Head of Internal Audit (m / f)
Credit Suisse is a leading global wealth manager with strong investment banking capabilities. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we have a global reach with operations in about 50 countries and employ more than 45,000 people from over 150 different nations.
Embodying entrepreneurial spirit, Credit Suisse delivers holistic financial solutions to our clients, including innovative products and specially tailored advice.
Striving for quality and excellence in our work, we recognize and reward extraordinary performance among our employees, provide wide-ranging training and development opportunities, and benefit from a diverse range of perspectives to create value for our clients, shareholders and communities. We are Credit Suisse.
At Credit Suisse, we are proud that Internal Audit is seen as a compelling voice inspiring confidence in the ability of the Bank to deliver its strategy.
Our Auditors build and maintain direct and lasting relationships with the Bank’s leadership. They are actively consulted for their independent advice and insights to inspire positive change.
Reflecting the Bank’s entrepreneurial spirit, our global Internal Audit function is also innovating; we are recognized as leading the industry in new technologies, data analytics, and the latest training techniques, to ensure that both people and platforms are best in class.
To complete our audit team in Luxembourg, we offer a senior leadership position as Head of Internal Audit for Credit Suisse Asset Management & Asset Servicing platform in Luxembourg and Ireland.
In this role, you will head the internal audit function for four legal entities : a fund service company with specialized PSF status, two Luxembourg management Companies (AIFM / Chapter 15), and an Irish fund service company.
Your reporting line will be to the Head of Audit for Global Asset Management, based in Zurich.
you will play a vital role in developing a program of continuous risk monitoring and the audit plan for the four legal entities;
demonstrate your leadership by managing and delivering the Luxembourg audit plan to ensure efficient and high quality delivery against agreed timeframes;
you will act as the main contact with senior management of the four legal entities, and ultimately their Boards of Directors, to sign off the audit plan and regularly report on audit plan execution;
influence senior management of the four legal entities by demonstrating value and insight and maintain effective relationships with External Audit and Regulators;
build top-a performing team by coaching and mentoring teams working on the audit and increasing subject matter knowledge to develop the value and insight they provide to the business;
foster a culture of trust and set the tone for a positive and result oriented environment that promotes collaboration, diversity and inclusiveness
embrace innovation and the use of new technologies and processes which you will creatively incorporate in your day to day work
You will be actively involved in a variety of bank-wide initiatives and special projects;
You will benefit from significant investments in your career development via our Audit Academy;
Ideally, you hold a university degree, post-graduation or related certifications (IIA, CFA etc.) are an advantage;
You understand audit issues, regulatory requirements, risk and control matters. Experience in auditing or substantial exposure to internal audit would be an advantage;
You have strong product knowledge in Asset Management in general and the Luxembourg Fund industry in particular;
You possess a deep knowledge of Luxembourg management company and investment fund legislation / regulations, including AML / CFT;
You are an agile thinker, you recognize that innovation is critical and you are resilient in responding to change and challenges;
You have successfully operated with senior partners;
You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and can present complex topics in a simple and concise way;
Your strong interpersonal skills and your genuine interest and long-standing experience in managing global teams and developing others for the long-term sets you apart;
Credit Suisse is an equal opportunity employer. Welcoming diversity gives us a competitive advantage in the global marketplace and drives our success.