• Group Internal Auditor Zürich
  • Julius Baer in Zürich, , Switzerland
  • jobs
  • 4 weeks ago

jobs description

At Julius Baer, we celebrate and value the individual qualities you bring, enabling you to be impactful, to be entrepreneurial, to be empowered, and to create value beyond wealth. Let’s shape the future of wealth management together.

For our Group Internal Audit (GIA) Team based in Zurich, we are looking for a full-time Internal Auditor mainly for the Division “Investment & Wealth Management Solutions (IWMS)” of Julius Baer Group.

You will be part of a dynamic, strongly data-based and interactive team working with various tools specifically deployed for GIA (i.e., tableau for data visualisation, dashboards etc.). GIA of Julius Baer has more than 40 employees worldwide and runs its own Data Analytics Team supporting the various Audit teams during the audit life cycle.
As an experienced auditor in the Global Private Banking Sector, specialized in Investment Management and Investment Advisory, you plan, lead, and execute audits autonomously in Switzerland and to... some extent in our entities abroad:

- Plan audit engagements, including identification of risks and definition of key audit objectives
- Lead the audit team to ensure completion & documentation of the audit assignments on time, within budget and at high quality, in line with audit standards and internal audit methodology
- Assess materiality of identified issues & related risks autonomously
- Present & discuss identified weaknesses and shortcomings with auditees and recommend feasible and value-adding actions
- Write and finalise the Audit Report (in English), including clear and concise reflection of the audit findings with the objective to create impact
- Proactively monitor & follow-up on the implementation of audit actions.
- Support and contribute to the annual risk assessment and audit planning process
- Work in interdisciplinary teams (i.e. integrated process audits with IT auditors and Data Analytics specialists)
- Coach team members on audit assignments, review their work and provide constructive feedback
- Share knowledge & insights within Group Internal Audit globally
- Ability to interact with a variety of stakeholders, build up and maintain sound relationships with auditees (incl. Senior Management)
- Stay actively informed on regulatory changes & bank internal developments

- Personal integrity and able to work on own initiative, willing to take on responsibility
- Master degree or equivalent (preferably in Finance, Banking or Business Administration).
- A certification as Chartered Financial Analyst would be desirable due to the audit coverage of Investment Management and Investment Advisory
- Audit related certification such as Certified Internal Auditor or Certified Public Accountant would be a plus
- Experience in internal (or external) audit or in a Risk & Compliance function covering the Investment Management and/ or Investment Advisory business
- Strong knowledge and understanding of the regulatory environment, including suitability, product management, and investment risk
- Practical experience and/or strong affinity in Data Analytics is of advantage (data requests (SQL), data visualization (Tableau), read and understand programming codes
- Expertise in assessing internal control systems and related processes and controls, front-to-back
- Team player with an enthusiastic and proactive personality
- Very good communication skills; fluent in German & English. Fluency in French would be an advantage
- Professional and convincing communication skills with stakeholders in various roles and functions
- Represent professional skepticism, critical thinking but also demonstrate solution-oriented approaches
- Fast learner with strong analytical and conceptual skills
- Drive and motivation to work in a target oriented and high-performance culture
- Able to work under pressure and react positively in the face of change
Zürich Switzerland


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