Credit Suisse

Senior Professional Practices Specialist #190280

Credit Suisse
Zürich, Switzerland
Not disclosed
21 Jan 2022
21 Feb 2022
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Your field of responsibility

Join us as a Senior Professional Practices Specialist within our leading edge Professional Practices team, where you will be responsible for progressing our principles-based Internal Audit methodology and using innovative approaches to enable audit teams to comply by design. Together with your Head of Audit you will define how practice risk within Internal Audit can be independently assessed and managed whilst maintaining Internal Audit’s position at the forefront of internal auditing practices both within, and beyond Financial Services. You will collaborate with Internal Audit’s senior leadership team to develop broad, insightful perspectives with depth. This role demands proven ability to build trusted relationships with senior Internal Audit stakeholders across multiple locations and time zones, excellent communication skills including demonstrable experience in preparing concise messages for Group Audit Committee level stakeholders, and strong influencing skills to improve how Internal Audit positively influences the Bank’s risk and control environment.

Your future colleagues

Join a team where success is driven by our ability to identify existing and emerging practice risks and present compelling arguments with breadth and depth. We collaborate across multiple skillsets (including business, technology, change and data analytics) to build well-informed influencers with deep industry knowledge and commercial expertise. A forward-thinking attitude has enabled us to adopt new technologies and ideas, helping minimize inefficiencies and maximize thinking time. We are a department which values Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) and is committed to realizing the firm’s D&I ambition which is an integral part of our global cultural values.

Remote Working? Yes 

This position offers remote working opportunities for an agreed amount of days per week.

Your skills and experience

We are looking for:

  • Graduate or post-graduate qualification relevant to Internal Auditing in Financial Services
  • At least 10 years of experience in Internal Audit in Financial Services, gathered by working in multiple jurisdictions globally with the majority of this time spent in Professional Practices.
  • Deep understanding of audit methodology and quality assurance, regulatory requirements, risk and control matters in the field of Internal Audit. Extensive experience in developing and delivering technical audit training programs for all hierarchical levels of Internal Audit is expected.
  • Agile thinker with extensive experience in successfully designing, managing and implementing industry-leading change initiatives in Internal Audit Professional Practices.
  • Experience in designing and implementing Professional Practices data analytics strategies, including technically executing the analytics and visualizing the results through embracing innovation and new technologies
  • Strong analytical skills paired with an ability to see the bigger picture that helps Internal Audit take corrective actions that work. As such you have successfully operated with Internal Audit leadership.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a proven ability to deliver difficult messages and present information in a succinct and concise way to both Internal Audit leadership and Audit Committees.
  • Strong interpersonal and people leadership skills which set an inspiring “tone from the top”
  • Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value diverse perspectives.

Ms. S. Burgherr would be delighted to receive your application.

Your new employer

Find a new home for your skills, ideas, and ambitions. Credit Suisse offers you the ideal environment to progress your career, attractive benefits and excellent training.

We are a leading wealth manager with strong global investment banking capabilities founded in 1856. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, and with more than 45,000 employees from over 150 nations, we are always looking for motivated individuals to help us shape the future for our clients.

Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success. We are committed to building a culture of inclusion with a deep sense of belonging for all of us. We will consider flexible working opportunities where possible. Our bank provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, as well as those with other needs or beliefs as may be protected under applicable local law. If you require assistance during the recruitment process, please let your recruiter know.

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