Risk Manager and Audit Liaison Officer (Hybrid)

Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
07 Jun 2023
26 Jun 2023
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Overview of Citi:

Citi is a world-leading global bank. We have approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. We provide 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. We enable clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity.

Citi Belfast is one of the largest employers in Northern Ireland with a diverse and talented team of over 3000 people from over 40 different nationalities across our four Belfast offices.

We are the only global investment bank operating in Northern Ireland. Every day, our local experts interact with global teams in over 100 countries developing and supporting next-generation technology solutions for the enterprise and delivering critical services to the bank and its customers, to make sure we are a stronger and safer organization for our clients.

You will have a truly global reach, which will provide you with new experiences and development opportunities right here in Belfast's iconic Titanic Quarter.

Global Functions Technology is a diverse organization comprised of more than 15,000 talented professionals with some of the brightest minds - all working together to realise Citi's Vision of growth and economic progress. As a group, we partner with the Finance, Risk, Compliance, and Human Resources teams to drive the delivery of innovative technology solutions using common data, analytics, and platforms. Our technology operates in real-time environments, capturing and managing HR, AML, market, transaction, and accounting data, as well as the data from millions of customers daily. Our solutions cover all products and geographies in which Citi does business. We are the backbone for reporting across the bank, satisfying our regulatory commitments, enabling our businesses to be nimbler and helping to safeguard customer assets through highly effective controls.

We foster an environment where the best people want to work. We value and demand respect for others, promote individuals based on merit, and ensure opportunities for personal development are widely available to all. Ideal candidates are innovators with well-rounded backgrounds who bring their authentic selves to work and complement our culture of delivering results with pride. If you are a problem solver who seeks passion in your work, come join us. We'll enable growth and progress together.

Global Functions Technology Risk & Control Audit Coordination team has an exciting opportunity for an experienced audit and control leader for our Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. The Audit Coordination team within Global Functions Technology's Risk & Control function serves as audit process and knowledge resources providing coordination services for Internal Audit, ICRM, ORM and other oversight organizational audits. The Audit Coordinator functions as an audit knowledge expert who leverages strong business acumen and technical knowledge to provide guidance, consulting, and advisory services to stakeholders, assuring understanding of audit requests, testing, and issues while also driving accuracy of audit conclusions and findings. This Audit Coordinator will independently lead large, complex audits across EMEA as well as North America or Asia as needed. This role will also be responsible for working with management on continuous improvement efforts, leveraging feedback from stakeholders to drive enhancements to our processes and engagement model.

The person in this role must appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency. This role reports to the EMEA Regional Head of Audit Coordination for Global Functions Technology.

  • Responsible for coordination and management of Global Functions Technology audits and reviews with the EMEA region or others as assigned; including defining the strategy, approach, processes, quality, tools and stakeholder management necessary for successful audit completion.
  • Works closely with business partners on findings and makes recommendations on improving practices.
  • Acts as a liaison between Global Functions Technology technology owners and the internal or external audit and risk teams, ensuring understanding and agreement to audit scope, timely completion of requested audit deliverables, confirmation of audit issues, and remediation actions plans.
  • Collaborates with other Global Functions Technology Risk teams to share and proactively identify emerging audit risks.
  • Supports Risk Officers and Issues Validation teams, as needed during issue closure reviews.
  • Exercises independence of judgement and autonomy in accordance with the audit or review scope and scale.
  • Acts as SME to senior stakeholders and/or other team members.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
  • Relevant experience in Business Risk & Controls including experience in Internal Audit, Compliance, or Public audit firms.
  • Relevant direct management or leadership experience within large complex organisations preferred.
  • Relevant experience in technology and /or financial services preferred.
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead global team efforts.
  • Excellent problem solving skills with the ability to see the big picture with high attention to critical details.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage key stakeholders across large organisations.
What We Offer:

We work hard to have a positive financial and social impact on the communities we serve. In turn, we put our employees first and provide the best-in-class benefits they need to be well, live well and save well.

We'll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decisions, and allow you to choose which benefits suit you and your personal life best.

Visit our Global Benefits page to learn more.

Highlights to our core benefits include:
  • Award winning pension
  • On-site health services
  • Private medical insurance packages to suit your personal circumstances
  • Paid parental leave
  • Generous holiday allowance starting at 27 Days plus bank holidays; increasing with tenure
Citi Belfast also champions diversity within our workforce, which helps us be well and live well together. We have over 40 different nationalities in our Northern Ireland offices, are a vocal supporter of LGBTQ+ rights, and are proud to have 47% of our leadership team made up of individuals who identify as women.

We encourage and lead inclusivity through our Pride, Disability, Multicultural, Families Matter, and Women affinity networks that are run by and for, Citi Belfast colleagues; providing them with the support they need in their personal and professional journeys and supplying them with the tools to help educate colleagues on all things related to each network to help us work better together.

Job Family Group:
Risk Management

Job Family:
Business Risk & Controls

Time Type:
Full time

Citi is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

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