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Audit Director

Company: Citi
Location: Bedford
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Citi's Internal Audit (IA) division provides independent assessments of the company's governance, risk management and internal control environment for key stakeholders including the Board of Directors, senior management and Citi's numerous regulators globally. IA is a change agent within Citi to enhance the control culture of Citigroup worldwide and thereby support senior management decision making around the globe.IA maintains a Quality Assurance (QA) function that reports to the Citi Chief Auditor and the Group Audit Committee. -The QA function provides independent assurance that IA has achieved and is maintaining appropriate standards of internal audit delivery (set against both IA's own internal standards and the Standards and Code of Ethics of the Institute of Internal Auditors). -The QA Audit Director - Regulatory Issue Validation (RIV) is a senior level management position responsible for managing a team of professionals with an overall objective to strategically direct QA RIV audit activities that provide an independent assessment of IA activity specifically related to Citi's regulatory remediation projects and the OCC/FRB Citi Consent Order. This role will primarily focus on Compliance, Financial Crimes, Personal Banking and Wealth Management IA activity. -The role is based in New York / Tampa / Irving, USA and will report to the QA RIV Chief Auditor based in New York, USA.Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of senior Quality Assurance (QA) staff, supplemented by QA subject matter experts, to provide centralized QA support for key Regulatory Issue Validation projects across the Compliance, Financial Crimes, Personal Banking and Wealth Management Internal Audit (IA) teams.
  • Manage the pipeline of key regulatory projects requiring QA review; co-ordinate necessary resources in scrum teams; ensure consistency of QA's check and challenge of IA's validation work; identify thematic areas for improvement; assess regulatory validation methodology end-to-end, from receipt of exam letter to final IA validation.
  • Work closely with IA Regulatory Management and IA Leadership to ensure awareness of regulatory focus areas, ongoing regulatory exams, and independently assess emerging risk areas for IA.
  • Collaborate with IA Learning & Development to develop, lead and coordinate delivery of regulatory validation methodology training to auditors (and stakeholders, as needed), including tailored training if required.
  • Support IA teams in regulatory matters, including review of responses to regulators and presenting directly to regulators as required.
  • Support the IA Professional Practices Chief Auditor in fostering a strong QA partnership with the EMT Chief Auditors, sharing insights and value-added feedback to audit teams in relation to quality results, best practices, themes and trends.
  • Create and present local audit committee reporting for QA results, as required.
  • Assist the IA Professional Practices Chief Auditor in strategic and innovation projects, contributing to the QA continuous improvement program to drive a best in class quality assurance function and world-class IA methodology and practices.
  • Carry out and/or assist in other independent QA reviews of assurance work performed by internal auditors including Hot Reviews, Targeted Reviews, moderating cold review scorecards, Continuous Improvement Reviews and Thematic Reviews.
  • Provide day-to-day pragmatic support and guidance to the auditors on methodology-related matters by leveraging experience and using professional judgement.
  • Establish and consistently maintain professional working relationship with IA Directors and CAs; maintain IA stakeholder communications through monthly meetings.
  • Support the QA Chief Auditor RIV in other assignments and projects as required.
  • Promote knowledge sharing and promulgation of best practices across IA and Citigroup.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 skillsEducation:
      • Bachelor's degree/University degree or equivalent experience
      • Master's degree preferred-------------------------------------------------Job Family Group: Internal Audit-------------------------------------------------Job Family:Audit------------------------------------------------------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.Citigroup Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Citi") invite all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation to use our search tools and/or apply for a career opportunity review .View the "" poster. View the .View the .View the -----------------------------Effective November 1, 2021, Citi requires that all successful applicants for positions located in the United States or Puerto Rico be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and provide proof of such vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

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