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Senior Auditor 80-100%

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
  • 19 Feb 18
Group Audit is responsible for performing audits over the whole of Zurich's operations globally. We are looking for an Auditor to join our Corporate Center 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.
There are opportunities for this person to participate in and help coordinate and assist in 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 Auditor Finance your main responsibilities will involve:
  • Build an in-depth understanding of Group Audit standards and methodology
  • Assist the Portfolio Manager / Auditor in Charge in tasks related to planning & determination of the audit scope for relevant engagements (with limited supervision and guidance) and in reaching an agreement on the risk analysis
  • Complete audit work, document and report audit results in line with Group Audit standards
  • Operate with minimum supervision on smaller/less complex assignments, with sufficient guidance and subsequent review
  • Agree on corrective actions with business stakeholders and deliver the final audit report with support from the Portfolio Manager / Auditor in Charge
  • Track the implementation of agreed actions
  • Develop own knowledge and business awareness by reviewing available resources and interacting with multiple stakeholders
Your Skills and Experience

As a Senior Auditor Finance 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 preferable a financial auditor background in financial services and/or insurance with life/non-life insurance knowledge
  • Good project management, analytical, problem solving and communications skills, expertise in insurance would be a strong asset - preferable in an internal audit and/or external audit environment
  • Experience within complex organizations
  • Knowledge of audit standards, principles of internal controls, processes, assessment and design of compliance testing
  • Understanding of industry, key markets, participants, innovation drivers, business issues, standards and guidelines, regulatory environment and developments
  • Strong English and German language skills, other languages also beneficial


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Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services. Our 55,000 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.

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