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Senior Audit Manager 80-100%


Group Audit is a diverse international team of 200+ colleagues from 33 different nationalities working as one function with a common purpose: to keep Zurich safe. Together, we look to bring our skills, capabilities, and unique strengths to provide real insights to our stakeholders. We have an ambition to be the best we can be for our company, our people, and our communities; continuously learning and improving, to get better and better in what we do and how we do it. 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. As our business grows, so will our team! 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? Curious to learn more about this position? We would love to hear from you!



What you will do


  • You will drive the overall risk assessment and audit planning and, determining the right audit scope, key risks to be addressed and most suitable audit techniques and approaches in collaboration with the Audit Director
  • You will keep the the business safe by overseeing the execution of a portfolio of audit engagements end-to-end, including audits across Property and Casualty (P&C) and Life insurance business in Switzerland
  • You you contribute to create a collaborative and supportive team environment while overseeing the quality of outcomes
  • You will influence senior leaders in the Business Unit Switzerland through strong relationships and insights and acting as a strategic partner for the Audit Director
  • You will identify themes and trends, systemic/emerging issues and sharing insights with senior management as well as well as supporting reporting into Group and relevant local Boards and Audit Committees



What you bring


  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in a relevant field and 10+ years of experience in Audit
  • Relevant experience at a senior level role in financial services or insurance with a proven record of working with and influencing executive/ senior stakeholders
  • Strong understanding of the Property and Casualty (P&C) and/or Life insurance business, including Underwriting, Claims, Reinsurance, Reserving, regulatory requirements, with a record of identifying value add observations
  • Good understanding of the audit methodology required to deliver excellent audit outcomes and the skills and competencies needed to provide quality, impactful and insightful audit reports. This includes a good understanding of the power of data analytics.
  • Fluent written and spoken English, very good German language skills are a must



Your contact


Talent Acquisition Consultant: Bernd Makasy



Additional Information


  • Full time and part time: 80-100%
  • Work location: Zurich, Oerlikon
  • Travel requirement: up to 10%
  • Hybrid work: up to 50%


You are welcome to convince us of your motivation in a personal meeting.



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 210 countries and territories 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 foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our purpose and values are designed to protect, inspire confidence and help our employees reach their full potential. We value and defend what is right and promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, disability, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc.  Our talent acquisition and hiring processes respect this commitment daily. Join Zurich and be part of this culture.



Information for recruitment agencies


Zurich accepts no applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents neither via our employees nor through our online career portal. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.


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