firm or government agency
Financial industry experience, or other regulatory or general corporate experience, required.
Experience working in a complex, demanding, fast-paced and entrepreneurial environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Demonstrated ability to think strategically, analytically, and creatively problem solve
Must have robust analytical skills, as well as the ability to write clearly and persuasively
Must demonstrate strong stakeholder management skills and a proven ability to build and maintain lasting relationships with global business leaders as well as Legal, and other function colleagues
Strong interpersonal skills, with evidence of working in collaboration and on processes across large organizations, including a proactive and ‘no surprises’ approach in communicating issues/requests
The ideal candidate will have the motivation, enthusiasm, gravitas and organizational skills to coordinate large-scale projects end-to-end
Well-developed listening skills and a strong ability to engage at the senior management level
The position will be based in NAM (NY/NJ, DC, DE, FL) and will report into the Citi Bank Regulatory Legal Group.
Job Family Group:
Legal – Enterprise and Country
New York New York United States
Primary Location Salary Range:
$169,970.00 – $254,950.00
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