APAC Audit Director - AML International

Recruiter
CITIBANK SINGAPORE LTD
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
19 Sep 2020
Closes
26 Sep 2020
Ref
20209542
Experience level
Director
The Audit Director is a senior level management position responsible for contributing to the strategic direction of Citi's Internal Audit (IA) function, in coordination with the Audit team. This role is also responsible for managing multiple teams of professionals. The overall objective of this role is to direct audit activities that support a subset of a product line, function, or legal entity at the global or regional level, in accordance with IA standards, Citi policies, and local regulations.

Responsibilities:
  • Deliver multiple current audits to specification, and ensure the delivery of audit reports are complete, insightful, timely, error free and concise
  • Contribute to the delivery of reports outlining IA's contributions, and oversee audit's coverage and reporting on common high risk areas
  • Provide independent assurance on the design and operating effectiveness of an area, at a global or regional level
  • Ensure timely delivery of comprehensive regulatory and internal audit issue validation, including issues arising from other external parties
  • Ensure IA meets/exceeds expectations, and support and drive the IA Transformation Program and IA's and management's efforts
  • Improve the identification, measurement, management, reporting and controls in governance, risk and control environments
  • Support and endorse the Quality Assurance (QA) function of IA, and resolve issues found by QA, improving audit processes and coverage
  • Ensure the adoption of Citigroup and Citibank Audit Committee Charters and the IA Charter, and engage in internal/external negotiations
  • Oversee various tasks to build the audit team, including recruiting staff, developing and training the team, and managing the budget
  • 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, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards.

Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of experience in a related role
  • Related certifications (CPA, ACA, CFA, CIA, CISA or similar) preferred
  • Demonstrated success in business, functional and people management
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Demonstrated ability to remain unbiased in a diverse working environment
  • Effective negotiation skills

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Master's degree preferred


This role will contribute to the scoping and execution of AML audit coverage in accordance with established IA methodology and professional auditing standards, legal entity governance reporting, and other regulatory compliance audits. The position will be based in Singapore and will report directly into the Chief Auditor AML International, with matrix reporting line to the Regional Chief Auditor for APAC. The position will provide IA's APAC AML International team with leadership and direction to ensure the provision of independent assurance which is consistent and aligned with the Global IA strategies and APAC business objectives.

The candidate should have strong functional knowledge of regional and local regulatory AML and Sanctions programs that have been established to comply with the regulatory requirements, Citi policies and procedures, provisions and guidelines established by the various key APAC regulators, OCC, Federal Reserve, and all applicable regulations governing local banking activites and operations. The candidate must have extensive working knowledge of regulatory requirements and the related risks and controls and demonstrate the ability to work with senior management and lead audit team execution.

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