Internal Controls, Risk and Compliance Senior Specialist
Zurich Insurance Company
Kraków, MA, PL
5 d. temu

Zurich is one of the world’s leading insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a global basis. Our mission is to help our customers understand and protect themselves from risk.

In March 2016 we established a Shared Service Centre in Kraków, in Poland to support our global strategy. It is from this location that we have created a global shared service platform, focusing on advanced business functions such as financial accounting and reporting, planning and performance management, ICFR testing, financial systems management as well as HR integrated talent management operations.

We are committed to creating value for all our stakeholders on some of their deepest challenges, including climate change, a changing world of work and a digital society.

Sustainability is a strategic priority for Zurich and it is our ambition to be known as one of the most responsible and impactful businesses in the world.

In 2019, Zurich outperformed 99 percent of our industry peers in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index. And we received numerous awards across the world acknowledging our commitment to diversity, community resilience and responsible investment.

Reinforcing our ambition, in June 2019 Zurich first insurer to commit to the UN Global Compact’s Business Ambition for 1.

5C. We believe sustainability is about meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs ultimately ensuring we do business in a way today that ensures our long-term growth.

Internal Controls, Risk and Compliance Senior Specialist

place of work : Kraków

The person in this position will be a second line of defence function responsible for execution of the Internal Controls, Risk and Compliance process in the Zurich Insurance Company Branch in Poland.

This is the unique position where you will have the opportunity to work in the multi-disciplinary, cross-functional environment, learn more about different departments of the company and have broad exposure to stakeholders on various seniority levels both onsite and in the Zurich headquarter.

Responsibilities :

  • Daily support on the Internal Controls, Operational Risk and Compliance topics acting as a trusted advisor and supporting all employees and stakeholders in the ICRC related topics
  • Implementing internal controls frameworks (including Internal Controls over Financial Reporting / SOX, Operational Key Controls, Compliance Controls) - in line with Zurich Group methodology
  • Assurance monitoring (internal audit for controls compliance)
  • Conducting risk assessments (Operational Risk, ICFR / SOX, Project / Transition, Compliance)
  • Coordinating audits in terms of project management, conducting process walkthroughs, answering to queries
  • E2E Compliance process ownership, being responsible for the timely and quality execution of all Group Compliance and local requirements, .
  • Acting as the DPO for the polish branch

  • Raising awareness about internal controls, risk and compliance through targeted trainings and communication
  • Implementation of new processes / policies or adjusting current ones in line with the Group requirements or local regulations, assuring compliance and acting as a second line of defence
  • Producing reports, decks or presentations for internal stakeholders
  • Ensuring internal controls, risk and compliance documentation is complete and up to date, to comply with internal and external requirements
  • Candidate’s profile :

  • University degree in finance, accounting, risk or other relevant economic / business studies
  • Professional experience min 3 years in international company in the area of internal controls or audit; compliance or operational risk experience as additional asset
  • Practical knowledge of SOX and internal controls environment
  • Excellent English and Polish skills are a must
  • Technical, professional and personal capabilities :

  • Capable of prioritizing multiple tasks under tight deadlines, ability to work independently without procedures in the diverse process environment
  • Being role model, setting highest professional and ethical standards
  • Flawless professional written and verbal communication as well as interpersonal skills, including meetings leading and presenting
  • Excellent relationship building skills including stakeholder management up to senior / executive teams
  • Knowledge of MS Office, especially MS Excel (basic formulas, pivot tables), MS Power Point
  • Ability to produce quality materials (documents, presentations, analyses)
  • Proactive, open for changes and curious about continuous improvement
  • Analytical thinking and attention to detail
  • What we offer :

  • real life opportunities to develop and grow with us and contribute to the world around us
  • competitive salaries, language allowance and an employee benefits package that includes among others medical insurance, life insurance and sport-card
  • annual bonus depending on company annual results and individual performance
  • wide range of learning programs and personal development opportunities including also possibility to apply for up to 80% of educational trainings reimbursement
  • referral awards
  • fitness trainings
  • nice and friendly atmosphere
  • At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race / ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

    If you want to keep your CV in our database, please add the following consent in the CV : "I agree to the processing of personal data contained in my job application for future recruitment by Zurich Insurance Company Ltd (Stock-Offering Company).

    If you want your personal data to be processed in our company (e.g. your image, motivational letter), please put the following consent in the CV : I agree to the processing of additional personal data contained in my job application for recruitment purposes by Zurich Insurance Company Ltd (Stock-Offering Company) in Poland .

    The lack of this consent does not affect the possibility of participating in recruitment. The administrator of personal data is Zurich Insurance Company Ltd (Stock-Offering Company) in Poland with headquarters in Krakow, al.

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