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Compliance Assurance Sr Analyst - Data

Job ID 20163060 Primary Location Warsaw, Poland; Job Category Compliance and Control
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Location: Warsaw, Citi Solutions Center at 12 Marynarska Street

We are thrilled to announce that we are expanding our Compliance Hub at Citi Solutions Center in Warsaw! As a result, we are looking for skilled senior professionals with a solid Audit/Compliance/Risk/Control background to join Compliance Assurance area within ICRM function. Independent Compliance Risk Management (ICRM) is responsible for establishing internal strategies, policies and procedures to prevent violations of law or regulation, and design a risk management framework that maintains risk levels within Citi and protects the franchise.

We currently have an opening in Data and Technology Department for a Senior Analyst with good understanding of Risk, Control, Internal Audit and experience with data management and/or programming skills as well as writing high volume reports. We strongly encourage you to apply even if you don't see a 100% match with the role below, as we may have similar openings for those who can meet only some of the requirements.

These are roles with regional responsibilities and offer an amazing opportunity to work with the business partners in EMEA and beyond, and have an impact on how the organisation operates globally.

Meet our global Senior Management Team and learn about Compliance Assurance from our informative webinar here:

Job Purpose:

The successful Candidate will serve as a senior compliance risk analyst for ICRM's Assurance team, responsible for assessing compliance risks and controls implemented by the first and second line of defense. The position also entails performing risk assessments of Citi's compliance risks; performing independent assurance activities (testing and on-going monitoring) to assess the design and effectiveness of key controls designed to address compliance risk; reporting and escalating control issues and any violations of laws or breaches of policy, and validating adequacy of remediation taken to address reported issues.

Key responsibilities:

  • Developing, implementing, and executing compliance testing, continuous assurance, and reporting programs within an assigned region in accordance with the Compliance Assurance (CA) Plan.
  • Participating in the planning, executing, and reporting of compliance assurance reviews and compliance and regulatory issue validation activities for a component of a product line, function, or legal entity within an assigned region in accordance with CA Plan.
  • Executing compliance controls testing, transactional testing, or compliance controls monitoring activities based on the pre-defined testing plan.
  • Documenting findings and report to the Compliance Assurance management team.
  • Assisting with development of Compliance Assurance Risk Assessments, Monitoring Monthly, and Quarterly Summaries and development and enhancement of the Compliance Assurance and Internal Audit Methodologies and Standards for auditing, testing, monitoring, and reporting.
  • Utilizing innovative compliance testing solutions including Data Analytics to increase value and reduce costs of compliance-related activities.
  • Developing effective relationships within CA function and with other stakeholders including business and technology process owners, and Internal Audit function.
  • Promoting knowledge sharing and promulgation of best practices across ICRM and the business.
  • Monitoring the risk environment and assesses the emerging risks through the Business Monitoring process.
  • Informing CA management of significant compliance matters that require their attention or action.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • 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.

Key skills and qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Compliance laws, rules, regulations, risks and typologies
  • Experience with auditing principles including audit planning, risk assessments, development of risks and controls matrices, processes and controls design assessments, controls operating effectiveness testing, transactional testing, and reporting activities.
  • Experience in planning, executing, and reporting on compliance testing reviews and regulatory issue validation activities
  • Extensive global compliance and audit related experience, and strong knowledge of business processes.
  • Audit experience in testing data, data technology, data tracing, and regulatory reporting
  • Technology/data background highly desired (data analysis, testing, data mining, though candidates with at least some data/testing/reporting experience will also be considered, especially if coming from Audit background.
  • Knowledge of SQL, Access, Big Data or other analytics tools such as R, Python, Hadoop or Hive will be a distinct advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effectiveness in working within a large scale and complex matrix organization
  • Excellent oral communication and writing skills in interacting with non-executives and executive management
  • Recommends appropriate and pragmatic solutions to risk and control issues.
  • Develops effective line management relationships to ensure strong understanding of the business.
  • Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptable
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and quickly adapt to change
  • Work collaboratively with regional and global partners
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently as part of a new, growing during a period of transformation
  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


  • Bachelor’s degree; experience in compliance, legal or other control-related function in the financial services firm, regulatory organization, or legal/consulting firm, or a combination thereof; experience in area of focus; Advanced degree a plus

What you will get in return:

  • Opportunity to work in an international, independent role with regional exposure;
  • An enjoyable and challenging learning path, which leads to a deep understanding of Citi’s products and services as well as development of your personal skills.
  • A chance to set up the required processes with new functions with consideration for existing requirements, processes and structures;
  • Opportunity to drive significant change within the organization;
  • Competitive social benefits (medical care, multisport, life insurance, pension plan, holiday allowance, home office and other).
  • At Citi Solutions Center we cooperate with other Citi entities from all over the world.  Working in our organization involves working on international projects, in a culturally diverse and dynamic environment as well as learning top quality organizational culture.  

  • Experience with data analysis and/or data mining, knowledge of SAS, SQL, Microstrategy, Big Data or other analytics tools like R, Python (experience using Hadoop and Hive is a plus)
  • Audit experience in testing data, data technology, data tracing, and regulatory reporting


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Time Type:

Full time


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