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Internal Audit Assistant Manager


Job Summary

Support audit plan delivery for complete and more complex audits (local and global), with minimum supervision, and execute audit engagement activities including determination of scope, risk analysis and documentation of audit results, in line with Group Audit standards.


Key Accountabilities

  • Master Group Audit standards and methodology.
  • Assist the Portfolio Manager / Auditor in Charge in planning & determining the audit scope for relevant engagements and in reaching an agreement on the risk analysis.
  • Participate in local and global audits, complete audit work, and document audit results in line with Group Audit standards.
  • Operate with minimum supervision on assignments, with required guidance and subsequent review.
  • Agree on corrective actions and deliver the final audit report, with support from the Portfolio Manager / Auditor in Charge, for more technically challenging / complex / sensitive assignments.
  • Track the implementation of agreed actions.
  • Develop own knowledge and business awareness by reviewing available resources and interacting with multiple stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the Group Audit global team through own professional skills and technical knowledge.


Additional Job Functions:

  • Achieve the annual utilization target by tracking own utilization and informing concerned stakeholders, in case of low utilization at any point.
  • Use data analytics in audits, where appropriate.
  • Complete the annual performance assessments (including Engagement Level Assessments and Individual Development Plans in the Performance Management Cycle) on time and with the required quality standards.
  • Interact with peers in the segment/ function, or with process owners, to seek information and clarifications during conduct of audit, as well as to seek their buy-in on recommendations; build good relationships with these stakeholders.


Business Accountabilities :

  • Create a business case for defined audits to demonstrate potential benefits; clarify the rationale for corrective action and ensure buy-in from business teams.
  • Assist senior Group Audit stakeholders in reaching an agreement on the risk analysis, developing the rolling audit plan and performing audits to ensure high quality audit delivery.
  • Research primary audit data sources, select relevant information, analyze key themes and trends to provide inputs for policy development.
  • Conduct process reviews and propose changes to enhance efficiency of the audit process.
  • Provide audit advice to address specific technical queries from business stakeholders and deliver appropriate solutions in line with Group Audit standards.


Performance Management Accountabilities :

  • Model behaviors that demonstrate commitment to corporate values.
  • Provide input into performance management discussions of project team members.
  • Coach and provide technical advice and counsel within and outside operating unit.
  • Provide guidance and support for team members.
  • Take action to manage own personal development and encourage others to do the same.


Job Requirements :




  • Masters degree (or equivalent) in Accounting, Insurance and 5 or more years of experience in related field




  • High school diploma/GED (high school equivalency) in Finance and 5 or more years of experience in related field


Why Zurich

At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives.

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.

  • Location(s):  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 
  • Recruiter name: Kamilia Kamil


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