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Senior Auditor - AML KYC

Citigroup, Inc.
Warsaw, Poland
Closing date
Aug 9, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Post location: Citi Solutions Center, Warsaw, Prosta 36

Are you looking for a career move that will put you at the heart of a leading financial institution? Then bring your experience in Know you Customer (KYC) field to Citi's Internal Audit Team.

By joining Citi, you will become part of a global organisation whose mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress.

Team/Role Overview:

Citi's Internal Audit division in Warsaw includes over 100 employees and provides independent assessments of the company's governance, risk management and internal control environment for key stakeholders globally . Internal Audit is one of Citi's key components with over 1500 professionals globally covering Citi's global businesses and service, and a change agent within Citi aimed to enhance the control culture of Citigroup worldwide.

The Senior Auditor is responsible for performing moderately complex audits and assessments of Citi's risk and control environments in coordination with the Audit team. The Incumbent will support the timely delivery of high quality, and independent value-added assurance and audit reporting for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Terrorist Financing (TF), Financial Crimes Compliance (FCC) Know Your Customer (KYC) audits globally, and other governance related business processes.

The position will report into a Senior Audit Manager within the IA Financial Crimes Risk Team.

What you'll do:
  • Supports the execution of a robust Anti Money Laundering (AML) Know Your Customer (KYC) Audit Plan by entity and business lines and products, in accordance with Internal Audit standards
  • Challenges status-quo and applies an in-depth understanding of inter-relationships between business and support units throughout the corporation, and the impact on AML risk and control environment.
  • Performs moderately complex audits including supporting drafting audit reports, presenting and negotiating issues with the business, and discussing practical cross-functional solutions to emerging risks
  • Monitors, assess, and recommend solutions to emerging risks and complete assigned audits within budgeted timeframes, and budgeted costs
  • Analyzes reporting findings; recommends appropriate interventions where needed. Proposes creative, pragmatic and sustainable solutions for risk and control problems.
  • Proactively advances integrated auditing concepts and use of technology.
  • Acts as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) within the Financial Crimes Risk and Know Your Customer avenues to provide advice to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.

What we'll need from you:
  • 4-6 years of relevant experience in the financial sector, specifically related to the AML/Financial Crime Know Your Customer (KYC) Compliance area.
  • Subject matter expertise in AML, specifically Know Your Customer related control disciplines, and relevant business understanding of the Financial Services Industry, especially regarding AML, Sanctions, Compliance and Regulatory Risk.
  • Effective verbal and written communication and negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal/influencing and relationship management skills for interfacing with internal and external stakeholders, including regulators.
  • Ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision and act as SME to senior stakeholders and /or other team members.
  • Strong judgment, political astuteness, and sensitivity to cultural diversity.
  • Bachelor's/University degree or equivalent experience.
  • Related certifications (CAMS, CPA, ACA, CFA, CIA, CISA or similar) preferred.

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed. Additional job-related duties related to the overall standards and guidelines by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) for audit execution and governance, including various management reporting and governance tasks, and ad-hoc special projects will be assigned frequently as required.

What we can offer you:

By joining Citi Poland, you will not only be part of a business casual workplace with a hybrid working model (2 days working at home per week), but also receive a competitive compensation package and enjoy a whole host of additional benefits that support you (and your family) to be well, live well and save well:
  • Paid Parental Leave Program (maternity and paternity leave); A supportive workplace for professionals returning to the office from childcare leave
  • Award-winning pension plan, multisport, holiday allowance
  • Private Medical Care Program, Group Life Insurance
  • Consideration for annual discretionary bonus
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Access to a wide variety of learning and development programs, online course libraries and upskilling platforms, such as Udemy and Degreed
  • Flexible work arrangements to support you in managing work - life balance
  • Career progression opportunities across geographies and business lines; Mentoring Programs
  • Socially active employee communities with diverse networking opportunities


Job Family Group:
Internal Audit

Job Family:

Time Type:
Full time

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