• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Citi-US
  • 2019-02-18

Internal Audit Director - General Counsel

Internal Audit Director - General Counsel

  • Primary Location: United States,New York,New York
  • Education: Doctorate Degree
  • Job Function: Audit
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time
  • Job ID: 18073736


About Citi:

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi's Mission and Value Proposition explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients' and the public's trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitor local laws and regulations relating to IA operations/requirements for all jurisdictions in which Citi has operations; and report to the Chief Operating Officer and the respective Chief Auditors regarding requirements for the function.
  • Provide legal guidance on audit issues to IA teams and interface with local legal counsel on IA issues as needed.
  • Review of materials for IA submission to regulators to ensure language is in line with IA governing documents and local regulatory requirements.
  • Review of external presentations and speeches to ensure confidentiality and internal policies are followed.
  • Review audit reports being issued to assess any conflict with ongoing investigations
  • Coordination of IA review of new and updated policies to ensure compliance with IA Charter and local regulations
  • Participate in calls related to potential mergers/ divestitures to determine if deal requires engagement from Audit team perspective.
  • Oversight of the procedures related to 70+ subsidiary audit committees to ensure that all local laws and regulations are properly identified and addressed and oversee IA Charters and Audit Committee Charters to ensure it meets local requirements and are refreshed regularly
  • Ensure that any control failures identified as part of a litigation are properly identified to the responsible IA Chief Auditor, Quality Assurance and COO and addressed in IA testing and reporting, while maintaining the appropriate confidentiality/legal privilege as required
  • Engage in Employee Relations/Ethics matters as required and coordinate as appropriate with the Employee Relations team within Citi's legal function
  • Review and approve internal hires coming into Internal Audit to ensure no conflict from an independence perspective
  • Oversight of Governance Lead responsible for Citigroup and Citibank, N.A. Audit Committees organization, materials and meetings, including issue follow up.


  • Law Degree from an accredited institution and local bar admission/license to practice
  • Strong project management and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communication skills both verbal and written and ability to interact confidently with internal clients, external Auditors and Regulators.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work proactively without close supervision.
  • Ability to manage conflict and work under pressure.
  • Strong team player, able to build and leverage relationships across the organization.