Citigroup Embedded Control Officer in Heredia, Costa Rica
Serves as a Core Infrastructure Shared services Platform Assurance team responsible for assessing compliance risks and controls implemented by the first and second line of defense. Also responsible for 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.
Business/ Department Objectives :
Ensure adherence to internal controls, identifying and escalating issues so that solutions for gaps and opportunities are addressed. Ensure minimum compliance levels are met to meet requirements for monthly self assessment testing for Key Risk Indicators.
Core Responsibilities :
Learn platform specific procedures and use knowledge to identify areas of non-compliance
Day-to-Day Responsibilities :
Confirm adherence to internal controls through monitoring and report reviews
Communicate on issues and gaps identified through escalation process for remediation
Provide support for internal and external reviews. (gathering evidence and speaking to process flow during reviews)
Contribute to new process reviews
Participate in control review process
Gain a thorough understanding of the work and processes performed within the department
This position requires the ability to work independently and in a team environment to meet deadlines
Strong experience with Windows and/ or UNIX OS.
Strong PC knowledge and familiarity with Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and SharePoint
Strong knowledge of Wintel and /or UNIX platform environment
Ability to troubleshoot a problem or process flow independently
Excellent attention to detail
Flexible and willing to adjust to changes
Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor
Ability to work under tight deadlines
Excellent verbal/ written communication skills across business levels
Thorough knowledge of Information Security and Risk Policies
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be a self-starter, flexible, innovative and adaptive
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively and with people at all levels of the organization
Bachelor’s degree; some experience in a financial services firm, regulatory organization, or legal/consulting firm, or a combination thereof; Advanced degree preferred.
High english level (verbal and written) 90%
Grade :All Job Level - All Job FunctionsAll Job Level - All Job Functions - CR
Time Type :Full time
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