The SVP-IA Methodology is a senior level position reporting to IA’s Head of Methodology, responsible for maintaining a deep understanding of methodology concepts to support the global IA team in accordance with IA standards, Citi policies, and applicable regulations. The individual is expected to work in collaboration with IA stakeholders in the execution of improvements to Citi’s IA methodology, related guidance, templates, and other enabling materials.
1. Methodology Innovation and Resource Maintenance
Research and identify internal audit industry best practices, that may be implemented in Citi’s IA methodology to further enhance and streamline the audit execution process.
Collaborate with various audit teams to discuss and vet adequacy and value of proposed methodology innovative concepts and ideas and present to IA leadership for discussion and agreement.
Maintain a solid understanding of the latest audit industry standards and requirements to ensure that proposed methodology innovative concepts are aligned with all industry standards and requirements.
Understanding dependencies and impact of new methodology innovative concepts and ideas on existing audit and firmwide processes.
Leading the design and implementation of the audit methodology improvements concepts (including documenting the IA Methodology guidance, templates, developing training and presentation materials and other stakeholder resources, etc.)
Monitoring changes in regulatory requirements, policy requirements, and IA business needs and pro-actively identifying and incorporating changes to IA’s Methodology resulting from them.
2. Stakeholder support: Internal Audit, Quality Assurance, Regulatory Examiners
Supporting Regulatory Examinations of IA: preparing and/or reviewing regulatory submissions related to IA Methodology.
Supporting IA Quality Assurance on interpretive guidance regarding IA Methodology.
Leading/Supporting/Contributing as required to L&D initiatives designed to enhance IA’s compliance with IA Methodology.
Coordinating with in-house technology/innovation support in matters related to enhancing and aligning IA processes/tools/IA Methodology.
3. Departmental and regulatory Testing, attestations
Overseeing the execution of critical regulatory processes, reviewing their outcomes, and – where necessary – implementing corrective actions. For example:
Annual Gap Assessments against IIA Standards, FRB 13-1, OCC Heightened Standards, and other regulatory requirements.
Contributing to in-business Risk and Control forums, as necessary
4. Inter-departmental coordination and liaison
Representing IA and coordinating with Citi departments (typically Operational Risk, Compliance, Global Technology) on policies and initiatives impacting approaches to risks/controls. Examples include:
IA’s alignment to Citi-wide process/risk/control taxonomies
Citi’s Issues Management policy
Technologies and processes supporting the above-mentioned examples.
5. Team Management in the execution of the above
Strong understanding of audit, the audit risk-based approach, and be able to critically assess ideas for appropriateness given remit of Methodology, and develop well-reasoned, balanced and pragmatic arguments and conclusions.
Ability to develop an autonomous, authoritative presence among stakeholders, based on their technical knowledge and professional experience. This experience can be risk/audit experience in any banking/finance/accounting/consulting related field.
Related certifications (CIA, CPA, ACCA, CISA or similar) preferred.
5+ years of experience in a related role
Bachelor’s degree/University degree or equivalent experience.
Advanced degree preferred.
Job Family Group:
Tampa Florida United States
Primary Location Salary Range:
$126,510.00 – $189,760.00
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