Internal Audit (IA) is a global organization of over 1800 professionals covering Citi's global businesses and service to clients and customers in over 160 countries. Citi's Internal Audit division provides independent assessments of the company's governance, risk management and internal control environment for key stakeholders including the Board of Directors, senior management and Citi's numerous regulators globally. IA is a change agent within Citi aimed to enhance the control culture of Citigroup worldwide to drive positive change and thereby support senior management decision making around the globe.
This role participates in the timely delivery of high quality, value added assurance and audit reports for a portfolio of business activities, which meet the requirements of the Boards of Citigroup and Citibank, their affiliates and of Citi's respective regulators, globally.
This position is for a C12 Senior Auditor within the ICG Regulatory Initiatives and Centralized Markets team, reporting to the C14 Senior Audit Manager. The Senior Auditor will contribute to the execution of the overall audit process.
The role is integral component of the audit delivery in response to Regulatory changes, including Dodd Frank / Volcker / MiFID II. The Financial Crisis has led to an unprecedented level of regulatory reform. Much of the legislation and subsequent rule making will have a significant impact on Citi's global businesses and frequently specifically mandates Internal Audit coverage.
Applies solid understanding of internal audit standards, policies, and local regulations to provide timely audit assurance.
Demonstrates strong judgement, political astuteness and sensitivity to cultural diversity.
Contributes to the development of audit processes improvements.
Applies solid understanding of how internal audit collectively integrates with line management and control functions to accomplish the objectives of the function and overall business.
Performs moderately complex audits related to Investment Banking, technology management; project/program management; or supplier management in accordance with corporate methodologies and professional standards, including drafting of audit reports, presenting issues to the business and discussing practical solutions.
Completes assigned audits within budgeted timeframes, and budgeted costs.
Provides coaching to team members in all phases of the audit process.
Monitors the risk environment and assesses the emerging risks through the Business Monitoring process.
Recommends appropriate and pragmatic solutions to risk and control issues.
Applies knowledge of key regulations to influence audit scope.
Develops effective line management relationships to ensure strong understanding of the business.
Pro-actively develops automated routines to help focus audit testing.
Experience and Skills:
Experience leading business and technical teams of resources and providing direction to senior business and technical stakeholders on functional and technical product roadmaps
Strong understanding of Payments Architecture, Payment Systems and Payment Messages is a key requirement
Experienced individual with strong understanding of application management, technology delivery and business analysis
Ability and experience of estimating complex business problems in the context of a broad landscape of technology, both from existing and market perspective
Excellent knowledge of core attributes of Payments and Receivables functional structures required
Senior presence and ability to operate at different levels (e.g., research/analysis, thought-partnership with seniors, presentations, interactions with partners, clients)
Exceptional strategic skills; ability to conceptualize and execute on the business and technology vision.
Original and innovative thinking, creativity
Rigorous attention to detail and focus on execution
Highly self-motivated and driven
Experience leading complex change programs
Strong presentational skills required
What we Offer
Regional leadership opportunity and exposure to wide diversity of people and technology
Exposure to new and emerging technology in the Payments landscape
Gain knowledge and insight into aligning Technology to business strategy
Interacts directly with senior management across Technology, Product, Operations and Compliance.
Develop core Technology and Product knowledge
As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;
Competitive paid annual leave
A non-contributory pension scheme with strong employer contributions
Life assurance cover
Citi fully covers medical insurance for all employees with generous day to day benefits as well as hospital cover
Citi also supports a further education policy
Wellness program - on site Occupational Health Centre plus a series of informative talks on topical health related subjects
Tax Saver and Bike to Work Schemes
Opportunity to work in a flexible environment where the business can support
At Citi, we pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including an on-site restaurant, coffee dock and shop, a subsidised gym and subsidised social clubs and societies.
Citi boasts a large diversity framework and network which encourages inclusion in the workforce as well as participation in a wide variety of initiatives and events. We also pride ourselves on our engagement with the local community from a Corporate Social Responsibility perspective.
Citi offers employees a competitive benefits package as well as extra additional perks such as corporate discounts and memberships.
Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.
Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.
Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Internal Number: 5858697
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