Senior Internal Control Analyst

Senior Internal Control Analyst

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Author pmnationtalk
Date June 27, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Zurich Canada
Location Toronto, ON
Category Analyst
Client Zurich Canada
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Senior Internal Control Analyst

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Job Summary

Your work at Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, we have over 148 years of experience, serve more than 25 industries, and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities so you can reach your full potential and foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. With the

support of people like you, we are optimistic about leading the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve.

Zurich is currently looking for a Senior Internal Control Analyst to join our Group Risk Management team in Toronto.  This role requires a collaborative, self-starting analytical thinker who is comfortable bringing innovative solutions to management to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the control environment.

As the Senior Internal Control Analyst, you’ll have the exciting opportunity to work across the business supporting management to ensure internal controls are in place and operating effectively in accordance with the Group Internal Control Integrated Framework (ICIF). You will be part of an experienced team providing testing and analysis to support the business and help them to understand the root cause of errors identified and develop remediation plans.

Job Qualifications

Required:
• Bachelors Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Accounting or Finance area
OR
• High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Accounting or Finance area
OR
• Zurich Certified Insurance Professional, including an Associate Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Accounting and Finance area
AND
• General ledger transactional experience
• Project management experience
• Experience with Business Objectives or other query tools

Preferred:

  • Insurance industry experience
  • IT audit knowledge preferred
  • 1 or more years’ experience related to internal / external audit
  • Knowledge of accounting principles
  • Intermediate level Microsoft Office Suite and Visio experience

Job Accountabilities – Key Accountabilities

Primary responsibilities include

supporting management to ensure internal controls are in place and operating effectively in accordance with the Group Internal Control Integrated Framework (ICIF). Work with an experienced team to bring innovative solutions to management to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the control environment. Support the business to understand the root cause of errors identified and help develop remediation plans.

Additional Responsibilities Include:

Ability to analyze processes to identify risks and control weaknesses

Ability to design and implement appropriate controls to strengthen the control environment and mitigate company risks Recognize the impact of major external or internal changes to the control environment

Participate in cross functional groups to implement or enhance controls based on organizational transformations

Bring a systematic and disciplined approach to maintain the control environment

Ability to document processes from start to finish through the collaboration with subject matter experts

Ability to design and execute the testing of internal controls and facilitate the related remediation for any control deficiencies identified Develop presentations tailored to audiences at various levels and business functions to communicate internal control findings

Ability to promote and educate cross functional partners on the importance of internal controls Support the business and Internal Controls team in automating controls and testing where appropriate

A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. We are a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. Today, we serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology and insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, Zurich strives to provide ongoing career development opportunities and foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our people, our customers and the communities we serve.

As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and barrier-free environment resulting in an accessible organization for employees, customers, and other parties who interact with, or on behalf of, Zurich. We strive to achieve a workplace free of discrimination of all forms, including discrimination on the basis of physical or mental disability, or medical condition. If you are interested in a job opportunity, please advise if you require an accommodation, so we can work with you to provide a more accessible process.

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich Canadian Holdings Limited. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

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