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Citizens Finance Manager - Enterprise in Johnston, Rhode Island


The Finance Manager will be an integral member of the Enterprise Finance team supporting the back-office functions of Finance, Audit, and Executive lines of business for Citizens. This position does not manage any colleagues, and is considered an individual contributor role.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Partner with the line of business on all finance related matters and provide financial guidance as appropriate.

  • Provide monthly financial presentations to each business head with appropriate commentary and analytics.

  • Facilitate an orderly monthly/quarterly/annual accounting close process.

  • Develop annual budgets and monthly forecasts with business partners for both the income statement and balance sheet.

  • Work with business partners in preparing for quarterly business reviews (QBRs) to provide executive management with insight into their businesses.

  • Manage the tracking of cost efficiency programs, as required.

  • Maintain a strong control environment to achieve a superior audit and risk rating, while focusing on continual process improvement opportunities.

  • Monitor cost allocation methodologies used to charge-out expenses to the businesses, and work with business partners to change as necessary, or respond to business inquiries as needed.

  • Provide financial reporting and support for new businesses acquired, as needed.

  • Respond to other ad hoc business partner inquiries on any matters pertaining to finance.



  • 6-10 years of direct experience in business unit financial management, preferably at a financial institution.

  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding of the big picture, while working through the operational details required to construct a forecast / budget.

  • Detailed oriented, diligent with strong organizational and analytical skills.

  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective interaction with business partners.

  • Strong leadership skills, with a demonstrated ability to work independently.

  • Experience in process improvement and documentation a plus.

  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities while consistently meeting deadlines.

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • A proactive, action-oriented approach to problem solving.

  • Working knowledge of Hyperion Essbase/SmartView and Oracle Financials a plus.

  • Strong PC skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Essbase and Oracle experience a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting required

    Hours and Work Schedule: 3 days in the office, 2 remote

    Hours per Week: 40

    Work Schedule: Monday-Friday

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Why Work for Us

At Citizens, you'll find a customer-centric culture built around helping our customers and giving back to our local communities. When you join our team, you are part of a supportive and collaborative workforce, with access to training and tools to accelerate your potential and maximize your career growth.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Citizens, its parent, subsidiaries, and related companies provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, citizenship, physical or mental disability or perceived disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, genetic characteristic, marital or domestic partner status, victim of domestic violence, family status/parenthood, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, pregnancy/childbirth/lactation, colleague’s or a dependent’s reproductive health decision making, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

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Citizens is a brand name of Citizens Bank, N.A. and each of its respective affiliates.