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In-business Risk and Control Officer (Investment and Corporate Banking) - Assistant Vice President

Job Req ID 24750955 Location(s) Singapore, Singapore Job Type On-Site/Resident Job Category Compliance and Control
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We’re currently looking for a high caliber professional to join our team as Assistant Vice President, In-business Risk and Control Officer (Investment and Corporate Banking coverage) based in Singapore.   The In-business Risk and Control Officer (“IBC”) role will be part of the Asia North and Asia South IBC team who is responsible for the oversight of Investment and Corporate Banking risk & control requirements across the Asia North and Asia South clusters, with a focus on Asia South cluster.  The individual will provide governance & oversight of operational risk identification, assessment, monitoring and mitigation process as a First Line of Defense function.  Key stakeholders include but not limited to business management, banking and product teams, in-country business teams, and functional partners.  The role has a direct reporting line to the Asia North and Asia South IBC lead based in Hong Kong. 

In this role, you’re expected to:

  • Oversee internal controls, identification of key operational and emerging risks by ensuring appropriate review and continuous assessment, design and execution of those controls and compliance with regulations. Maintain line-of-sight on risk and control matters across all countries in the Asia North and South clusters with Investment and Corporate Banking presence.
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the Firm’s reputation and safeguarding Citigroup, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to policies / procedures, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.
  • Prepare risk and controls materials for various management and governance forums at both the country and cluster levels.
  • Work with the broader IBC team to update and maintain a robust global Manager’s Control Assessment (MCA) through Citi’s Governance, Risk and Control (GRC) framework. Engage in the risk assessment process, controls and Key Risk Indicators (KRI) thresholds design, as well as continuous monitoring of Key Operational Risks (KORs) in compliance with Citi’s Operational Risk Management Policy.
  • Be responsible for local management reporting in coordination with global and regional risk and control teams, including quarterly reporting on changes to the control environment, significant events, lessons learned and root cause analysis as applicable. There may be a requirement for collaboration with the global teams which may include conference calls with the headquarters in US time zones.
  • Oversee key operational risk areas across the Asia cluster and maintain a close working relationship with internal policy owners at the second line of defense, including Independent Compliance Risk Management (ICRM), Operational Risk Management (ORM), Information Security (IS), Third Party Management (TPM), etc.
  • For Asia South cluster, act as a point of contact for audit groups and ensure that all audit requests are timely and appropriately addressed.  Conduct root cause analysis on potential issues identified and support the business in the design of corrective and preventive action plans. Discuss remediation plans with reviewers prior to validation stage.
  • Coordinate the implementation of global and regional risk and control projects and initiatives. Work with the relevant country franchise and Second Line teams (including processes tied to internal and external third parties) to map and document processes in order to achieve consistency while addressing local nuances.

As a successful candidate, you’d ideally have the following skills and exposure:

  • 6-8 years of control and/or project experience
  • High attention to detail and quality
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective planning and organizational skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office with an emphasis on MS Excel
  • Experience in creating and implementing processes that result in improved business performance
  • Ability to present a compelling case for ideas and initiatives through listening and articulating a convincing point of view
  • Required Licensing/Registration: Series 7, Series 9, Series 10, Series 24,

Working at Citi is far more than just a job. A career with us means joining a family of more than 230,000 dedicated people from around the globe. At Citi, you’ll have the opportunity to grow your career, give back to your community and make a real impact.


Job Family Group:

Compliance and Control


Job Family:

Business Control


Time Type:

Full time


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