Audit Manager for International Wealth Management

Full time
switzerland 27/07/2018   Full time

Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking and asset management capabilities. Founded in 1856, Credit Suisse has expanded to be a global force employing over 45,000 people in 50 countries. With new leadership, a new strategy and a streamlined global organization, we are set for growth. It is a high priority for us to continually invest in our employees by providing ongoing opportunities for training, networking and mobility. Join us and let's shape the future of Credit Suisse together.

We offer:
- A challenging position for an experienced audit manager with the responsibility to conduct audits on-site in Italy and remotely, supervise and manage a portfolio of audits in close collaboration with the relevant stakeholders to ensure the deadlines are met.
- Effectively supervise and motivate audit teams, providing necessary oversight and guidance to ensure the audit is completed against relevant targets (e.g. budget, fieldwork timing, report clearance etc.).
- Together with the relevant Head of audit develop and execute a program of continuous risk and performance monitoring.
- Identify key issues impacting businesses under review, presenting and agreeing with management practical recommendations and responses for the mitigation of associated risks.
- Take ownership of the relationship with key business stakeholders through maintaining lines of communication, delivering on communicated timeframes and fostering on-going interaction with the business.
- Take ownership of the relationship with the external auditors for relevant business areas.
- Develop expertise for specific areas within the Bank, expanding personal and departmental awareness through proactive on-going monitoring and contribution during audits, and participation in various meeting forums and training sessions.
- Participate in the Bank’s related working groups of key initiatives.
- Exposure to a large bandwidth of businesses across the Credit Suisse group which offers significant networking opportunities, direct contacts with the bank’s senior management and a platform for career progression..
- Attractive career opportunities within the Internal Audit department but also more broadly within Credit Suisse.
- An integrated working environment that takes account of the many needs of all our employees.

You offer:
- In-depth knowledge of Italian Banking regulations and financial services, with a focus on Wealth Management activities.
- Academic degree in an Audit and/or banking related field.
- 8+ years of experience in audit or with business expertise in a specific area (e.g. Anti-Money Laundering, Risk Management, Private Banking, new Banking regulations (MIFID II, Market Abuse and Europe Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR), etc.).
- Understanding of the key challenges within the banking industry and business-oriented mindset.
- Exposure to risk-based audit methodologies within Financial Services.
- Experience of understanding risk/audit issues and control matters.
- Effective risk awareness in order to ensure an appropriately targeted audit approach and emphasis of work performed
- Strong communication skills and experience in liaising across departments and teams as well as the ability to demonstrate business mindset when supporting the business with addressing the audit findings.
- Ability to operate autonomously, to drive a project / task forward and produce an end state product that can be presented to senior management with minimal required revision.
- Ability to present risk concepts and issues in a simple and concise way to diverse groups.
- Excellent communication skills in English and Italian, German would be an asset.

Audit Manager for International Wealth Management, Italy and Region Europe - Internal Audit (80% - 100%). Region Zurich.