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Senior Auditor


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 a Senior Auditor to join our audit hub team in Spain and assist in the delivery of audits in the EMEA region. 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 a Senior Auditor your main responsibilities will involve:


  • Assist the Portfolio Manager / Auditor in Charge in planning & determining the audit scope for relevant engagements (with limited supervisor and guidance) and in reaching an agreement on the risk analysis.
  • Participate in local and global audits, complete audit work, document and report audit results in line with Group Audit standards.
  • Perform advanced analytics and data analysis as part of audits and collaborate with the Data Science team.
  • Operate with minimum supervision on smaller/less complex assignments, with sufficient 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.
  • Build an in-depth understanding of Group Audit standards and methodology. 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.
  • 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.


Your Skills and Experience


As a Senior Auditor your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration, Accounting or Insurance.
  • 5+ years’ experience preferably as auditor with a background in financial services and/or insurance knowledge
  • Good understanding of the insurance industry and key processes
  • Experience in applying Data Analytics as part of an audit approach
  • Relevant professional qualification such as CIA/CISA is desired. 
  • Good knowledge of Internal Audit processes, principles of internal controls and risk assessments and design of suitable audit testing.
  • Experience within complex, multi-national organizations, preferably in an international environment.
  • Good organization, project management, analytical, problem solving and communications skills in an internal audit and/or external audit environment.
  • Good verbal and written English is required. Additional languages such as Portuguese are advantageous.
  • 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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