Citi Senior Auditor - Investment Banking Operations 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: 16056096


Function background/context:

Internal Audit is a global organization of over 1400 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.

This position will perform audit testing on Securities and Fund Services audits in the EMEA region, with a primary focus on the Funds businesses. This individual will report to the SVP for Fund Fiduciary EMEA. Fund Services offers Fund Administration (Fund Accounting, Transfer Agency, Middle Office Services) and Fund Fiduciary /Depository Bank Services from the United Kingdom (London, Edinburgh and Glasgow), Ireland, Luxembourg, Jersey, Poland, The Netherlands, Hungary and Greece.

Key Responsibilities:

  • As a seasoned 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 moderately complex audits related to Securities and Fund Services 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

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent combination of education/experience.

  • Intermediate level experience in a related role with experience in business, functional and people management, with proven abilities in taking responsibility for issuing to stakeholders high quality deliverables according to strict timetables.

  • Solid business understanding of Capital Markets products, especially those associated with the Funds business.

  • 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.