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IT Audit Manager (f/m/d)

Job Level:  Management
Location: 

Unterföhring, DE, 85774

Due Date:  03.11.2021
Area of Expertise:  Audit
Unit:  Allianz Global Corporate Specialty
Job Type:  Full-Time
Remote Job:  Not applicable
Employment Type:  Permanent
ID:  1366

JOB PURPOSE/ROLE

Audit is the home for those who dare to support Group Allianz and AGCS in archiving their strategic targets.

As Audit Manager you will be the key function member under Solvency II (Fit and Proper criteria). You are also responsible for evaluating the design and operational effectiveness of the system of internal controls throughout the AGCS Group. You actively engages in overall leadership of Global Audit in alignment with the Global Head of Audit, developing the strategic direction of Internal Audit and responsible for the coordination and implementation thereof. You will develop a specialist IT audit team, enhances the Know of IT and data across the IA function. Be a trusted business advisor with an independent outside view, free minded and out-of-the-box thinker.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

In this role you will….

  • Responsible for evaluating the design and operational effectiveness of the system of internal controls throughout the entire AGCS Group
  • Identifies key risk areas and topics specifically related to  IT and Data that need to be addressed. 
  • Contributes to and sponsors a sound governance system by providing advice and support and consulting activities. 
  • Drives innovative and effective risk identification and management strategies
  • Actively engages in overall leadership of Global Audit and in planning, controlling and directing of the department. Steers department´s data analytics activities and drives meaningful and efficient implementation, creating a competitive and sustainable advantage for the systematic analysis of the overall AGCS internal control framework. Continuously challenges Global Audit´s transformation to digital auditing. Communicates directly with Top and Senior Management related to IT and data management on internal control deficiencies and status of remediation. Briefs Global Head of Audit on issues of major concern
  • Manages audit teams as Engagement Manager and directs functional experts/team of audit professionals. Empowers team to execute tasks independently and delegate assignments. Defines clear and challenging targets related to IT data topics, monitors progress, addresses performance issues appropriately and effectively. Provides guidance on overall strategic picture. Plans and implement technical training and support skill building of auditors                                      
  • Oversees and coordinates the annual review and update of the audit universe
  • Oversees and facilitates effective remediation activities for key risk exposures and audit findings
  • Ensure compliance with Group, Internal Audit and IIA standards and processes
  • Be an accepted advisor and key contact to AGCS management on global level, combining profound business acumen, IT and Data expertise with customer and strategic focus. Communicates audit activities to internal and external stakeholders                                            

KEY REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS/EXPERIENCE

  • At least 7 up to 10 year’s experience in internal, external audit, consultancy, project management, or equivalent
  • Several years of experience in insurance, fin. services industry and / or in Finance, IT, Risk Management/Actuarial
  • Business know how within an AGCS OE (is a plus but not a prerequisite)
  • Good understanding of IT, Systems and Data analytics
  • University degree and master’s in economics, business administration or equivalent
  • Audit related certification (CIA, CFA, CISA or a country specific certification)
  • Project Management experience: from individual task management to ability to manage large complex projects 
  • Strong intellectual and analytical skills and a very good understanding of processes, structures, and the regulatory environment
  • Excellent communication skills are essential, as well as the talent to empathize for the auditee’s perspective and ability to listen
  • Team spirit, self-motivation, as well as ability to interact in a global work environment with people from different countries and cultures
  • Proven command of the English language (verbal and written) and fluency in at least one additional language is mandatory

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.

 

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) is a leading global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group. We provide risk consultancy, Property-Casualty insurance solutions and alternative risk transfer for a wide spectrum of commercial, corporate and specialty risks across 10 dedicated lines of business. Our customers are as diverse as business can be, ranging from Fortune Global 500 companies to small businesses, and private individuals. Among them are not only the world's largest consumer brands, tech companies and the global aviation and shipping industry, but also wineries, satellite operators or Hollywood film productions. They all look to AGCS for smart answers to their largest and most complex risks in a dynamic, multinational business environment and trust us to deliver an outstanding claims experience.

 

Worldwide, AGCS operates with its own teams in 32 countries and through the Allianz Group network and partners in over 200 countries and territories, employing over 4,300 people. As one of the largest Property-Casualty units of Allianz Group, we are backed by strong and stable financial ratings. In 2019, AGCS generated a total of €9.1 billion gross premium globally. For more information, visit www.agcs.allianz.com or follow us on Twitter @AGCS_Insurance and LinkedIn.