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Zurich, Zurich, CH

Re/Insurance Auditor (80-100%)

About Swiss Re


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



The opportunity


As a Re/Insurance Auditor in the EMEA Chapter, your will participate in various audit activities, with a focus on reinsurance, direct and primary insurance, including via Swiss Re's risk tech start-up company- iptiQ. You will be constantly challenged to learn new areas of Swiss Re, to assess the effectiveness of the relevant processes and controls. This role is an opportunity to deal with themes that have organizational impact and driving the risk culture of Swiss Re.



How you can make an impact?


  • Owning audit tasks delivery within an agile audit team; your key tasks will be to assess business processes and controls in scope of an audit, and to provide quality audit issues, clear audit reports, and compelling business insights to Senior Management and stakeholders;

  • Contributing to the development of data analytics to assess control related outcomes and employing data hypotheses to test data sets with the audit team and Data team in GIA.

  • Participating in local, regional and global audits, positively impacting the other GIA Chapters and using your areas of expertise to contribute effectively to GIA's audit plan

  • Participating in Agile / SCRUM methodology ceremonies within the Chapter to promote continuous learning and forward-looking assurance and coaching members of the team on individual subject matter themes

  • Participating in GIA's critical initiatives and projects as opportunities arise.



Your future colleagues


Join an international and motivated team. We will help you fast-track your career and grow both personally and professionally!

GIA's vision is Advancing Swiss Re's Resilience. We seek to be problem solvers who lead from every seat, challenge the status quo, understand risk, and demonstrate that we are responsive to risk.

We apply innovative and risk-focused techniques that ensures that our audit effort is proportionate to risk, and we continuously extend the use of data analytics and automation within our audit processes.



Who we are looking for?


You are curious, think creatively, generate innovative ideas and deliver effectively with what can often be ambiguous requirements!

In addition, you are passionate about innovation and transformation including but not limited to data analytics.



  • At least 2 years of work experience relating to audit or compliance functions (Governance, Risk Management or Compliance).

  • Knowledge of key risks facing Reinsurance, direct/primary insurance or risk tech companies is an advantage.

  • Clear and effective communication on various levels

  • Ability to appreciate the big picture as well as the details, to tackle problems and get things done.

  • Qualified or working towards a CPA, CA, CIA or professional certification (preferred).

  • University degree (preferred).


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