Senior Internal Auditor

Audit Makati City, Philippines


Senior Internal Auditor

Makati City, Philippines


About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

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About the Team & Business Line:

The Citco Group of Companies is a worldwide group of independent financial services providers serving the world’s elite hedge funds, private equity and real estate firms, institutional banks, Global 1000 companies and high net worth individuals.  Citco companies service these sectors around the world by offering hedge fund administration, custody and fund trading, financial products and corporate and trust planning solutions.

The Citco Group of Companies is an independent financial services organization with offices in 44 countries around the globe, employing over 5,000 people.

Position Purpose:

The Internal Auditor will complete evaluations of systems and processes to mitigate/manage risk; work on a broad variety of local and global audit assignments and projects within the organization as part of the global team and work with a broad scope in a small, global team, where the participation and value-add from each member is key to the success of the Group Internal Audit function

Your Role:

  • Reports directly to a GIA Assistant Manager / Manager and keeps the Manager up-to-date with emerging issues, audit progress and resourcing information;
  • Demonstrate comprehension & ability to evaluate existing policies and procedures and identify controls; 
  • Assist with planning scope and procedures with guidance from the manager / senior manager;
  • Development of audit programs by documenting steps to be performed in the audit; 
  • Execution of audits which include planning, fieldwork execution and reporting in a competent and professional manner;
  • Execution of audits of more complex transactions or operations;
  • Review work papers of other project team members;
  • Completion of audit calendar indicating the audits to be completed over a defined timeframe; 
  • Part of the audit team, identifies and escalates audit issues, fostering a constructive tone in audit reports;
  • Facilitates issue tracking and validation of closure of issues (TeamCentral); 
  • Contributes to the further enhancement of the GIA audit process and involvement in audit methodology projects and supporting GIA management; and 
  • Maintain expertise and pursue training to keep abreast of new and proposed developments in the Auditing field and consider the impact on the company through various industry organizations including the IIA.

About You:

  • Degree qualified; accountancy, audit, financial or regulatory qualification would be an advantage.
  • CIA or CISA certification would be a significant advantage.
  • At least five years relevant experience in a similar internal audit position, preferably in a financial institution / Big 4 in an international environment;
  • Knowledge of modern internal audit best practice and methods;
  • IFRS knowledge;
  • Affinity with Governance, Risk and Compliance related issues;
  • Capable of understanding the applications of a range of audit techniques;
  • Knowledge of the TeamMate application and use of CAATs will be considered an advantage; and
  • Experience in auditing in an international multi-location environment would be a significant advantage.
  • Hands-on experience of automated internal audit applications/tools is an advantage. In addition to automated internal audit applications, proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio is expected.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills in English are a prerequisite. 

Our Benefits

Your well-being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.