Head of Audit Employment Opportunity – Citi Bank

 

Job Title:    Head of Audit

Organization:  Citi
Bank

Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda

 

About US:

Citigroup is today’s
pre-eminent financial services company and was built to create a highly
diversified financial services company that could act as one to deliver
solutions to clients throughout the world. With the most diverse array of
products and the greatest distribution capacity of any financial firm in the
world, our employees manage 200 million customer accounts across six continents
in more than 100 countries. Citi works tirelessly to provide consumers,
corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial
services and products. We strive to create the best outcomes for our clients
and customers with financial ingenuity that leads to solutions that are simple,
creative and responsible. 

 

Job Summary:  The Head of Audit actively participates in the
timely delivery of high quality, value added assurance and audit reports for a
portfolio of business activities, TTS and Markets, which meet the requirements
of the Boards of Citigroup and Citibank, their affiliates and of Citi’s
respective regulators, globally. The Head of Audit for Uganda will have
responsibility for Internal Audit in Uganda working in close coordination with
the Citi Internal Audit (IA) teams in accordance with the matrix responsibility
and execution Model and leverage the product and functional expertise of the
Global IA team. Additionally, the individual will ensure that IA works
constructively with internal stakeholders, including senior management across product
and functional areas, to continually enhance the control environment. Further,
the individual will assist in constructive engagement with relevant external
stakeholders, including regulators and external audit. The role will also
involve participation in other regional audits. Travel is therefore required

 

Key Duties and
Responsibilities:

·        
Participate
in scheduled audits (both in-country and regionally), ensuring that audit work
is performed and documented in line with Citi’s global IA methodology.

·        
Pro-actively
develops automated routines to help focus audit testing.

·        
Develop
and deliver appropriately documented a country audit plan for Congo (risk based
audit, internal audit issue and regulatory issue validation, business
monitoring and governance reporting), based on regulatory updated and
appropriately documented risk

·        
assessments
prepared according to the established time commitments and ensure quality in
the work performed and reports produced.

·        
Ensure
appropriate delivery against the agreed audit plan for Uganda. The audit plan
will ensure a complete description of the planned coverage, both of in-country
audit work and, and the coverage of activities outside the country on which the
country relies.

·        
Ensure
effective cost management and operation within budget for all Internal Audit
activities for the country.

·        
Monitoring
of business activity to identify any changes in risk profiles or deterioration
in control environment and updating audit risk assessment and plans to align
with emerging risks/control issues.

·        
Keeps
abreast of new laws, rules, products, technologies and applications and
considers implications for the business and audit universe and plan.

·        
Meet all
the regulatory requirements for Internal Audit in respect of providing Internal
Audit services to the legal entity.

·        
Ensure
the governance, risk management and control concerns of regional management are
considered in planning, and plan updates, and that Internal Audit provides
suitable, prompt assurance in respect of the areas of concern identified.

·        
Ensure
the CCO, and management supporting the CCO, all receive prompt, timely and
complete information relating to the activities of Internal Audit. This
includes the quarterly reporting of the results of IA’s work directly, or
impacting the country in the prescribed format and in accordance with the
timing prescribed by IA process, country Audit Committee and the country BRCC,
on a timely basis.

·        
Promptly
identifies and escalates control issues raised by regulators in respect of the
Citigroup activities. . Additionally, works constructively with management and
Compliance to identify corrective action plans to remediate the governance,
risk management or internal control issue, and that Internal Audit validates
the issue promptly.

 




Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        
The
ideal candidate for the Citi Bank job role must have senior level experience in
a related role with experience in business and with proven abilities in taking
responsibility for executing concurrently on a portfolio of high quality deliverables
to stakeholders according to strict timetables.

·        
Must be
a member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.

·        
University
Degree and Professional Accountancy Qualifications.

·        
Six to
eight years of experience related to Audit/TTS/Markets processes.

·        
Solid
business understanding of banking products, especially those associated with
the TTS and Markets business.

·        
Strong
knowledge of audit/risk assessment techniques and principles.

·        
Ability
to make sound decisions and to provide effective advice to others in areas of
expertise and audit coverage.

·        
Effective
analytical skills and critical thinking to understand processes, controls and
risks of areas covered, identify root causes of issues and recommend practical
solutions.

·        
Strong
team player and ability to work within diverse teams in diverse cultural
environments.

·        
Demonstrable
knowledge of data analytics to develop and automated tests of key controls.

·        
Effective
interpersonal skills for interfacing with all levels of internal / external
audit and line management.

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

·        
Excellent
written and verbal skills with demonstrated ability to clearly articulate
issues and facilitate the definition and implementation of solutions.

·        
Willingness
to travel, sometimes at short notice, as this role requires business travel
within the region.

·        
Fluent
in English.

 

How to Apply:

All candidates who
wish to join Citi Bank in this role should apply online at the link below.

 

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