Audit Manager

Are you ready to Chase the Sun by pursuing a career with Suncorp New Zealand? As part of one of Australia’s and New Zealand’s leading financial services groups, you’ll help us live our purpose every day to build futures and protect what matters for our customers, our communities and each other. You will be supported to grow your own future backed by a culture of continuous improvement, empowerment, and flexibility.

Our Internal Audit team provides independent objective assurance to the Group and local New Zealand Board Audit & Risk Committee’s that risk management practices and internal controls are functioning as intended. Our vision is to deliver assurance, advice and insight to instil confidence to protect and enhance our business.

We are looking for an Audit Manager to support the Audit Portfolio Manager and Executive Audit Manager to:

Provide input to the annual Suncorp Group Internal Audit plan to ensure high risk areas are identified.
Lead/perform end-to-end audits, project reviews and special ad hoc reviews in accordance with Suncorp Audit Methodology and professional internal auditing standards within agreed budget and timeframe.
Report on and agree appropriate management action plans to ensure that risks will be controlled within the Board’s tolerance levels.
Review and confirm appropriate closure of management actions within agreed timeframes.
Maintain appropriate and effective working relationships with business management and risk functions as part of business liaison responsibility and effective audit management.
Provide advice and guidance, coaching and mentoring to other team members as required.

To be successful in this role, you will bring:

5+ years of relevant experience in Financial Services, Internal Auditing and/or External Audit
Knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of accounting, auditing and/or risk management and the requirements of the Standards for the Professional Practice of the Institute of Internal Auditors
Extensive up-to-date business knowledge of the insurance sector, including a deep understanding of the key risks facing the sector
Working knowledge of MS Office suite of products and audit documentation software
Demonstrated communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to interpret detailed risk/control findings within a business context
Excellent stakeholder management skills
Degree or qualifications in Accounting, Finance or Business
Ideally a post graduate professional qualification in Accounting & Finance, Business Management, Risk Management or Internal Audit

About Suncorp NZ

We’re proud to be a part of the Suncorp Group family alongside some of Australia and New Zealand’s most trusted names in insurance – working together to bring about faster, simpler and better outcomes for our customers and corporate partners. Our commitment to strong, supportive partnerships extends to our people as well, and the opportunities and support we provide to help you thrive in your career with us. And with a shared customer-obsession and the digital capabilities to make a genuine difference, you’ll see the meaningful impact you can make for our customers and communities, while watching your own career shine too.

What we also offer

Free life, salary continuance and trauma insurance cover
Discounts on Asteron Life, Vero, Southern Cross medical insurance
Flexible leave of up to four days per year in addition to annual leave
Positive, inclusive team environment where we welcome individuality and celebrate diversity
Flexible work arrangements embracing a healthy work/life balance
$250 annually for gym membership or hobbies
Ongoing learning and development opportunities
Opportunity to join the employee share plan

If this role sounds like you, apply online today!
New Auckland, QLD, AU