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Audit Manager

QBE Insurance
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Apr 22, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Primary Details
Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

The opportunity

We are delighted to be recruiting a brand new of role of Audit Manager to join QBE's Group Internal Audit (GIA) function, a professional, innovative, and friendly team in London. As a key member of this effective and well-regarded function, you will conduct internal audits across various divisional functions, processes and controls, providing value to the business through audit recommendations.

Your new role
  • Manage and lead a variety of internal audits and engagements across the European Operations division.
  • Ensure high quality and timely deliverables in accordance with applicable professional standards.
  • Review workpapers and deliverables, providing constructive and timely feedback to team members.
  • Guide risk assessments during execution of audits, providing domain expertise.
  • Report and communicate audit results, working with management to address risk and control deficiencies, recommend remediation or control improvements, and monitor management actions.
  • Manage a small team of direct reports, providing guidance on career development, as well as balanced and constructive performance reviews.
  • Contribute to the development of the division's risk-based internal audit plan.
  • Support the implementation of best practices and new initiatives such as data analysis and agile approaches to improve efficiency and effectiveness of the team, coaching team members where necessary.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with management, staff, and stakeholders within and outside the audit team. Leverage the relationships to understand their needs and expectations and to continuously monitor the control environment.
  • Actively participate in Internal Audit's Centre of Excellence programmes, such as underwriting, claims, ESG, data analytics, and risk culture.
  • Provide meaningful contributions to various GIA initiatives that support delivery of the GIA strategy.
  • Support the Head of Internal Audit and Senior Managers in various aspects of the operational management of the European Operations team.
  • Potential for travel, which may include visits to our UK, Europe, and other international offices.
About you:
  • Significant experience in leading or managing audits of financial and operational controls within the insurance sector.
  • Holder of a professional qualification in audit, insurance, risk management or related area.
  • A dynamic and proactive team player, with the ability to work independently, take initiative and actively solve problems.
  • A critical thinker, with the ability to analyse and evaluate information, including the use of data analysis techniques.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills capable of building relationships with key stakeholders.
  • The ability to balance the quality and timeliness of audit outputs.
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning and development.
  • Effective and engaged in a hybrid work environment.
Why QBE? At My Best

At QBE, we want our people to feel rewarded and inspired to perform at their best, that's why we have created At My Best". It's our connection, our way of showing we have your back. We understand that one size doesn't fit all and that priorities can change depending on your life stage. That is why our blend of wellbeing initiatives and benefits offer flexibility to suit what matters most to you. It's in the culture of our business, our QBE DNA, to support our people. Everything we do is underpinned by our QBE DNA - because we know it's not just what we do that matters, it's how we do it that makes the difference. In addition to this, we also offer flexible parental leave for both parents and have several employee network groups that support and empower our diverse workforce.

At QBE, we view our people as our most precious asset. We understand the importance of fostering a work environment that is responsive to the changing needs of today's workforce. QBE aims to build a workplace that is fair and inclusive because we want to attract and retain the best people to do the job, we have adopted flexible working across the company and welcome this conversation.

Some of the award's QBE are proud to have won, been a finalist for, and shortlisted for include:

Employer of the Year 2022 Winner - Insurance Insider

British Claims Awards 2022 Winner - InsurTech Award

Insurance Times Claims Excellence Awards 2022 Winner - Claims Product Solution of the Year

Working Families Best Practice Awards 2021 Finalist for: Best COVID-19 Response

Insurance Post British Insurance Awards 2022 Shortlisted for: Best Customer Care, Diversity & Inclusion Initiative of the Year 2022, Specialist Insurer of the Year (for Construction), General Insurer of the Year.

We are proud to have partnerships with organisations such as Stonewall and Working Families, and our commitment to the Women in Finance Charter, the UN Women's Empowerment Principles and Race at Work charter helps keep us accountable and transparent.

Inclusion of Diversity

We are striving to create a workplace culture where all our people feel included, and we are committed to building a diverse workforce that is reflective of the communities we operate in.

We know that diversity of thought, background and experience enables better decision making, improves the quality of our delivery and helps us to meet the needs of our customers.

About QBE

QBE helps businesses build resilience through risk management and insurance.

QBE European Operations is part of QBE Insurance Group, one of the world's leading international insurers and reinsurers and Standard & Poor's A+ rated. Listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, QBE's gross written premium for the year ended 31 December 2021 was US$18.5 billion.

As a business insurance specialist, QBE European Operations offers a range of insurance products from the standard suite of property, casualty, and motor to the specialist financial lines, marine and energy. All are tailored to the individual needs of our small, medium, and large customer base.

To find out more about why you should work for QBE, visit our careers website .

What next?

If you have a passion to contribute to QBE's vision of enabling a more resilient future for our customers and the community, we encourage you to APPLY NOW! Simply click the apply" button to submit your CV and other relevant documents, and a member of our friendly Talent Acquisition team will be in contact to discuss your interest further if you meet the requirements of the role.

Please make the Talent Acquisition aware should there be any reasonable adjustments that may need to be made for the interview and the remainder of the recruitment process.

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

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