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Senior Auditor (f/m/d) Asset Management

Job Level:  Professional
Location: 

Newport Beach, CA, US, 92660

Due Date:  20.12.2021
Area of Expertise:  Audit
Unit:  Allianz Asset Management
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  642

Job Purpose/Role
The mission of the Internal Audit department is to provide AllianzAM entities with independent, risk oriented and objective review and consulting services to help improve business operations. The US Internal Audit team is based in Newport Beach and New York City and is part of the Global Internal Audit team with additional presence in Munich, Frankfurt, and Hong Kong. As a member of the US Internal Audit team you will perform audits in various locations throughout the United States and also provide support to the Internal Audit teams in Europe and Asia.

 

Key Responsibilities
As a member of the Internal Audit team you will:

  • Build and maintain relationships as a key audit partner with business area management to effectively provide audit support and internal controls expertise
  • Conduct business and integrated audits as well as consulting services designed to assess and improve operations within the entire asset management business
  • Manage all aspects of an audit: planning, fieldwork, report writing, and presentation of results to audit management and senior business management
  • Develop the audit work programs and conduct audit fieldwork, including documenting processes and procedures, establishing testing approach, reviewing and analyzing documentation, and identifying and documenting process and control issues
  • Formulate clear and concise audit findings, reflecting deficiencies identified during audit fieldwork, related risk impact, and suggestions on practical recommendations to mitigate risk
  • Conduct an annual audit risk assessment for operational entities, deriving recommendations for the subsequent year’s annual audit plan
  • Perform follow-up activities to evaluate the sufficiency and timeliness of management responses and corrective action taken in response to audit recommendations
  • Contribute ideas that strengthen internal audit practices and other risk/control efforts
  • Travel up to 20% per annum is estimated

 

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience

  • Minimum 4 years of applicable work experience, preferably in Internal Audit, Risk Management or Compliance, within an Asset Management company, division, or other financial institution; or in public accounting covering Asset Management clients and experience with SSAE 16 engagements
  • Good understanding of fixed income securities, alternative products, and derivatives
  • Superior analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to challenge the status quo while being collaborative
  • Ability to work well within a matrix organization while being a consensus builder and team player
  • Cultural skills and sensitivities necessary to work effectively in a global organization
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments and projects with varying deadlines
  • Advanced PowerPoint and Excel skills

 

Education and/or Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance, or related field
  • CIA, CFA, FRM, CISA, MBA or CPA preferred
  • Experience with Illiquid Alternatives is a plus

 

 

Additional Information
We are looking for applicants willing to support our team in Newport Beach on a full-time basis with immediate effect.

If you think you have what it takes to fill this attractive position in our dynamic organization, then please submit your cover letter and CV.


We look forward to hearing from you!


If you have any questions please contact AllianzAM-HR-DE@allianzam.com.

Allianz Group is one of the most trusted insurance and asset management companies in the world. Caring for our employees, their ambitions, dreams and challenges, is what makes us a unique employer. Together we can build an environment where everyone feels empowered and has the confidence to explore, to grow and to shape a better future for our customers and the world around us. Join us. Let’s care for tomorrow.


We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or
what you believe in.


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