Head of Audit Switzerland

  • Reference: JC-2878

  • Audit Services Department


  • Location

    Lugano - Svizzera

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Job description

The position of Head of Audit Switzerland.

Main responsibilities

  • Manage and lead team of internal audit professionals covering Switzerland;
  • Develop and deliver risk based audit plan in a complex organisation;
  • Develop, manage and maintain relationships with senior private banking and support function management;
  • Understand key risks in private banking and use this knowledge to improve the control environment of EFG.

Skills and experience

  • At least 10 years internal or external audit experience at a big 4 or major private bank;
  • Qualified accountant or internal auditor;
  • Strong experience in understanding and applying Swiss Private banking regulations or regulations applicable to a Swiss private bank at another important private banking hub (e.g. UK, Luxembourg, Singapore, Hong Kong);
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills;
  • Proven leadership track record;
  • English language at high proficiency essential (German, French and Italian are an added bonus);
  • Ability to travel within CH (up to 25% of time).

Our company

EFG Bank is the Swiss private banking subsidiary of EFG International. Headquartered in Zurich, it has an international network spanning Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America, and manages assets for private clients all over the world. The bank’s services comprise asset management and investment counselling, investment funds, securities brokerage, estate planning and a full array of banking services. EFG Bank offers a stimulating and dynamic work environment.

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