Senior Internal Auditor

19 Jan 2018
19 Feb 2018
Accountancy, Finance
Job Function
Internal Audit & Risk
Full Time
Contract Type

Overview of Citi:
Citi, the world leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and a presence in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions worldwide. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Citi enables clients to achieve their strategic financial objectives by providing them with cutting-edge ideas, best-in-class products and solutions, and unparalleled access to capital and liquidity

Team/Function Overview
Citi Internal Audit is a global function with approximately 1,800 staff based in 60 plus countries.

Citi Internal Audit provides independent assurance over each of Citi’s businesses, functions and in every country that Citi has a presence.

Role / Position Overview
The Senior Auditor position will focus on the delivery on assigned Audits focused around Citi Capital Planning area.

The role will ensure Citi have a robust, sustainable and forward-looking Capital Planning process

Key Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will receive an overview of the business context and specific training to enable them to perform the below key tasks

  • Participate in audits of a variety of corporate functions; a typical audit team can consist of 3 to 4 team members
  • As a part of the audit team you will develop an understanding of the business processes being audited and develop testing strategies to assess the effectiveness of key controls
  • Draft reports for senior management to capture the results of the audit including corrective action plans if applicable
  • Subsequently have the opportunity to lead internal audits of a variety of business and functions

Development Value:

  • Work for a world-class bank with a strong global brand
  • Obtain an exposure to Citi’s businesses and functions in Dublin and across the globe
  • Build in-depth product knowledge of the businesses being audited and sharing good practice with other businesses
  • Develop highly-transferable skills that will provide the foundation for a varied career in Citi or further afield


  • Applies solid understanding of internal audit standards, policies, and local regulations to provide timely audit assurance
  • Solid business understanding of Risk Management, and Capital Planning Processes including governance framework, capital management & Strategy, stress testing, Market Risk &IRRBB, Risk Framework and Appetite Statement, and financial forecast. Specific subject matter expertise regarding Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP), ILAAP, and IFRS 9. 
  • Effective communication and writing skills to articulate processes, risks and controls. Develops effective line management relationships to ensure strong understanding of the business
  • Effective negotiation, communication and writing skills to support “no surprises” approach in communicating concerns, observations and issues
  • Proven ability to manage a variety of tasks to deliver high-quality output with defined timelines
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with all levels of internal and external audit and management
  • Monitors the risk environment and assesses the emerging risks through the Business Monitoring process
  • Recommends tactical and/or strategic solutions to risk and control issues
  • Applies knowledge of key regulations or local requirements to adequately define the audit scope
  • Pro-actively develops automated routines to help focus audit testing


  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel’s analytical tools (e.g., VLookup, data pivots) is ideal but not essential
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with all levels of internal and external audit and management.


  • BS/BA degree or equivalent combination of education/experience. Related certifications (CPA, ACA, CFA, CIA, CISA or similar) are a plus
  • 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
  • Specific subject matter expertise regarding ICAAP/ILAAP processes.
  • 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


  • Inquisitive and analytical mind
  • Oral and written communication skills

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