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 other members from Global Centralized Markets Audit. The role sits within the IA Conduct & Supervision team which specializes in performing global cross-business audit and regulatory reviews of Citi's control environment, primarily focused on market, client, firm and employee conduct risk. The overall objective is to apply in-depth knowledge of audit and markets, through value-added perspectives to help Citi reach business goals. 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.
Citi Institutional Client Group (ICG) provides world-class products and financing solutions for corporations, governments, and institutional investors through dominant underwriting, sales and trading, and distribution capabilities.
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.
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
To be successful in this role, you should be an experienced Auditor, with Conduct and Regulatory background.
Preferable to have experience or knowledge of Market Abuse behavior, Unauthorized Trading, Regulatory reviews, and understanding of 1LOD Risks and Controls.
Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience
Master's degree preferred
Job Family Group: Internal Audit
Job Family: Audit
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