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Senior Audit Manager for Zurich Global Ventures 80-100%


Group Audit (GA) 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.


Zurich Global Ventures


Global Ventures (ZGV) focuses on providing innovative products and services to meet customer needs, with the customer experience at the core of the strategy. ZGV provides digitalized services and solutions in travel, health and wellbeing, employee benefits, cyber and device protection that focus on prevention while still providing protection for our customers from over 200 locations. 


At the core is the focus on using technology-enabled solutions, staying curious, innovating in new ways and operating with agility.


Up for a challenge? Interested in becoming a part of our growing team? We would love to hear from you!


How you will make an impact


As a Senior Audit Manager within ZGV, you will primarily oversee the delivery of 20 audits and build business relationships with global stakeholders withing ZGV to understand the business risks and develop the Audit Plan with the support of the Audit Lead. The role will include to present regular updates to Management and relevant Committees, and you will report to the Audit Lead Group Technology and Operations and Zurich Global Ventures. 


Your main responsibilities will involve:


  • Driving with the overall ZGV risk assessment and audit planning and, determining the right audit scope, key risks to be addressed and most suitable audit techniques and approaches alongside the Audit Lead
  • Keeping the business safe by overseeing the execution of a portfolio of audit engagements end-to-end, including global audits across different regions within the ZGV space (including a mix of Life and Pension, protection and savings products, Life Reinsurance, Life Insurance operation, claims and underwriting and life distribution, including new business proposition and distribution)
  • Being involved in execution of more complex audit engagements
  • Creating a collaborative and supportive team environment while overseeing the quality of outcomes
  • Guiding, coaching, and supervising the work of the team throughout the audit engagement
  • Influencing senior leaders in the Zurich Global Ventures space through strong relationships and insights and acting as a strategic partner for the Audit Lead
  • Identifying themes and trends, systemic/emerging issues and sharing insights with senior ZGV and Group stakeholders across the globe as well as well as supporting reporting into Group and relevant local Boards and Audit Committees
  • 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 and 10+ years of experience in Internal Audit 
  • Relevant experience at a senior level role in financial services; insurance or insure-tech is strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of Life insurance products, corporate pension and employee benefits
  • Experience in tech/ digital and start-ups is an advantage
  • Strong understanding and applicability of audit and / or business risk management and control processes
  • Proven record of working with and influencing executive/ senior stakeholders
  • Demonstrated success in business, functional and people management
  • Excellent project management skills, ability to organize teams, prioritize tasks, guide and coach the team to deliver on time to high quality standards
  • Experience leading teams through change collaborative, flexible, persistent, and results-oriented mindset
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization, managing and motivating diverse and multi-disciplinary teams

Additional Information


We look forward to receiving your online application. 


Zurich wants to attract the best talent and we acknowledge that talents might not always be available full-time. At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working. Many of our employees work flexibly in a variety of ways. Please talk to us during the interview about the flexibility you may need.


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Information for recruitment agencies


Zurich does not accept any applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. 

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):  CH - Zürich 
  • Remote working:
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Cunningham Grace

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