Internal Audit is a global organization of over 1800 professionals covering Citi's global businesses and service to clients and customers in over 180 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.
Internal Audit is a change agent within Citi aimed to enhance the control culture of Citigroup worldwide and thereby support senior management decision making around the globe.
This role provides the Internal Audit organization with strategic direction in the establishment of risk-based auditing and reporting methodologies, organization design, and effective positioning of the function to ensure provision of independent assurance which is consistent and aligned with Citigroup and Citibank business objectives, and for a sub set of a product line / function entity ensures the timely delivery of high quality, value added assurance and audit reports which meet the requirements of the Boards of Citigroup and Citibank, their affiliates and of Citi’s respective regulators, globally.
The effective management of change activities (programs and projects) at Citi is of significant importance to the enterprise.
IA plays an important role in providing independent assurance that the Project / Program Management controls are designed and operating effectively to mitigate the risk of programs / projects missing delivery commitments relating to time, budget, and purpose.
Key Responsibilities :
Supports and executes a robust Audit Plan, by reviewable entity, for assigned businesses in accordance with Internal Audit standards, relevant government statutes and regulations and Citigroup and Citibank policies.
Delivers on time high quality audit reports, Internal Audit and Regulatory issue validation and (where appropriate, branch examinations, as well as business monitoring and governance committee reporting.
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.
Proactively advances integrated auditing concepts and use of technology.
Provides coaching to team members in all phases of the audit process.
Contributes to the development of audit processes improvements
Work collaboratively with Internal Audit teams in other locations, sharing issues and concerns identified to evaluate and identify potential global themes.
Applies an in-depth understanding of the inter-relationships of business and support units throughout the corporation and how they impact the overall control environment and the audit approach.
Uses excellent communication skills in order to influence a wide range of internal audiences including respective product, function, or regional executive management partners.
May negotiate internally often at higher levels on matters which will have a major impact on the area managed.
Demonstrates strong judgment, political astuteness, and sensitivity to cultural diversity.
Possesses strong project management and interpersonal skills, makes sound decisions, exhibiting initiative and intuitive thinking.
Consulted often by others for advice and opinions and recognized as a leadership role model.
Participates in major business initiatives and pro-actively advises and assists the business on change initiatives.
Develops and manages effective line management relationships to ensure strong understanding of the business and provide all stakeholders with insight, opinions and practical solutions to improve the control culture.
Pro-actively develops automated routines to help focus audit testing.
Participates in and leads audits of Change audits in accordance with Internal Audit methodology and regulatory requirements in the assessment of control issues, formulation of corrective actions and preparation of audit reports.
Monitors the risk environment and assesses the emerging risks through the Business Monitoring process.
BA / BS or equivalent. Related certifications (CIA, CISA, PMI, PRINCE II, Agile or similar) are a plus.
Senior 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 to stakeholders according to strict timetables.
Specific subject matter expertise regarding project / program management disciplines and a solid business understanding of financial products, especially those associated with the Consumer or Institutional businesses.
Demonstrates experience in managing teams and managing integrated internal audit and assurance delivery within a matrix reporting environment.
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 management.
We offer :
Opportunity to work in an international environment in a managerial role with regional responsibility
Cooperation with a high quality team in a challenging area of the financial industry with one of the world's leading companies
Excellent working environment
Attractive conditions of employment and benefits