Citi Senior Auditor / Corporate Treasury in Mexico

  • Primary Location: Mexico,Distrito Federal,México

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree

  • Job Function: Operations

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16076939

Description

Function background/context:

Internal Audit is a global organization of over 1000 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 participates in the timely delivery of 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.

This will include both leading and participating in the planning and execution of risk based audits of Treasury businesses, ongoing business monitoring and risk assessment of assigned business entities. The candidate is expected to have good knowledge of the controls associated withthe liquidity, interest rate accrual and investments risks that Citi takes in managing its balance sheet and running all of its businesses. Candidates should have a strong understanding of the current regulatory liquidity environment.

Citi is a world class provider of both developed and emerging markets products and services to an extensive client base consisting of corporations, governments, financial institutions and hedge funds. Citigroup’s Treasury function is a component of the company’s Finance Organization and provides balance sheet governance and oversight across the firm’s product base, in all geographies. Strong management of the risks run by Treasury is vital for the long term viability of Citi and is a key focus of regulators in all countries.

This position will be based in Mexico City and will involve travel.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in and lead audits of Treasury businesses with particular focus on liquidity and ALCO governance in accordance with Internal Audit methodology and regulatory requirements in the assessment of control issues, formulation of corrective actions and preparation of audit reports.

  • Assist in the maintenance of the “auditable entity” universe to reflect changes in business structure and organization as these occur.

  • Ensure effective continuous business monitoring of assigned business areas to promptly identify changes in risk profiles or deterioration in control environment and ensure results are reflected in the quarterly audit plan refresh.

  • Ensure that potential issues are raised promptly and collaboratively to IA and business management with a view to identifying the most viable, pragmatic and sustainable solutions to mitigate the risk.

  • Develop and manage effective relationships with business stakeholders providing all stakeholders with insight, opinions and practical solutions to improve the control culture

  • Keep abreast of industry developments, new laws, rules, products, technologies and applications and consider implications for the business and audit universe and plan.

  • Work collaboratively with Internal Audit teams in other locations, sharing issues and concerns identified to evaluate and identify potential global themes

Qualifications

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Broad knowledge and experience gained within a Front Office Treasury, Market Risk or Treasury Audit role.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of key controls operated by support functions associated with Capital Markets products such as product control, compliance and operations (trade capture, confirmation and settlements).

  • Experience of managing team members and leading projects.

  • Experienced in applying Risk Based Auditing methodology.

  • Demonstrable knowledge of data analysis and/or technical skills to analyze data utilizing automated tools.

  • Knowledge of advanced Excel & Access functions to perform data analysis/test automated controls is highly advantageous.

  • Degree level education (or equivalent).

  • Professional qualification is desirable (Chartered Accountant or similar professional Audit qualification).

  • Good interpersonal, judgment and decision making skills.

  • Good organizational skills and ability to work proactively without close supervision.

  • Ability to work to deadlines.

  • Team player, able to build and leverage relationships across the organization.

  • Team management skills.