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(PC) Senior Manager - Assurance Banking - Zurich

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 3, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1503482

The Assurance Financial Services department provides audit and advisory services for national and international financial service providers. With our innovative services in the audit of globally and regionally active banking and (social) insurance companies, pension funds, and asset management companies, we make an important contribution to the stability of the financial markets and thus implement our purpose "Building a better Working World" in our daily work with our clients.


Our Financial Services Organization EMEIA is the only one among the Big4 companies with functional and cross-border specialization in the financial services sector.


We are looking for you as an Audit Manager/Senior Manager in Zurich.


The Opportunity

As an auditor, you have the unique opportunity to gain deep insights into the economic concepts of a variety of financial service providers and to establish interesting relationships at the highest level.



Your main tasks

  • As an Audit Manager/Senior Manager, you will lead the audit of consolidated and annual financial statements of national and international financial service providers as well as supervisory audits and special audits.
  • You will assess the processes and internal controls in the key business areas of our clients.
  • Together with the lead auditor, you will take responsibility for reporting the audit results to the board of directors, the executive management, and FINMA.
  • You are one of the central contacts for clients and continuously deepen client relationships.
  • You will lead a multidisciplinary team and are responsible for the professional leadership of your team members. Through your on-the-job coaching, you make a significant contribution to the further education of your team members.
  • Together with your team, you drive the digitalization of the audit on-site at the client's premises, ensuring an efficient and value-adding audit service.

Skills and qualities for success


What you bring:

  • Successful completion of the training as a certified auditor is required.
  • You have professional experience in Audit Financial Services, especially with group audit engagements
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS & ISA and US audit methodology (US GAAP & US GAAS is a plus)
  • Experience of systems review and controls testing, as well as substantive auditing, of complex financial statement areas (such as business combinations) and the review of statutory accounts and disclosures.
  • Proven experience in managing a wide portfolio of concurrent projects (particularly in the area of IT/finance transformation) and project teams with conflicting milestones and deliverables.
  • Integrity, respect, and teamwork are among your central guiding principles and values.
  • You have energy, enthusiasm, and the courage to lead.
  • You have a flair for numbers and are motivated to expand your experience with modern data analysis methods.
  • You appreciate interacting with other people - whether directly with our clients or with your future team colleagues.
  • You feel comfortable in an international environment and can express yourself effortlessly in English, both verbally and in writing

What we offer

  • A culture that promotes diversity and further education
  • An environment that constantly opens new doors for you through knowledge exchange, flexibility, and recognition, in a modern workplace that offers the necessary flexibility
  • An open and collaborative work culture based on honesty, integrity, and mutual respect
  • During your employment with us, you have the opportunity to acquire a recognized, company-owned, and free MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School - free of charge. *

If you can demonstrate that you meet the above criteria, then apply online for your new challenge. Ref. No.: 331541. Please indicate your preferred location and preferred start date in the cover letter. For further information, please contact our Recruitment Team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

*Excludes EY contractors, interns, and alumni.

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