Citi HK - GF - Senior Auditor, Finance in Hong Kong
Primary Location: Hong Kong SAR of PRC,Hong Kong,Hong Kong
Education: Bachelor's Degree
Job Function: Audit
Shift: Day Job
Employee Status: Regular
Travel Time: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Job ID: 18008446
Internal Audit is a global organization of over 1800 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.
The Asia franchise spans 16 presence countries. Finance plays an important role in supporting various Citi businesses and in ensuring compliance with the US and respective local statutory and regulatory reporting requirements.
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 position is based in Hong Kong and will perform audits across the Asia Pacific region with the main focus on the Finance function in Hong Kong and Northern Asia, in particular South Korea. This position will also assist in validating the resolution of audit and regulatory issues, and monitoring financial control activities in the region
This position provides an excellent opportunity to explore Citi’s global businesses and work in a multi-cultural team. The candidate is expected to travel primarily within the Asia region between 30% and 40% of his/her time
As a seasoned professional applies solid understanding of internal audit standards, policies, and local regulations to provide timely audit assurance
Contributes to the development of audit processes improvements.
Applies solid understanding of how internal audit collectively integrates with line management and control functions to accomplish the objectives of the function and overall business
Performs Finance related audits in accordance with Citi’s internal audit methodologies and professional standards, including drafting of audit reports, presenting issues to the business and discussing practical solutions
Completes assigned audits within budgeted timeframes, and budgeted costs
Provides coaching to team members in all phases of the audit process.
Monitors the risk environment and assesses the emerging risks through the Business Monitoring process.
Recommends appropriate and pragmatic solutions to risk and control issues.
Applies knowledge of key regulations to influence audit scope
Develops effective line management relationships to ensure strong understanding of the business
Pro-actively develops automated routines to help focus audit testing
University degree or above. CPA and other internal audit related qualifications are an advantage
Candidates who are fluent in both Korean and English are highly preferred
Solid understanding of financial services products, especially those associated with the Banking and Global Markets businesses, and strong knowledge of finance, accounting and tax
Intermediate level experience in a related role with experience in business, functional and people management, with responsibilities of issuing to stakeholders high quality deliverables according to strict timetables
Strong interpersonal skills for interfacing with all levels of internal and external audit and management
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