Citibank

IA - Equities and Securities Services - Audit Director

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Citibank
Location
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
03 Mar 2021
Closes
02 Apr 2021
Ref
21260934
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Experience level
Director
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.

This director role will lead the global coverage of the Prime Finance, FX Prime Brokerage, Research and Investor Sales businesses within the Equities and Securities Services Portfolio with direct reports in each region. The role will also support the Chief Auditor in ensuring adequate coverage of our significant broker dealer legal entities as well as covering any significant regulatory remediation impacting the Equities and Securities Services businesses.

Equities and Securities Services (ESS) offers Prime Finance / Agency Securities Lending; Futures, Clearing and Collateral; Global Funds Services (Fund Administration includes Fund Accounting, Transfer Agency and Middle Office Services); Direct Custody and Clearing and Global Custody and Equities

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:
  • Solid 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.


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

Job Family Group:
Internal Audit

Job Family:
Audit

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