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Senior Internal Audit Manager – Sanctions and Anti-Bribery & Corruption – Senior Vice President

Job Req ID 24731236 Location(s) Singapore, Singapore Job Type On-Site/Resident Job Category Internal Audit
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Citi Internal Audit (IA) provides independent assessments of Citi’s control environment, risk management and governance for key stakeholders including Citi’s board of directors, senior management and regulators.  We are a global function with over 2,500 professionals providing assurance across all of Citi's businesses.

We’re currently looking for a high caliber professional to join our team as Senior Vice President, Senior Internal Audit Manager – Sanctions and Anti-Bribery & Corruption - Hybrid (Internal Job Title: Senior Audit Manager - C14) based in Changi Business Park, Singapore.  Being part of our team means that we’ll provide you with the resources to meet your unique needs, empower you to make healthy decision and manage your financial well-being to help plan for your future.  For instance:

  • We believe all parents deserve time to adjust to parenthood and bond with the newest members of their families. That’s why in early 2020 we began rolling out our expanded Paid Parental Leave Policy to include Citi employees around the world.
  • We empower our employees to manage their financial well-being and help them plan for the future.
  • We have a variety of programs that help employees balance their work and life, including generous paid time off packages.

The Senior Audit Manager is a senior level position responsible for developing and executing a robust Audit Plan, in coordination within the Audit Financial Crime and/or other Internal Audit (IA) teams.

This role directs the timely delivery of complex high quality, value-added assurance and audit reports for both first and second Lines of Defense to meet the requirements of the Boards of Citigroup and Citibank, their affiliates and of Citi’s respective regulators, globally. This role will contribute to the scoping and execution of global Sanctions, Anti-Bribery & Corruption (AB&C) programs coverage in accordance with established IA methodology and professional auditing standards, legal entity governance reporting, and other audit issue validation.

The candidate should also have functional knowledge of local regulatory requirements for Sanctions and Bribery & Corruption controls that have been established to comply with the United States and other in-country regulatory requirements, Citi policies and procedures, provisions and guidelines established by the United States Treasury Department and other regulatory agencies as related to sanctions and bribery & corruption.  The candidate must have a working knowledge of regulatory requirements (international and/or regional) and the related risks and controls and demonstrate the ability to work with senior management and lead audit team execution.

In this role, you’re expected to:

  • Execute audit from end to end, draft audit reports, validate IA and regulatory issues and conduct business monitoring activities and deliver governance committee reports;
  • Participate in major business initiatives and pro-actively advise and assist the business on change initiatives;
  • Implement integrated auditing concepts and technology, and follow trends in the Audit field and adapt them for the Audit function;
  • Applies an in-depth understanding of the inter-relationships of business and support units throughout the corporation and how they impact the overall control environment and the audit approach;
  • Uses excellent communication skills in order to influence a wide range of internal audiences including respective product, function, or regional executive management partners. May negotiate internally often at higher levels on matters which will have a major impact on the area managed;
  • Identify solutions for a variety of complex and unique control issues, utilizing complex judgement and sophisticated analytical thought;
  • Analyze report findings, and recommend interventions where needed, proposing creative and pragmatic solutions to risk and control issues;
  • Partner with Directors and Managing Directors to develop approaches for addressing broader corporate emerging issues;
  • 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 Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

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

  • 10+ years of relevant experience in Financial Services, especially in the areas associated with Risk and Control, Internal Audit, Financial Crime such as Sanctions, Compliance and Regulatory Risk;
  • Related certifications [CAMS (Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), ACA (Associate Chartered Accountant), CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst), CIA (Certified Internal Auditor), CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) or similar] preferred;
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills;
  • Subject matter expertise regarding audit technology and Sanctions and Anti-Bribery & Corruption programs including emerging risks in the areas;
  • Quantitative analytic skills and knowledge, including sampling methodology and statistical theory and methods;
  • Understanding of Sanctions alert analysis, case review and investigation;
  • Effective project management skills with ability to maintain timely delivery of quality results;
  • Effective influencing, negotiation, and relationship management skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to remain unbiased in a diverse working environment.


  • Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience
  • Master’s degree preferred

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.

Take the next step in your career, apply for this role at Citi today

This job description provides a high-level review of the types of work performed.  Other job-related duties may be assigned as required.


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