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Senior Audit Manager - CBNA and Transformation

Company: Citi
Location: Richardson
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:


Citi Internal Audit (IA) is a dynamic global function of over 2,500 professionals located across more than 60 countries, covering Citi's global businesses and services to clients and customers through its network in 90+ countries. Through a culture of continuous improvement, Citi IA is focused on maintaining its position as a best-in-class IA function and is committed to investing in people, learning and development, innovation and methodology programs.

The Internal Audit mission is to provide independent, objective, reliable, valued, and timely assurance to the Board, senior management and regulators of Citigroup and Citibank (and its subsidiaries), over the effectiveness of culture, ethical conduct, governance, risk management, and controls that mitigate current and evolving risks and to enhance the control environment.

The function is made up of multiple teams covering each of Citi's product and functional areas, as well as dedicated teams for IA Operations, IA Innovation, and IA Quality Assurance.

Citibank, N.A. (CBNA or the Bank) is a direct, wholly owned subsidiary of Citigroup Inc. accounting for approximately 75% of Citigroup's total assets. The Bank is subject to regulation and examination by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and also by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the Federal Reserve Board (FRB). The foreign branches, representative offices and subsidiaries of CBNA are subject to regulation and examination by their respective foreign financial regulators as well as by the OCC and the FRB. In response to the guidance each of these agencies produces, the support team, under the CBNA CEO, is responsible for the governance and control infrastructure for the Bank.

The IA CBNA team is a central team within IA, reporting to the Chief Auditor for Citibank, N.A. This team will be accountable for oversight, coordination and direction within IA to enable consistent and sufficient coverage across CBNA by developing and maintaining strong working relationships with Internal Audit Product/Functions team(s), Business & Functions Risk/Control, Program leads and Citi's CBNA Management Team. The team is responsible for effective check and challenge and driving consistency, coverage, structuring and resourcing needs, coordination, aggregation, and reporting from an IA perspective of CBNA. The IA CBNA team also provides risk-based audit coverage of Citi's Controls Group (under the CBNA CEO) and the CAO Function.

Job Description

The Senior Audit Manager is a senior level management position responsible for managing a complex and critical unit within Internal Audit, in coordination with the Audit team. The overall objective of this role is to direct complex audit activities for the IA CBNA and Transformation team.

The individual will be a member of the IA CBNA and Transformation team reporting to the CBNA Director. In addition to performing audits and validation work, the Audit Manager will oversee the production of high quality governance reporting for the CBNA Chief Auditor, drive Management Information reporting for key stakeholders on audit information and control environment trends, and lead driving key IA initiatives, as required.


  • Working with product and function Chief Auditors and their delegates to develop and complete (and keep updated) an effective audit strategy and plan that provides thorough, risk based coverage (including issue validation for regulatory and audit issues) for addressing material risks from a CBNA lens
  • Providing regular review and audit oversight over critical remediation programs and tracking progress
  • Effectively reviewing and challenging first and second line CBNA management assessments
  • Working with IA QA team to address any QA findings, regulatory issues against IA etc.
  • Working with IA MI team to analyze audit data in audit systems from a CBNA perspective; ensuring corrections are made as required, and following up to ensure errors detected are sustainably addressed
  • Providing regular updates and briefings on audit perspectives from a CBNA perspective to Senior Management, Board Sub-Committees etc. including an independent opinion on managements reporting
  • Support the CBNA Chief Auditor and CBNA Director in managing IA's regulatory relationships resulting in constructive two-way dialogue, trust in the IA function and general reliance being placed on IA's work around CBNA and Transformation. Meet specific regulatory requirements relating to IA whilst following the standard IA coverage model to the greatest extent possible.
  • Provide credible check and challenge CBNA defined scope to ensure it fully addresses supervisory expectations and OCC's Heightened Standards
  • Look across programs and initiatives to identify related and interdependent elements and provide recommendations, where needed, for combining or connecting programs and initiatives to achieve greater effectiveness and efficiency
  • Perform end-to-end review and challenge IA Product and Functions team to confirm quality and adequacy of global CBNA Coverage
  • Proactively interact with IA and CBNA Management team to provide credible challenge and positively influence Citi culture, ethical conduct, governance, risk management and control frameworks.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Internal Audit Product/Functions Team, Business & Function Risk/ Control Leads, Program Leads, and CBNA Management Team.
  • Attract, develop, motivate and retain a highly diverse and effective IA team. Work with the global IA team, to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of IA resources, taking into consideration the costs and experience of local and global auditors as well as leveraging different audit approaches and innovative audit tools. Identifies and develops talent providing long term career opportunities within IA and other parts of the bank. Qualifications
    • 10+ years of progressive business, audit, accountancy or other broad relevant experience, preferably including the regional market and regulatory environment
    • Executive presence and expert in building and maintaining strong open relationships with executive stakeholders, working as a partner, exerting influence and providing credible challenge in a constructive manner.
    • Ability to quickly comprehend the true risks of complex global issues, escalate to the appropriate level and provide advice on pragmatic commercial solutions.
    • Thought leader in current IA best practice, innovative IA developments and leading the design and delivery of quality risk based forward looking audit plans. Experience of successfully managing major transformational projects.
    • Outstanding performer, open minded, resilient, agile, energetic, self-starter, articulate and empathetic whilst being confident to deliver opinions to bring about positive outcomes.
    • Proven and progressive business, audit, accountancy or other broad relevant experience, preferably including the market and regulatory environment.
    • Strong leadership skills including a track record of identifying and developing world class talent. Experienced in leading large dispersed professional teams. Education
      • Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred -

        Job Family Group:

        Internal Audit -

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        Time Type:

        Full time

        Primary Location:

        Irving Texas United States

        Primary Location Salary Range:

        $139,690.00 - $209,530.00

        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 Accessibility at Citi .

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        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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