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Senior Auditor / Audit Manager IT (m/w/d) 80 - 100 %


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!


How you will make an impact


As a Senior Auditor / Audit Manager IT, you will be accountable for the end-to-end delivery of audit engagements in Switzerland and interact 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.



What you will do


  • Keeping the business safe by leading the execution of audit engagements within the Zurich Operations and Information technology space in Switzerland
  • 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, regional Audit Leads, Data analysts and Subject Matter Experts.
  • 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.



What you bring


  • Bachelor or master’s degree in information technology (or a similar), and preferably a Certified Internal System Auditor (CISA) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification
  • Minimum 6 years of audit / risk management / compliance experience in the area of Information Technology, preferably in the insurance and/or financial services industry
  • Strong knowledge of IT audit methodologies and techniques with a solid understanding of IT risks and controls, commonly used internal control frameworks and awareness of applicable regulatory requirements
  • Excellent project management skills, ability to organize teams, prioritize tasks, guide, and coach the team to deliver on time to high quality standards
  • Fluent written and spoken English and good German language skills



Other information


Full time and part time: 80-100%

Work location: Zurich, Oerlikon

Hybrid work: Up to 50% possible



Your contact


Talent Acquisition Consultant: Bernd Makasy


We look forward to receiving your online application!



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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