Senior Manager, Internal Audit

QBE Insurance Group

We offer a range of options to support your work/life balance, including flexible start and finish times, part-time work, job sharing, 9 day fortnight and flexible leave options.

Only considering candidates eligible to work in Sydney or Parramatta, Australia ⚠️

Primary Details

Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee

  • Location: Sydney / Parramatta
  • Type: Permanent, full time
  • Hybrid role, Happy to talk flexible working

The opportunity

QBE’s Group Internal Audit (GIA) function is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Manager to join its Group Head Office and Australia Pacific team.

This exciting role will provide you with the opportunity to plan and execute audits primarily across QBE’s Group Head Office (GHO) and Group Shared Services Centre (GSSC) functions. This pivotal role will work closely with the Head of Internal Audit in the delivery of the objectives and strategy of the Group Internal Audit function. There will also be opportunities over time to gain audit exposure to QBE’s Australia Pacific insurance portfolio.

Your new role

You will utilise your skill set to, amongst other things:

  • Work together with other GIA team members, both locally and globally, to produce a risk-based audit plan and lead the delivery of it in relation to the GHO and GSSC functions;
  • Lead and direct the audit team in terms of appropriate audit scope and objectives in line with GIA methodology and professional standards;
  • Review and support the delivery of audit reports to senior management, including greater involvement where needed on more complex/higher risk areas;
  • Provide specialist knowledge in key functional areas/business processes;
  • Support and lead the ongoing evaluation of risks across GHO/GSSC, including determining and driving appropriate audit responses;
  • Develop and maintain effective and meaningful relationships with senior stakeholders;
  • Lead initiatives to develop the GIA methodology through Centres of Excellence to ensure better practice; and
  • Be a role model for the team, support and coach staff to prioritise their development needs.

About you

  • You have relevant qualifications such as CA or CPA, with prior or present experience in a senior role at a Big 4 firm or a similar Internal Audit function;
  • You are experienced in performing and leading internal audits and in leading people;
  • You have deep experience in financial services and the associated regulatory environment;
  • You have strong understanding of risk management and internal control frameworks relevant to QBE’s business; and
  • You have understanding of internal auditing standards, governance frameworks and risk assessment practices.

About QBE

We can never really predict what’s around the corner, but at QBE we’re asking the right questions to enable a more resilient future – helping those around us build strength and embrace change to their advantage. We’re an international insurer that’s building momentum towards realising our vision of becoming the most consistent and innovative risk partner.

And our people will be at the centre of our success. We’re proud to work together, and encourage each other enable resilience for our customers, our environment, our economies and our communities. With more than more than 13,000 people working across 27 countries, we’re big enough to make a real impact, but small enough to provide a friendly workplace, where people are down-to-earth, passionate and kind.

We believe this is our moment – what if it was yours too? Your career at QBE — let’s make it happen!


We offer a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstances. As a QBE employee you will have access to and benefit from:

  • ‘Hybrid Working’ – a mix of working from home and in the office to enhance your work/life balance
  • Our ‘Thriving at our Best’ wellbeing program, including free holistic wellbeing coaching, nutritional, confidential counselling, financial and legal advice
  • 18 weeks’ gender-equal flexible leave for all new parents, including paid super
  • The ability to maximise retirement savings through voluntary super contributions and company matching
  • Income protection insurance & reimbursed Death and Total Permanent Disability insurance premiums
  • Additional leave and support through QBE’s Family Domestic Violence First Responder Network
  • Discounts on insurance products, car hire, hotels, goods and services including benefits through our various sports and arts sponsorship partners

Rewards & Recognition

We value our employee’s experience with us and are proud to have been recognised for the following awards:

  • 2021 LinkedIn Top Employer & HRD Employer of Choice
  • 2020 Best Workplace Diversity & Inclusion and Excellence Award for Best Health & Wellbeing at the Australian HR Awards
  • Platinum employer on the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI) – the definitive national benchmark on LGBTQI+ workplace inclusion
  • Ranked 3rd place in the AAGE Top Graduate Employers 2024 for medium sized program as voted by graduates
  • Top 20 Workplaces for Dads in 2019 and 2020 (HBF Direct Advice for Dads)
  • Family First accredited employer since 2021

APPLY NOW and let’s make it happen!

Click APPLY to submit your application. Successful applicants will need to complete work rights, police and credit checks through our online provider as a condition of employment.

QBE recognise the value of diverse perspectives and experience. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected for who they are. If we can provide support with access requirements, alternative work arrangements or you would like to connect with one of our networks please contact us at [email protected]

Application Close Date: 17/07/2024 11:59 PM

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

QBE Insurance

Global insurance leader with operations in 28 countries.

Working Week

We offer a range of options to support your work/life balance, including flexible start and finish times, part-time work, job sharing, 9 day fortnight and flexible leave options.

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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 31 days of PTO, including annual leave and additional flexible leave options

Remote Working Policy

We offer a hybrid remote working model.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Yearly bonuses
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 14k across 19 departments:

  • business development
  • finance
  • engineering
  • support
  • information technology
  • operations
  • consulting
  • human resources
  • accounting
  • +10 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Internal Audit
  • Risk Management
  • Relationship Building
  • Financial Services
  • Regulatory Knowledge
  • Audit Planning
  • Governance Frameworks
  • Risk Assessment

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