Group Internal Auditor (German speaker) - Swiss Private Banking in Switzerland

Andrea Pace, Lugano
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Switzerland, Tessin
Finanz & Buchhaltung
Andrea Pace, Lugano
091 922 21 50


On behalf of our estimated Client, historical and first-class Swiss Private Banking Group with a focus on servicing and advising sophisticated private clients and a premium brand in global wealth management, we are currently looking for a Group Internal Auditor (German speaker), in order to strengthen its structure.

This figure is responsible for conducting independent, objective and risk based audits of all relevant Group business activities, reporting to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors. His/Her mission is to provide the Audit Committee and Senior Management with an independent assessment of the Bank's ability to manage and control risk and to advise the business units on how to enhance their risk management capabilities. In the capacity as internal auditor you will be part of a professionally managed global Group Internal Audit function with around 40 auditors.

Specifically, his/her main responsibilities will be linked (but not limited) to:

  • Perform audits in Switzerland and abroad (up to 20%) mainly in the Private Banking, Credit, Risk Management and Legal & Compliance area also working in interdisciplinary teams and supporting the development of data analytics use cases
  • Identify risks, evaluate, test and report on the adequacy and effectiveness of controls and the adherence to regulatory requirements and internal policies
  • Document audit results and communicate issues to management, identifying opportunities for improvement in the design and effectiveness of key controls and processes
  • Contribute to the development of audit process improvements, including the development of automated routines
  • Keep actively informed about developments (e.g. regulatory changes), monitor risk developments and contribute to the annual risk assessment
  • As Agent of Change analyse and enhance processes and the internal control system and calibration of risk management and follow-up on implemented audit issue remediation


  • Master's degree or equivalent in Economics or Law, any further education would be a plus
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in the financial industry in Internal or External Audit (with focus on regulatory audits), Compliance, Risk Management or consulting firm with focus on Private Banking
  • Strong data affinity with a sound flair for application of analytics to business/risk related questions
  • Good MS Excel skills, command of analytics self-service applications (e.g. Tableau, Alteryx, Power BI) would be a plus
  • Fluent in German and English; French, Italian and Spanish would be an advantage
  • Strong analytical and conceptional skills and quick thinking
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, self-motivated, proactive, strong interest in learning, effective under pressure and willing to take personal responsibility/accountability
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

We offer a full-time permanent contract, inside a very stimulating and prestigious work environment, with very appealing social and salary conditions.

If in line with the requisites and interested to delve into this opportunity, we will be glad to receive your application including up-to-date and detailed CV to the attention of Dr. Andrea Pace: