Senior Business Auditor, 80-100% Senior Business Auditor, 80-100% …

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
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Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
in Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
Senior Business Auditor, 80-100%

Our Group Audit mandate is to provide independent and objective assurance to the Zurich Boards of Directors and Audit Committees as well as to the Group CEO and Senior Management.

We are looking for a Senior Business Auditor to join our audit team, based in Zurich. As a member of this team you will get face time with and the ability to influence people at all levels within the organization. You will be part of a professional, externally accredited department, rated as one of the top 10% in our peer group.

Our ambition is to provide inspiring assurance in whatever form and whatever time our stakeholders need it by operating as a passionate, united, innovative and high-performing team. As part of the Corporate Center audit team, you will participate and coordinate audits being executed simultaneously across the globe and interact with team members throughout Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.

Your Role

As a Senior Business Auditor your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Building an in-depth understanding of Group Audit standards and methodology

  • Assisting the Portfolio Manager / Auditor in Charge in tasks related to planning & determination of the audit scope (with limited supervision and guidance)

  • Completing audit work, document and report audit results in line with Group Audit standards

  • Operating with minimum supervision on smaller/less complex assignments, with sufficient guidance and subsequent review

  • Agreeing on corrective actions with business stakeholders and deliver the final audit report with support from the Portfolio Manager / Auditor in Charge

  • Tracking the implementation of agreed actions

  • Developing own knowledge and business awareness by reviewing available resources and interacting with multiple stakeholders

Your Skills and Experience

As a Senior Business Auditor your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Relevant university degree and professional qualifications (e.g. CPA, CIA) and/or candidate is working towards relevant professional qualification
  • Job holder should have at least 5+ years' experience as a financial auditor preferably in financial services
  • Expertise in insurance would be a strong asset - preferable in an internal audit and/or external audit environment
  • Especially Life Insurance knowledge is a plus
  • Good project management, analytical, problem solving and communications skills
  • Flexibility and endurance to cope with varying workloads, pressures and priorities
  • Knowledge of audit standards, principles of internal controls, processes, assessment and design of compliance testing
  • Experience with Data Analytics as part of the audit work is preferred
  • Understanding of industry, key markets, participants, innovation drivers, business issues, standards and guidelines, regulatory environment and developments
  • Experience within complex organizations
  • Strong German as well as fluency in English is a must (written and spoken)
Company Overview

Who we are

Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 170 countries to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee, you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

Information for recruitment agencies

Zurich accepts no unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents either via our employees or through our online career portal.

We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.