Internal Audit Innovation - Senior Auditor - AVP

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
13 Feb 2021
03 Mar 2021
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The Audit Innovation function is looking for a Senior Auditor to join the Special Projects team. The Audit Innovation and Analytics Special Projects team works with members of Internal Audit to execute Innovation projects in support of critical reviews, along with identifying automation opportunities and repeatable solutions. The candidate must be proficient in the development and use of analytics technology and tools to provide solutions that enhance audit efficiency and effectiveness. The results of the analytics directly impact the Citigroup's safety and soundness through the testing of key business controls and the identification of emerging risks. In addition to strong technical skills, the candidate requires a functional knowledge of banking processes and related risks and controls.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Recommends appropriate and pragmatic solutions to risk and control issues.
  • Pro-actively develops automated routines to help focus audit testing and perform critical reviews.
  • Assisting audit teams in performing moderately complex reviews related to banking products and regulatory reporting in accordance with corporate methodologies and professional standards.
  • Providing coaching to team members regarding the use of automation in all phases of the audit process.
  • Participating in the innovative use of audit analytics through direct participation in all phases of audits (i.e., business monitoring, planning, fieldwork, reporting) and critical reviews.
  • Assisting in defining data needs, designing and executing audit analytics during audits and critical reviews in accordance with the audit methodology and professional standards.
  • Applies understanding of business processes, risks and controls to identify opportunities to enhance audit efficiencies and effectiveness through the development and delivery of automated processes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to clearly articulate analytics requirements and results, and make practical recommendations for analytics enhancements.
  • Develop professional relationships with product and technology audit teams to assist in the definition of audit analytics opportunities for assigned audits and business monitoring activities.
  • Develop effective working relationships with technology and business management of the area being audited and reviewed.
  • Promote the use of audit analytics and provide training to team members regarding the use of analytics to enhance all phases of the audit and review process.
  • Promoting continuous improvement in all aspects of audit automation activities (e.g., technical environment, software, operating procedures).

Qualifications and Competencies
  • Substantial years of business / audit analyst experience in providing automated solutions to business needs.
  • Work experience in global environment and in large company.
  • Excellent technical, programming and databases skills
  • Excellent analytical ability to understand business processes and related risks and controls, and develop innovative audit analytics based upon audit needs.
  • Strong interpersonal and multicultural skills for interfacing with all levels of internal and external audit and management.
  • Self-driven, problem solving approach. Understanding of procedures and following these to keep quality and security of processes.

Proficiency in one or more of the following technical skills::
  • SAS
  • SQL
  • VBA
  • Python
  • MS Access
  • JAVA

Proficiency in at least one of the following Data Visualization tools is a plus:
  • Power BI
  • QlikView
  • Microstrategy

Experience of the following areas would be a plus:
  • Business Intelligence including use of statistics , data modeling, data mining and predictive analytics
  • the Banking Businesses (i.e., Institutional Clients Group, Consumer, Corporate Functions) or areas of expertise (i.e. Anti-Money Laundering, Regulatory Reporting)
  • Big Data analysis including big data dedicated use like HUE

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity:
Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organizational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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