Business Audit Manager, Group Audit

Zurich NA

Business Audit Manager, Group Audit


Our audit team is growing!

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 240 colleagues from 33 different nationalities, working as one function from Chicago to Sydney! Together, we look to bring together our skills, capabilities, and unique strengths to provide real insights to our stakeholders. We are working to be the best we can be at spotting danger for our company; continuously learning to get better and better in what we do.

We are transforming 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 cant promise it will always be an easy journey and it will be challenging at times, but it will be an authentic and fulfilling one.

As part of this journey, we’re growing our audit team and are looking for talented individuals to assist in the delivery of insightful audit work in the Zurich North America business units. If you have extensive audit experience in the insurance industry, specifically auditing risks associated with finance, reinsurance, claims, reserving, as well as other significant risks, then we have a great opportunity for you!

You will:

Drive the overall risk assessment and planning on individual audits, determining the right audit scope, key risks to address, and most suitable audit techniques to employ alongside the Senior Audit Manager, Data Scientist and Head of Audit

Keep the business safe by executing of a portfolio of audit engagements end-to-end, including occasional global audits across different regions

Create a collaborative and supportive team environment while ensuring quality standards are met

Guide, coach and supervise the work of the team throughout the audit engagement

Conduct the more complex areas of audit work on individual audits

Lead meetings with senior leaders in Zurich North America to share audit progress and insights

Contribute to the Group Audit global team through sharing your own knowledge and engaging in our continuous training program.

Seek to expand your data analytics expertise

Occasionally travel for audit work (mainlyU.S.)approximately10-15% maximum.

Basic qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree and 6 or more years of experience in audit, finance, or accounting (or a combination of each)

Travel 10-25%

Preferred qualifications:

Relevant audit experience in insurance industry, both internal and external, is strongly preferred

Big 4 audit experience in the insurance industry is strongly preferred

Strong understanding and applicability of audit, business risk management and control processes

Understand the audit methodology required to deliver excellent audit outcomes and the skills and competencies needed to provide quality, impactful and insightful audit reports.

Professional audit certifications (e.g., CPA, CIA, etc.)

Excellent relationship management skills.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Strong analytical mindset and strong problem-solving skills.

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to any COVID-related health and safety protocols in place at that time ( ).

A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich?

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please clickhere ( to learn more.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Location(s): AM – Chicago, AM – Schaumburg

Remote Working: Hybrid

Schedule: Full Time

Employment Sponsorship Offered: No

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