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Audit Project Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Munich, Bayern
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 398783/002_1562662403
  • Sector: Compliance, Selby Jennings
  • Date posted: 09/07/2019
A large insurance group located in Munich is looking for a senior manager in the internal audit department. The candidate will manage large scale, international and cross-functional audits across the group with people management responsibility. the candidate must have the ability to partner, influence and build lasting relationships with internal stakeholders. You have a strong audit skill set, with a proven track record in managing audits end to end, supported by excellent written and verbal communication skills. You will enjoy driving change, add value to audit process and be commercially focused.

Audit Project Manager is mainly responsible for:
*Conducting risk assessments at process level for the development of AWP Annual Internal Audit Plan;
*Executing assignments in accordance with the AWP Annual Internal Audit Plan and with Group and IIA standards;
*Preparing Audit Planning Memorandum, Audit Working Program and requested document list for each assignment for approval by Regional Audit Heads;
*Holding entry and exit meetings with the relevant stakeholders to commence audit and to discuss observations at the end of the audit respectively;
*Examining the adequacy and appropriateness of internal controls and monitoring processes;
*Ensuring that in-depth and well documented audit work has been performed with adequate working papers maintained for each assignment;
*Supervising auditors throughout the given assignment and actively contributing to the development of skills and competences of auditors under his/her responsibility by providing regular feedback during & after audit assignments;
*Preparing a written closing presentation and audit report to present audit findings and conclusions. They will include recommendations to Management and suggestions for improving the overall internal control environment;
*Challenging and agreeing management action plans before issuing a final report;
*Developing and managing relationships with Heads of Functions in local business units and eventually establish full relationship management with local CEOs.

Audit work and related activities are performed under the supervision of a Regional Audit Head.
The Audit Project Manager will also participate in the follow up reviews for respective areas to ensure that audit recommendations raised have been implemented by the due date.
Other accountabilities consist in carrying out other related work and/or projects which may be required by AWP Head of Audit or by a Regional Audit Head.

*+5 years professional experience gained in external audit/ internal audit or consulting environment (including 2 years as a manager)
*CA / CPA / CIA or CISA qualified
*IT or Actuarial audit skills desirable but not mandatory
*Experience in Insurance, Banking or Service/Assistance industries preferred
*Strong project management and team management skills
*Strong business acumen, consulting skills and understanding of processes from a strategic point of view
*Strong understanding of Audit Methodology and audit concepts
*Excellent report writing and communication skills (business language is English)
*Ability to negotiate and influence key stakeholders (Board of Directors, Senior Management)
*Strong Analytical, Assertive and Negotiation skills
*Advanced level in German
*Fluent in English