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Business Auditor, Group Audit


Our audit team is growing!  Zurich North America is currently hiring a Business Internal Auditor, Group Audit and this person will be based out of our Schaumburg NA HQ or remotely for the right candidate. 


Group Audit North America is part of the globally, fully integrated Group Audit function, which reports into the Group Audit Committee. Our work is valued by management who pay attention to our insights. Our ambition is to keep Zurich safe, by providing independent and objective assurance in whatever form and whatever time our stakeholders need it for their timely decision making.


In five years from now it is likely that you will be auditing products, services and systems that have not been invented yet, and doing these using tools and techniques that also have not been invented yet. Therefore, we accept and embrace how quickly our knowledge and skills will become obsolete in the digital age. We will invest in you so that you learn continuously, grow and stay at the forefront of your profession.  We will support your development both in internal audit and insurance knowledge through on and off the job learning programs, strong mentoring and will fund relevant professional certifications in Internal Audit and insurance. 


Through variety of businesses and functions that make up Zurich North America, you will be given diverse audit engagement opportunities in the world of insurance and give you exposure across the organization.  


Our audit plan is dynamic and entirely risk-based. Our team is not required to perform annual SOX/ICFR testing. You will also have the opportunity to participate in global audits and Group Audit wide initiatives and interact with leaders and team members from other countries. 


Basic qualifications:  


  • Bachelors Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Audit or Finance area OR
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 4 or more years of experience in the Audit or Finance area OR
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice including an Associate Degree and 2 or more years of experience in the Audit or Finance area


Preferred qualifications: 


  • Master’s or bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Insurance, Risk Management, Economics, Finance, or related financial disciplines 
  • Hold, or be pursuing, one or more of the following processional certifications:  Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), or other insurance industry designations
  • Audit experience in insurance or financial services 
  • Basic understanding of insurance risks
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Data analytics skills and experience
  • Demonstration of continuous learning on and off the job 
  • Inquisitive mindset with enthusiasm for learning something new everyday 
  • Strong team player skills
  • Strong written and verbal communications including presentation skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, establish and meet deadlines 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and data analytics software 
  • Strong written and verbal communications including presentation skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities, establish and meet deadlines 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time (


A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?


Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.


As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 


Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 


Location(s): AM - Schaumburg, AM - Chicago
Remote Working: Hybrid
Schedule: Full Time
Employment Sponsorship Offered: No  
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MG1 #LI-DIRECTOR 



Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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