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IT Audit Manager


Our opportunity


Are you looking for an exciting job opportunity in Internal Audit?


In Zurich Group Audit you will be part of a professional Internal Audit department rated as one of the top 10% in our peer group.


Group Audit works as a global integrated team, with a one-global-team mindset across the 19 countries where our teams are located. Our mandate is to protect Zurich and its customers by providing assurance to the Zurich Boards of Directors and Audit Committees as well as to the Group CEO and Senior Management. We are an audit team that promotes and supports personal growth, innovation and creative thinking by operating as a passionate, united, innovative and high-performing team.


We are looking for an IT Audit Manager to join our audit hub team in Spain and assist in the delivery of audits in the EMEA region. You will manage, plan, scope and deliver local and global audits, with increased complexity - primarily within EMEA - that are information technology based and cover infrastructure, application layer and info security, perform advanced data analysis as part of audits and work in integrated audits with business auditors.


You will play a key role in driving sustained improvements in the business, shaping and focusing the audits towards the identified risks, executing the audit testing and delivering valuable insights to our business partners and senior management. You will get the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in insurance operations and to contribute to sustained improvements at all levels within the Zurich organization.


This is a great opportunity to progress your career within a global business and deliver an exceptional service to internal clients



Your role


As an IT Audit Manager your main responsibilities will involve:


  • Assist the Portfolio Manager in planning and determining the audit scope for relevant audits and review the audit work in line with Group Audit standards.
  • Monitor resources (audit team) assigned to the audits and track progress against plan to ensure projects are delivered as per budget and time parameters.
  • Engage with business stakeholders and gather audit data; obtain buy-in and reach an agreement on final audit reports and corrective actions.
  • Use data analytics in audit engagements, where appropriate.
  • Oversee closure of agreed actions.
  • Provide specific risk inputs to the development of the rolling audit plan.
  • Provide guidance on controls, risk and governance to the business, as required, to ensure full compliance with the organization´s rules and regulations.
  • Report and escalate risks and issues as appropriate.
  • Build technical / commercial knowledge and business awareness through own research and interactions with relevant stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the Group Audit global team through own professional skills and technical knowledge.
  • Build relationships with peers in Group Audit across geographies and proactively exchange ideas and information.


Your Skills and Experience


As an IT Audit Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Information Technology.
  • Preferred previous experience as a manager from an insurance / financial services business with a sound knowledge of IT (ca. 7 – 10 years in the industry), or, as experienced IT Manager or newly appointed Senior Manager with 7 – 10 years’ experience (internal/external audit) gained in a public accounting firm.
  • Expertise in Data Analytics will be beneficial.
  • Relevant professional qualification such as CIA / CISA will be required. If not already qualified, such certification should be obtained within 18 months after hiring.
  • Detailed knowledge of internal audit processes, principles of internal controls and risk assessments.
  • Experience of working in a multinational and complex organization.
  • Good understanding of insurance industry, key markets, participants, innovation drivers, business issues, standards and guidelines, regulatory environment and developments.
  • Capable of building credible relationships with global colleagues and senior business management.
  • Good organization, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Good communications skills, with good verbal and written English are required. Additional languages are advantageous.
  • Ability to challenge and identify innovative solutions.
  • Ability to work customer focused, collaborative, flexible, persistent and results oriented.
  • Ability to work without close supervision and to take decisions autonomously, subject to verification.
  • Flexibility and endurance to cope with varying workloads, pressures and priorities.


Additional Information


As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:

  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 80% - you choose
  • Flexible working hours
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings
  • Free English, German and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan - after 1 year in the company
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions
  • Exclusive Employees discounts


Primary work location is Barcelona or Madrid. Please apply with your CV in English.


Who we are


Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.


At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability

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 and constantly asking What can go right? 

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):  ES - Barcelona, ES - Madrid 
  • Remote working:
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Martin Blanco Raquel

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