Audit Manager

Citi (Zurich ZH, Schweiz) Vor 14 Tagen veröffentlicht

Job Purpose & Background:

Internal Audit (IA) is a global organization of over 2000 professionals covering Citi's global businesses and service to clients and customers more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi's 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. IA is a change agent within Citi to enhance the control culture of Citi worldwide and thereby support senior management decision making around the world. 

The successful Candidate will join the EMEA IA Citi Private Bank team, located in Zurich and in Warsaw, and will report to the regional IA CPB head, located in Zurich. The Incumbent will be responsible for managing a Team on a project by project basis and leading complex and critical audits and assessments of Citi’s risk and control environments. This encompasses providing objective risk based independent assurances with respect to the effectiveness of Citi Private Banks risk management, governance processes and the system of internal controls.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute audit plans
  • Manage a small to medium sized team of Internal Audit professionals on a project by project basis,  that delivers audit reports, in accordance with Internal audit and regulatory standards
  • Manage audit activities for a component of a product line at the regional or country level including a portion of the annual audit plan
  • Establish the Business Monitoring Quarterly summary and serve as lead reviewer for various tasks
  • Collaborate with teams across the business and determine impact on the overall control environment and audit approach
  • Advise and assists the business on change initiatives, while advancing integrated auditing concepts and technology adoption
  • Apply an in-depth understanding of Internal Audit standards, policies and technology to a specific product or function
  • Use communication skills to influence a wide range of internal audiences including product, function, or regional executive management partners
  • Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision
  • Can exercise independence of judgement and autonomy
  • Ability to project based team management with members located in other locations outside of Switzerland.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm's reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency, as well as effectively supervise the activity of others and create accountability with those who fail to maintain these standards

Key Skills and qualifications

  • Strong/relevant experience in internal or external audit, compliance or risk management.
  • Specific subject matter expertise regarding wealth management and controls in a global financial services organization.
  • Excellent analytical ability to understand business processes and related risks and controls, and develop innovative audit analytics based upon audit needs
  • Competent in applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices
  • Strong project management, negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with all levels of internal and external audit and management
  • Very good language skills in one of the local languages (German/French/Italien) and very good written and spoken English skills.
  • Related certifications (CPA, ACA, CFA, CIA, CISA or similar) preferred
  • Effective verbal, written and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated ability to remain unbiased in a diverse working environment


  • Bachelor's/University degree, Master's degree preferred


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