Senior Internal Auditor

Job Level:  Professional

Dublin, IE, D04Y6Y6

Area of Expertise:  Audit
Unit:  Allianz Ireland
Employing Entity:  Allianz plc
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Hybrid working
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  42358
Position Cluster:  Non-Executive

The opportunity

We are looking to hire a Senior Internal Auditor who specialises in financial services auditing. The successful candidate will execute internal audits across the various financial service disciplines within Allianz Darta.  The successful candidate will be instrumental in the timely execution of the approved internal audit plan.


We’re interested in versatile people with the ability to take on new responsibilities and listen to auditees to get things done. We’re not just looking for a general auditor or accountant — we are interested in people with the ability to build relationships, negotiate and think in unique and creative new ways, and a strong willingness to learn and contribute to the growth of the team.


Your key tasks


  • Work closely with the Internal Audit Manager and the Head of Internal Audit to develop and execute audits in accordance with internal audit policies, procedures, methodologies, regulatory requirements and IIA Standards;
  • Provide input and assist in the identification of relevant risks and regulatory requirements for incorporation as part of our audit scope and work programs;
  • Continually seek new ways to make the best use of data as part of the audit process including to inform our understanding of risks, test controls and provide key insights to the business;
  • Interact with staff to obtain an understanding of relevant risks, controls and processes;
  • Determine the level of residual risk in business processes and develop audit findings from your assessments as appropriate;
  • Assist in communicating and discussing findings with business unit management;
  • Develop audit reports which identify deficiencies and underlying root causes;
  • Provide recommendations to mitigate/address deficiencies while adding value to the business;
  • Keep up-to-date on all relevant industry changes and successfully complete assigned training requirements; and
  • Monitor audit progress (against expected timelines, scope etc.) and project manage to completion, escalating where required in a timely manner.


Essential experience


  • 3+ years of professional experience in an audit or advisory related-role within a regulated financial services environment;
  • A relevant qualification in Accounting, Audit or IT. e.g. CIA, CISA, CISM, CIMA, ACA, ACCA;
  • Knowledge of IIA standards;
  • Strong understanding of Financial Services, back-office operational areas, risk, compliance and controls testing;
  • Proficient in both working with and interpreting data;
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills; and
  • Strong interpersonal communication and report writing skills.



Regulatory Notice


Appointment to this role will be subject to the requirements provided for by the Central Bank of Ireland.   This role is a Control Function (CF-2) and is subject to F&P Standards and the Corporate Governance Requirements.   This includes the requirements provided for by the Central Bank (Individual Accountability Framework) Act 2023.   successful candidate will be provided with the relevant Conduct Standards (including Additional Conduct Standards) training, where relevant to the role..




42358 | Audit | Professional | Non-Executive | Allianz Ireland | Full-Time | Permanent

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