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Group Audit Manager - (part time / full time / job share)


Location: Swindon, Fareham - Hybrid



The Opportunity: 

Being a Group Auditor at Zurich means being part of a community of internal auditors with a common purpose: to keep Zurich safe. We are an international team of 200+ colleagues from 33 different nationalities, working as one function from Chicago to Sydney! Together, we look to bring our skills, capabilities and unique strengths to provide real insights to our stakeholders. We are working to be the best we can at spotting danger for our company; continuously trying, failing, and learning to get better and better in what we do. 


We are at the start of a journey to transform our way of working, to be more agile and fit for whatever the future brings, with increased autonomy and faster decision-making. We believe that a clear common purpose, promoting authenticity of individuals and creating a learning environment will help our teams bring their best. We can't promise it will always be an easy journey and it may feel uncomfortable at times, but it will be an authentic and fulfilling one.


Up for a challenge? Interested in being part of this?  We would love to hear from you!
This role is available part-time, job-share or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time. 


How you will make an impact

As a Business Audit Manager, you will be accountable for the end-to-end delivery of a portfolio of audit engagements in interaction with teams across UK, Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific. With the support of the Senior Manager, you will be responsible for providing insights to stakeholders, leading the audit teams to bring audit outcomes of excellent quality. You will identify trends and themes patterns in results, develop audit reports and influence key stakeholders in broader actions. This opportunity offers an international learning platform where you will share audit experience and knowledge, learn about new audit approaches and help build your career.



Your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Developing own knowledge and business awareness and building strong business relationships
  • Keeping the business safe by leading the execution of a portfolio of audit engagements end-to-end, including global audits across different regions with the support of the Senior Manager
  • Building learning and apply professional judgement in planning and risk assessment activities, determining the right audit scope, key risks to be addressed and most suitable audit techniques and approaches alongside the Senior manager and regional Audit Leads.
  • Creating a collaborative and supporting team spirit while overseeing the quality of outcomes
  • Guiding, coaching and reviewing the work of the team throughout the audit engagement
  • Influencing the business by agreeing actions and delivering the final audit report, with support from the Senior Manager, when needed
  • Contributing to the Group Audit global team through sharing own technical knowledge and engaging in our continuous training program. 



Your skills and experience

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a relevant field or professional qualification
  • +6 years of proven experience in Audit / Risk Management / Compliance or +6 years of experience in Insurance industry
  • Experience in the Financial Services Industry is an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of Internal Audit Standards, internal control framework and audit testing
  • Excellent project management skills, ability to organize teams, prioritize tasks, guide and coach the team to deliver on time to high quality standards
  • Experience in leading teams within complex international organizations with multiple cultures and in a hybrid working environment 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent relationship management skills with proven ability to interact with stakeholders from all seniority levels and build business relationships
  • Ability to influence teams and senior management executives
  • Collaborative, flexible, persistent, and results-oriented mindset
  • Passion and enthusiasm to continue to grow yourself and others around you
  • Degree of flexibility and enthusiasm to travel locally and/or internationally (around 20% of the time might be required).



Further information: 
At Zurich we are proud of our culture. We are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion. We want you to bring your whole self to work we have a diverse mix of customers and we want our employee base to reflect that.
Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are creating an environment where everyone feels welcome regardless of protected characteristics.
With the above in mind we accept applications from everyone regardless of your background, beliefs or culture however we especially welcome applications from women, people from ethnic minorities, people with a disability and people who are LGBT+ as these groups are currently under-represented in our organisation.
We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities. Zurich is passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity through the Zurich Community Trust.
We have won numerous awards for our work on Diversity and Inclusion.  You can read about our awards on our website. #LI-Hybrid

The financials
  • 12% defined non-contributory pension scheme.
  • Annual company bonus.
  • Income Protection.
  • Life cover - four times your salary.
Time away
  • 25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays.
  • The option to buy up to an additional 20 days or sell some of your holiday.
  • Three days paid volunteering.
  • Up to 16 weeks' full pay for maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
Your health is important to us
  • Access to Private medical insurance.
  • Virtual GP appointments.
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Free flu jab.
  • Access to a wealth of support from our wellbeing partners.
We're making a difference
  • Creating a brighter, more sustainable future underpins all that we do here in Zurich. We were the first insurer to sign the ‘UN Business Ambition for 1.5˚C’ pledge.
  • Our charitable arm, Zurich Community Trust, has awarded grants and volunteered time to deserving causes in the UK valued at over £90 million.

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