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US IGL Supervisor (Director Level)

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About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Crédit Agricole Group, the 10th largest banking group worldwide in terms of balance sheet size (The Banker, July 2022).
8,600 employees in more than 30 countries across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle-East and North Africa, support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world.
Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital market activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade.
The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.

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Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - General Inspection / Audit

Job title

US IGL Supervisor (Director Level)

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Job summary

Key Responsibilities

-       Review, revise and maintain a CUSO internal audit strategy that appropriately considers the relevant and evolving risks facing activities within the assigned audit perimeter, producing all the deliverables following IGL methodologies, as per the Audit Charter. Includes ownership of auditable entity risk assessment for continuous monitoring and annual planning.

-       Participate in audit scheduling to ensure that all areas within the assigned audit perimeter are reviewed on an adequate schedule commensurate with risk, adjusting as necessary for risk level changes or significant events impacting the assessed risk.

-       Execute the audit plan efficiently and effectively to meet the established target dates and budgets.

-       Ensure audit reports are prepared in accordance with IGL standards, synthesize findings into balanced conclusions, and highlight key deficiencies, implications and recommended improvements. All audit reports are submitted to IGL senior management for review before issuance.

-       Oversee audit execution to ensure quality performance and timely completion of risk and control assessment.

-       Support professional competence and continuing professional development of assigned staff by:

-       Providing regular and constructive feedback on performance, offering guidance and goals for further development motivating poor performers to improve and effective performers to continue or enhance performance;

-       Identifying knowledge & skills gaps, developing training proposals and other solutions to address identified needs; and

-       Participate in recruiting efforts, assessing the suitability of candidates for roles within the global department.

-       Develop and maintain cooperative and productive relationships between the IGL and IGE teams and management of the assigned audit perimeter.

-       Maintaining an ongoing dialogue with the appropriate level of management within the assigned audit perimeter as to the conduct of audit activities, control issues affecting their areas of responsibility, the status of outstanding control issues and changes in the activity, which may have an impact on the audit coverage or assessed risks.

-       Manage and coordinate the program of audit recommendation follow-up per IGL methodology, assessing the status and effectiveness of corrective actions.

-       Support the Americas’ Head of Audit to manage the relationship with external auditors and bank regulatory examiners, coordinating and facilitating inquiries, examinations and follow-up, and assuming additional responsibilities as required. 


Supplementary Information


Management of a team during an assignment


-       Supervise Audit Lead in creating and planning objectives of CUSO audit coverage

-       Contribute to the team’s knowledge and skills development

-       Manage audit  planning and allocate work streams by team member and effectively manage projects/tasks/staff and budget resources

-       Manage co-source resources as necessary


IGE Continuous improvement Program / Transversal topics


The qualified candidate should contribute to the continuous improvement of IGE/IGL audit methodology and practices. Specifically:


-       Contribute to the creation or update of methodologies and audit processes/guides

-       Build and share knowledge (e.g. through contributing to SynerGIA, delivering training or taking part in various Methods and Support workstreams or assignments)

-       Share any relevant information with the IGE/IGL Knowledge communities leaders and relevant Audit Partners

-       Contribute to one or several IGE/IGL Knowledge communities

-       Manage resources and budget of the assignment to achieve the objectives of the audit plan

-       Contribute to the preparation of the IGL audit plan

-       He/she must complete all the mandatory trainings within the defined timelines.



Position location

Geographical area

America, United States Of America



Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality




Bachelor or Master’s Degree in accounting, business, finance, engineering, IT or related fields


Educational focus in accounting, finance or related field of study

Industry recognized certification preferred (CPA, CIA, CISA, CRMA)

Level of minimal experience

11 years and more


Job Summary Continued:
Management and Reporting

The successful candidate reports directly to IGL Head of audit for Group Central Functions, Savings Management, Insurance & Property Divisions, and locally to the Americas’ Head of Audit, with matrix guidance from to IGE Supervisor of Compliance coverage regarding local regulatory requirements.

Key Internal contacts 

Auditees, other control functions

Key External contacts

External auditors and regulators as coordinated with the Americas’ Head of Audit and senior management

Role specific requirements 

This role may require business travels in any relevant locations to conduct the assigned audits, for periods up to several consecutive weeks

All Credit Agricole auditors must comply with the Audit Charter, in particular the five fundamental ethical principles (integrity, objectivity, confidentiality, expertise, and transparency) and all other locally applicable regulations.

Independence: Before or after an assignment, no auditors shall have no direct operational responsibility or authority over any of the activities under review. They shall not develop systems or procedures, prepare records or engage in any activity, which belongs to the auditable perimeter.


Salary Range: $195k - $235k


Required skills


  • 15+ years of experience in audit, at least 2 of which should involve managerial responsibilities in an audit group (e.g. Head of Compliance or Risk Management coverage, Head of Audit)
  • Significant exposure in leading audit functions that conform to US regulatory standards (e.g., Federal Reserve Bank)
  • Foreign Banking Organization experience


·       Very strong communication skills

·       Ability to analyse and summarise

·       Rigour and sense of organisation

·       Sense of urgency for results and priorities

·       Autonomy and Leadership

·      Project management (work organization, time planning, feedback, etc.)

·       Knowledge of the principles, practices and techniques of auditing

·       Demonstrated ability to gather, analyse facts, and prepare and present concise reports

·       Knowledge of organization and activities of the Bank,

·       Ability to lead a group or work as part of a group to accomplish shared goals

·       Specific skills/knowledge of FRB, NYDFS, FINRA and/ or SEC regulatory compliance requirements for foreign banking organizations

·       Working knowledge of SR 08-8


·       Relationship management/ Commercial sense

·       Capacity to cooperate/ Ability to work across disciplines

·       Understanding of Laws, Rules, and Regulations specific to Foreign Banking Organizations (FBOs)

·       Intermediate French