Citi Compliance Officer-Testing Basel in Irving, Texas

  • Primary Location: United States,Texas,Irving

  • Other Location: United States,Florida,Tampa; United States,North Carolina,Charlotte; United States,Texas,Dallas; United States,South Carolina,Fort Mill

  • Education: High School Diploma/GED

  • Job Function: Compliance and Control

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Day Job

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • Travel Time: Yes, 10 % of the Time

  • Job ID: 16056718


About Citi

Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.

Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition at explains what we do and Citi Leadership Standards at explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviors that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.

Diversity is a key business imperative and a source of strength at Citi. We serve clients from every walk of life, every background and every origin. Our goal is to have our workforce reflect this same diversity at all levels. Citi has made it a priority to foster a culture where the best people want to work, where individuals are promoted based on merit, where we value and demand respect for others and where opportunities to develop are widely available to all.

The Compliance Testing (CT) unit will assume responsibility for overseeing the independent validation process to ensure that Citi complies with the 14 Principles (Principles) outlined in Basel Committee on Banking Supervision Principles for effective risk data aggregation and risk reporting (BCBS 239). Key activities include the following:

  • Support process necessary to validate Citi's alignment with BCBS 239

  • Ensure that the Operating Model is accurately integrated with Citi's Risk Appetite

  • Independently verify compliance with the requirements (on a sample basis)

  • Integrate coverage with other risk management reviews

  • Engage with senior stakeholders in Risk, Finance and Technology to enhance the Operating Model

  • Track remediation efforts and work with stakeholder to enhance adherence to the Principles



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or relevant, equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years related Compliance, Audit and/or Control oversight work experience required, preferably within the Global Functions (e.g., Risk, Product control, Finance, Operations, Technology, etc.) or with prudential regulations

  • Knowledgeable of financial products, functions and processes within institutional businesses; especially understanding of Market Risk management, financial risk, including P&L tie-outs, reconciliations of risk positions, general ledger and profit-an-loss, Operations Risk, including technology, back-office, collateral, Regulatory Reporting Risk.

  • Prior experience in examinations/auditing roles, and strong understanding of testing methodology, risk and controls analysis and business process mapping.

  • Leading small to medium sized teams in audits/compliance reviews.

  • Team player with demonstrable ability in influencing peers and senior management to accomplish shared goals.

  • Strong presentation, program and relationship management skills.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Experienced in leading interactions with senior-level external stakeholders including regulators and auditors.

  • Ability to collaborate, lead and supervise others to achieve objectives; knows how to lead through influence.