Overview Generali Investments Luxembourg manages investments on an international scale with the experience and professionalism of the team of experts at the Generali Group, in addition to the world-
class investment firms available through its funds offerings.
The Generali Group is one of the most significant players in the global insurance and financial products market.
It is characterised from the very outset by a strong international outlook and now present in more than 60 Countries.
In order to support the growth of our activities as Management Company, we are looking for an Internal Audit Manager based in Luxembourg.
Your main responsibilities : For Generali Investments Luxembourg S.A.
and for the other Luxembourg based entities of the Group Investments Asset and Wealth Management unit, take accountability for ensuring that risks within respective areas of responsibility are fully identified and considered in the development of the audit plan, for the execution of respective audit plans, for staff management and relationship management (internal and external) within own area of responsibility Overall activities : Responsible for roll out and full embedding of the Audit strategy within respective area of responsibility;
Responsible for executive level decisions and interactions; Involved in company strategy and large business transformation;
Analyzes, proposes, and recommends changes to policies and procedures in order to maintain the structure of internal controls and conform to applicable external regulations;
Stays up-to-date with changes in the Asset Management industry and analyzes the impact of those changes on the business.
Risk Assessment Responsible, using breadth and depth of knowledge of the Asset Management business, for audit risk assessment quality, delivery and updates.
Annual Planning Accountable for planning, agreeing and communicating IA programs that appropriately balances Group and Local priorities and meets all local needs and requirements;
Audit Engagements Responsible for quality and delivery of audit work; Responsible for making professional judgments / decisions throughout the audit, ensuring such judgments / decisions are documented and managing / escalating issues (as needed);
Responsible for monitoring the issues resolution; Responsible for overseeing the audits within the respective area of responsibility;
Reports and escalates risks and issues as appropriate; Reporting Responsible for agreement of final audit reports and corrective actions with Top Management and ensuring agreed actions are tracked and implemented;
Report on activities throughout the year to the local administrative bodies, to the local top Management and to the Head of Investments and Asset Wealth Management Audit;
Relationship with Regulator and other control functions Responsible for contributing to the management of good relations with Regulators and external auditors, through the provision of required information and reports and participation in discussions as necessary;
Responsible for ensuring that the Audit function works closely with the Risks teams to guarantee that the evolving Internal Audit program reflects the changing pattern of risks and addresses current and emerging priorities;
Responsible for guaranteeing that the Audit function works in partnership with other functions to ensure a coordinated approach to Audit activities and the availability of technical information and resources to support a thorough Audit process;
Participates fully in Governance activities at all levels.
Internal and External relationship Provides adequate assurance and relevant information to BoD and Top Management; Develops deep and influential relationships with Top Management including providing outcomebased and independent insights;
Manages relationships with Regulators, external auditors, other third parties (e.g.
peers in other organizations, professional institutions, and professional firms, etc.).
Success measures Timely and quality completion of annual targets e.g. : Completion of target audit coverage; Achievement of annual utilization rate.
Promotes strategic initiatives and changes in line with current Asset Management industry status; Develops the Internal Audit Function of the entity under responsibility to continually reflect best practices and principles;
Builds functional excellence within the Audit Function to improve credibility and promote customer focus, evaluated on e.
g. : Timeliness and practicality of information and recommendations; Participation to BoD; Meetings with Top Management; Feedback from BoD and Top Management;
Quality Assurance results. Your profile : The ideal candidate will meet the following requirements : Must have Advanced University education in Business Administration / Accounting or Finance / Engineering;
Excellent knowledge of Asset Management and internal control processes; Excellent knowledge of Luxembourg relevant regulation for Asset Management Industry;
Previous experience (minimum 10 years') in external / internal audit (Asset Management entities, Banks) or previous experience in Asset Management industry or Banking.
At last 5 years of professional experience spent in Luxembourg; Fluent in French and English; Good knowledge of computer work and advanced command of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Access);
International mindset and availability to travel up to 50% of working time.
Nice to have Any other foreign languages (Italian); Experience with forensic auditing and professional certification (ACCA,CIA.CISA,CFE).
Soft skills Meticulous, analytical and a team player, with strong presentation skills and ability both to write in a clear and concise manner and to manage time in an effective manner;
Commitment to continuous learning and willingness to keep up to date on new developments in the audit field; Comfortable to deal with and able to communicate effectively to senior management and business unit heads.
Able to work across teams; Self-motivated and able to work independently.
This job offer is for Generali Investments Luxembourg S.A.
but, being part of a Group, any CV received may be shared among Group entities.