Zurich Insurance Group Ltd
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
hace 25 días

Who we are

Looking for a career that will excite, challenge and inspire you? Thinking about insurance? Perhaps you should. Working for us is a totally different experience to what you probably expect.

How do you feel about the things you truly love? Don’t you want to protect them in the best way possible? 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. This is no easy task. In today’s interconnected world, tackling risk is fast, unpredictable and invigorating.

You’ll have to think on your feet as you manage risks big and small, from flooding to cyber crime. You’ll be tackling issues like these in over 170 countries.

It’s a big challenge, but you’ll have a truly diverse network helping you. As part of an international team, every day would provide opportunities to learn, grow and share ideas.

Our opportunity

Group Audit is responsible for performing audits over the whole of Zurich's operations globally. We are looking for an IT Audit Manager to join our audit hub in Barcelona and be part of our global internal audit organization.

You will contribute to the Group Audit global team in terms of professional skills, technical knowledge, energy and motivation.

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.

This will be in compliance with Group Audit standards and you will also provide input to the creation of the rolling audit plan.

The IT Audit Manager (Auditor in Charge) plays a key role in helping the Portfolio Manager to shape and focus the audits around the identified risks, as well as executing the audit and assisting in delivering the final report to our business partners and senior management.

There are opportunities for this person to participate in and help coordinate and assist in audits being executed simultaneously across the globe and interact with team members throughout Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia Pacific.

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

Your role

  • 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

  • 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.
  • 6 10 years in the industry), or, as experienced IT Manager or newly appointed Senior Manager with 6 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 Spanish and 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

    Work location is Spain, Barcelona with expected travel (50%) to other locations, primarily within EMEA.

    If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then we are looking forward to receiving your application.

    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.

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