Market Operations Control Lead at Citibank Nigeria Limited

Citibank Nigeria Limited, the leading global financial services company, provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services.Job Title: Market Operations Control LeadJob ID: 16053832Nigeria,LagosJob Function: OperationsSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobJob PurposeIndependently assess the effectiveness of controls and determine the potential impact of any control failure and   the corrective actions required.Highlight to senior management all concerns arising from failure of controls that could result in losses and/or reputational risks.Ensure that the reviews conducted have a corrective action follow up mechanism through i-caps.Ensure adherence to corporate policies and local policy as well as local and global regulatory environment.Participate in all aspects of assessments, in accordance with Internal Audit standards and/or regulatory statutes.Participate in training and developing other staff in audit, risk assessment techniques and accounting principles.Understand and accurately evaluate risks and controls as they relate to business objectives.Use available technology and automation tools to appropriately improve processes within the department and business in general.Develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the business and to acquire greater knowledge of the products and processes.Implement the Fraud Management program appropriate for the business in conjunction with BUFM and CSIS.Develop and report on control metrics that facilitate management oversight over operations.Monitor and ensure the execution of corrective action plans (CAPs), remediation of audit and regulatory issues and ensure compliance with policies, established procedures and best practices by the Market Operations function, country and legal vehicle.Key ResponsibilitiesResponsible for maintaining the Market Operations control framework across the cluster to identify and reduce operational risk.Planning the control reviews by selecting the appropriate quality assurance approach, methodology and preparing the test plan that best suits the product and process.Evaluate the adequacy and effectiveness of internal control by Analysing/flowcharting the different processes in order to evaluate controls, identify inefficient processes.Conduct controls related reviews in accordance with the Gold Copy controls plan and test plans approved by the Operations Control function. Perform analytical reviews and check adherence to corporate policies.Preparing controls assessment reports for senior management, discussing issues with relevant business unit heads.Influencing the design and improvement of processes to ensure that appropriate controls exist to manage risks efficiently.Participate in evaluating Strategic and Tactical Change; Policy and Process updates; Regulatory requirements etc.Management / Oversight of Corrective Action Plan remediation processProactive audit support; Health checks, identification of thematic issues etc.Ensuring that significant Risks are identified and escalated in a timely manner via Control Governance ChannelsResponsible for communicating emerging issues to management and following through on unresolved issues.Co-ordinating the Operations and Technology self-assessment (MCAs) and DCFCs processes for the bank.Assist the Fraud Manager on handling, investigating and reporting of fraud incidents and attempts.Ensure that all performance indicators/KRIs for management from Operations Control are availed as and when required.Co-ordinate and undertake training of staff on controls related subjects and role of Operations Control.Promote efficiency in the utilization of corporate resources.Participate in regional assignments relating to peer reviews and provide assistance to other countries in the cluster when the need arises, such as Internal Audit Preparation.Support the wider Operations Control strategyPromotion of a control culture within the Operations divisionAny other function/duty or responsibility that may be assigned from time to time as deemed appropriate by the business.Business RelationshipsInternal:SCOOs/Country OandT Heads Audit preparation, Market Operations MCA, Controls testing reports and planMarket Operations function heads in the countries and Processing Hub Monitoring effectiveness of controls; status of issues and progress on corrective actions.Operations Control Officers in the countries and administration hubs Sharing information, sharing and ensuring best practice, rendering reports.External:Regulators - Response to audit queries; inquiries regarding our securities and accounts with the Central Bank/Central Depositories for securities.Clients/Professional counterparties – Confirmations with respect to FX/MM contracts/Market trades/Securities

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