Audit Manager (hybrid)

Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
09 Sep 2023
09 Oct 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.

Our team is hybrid and based in Belfast. You should be within commutable distance to allow you to come on site when and as required.

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.

Job Description

Team/Function Overview:

Our EMEA Institutional Clients Group (ICG) Compliance team have a diverse mix of backgrounds and expertise and are located in London, Belfast and Warsaw. The team perform complex and critical country and regional audits / assessments of Citi's risk and control environments, in addition to working with the wider team in the other regions on global audits, as needed. Ultimately the primary objective of the team is to ensure the firm meets audit standards and regulations in partnership with business leaders and the develop, execute, and evaluate audit plans.

Role / Position Overview:
  • Execute compliance related audits in the role of Audit Lead
  • Manage a small to medium sized team of Internal Audit professionals to ensure timely delivery of audit reports, in accordance with Internal audit and regulatory standards
  • Manage audit activities for Second Line of Defense (Independent Compliance Risk Management (ICRM)) at the country, regional or global level, identify the compliance risks, escalate, and actively engage in the management of such risks
  • On-time validation of risk based, and regulatory audit issues owned by ICRM
  • Complete the Business Monitoring Quarterly Summary, Business Monitoring Plan
  • Collaborate with teams across the business and determine impact on the overall control environment and audit approach
  • Advise and assists the business on change initiatives, while advancing integrated auditing concepts and technology adoption
  • Influence a wide range of internal audiences including product, function, or regional executive management partners
  • Ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.
  • Effective stakeholders' engagement and /or other team members.
Development Value:
  • Professional development in an international role, which provides regular exposure to auditing activities in numerous countries within the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region.
  • Challenging learning path, which leads to an understanding of Citi's products and services and development of your personal skills.
  • Working in our organization involves working on international projects, in a culturally diverse and dynamic environment and learning top quality organizational culture.
  • Suitable experience within Internal Audit and/or Second Line of Defence (ICRM)
  • Specific subject matter expertise of Compliance and Regulatory Risk.
  • Effective verbal, written and negotiation skills
  • Effective project management skills
  • Effective influencing and relationship management skills
  • Excel skills
  • Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred
  • Analytical and critical thinking - to analyse complex compliance issues, identify root causes and evaluate the effectiveness of controls
  • Communication skills - ability to clearly and articulate audit findings, recommendations, and to escalate concerns as they arise.
  • Organisation and adaptability - good time management, takes initiative and has the ability to multitask, in addition to learning on the job and being willing to learn on a continuously basis.
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:
Internal Audit

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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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