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Senior Audit Manager – Life Insurance 80-100%

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
  • 19 May 19


Your role

As Senior Audit Manager for Life Insurance, you will deliver an assigned portfolio of 20-30 audits per year to provide high quality insights that add value to the business in order to build credibility with internal and external stakeholders.


Your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Delivering an assigned portfolio of Audits including planning and scoping, in line with quality, time and budget requirements

  • Working with the Regional Business Functional Audit Director on the annual bottom up Audit Plan

  • Contributing to the development of the quarterly risk assessment and rolling audit plan

  • Working with the Regional Cluster Lead to ensure appropriate resourcing, scheduling and technical expertise for the delivery of assigned portfolio of audit engagements

  • Providing guidance to business teams on aspects related to controls, risks and governance

  • Agreeing on final audit reports and corrective actions with senior business stakeholders and overseeing tracking and closure of agreed actions

  • Supporting the development of the Group Audit global team through own professional skills and technical knowledge

  • Driving the use of data analytics / data science tools in audit engagements, where appropriate

Your Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor degree (or equivalent)

  • 10 or more years of strong internal audit experience conducting and performing audits

  • Chartered Accountant, CIA, CISA, CPA, ACCA or equivalent

  • Significant knowledge of Life Technical Insurance, Regulatory Requirements, Risk Management and Compliance skills

  • A clear understanding of the IIA Standards, the methodology required to deliver excellent audit outcomes

  • The skills and competencies required in a team to be able to deliver quality, impactful and insightful audit reports

  • Excellent relationship management skills

  • Fluent written and spoken English skills


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