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.
Function Background: Citi Internal Audit is a dynamic global function of over 1,900 professionals located across more than 60 countries, covering Citi's global businesses and service to clients and customers through its network in 98 countries. Through a culture of continuous improvement, Citi IA is focused on maintaining its position as a best in class IA function and is committed to investing in its people, learning and development, innovation and methodology programs.
The Internal Audit mission is to provide independent, objective, reliable, valued and timely assurance to the Board, senior management and regulators of Citigroup and Citibank (and its subsidiaries), over the effectiveness of culture, ethical conduct, governance, risk management, and controls that mitigate current and evolving risks and to enhance the control environment.
Citi ICG provides world-class financial products and solutions across a broad range of asset classes through its underwriting, sales and trading, distribution and research capabilities. Citi ICG's platform is organized around four major geographic areas: Asia, Europe/Middle East/Africa, Latin America, and North America and has offices in nearly every major city around the globe.
Job Purpose: This role provides the ICG Internal Audit organization with administrative structure and strategic support in the establishment of risk-based auditing and reporting methodologies, organization design, and effective positioning of the function to ensure independent assurance is provided consistently and in line with Citigroup and Citibank business objectives.
The IA ICG Business Manager Associate will support the IA ICG Business Manager, and ultimately the ICG Chief Auditor, in overseeing the process of optimized risk assessment, planning and resource allocation across the global IA ICG team; as well as undertaking specific projects across coverage topics and infrastructure support to enhance and optimize the quality, consistency and cost effectiveness of assurance work and reporting.
Drive the status reporting of plan execution across ICG and work with ICG Chief Auditors to identify and resolve barriers to execution.
Support the production and submission of IA ICG Business Risk, Compliance and Control Committee (BRCC), in addition to other associated governance reporting materials, such as input/assessment as part of the Risk Governance Framework (RGF).
Support, coordinate, and monitor the IA ICG team's resourcing allocation to ensure efficient staffing on audit projects and delivery of the annual plan. Participate in pilots to help deliver a global Internal Audit scheduling tool.
Assist in coordination of IA ICG annual planning and quarterly refreshes. Actively work across products/functions for timely resolution of MI discrepancies.
Use excellent communication and strong management skills to influence a wide range of internal audiences including respective product, function, or regional executive management partners, and external audiences such as regulators and external auditors. Work closely and collegially with ICG Chief Auditors, other IA colleagues and line management and control functions to ensure efficient and effective provision of independent audit assurance.
Help lead ICG engagement and actions as part of Voice of Employees (VOE) commitments.
Coordinate with the L&D team in developing IA specific learnings, as well as targeting 90% participation in all assigned trainings.
Oversee the fulfilment of the ICG OD and facilitate the recruitment of staff and development of talent across teams and geographies within the ICG IA team.
Coordinate with other IA teams such as Finance and Operations on cost/budget tracking, organization Design (OD) and co-source management.
Support the Business Management team in preparing and arranging town hall and any other engagement forums.
Collaborate across businesses and functions to improve the identification, quantification, measurement, management, reporting and controls in governance, risk management and internal control environments.
As agreed and on a targeted basis, own and deliver specific assurance projects including leadership of thematic work and specific investigations.
Assist in coordination of regulatory issue validation assignment across ICG product/functions.
Promptly accept and remediate deficiencies identified by IA QA.
BA/BS or equivalent. Related certifications (CPA, ACA, CFA, CIA, CISA or similar) are a plus.
Intermediate level experience in a related role with experience in business, functional and people management, with proven abilities in taking responsibility for executing concurrently on a portfolio of high quality deliverables according to strict timetables.
Knowledgeable about investment banking business and regulatory compliance.
Experience of assurance delivery within a matrix reporting environment.
A self-aware, self-confident individual who has well developed listening skills, and the ability to engage a group of accomplished business unit heads by providing proactive advice on a variety of audit matters while carefully balancing the independent requirements of the IA function.
Effective negotiation skills, a proactive and 'no surprises' approach in communicating issues and strength in sustaining independent views. This individual must be an articulate and effective communicator, both orally and in writing, with an energetic, charismatic and approachable style.
Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with all levels of internal and external audit and senior management
Internal Number: 5850957
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