HK Audit Manager ICG Compliance

Employer
Citi
Location
Hong Kong
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 12, 2018
Closes
Nov 14, 2018
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
  • Primary Location: Hong Kong SAR of PRC,Hong Kong,Hong Kong
  • 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: 18061395


Description

Background:
Internal Audit is a global organization of over 1600 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 directs the timely delivery of complex 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.
Global Compliance is a team within IA, focused on anti-money laundering and regulatory compliance, globally.
This position is for a C13, Audit Manager covering Compliance for the Asia Regional Compliance team. The role will contribute to the scoping and execution of risk based audits covering applicable local/regional (focused on Asia Pacific) and U.S. regulations.  Audit coverage will be executed in accordance with established IA methodology and professional auditing standards. This position will also support the local Head of Audit in business monitoring and adherence to local regulatory requirements.
The position will be based in Hong Kong and will report directly into a Senior Vice President of Asia Compliance & AML Audit team based in Hong Kong.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Develops and executes a robust Audit Plan, by reviewable entity, for assigned businesses in accordance with Internal Audit standards, relevant government statutes and regulations and Citigroup and Citibank policies.
  • Delivers on time high quality audit reports, Internal Audit and Regulatory issue validation and (where appropriate, branch examinations, as well as business monitoring and governance committee reporting.
  • Manages audit activities for a component of a product line, function, or legal entity at the regional or country level including a portion of the Audit Plan.
  • Applies in-depth level of expertise in one or more of the corporation's businesses and leverages this knowledge into a leadership role in one or more teams.
  • Proactively advances integrated auditing concepts and use of technology. 
  • Manages a complex and critical unit within Internal Audit, including a small to medium sized team of Internal Audit professionals. Recruits staff, develops talent, builds effective teams, and manages a budget. Possesses a broad and comprehensive understanding of different Internal Audit standards, policies and local regulations; applies a broad and comprehensive knowledge of high risk areas including: AML Compliance and regulatory compliance.
  • Leads the professional development of Internal Audit staff. 
  • Develops effective senior line management relationships and has a strong understanding of the businesses. 
  • Applies an in-depth understanding of the inter-relationships of business and support units throughout the corporation and how they impact the overall control environment and the audit approach. 
  • Uses excellent communication skills in order to influence a wide range of internal audiences including respective product, function, or regional executive management partners. May negotiate internally often at higher levels on matters which will have a major impact on the area managed.
  • Demonstrates strong judgment, political astuteness, and sensitivity to cultural diversity. 
  • Possesses strong project management and interpersonal skills, makes sound decisions, exhibits initiative and intuitive thinking. Consulted often by others for advice and opinions and recognized as a leadership role model.
  • Participates in major business initiatives and pro-actively advises and assists the business on change initiatives. 
  • Frequently involved in matters that require complex judgments and solutions based on sophisticated analytical thought such as identifying solutions for a variety of complex and novel audit control issues.
  • Analyzes report findings; recommends appropriate interventions where needed.
  • Proposes creative and pragmatic solutions for risk and control problems.
  • Serves as lead reviewer for all types of reviews.
  • Reviews and approves Business Monitoring Quarterly Summaries.


Qualifications

  • BA/BS or equivalent. Related certifications (CAMS, CPA, ACA, CFA, CIA, CISA or similar) are a plus.
  • Senior level experience in a related role with experience in business, functional and people management, with proven abilities in taking responsibility for executing concurrently on a portfolio of high quality deliverables to stakeholders according to strict timetables.
  • Specifically this will cover the Global Compliance Program covering core businesses i.e. Capital Markets Origination, Corporate & Investment Banking, Markets, Treasury & Trade Solutions, Securities & Fund Services, and the Consumer Bank. This person should also have experience around AML Program - screening, CDD and Transaction Monitoring.
  • Demonstrates experience in managing teams and managing integrated Internal Audit and assurance delivery within a matrix reporting environment.
  • 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.

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