Citi Junior Auditor - Corporate Functions in Warsaw, Poland

  • Primary Location: Poland,Mazowieckie,Warsaw

  • Other Location: Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Latin America; Canada

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Audit

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 25 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16054384


Function background/context:

Internal Audit is a global organization of over 1800 professionals covering Citi's global businesses and service to clients and customers in over 180 countries. Citi's Internal Audit 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. Internal Audit is a change agent within Citi aimed to enhance the control culture of Citigroup worldwide and thereby support senior management decision making around the globe.

Job Purpose:

This role participates in the timely delivery of high quality; value added assurance and audit reports for a portfolio of business activities, which meet the requirements of the Boards of Citigroup and Citibank, their affiliates and of Citi’s respective regulators, globally.

The EMEA Corporate Functions Internal Audit team covers the Public Affairs, Legal, Human Resources, Procurement Sourcing, Accounts Payable, Citi Security and Investigative Services (CSIS) and Realty Services Citi business units.

The EMEA Corporate Functions team are part of a global coverage model which includes teams in Asia, NAM and LATAM regions and headed by a Chief Auditor based in New York.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As a professional, applies solid understanding of internal audit standards, policies, and local regulations to provide timely audit assurance.

  • Contributes to the development of audit processes improvements.

  • Applies solid understanding of how internal audit collectively integrates with line management and control functions to accomplish the objectives of the function and overall business.

  • Performs audits related to Corporate Functions, including Human Resources, Citi Shared Services, Public Affairs, Legal, Procurement, Accounts Payable, Citi Security and Investigative Services and/or Realty in accordance with corporate methodologies and professional standards, including drafting of audit reports, presenting issues to the business and discussing practical solutions.

  • Completes assigned audits within budgeted timeframes, and budgeted costs.

  • Provides coaching to team members in all phases of the audit process.

  • Monitors the risk environment and assesses the emerging risks through the Business Monitoring process.

  • Recommends appropriate and pragmatic solutions to risk and control issues.

  • Applies knowledge of key regulations to influence audit scope.

  • Develops effective line management relationships to ensure strong understanding of the business.

  • Pro-actively develops automated routines to help focus audit testing.


Qualifications and Competencies

  • CPA or equivalent academic qualification.

  • Proven ability in taking responsibility for the quality of audit work and deliverables; and to deliver according to strict timetables.

  • Specific subject matter expertise regarding technology application control disciplines and a solid business understanding of Finance function.

  • Effective negotiation skills, a proactive and 'no surprises' approach in communicating issues and strength in sustaining independent views. This individual must be an articulate and effective communicator, both orally and in writing, with an energetic, charismatic and approachable style.

  • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with all levels of internal and external audit and management.