Internal Audit - Quality Assurance (Technology) - Vice President

Recruiter
Citi
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
27 Nov 2022
Closes
09 Dec 2022
Ref
17928667
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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 role involves close liaison with the global audit teams to ensure appropriate understanding, access to and the correct application of the IA methodology. In this role you will be partnering with the audit teams responsible for Technology, Data Quality, Cross Enterprise (Third Party and Program Management) and Innovation across the Asia Pacific region, and supporting the global QA team across all regions.

The role is based in London and reports to the Quality Assurance Director - Technology/Data Quality/Cross Enterprise/Innovation based in London

Responsibilities:
  • Operate independently as a QA partner across the Technology/Data Quality/Cross Enterprise audit teams and IA Innovation team, forming partnerships at all levels within IA. Support the QA Director (QAD) in fostering a strong QA partnership with the Chief Auditors.
  • Provide assurance over the quality of IA's work via formal QA products (e.g., Scorecards, Thematic Reviews, Hot reviews, Continuous Improvement Reviews and Targeted Reviews).
  • Provide day-to-day support and guidance to the assigned audit teams on methodology-related matters.
  • Be a change agent in the continuous improvement program to deliver and maintain a best in class QA function, sharing best practices and lessons learned with the IA teams.
  • Contribute to continued improvement in IA methodology and coverage through the delivery of QA products.
  • Assist in the provision of methodology training to auditors, including tailored training as and when needed.
  • Assist with periodic ad-hoc projects (e.g., research and development of QA specific training).
  • Assist in the review and improvement of global IA methodology and practices, including innovation initiatives.
  • Assist the SVP and QAD in the review of Audit Reports, Issue Validation Workpapers, and other IA products.
  • Assist the SVP and QAD in reviewing key internal QA deliverables and external deliverables.
  • Establish and consistently maintain professional working relationship with key IA stakeholders; assist the QAD in maintaining IA stakeholder communications through monthly meetings as assigned by the QAD.
  • Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and meet strict deadlines, both internal and external (e.g., regulators).
  • Willingness to assist other QADs on an ad-hoc basis to ensure consistent utilization
Qualifications:
  • 7+ years of experience in an audit, risk, controls, QA or related role.
  • Must be an articulate and effective communicator, both orally and in writing, with an energetic, charismatic and approachable style. Candidates must have effective persuasion skills, the ability to work effectively at the highest levels of the organization and will display highly effective networking and influencing skills.
  • Related certifications (CPA, ACA, CFA, CIA, CISA or similar) preferred.
  • Proficiency in English is required, and knowledge of Spanish and other languages are advantageous.
  • Experience auditing Technology, Data Quality, Third Parties or Program Management preferred.
  • Self-motivated, detailed oriented, and ability to multi-task especially interchange of QA internal initiatives (e.g., scorecard review vs. review of regulatory specific deliverables).
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines, either QA internal or external (e.g., regulators).
  • Demonstrated success in business, functional and people management.
  • Demonstrated ability to remain unbiased in a diverse working environment.
Education:
  • Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred
This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.

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