Credit Suisse

Head of Audit – Emerging Technologies #222981

Credit Suisse
Zürich - Region Zurich -Switzerland
Not disclosed
01 Feb 2023
01 Mar 2023
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Your field of responsibility

Join us as a Head of Audit – Emerging Technologies within our cutting-edge audit function, where you will be responsible for developing and overseeing delivery of Internal Audit’s coverage of Emerging Technologies considering the bank’s strategy, top risks, changes in the regulatory landscape and emerging trends. Do you see yourself as an expert around cloud, artificial intelligence, robotics, distributed ledger technology and open banking related topics? You will collaborate with peers on the senior leadership team with differing expertise to develop broad insightful perspectives with depth. This role demands trusted relationships with senior business stakeholders, External Audit and Regulators, where you will use your independence and influencing skills to support the improvement of the Bank’s risk and control environment. As part of our team, you will be responsible to build a high-performing global team by coaching and mentoring and increasing subject matter knowledge in your field.

Your future colleagues

Join a team where success is driven by our ability to identify emerging risks and present compelling arguments with breadth and depth. We collaborate across multiple skillsets (i.e. business, technology, change and data analysts) 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.

Your skills and experience

We are looking for:

  • Deep understanding of audit issues, regulatory requirements, risk and control matters in the field of Emerging Technologies. Experience in auditing or substantial exposure to Internal Audit would be an advantage.
  • Strong technical knowledge about controls around cloud, artificial intelligence (incl. ML, NLP), robotics, distributed ledger technology and open banking.
  • CISA, CISSP or equivalent certifications are an advantage.
  • Well-connected amongst technology and university peers, enabling effective horizon scanning and benchmarking.
  • Strong analytical skills paired with an ability to see the bigger picture that helps stakeholders take corrective actions that work.
  • An agile mindset, able to effectively manage multiple tasks and changing priorities to deliver effectively towards deadlines.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, German would be an asset, and the ability to deliver difficult messages and present information in a succinct and concise way.
  • Strong interpersonal and people leadership skills which set an inspiring “tone from the top” within Internal Audit, but also key stakeholder groups within Technology and Data organizations of the bank.
  • 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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