#1101 Position in Internal Audit Department

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Position in Internal Audit Department utilizing the following experience:

To prepare and develop the annual internal audit plan/program of reviews;

To assess Risks, efficiency of internal controls and audit, RCSA, SOX 404;

To evaluate accuracy and completeness of IFRS, US GAAP, RF GAAP financial reporting and accounting;

To carry out audit reviews according to the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, issued by the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA);

To ensure compliance to applicable US Regulations, Corporate and Local regulatory requirements;

To Interact with regulatory inspectors and internal/external auditors;

Ph.D. in Economics granted by Accounting, Auditing and Statistics Department of Russian Peoples’ Friendship University;

MBA Banking and Finance granted by Inholland University of Applied Sciences (Holland) and Higher School of Economy (Russia);

Certified Securities Controller, Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).



Director of Internal Audit Department, OTP Bank 5/2011 – present

Moscow, Russia

Responsibilities include:

Manages Annual Audit Planning process, performs the resource planning and allocation. Reschedules internal audit projects during the year as necessary, co-ordinates special requests from Board of Directors and reallocates resources as needed;

Reports quarterly on the status of fulfillment of the audit plan and confirms the plan for the remaining quarters of the year;

Manages of Internal Audit Department (incl. Financial Audit Unit, Tax Audit Unit and IT Audit Unit);

Performs quality control of the work performed and ensures the implementation of and adherence to the Group internal audit methodology and audit tools;

Supervises internal audit projects execution as foreseen in the submitted annual Internal Audit plan in line with the Group methodology e.g: (performs the overall and detailed preparation of the audit; co-ordinates the audit work with the auditee and the audit team, as applicable; ensures adequate audit programs have been established for the audit project; performs quality control of the overall audit project; manages the audit work and the audit team);

Co-ordinates the timely issuance of the completed internal audit reports;

Co-ordinates complex audit engagements in order to provide optimal audit coverage to the organization at a reasonable overall cost;

Reports and communicates the findings and recommendations of the audits to the responsible Management and agrees on an appropriate action plan;

Reviews and monitors the implementation of audit recommendations and assists Management in ensuring agreed action plans have been implemented as foreseen;

Constantly analyzes the existing internal audit standards and methodology across the Bank, prepares suggestions on its improvement;

Prepares periodic reports and statistics (e.g. statistics on the implementation of Audit recommendations, audit summary reports) pertaining to the internal audit activities;

Assesses risks; efficiency and effectiveness of established controls within the Bank;

Supervises reporting staff ensuring their proper professional development;

Making verbal and written presentations to the Management Board and Board of Directors.




Senior Internal Auditor, Citibank 6/2005 – 5/2011

Moscow, Russia

Responsibilities include:

Preparing and developing the annual internal audit plan

Performing independent and objective assessment of:

Adequacy of risk identification within auditable departments and their accountability;

Efficiency and effectiveness of established controls to mitigate risks up to the expected level;

Efficiency of processes in involved departments;

Accuracy and completeness of financial records;

Quality of self-assessment in involved departments;

Compliance to local, U.S. regulations, and Citigroup policies.

Interacting with regulatory inspectors and internal / external auditors;

Participating in complex investigations;

Reviewing policy and procedure changes to ensure compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and internal policies;

Making oral and written presentations to management during and at the conclusion of the engagement, discussing observations and recommending corrective actions;

Directing, counseling, and instructing staff.

Main completed engagements: Loans; Anti Money-Laundering; Compliance; Bonds, Brokerage and Underwriting; Investment Products and Operations; Custody; Foreign Exchange and Money Market Operations; Corporate Financial Reporting; Privacy and Data Protection; Information Securities; Corporate Governance.



Chief Financial Officer, Advasoft 6/2003 – 6/2005

Moscow, Russia

Responsibilities included:

Overseeing risks, evaluating and improving the effectiveness of controls;

Supervising all bookkeeping functions through financial statements;

Preparing quarterly/annual reports, state and federal taxes, in charge of IFRS financial statements;

Managing investment policy and estimating investment projects,

Working with auditors to verify all accounting records;


Making oral and written presentations to the Board of Directors, investors and regulatory authorities.


Head of Department of Financial Analysis, 10/2002 – 6/2003

Partnership of Aircraft and Metallurgical Companies «AT-Alliance»

Moscow, Russia

Responsibilities included:

Setting up new accounting and records control IT system;

Analyzing and monitoring investment portfolios;

Supervising preparation of financial statements in accordance with established financial reporting standards requirements (IFRS);

Monitoring key quality indicators (KPI tracking);

Working with auditors to review accounting records.



MBA Banking and Finance 2008-2010

Dual degree of Inholland University of Applied Sciences

Higher School of Economics

Ph.D. in Economics granted by Department of Accounting, Auditing and Statistics 2000-2004

The Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

M.S. in Economics, Diploma with Honors 1998-2000

Concentration in Auditing, Accounting, Financial Analysis

The Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

B.S. in Economics, Diploma with Honors 1993-1998

Concentration in Accounting, Financial Statistics;

The Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

LLB, Concentration in Civil Law, International Law, Taxation, Corporate Law 1998-2002

International Institute of Law



Certified Securities Controller

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) - In progress



Russian – native

English – fluent

Spanish – basic



Analytical self-starter with a strong attention to details;

Global and system thinker, results oriented and well organized;

Able to take initiative, improve process, and meet time-sensitive deadlines;

Effective team player with strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills;

Comfortable working in cross-cultural environments