Head of Governance & Controlling

  • Profesionales y Técnicos
  • Full time
  • 2 meses -
  • Barcelona

Información del trabajo

Descripción del trabajo

Interested in working in a stimulating and challenging environment/ joining a team of…?
Are you looking for growth opportunities beyond simply a career?
Would you like to join in a solvent and customer-focused company? Join us in our Investment Management team in Zurich Spain.

Your Role

As a Head of Governance and Controlling your main tasks will be:
Ensures that investment activities are performed, monitored and controlled in accordance to KPIs and risk appetite
Coordinates monitoring of team, department or country compliance with internal policies and with external regulations.
Fosters and promotes a controlling mindset in the teams by influencing managers and employees.
Sets actions, policies, controls and processes in coordination with other assurance functions and leads implementation and necessary reporting accordingly.
Supports audit coordination by acting as interface between auditors/compliance officers and business
Plans, delivers, follows up and monitors relevant actions, in particular:
Coordinates implementation of procedures to ensure compliance to published policies, procedures and controls
Monitors published regulation, policies, procedures and controls to support policy analysis and implementation
Maintains and oversees internal control frameworks to maintain organizational standards in financial reporting and operational key controls, etc.
Develops and monitors management oversight reports in order to communicate assurance topics
Pro-actively reviews financial markets & product developments and regulatory developments in order to identify developments relevant to Investment strategy and operations.
Leads the functional area, makes the teams aware of what they are required to achieve and how they are performing against their objectives regarding Controlling and Governance.
Sets objectives, reviews performance and provides on-going formal and informal Feedback.

Required Skills and Experience

You skills and qualifications should include:
Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Economics, Engineering, Finance
At least 7 years of relevant work experience in investment, asset management, preferably including exposure to the insurance industry or audit
Understanding of regulatory and reporting environment governing (insurance) investments in Spain
Analytical mind with a focus on detail, high self-motivation, strong interpersonal and stake holder management skills
Existing capability to quickly acquire knowledge of Zurich compliance and reporting requirements, procedures and control framework
Proven experience leading teams
Good understanding and knowledge of capital markets, financial products and investment structures with a strong preference for fixed income, equity and derivatives
Thorough understanding of an operational risk management and control framework
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Spanish and English

Zurich Benefits / Por ser de Zurich

As well as a competitive salary, we offer an excellent lifestyle benefits package which includes:
Flexible Compensation
Meal allowance tickets
Flexwork: 20 hours per week of home-office.
Pension Plan – after 1 year in the company.
Life Insurance
Insurance and Banking offer.
Gym Discounts
Zurich Wellness, sports activities at noon (yoga, pilates and jogging).
Free English lessons

Who we are
Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 55,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.

We are already on our way and we are changing the way we do insurance. In order to do so we need people with talent, willing to learn and a lot of passion! Want to Join Us?

“ZURICH, 14 consecutive years being considered as top employer. ”

Zurich Insurance has the policy to be an equal opportunity employer. We aim to attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to criteria such as race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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