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Senior Audit Manager - AEGON

Locatie: The Hague
Dienstverband: Full-time

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Senior Audit Manager

Reporting to the Global Chief Audit Executive (CAE), this role is responsible for the overall internal audit service for Aegon Corporate Centre. The primary responsibility is for the Internal Audit plans, in developing a risk based plan and taking the lead in the ongoing management and execution of the audit assignments as approved by the Aegon Supervisory Board. The role holder also contributes to the Global oversight role of the Group Internal Audit function, through the delivery of regular management reporting and through supporting a programme of audit quality assurance reviews.

The role holder possesses audit and subject matter expertise which is deployed to deliver the audit process in the business and contributes to the development of the function, including its people, in line with Global CAE expectations.

Job Description/Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the provision of quality, reliable and independent internal audit services to assigned entities and functions allocated to the role.
  • Understand the business strategy, operations and market context and use this to develop the audit plan, adapt it as business risk profile changes and tailor audit work to the key business risks, issues and initiatives.
  • Builds and maintain the internal audit relationship with senior management from delivering and managing ongoing audit services to monitoring the quality of support provided.
  • Understands the IIA standards and Group methodology and delivers high quality output to meet stakeholder expectations.
  • Liaises closely with senior leaders in the business, Risk Management and the external auditor to facilitate the production of an integrated assurance view of activities reflecting assessment of risk.
  • Engages with and liaises with equivalents in other Aegon audit teams to optimise use of resource.
  • Evolves and adapts approach based on nature of the work and stakeholder needs.
  • Exercises judgement and influence to ensure audit outcomes result in positive change in the control environment. Provides insight through identifying issues and monitors business implementation of a solution.

Internal Audit function (30%)

  • Plays an active role in the Group Internal Audit team, contributing to developing and delivering the future strategic direction of internal audit whilst role modelling key behaviours necessary for success.
  • Takes responsibility for securing resources, or having a lead role, to ensure audit services are delivered and quality thresholds are met or exceeded.
  • Actively develops the broader team by understanding theirs skills and ambition and identifying opportunities for them to develop.
  • Is actively engaged in evolving Internal Audit practices through continuous development and interaction with external and Aegon peers. Shares this knowledge and takes the lead in improving practices in the CC team and the wider Aegon Internal Audit function.
  • As required, contributes towards the function’s mission by leading projects/ initiatives

Internal Audit reporting and engagement (20%)

  • Responsible for delivering high quality reports for the governing bodies of Aegon CC and Aegon N.V. Prepares and evolves these reports to meet/ exceed expectations.
  • Works closely with the CAE to respond to requests from the Management Board, Supervisory Board or DNB
  • Role models risk & control behaviours and provides proactive insight and challenge to senior management through ongoing engagement
  • Represents Internal Audit at internal steering committees and boards, and external forums relevant to Internal Audit practice.


As Sr. Audit Manager you are a highly analytical yet pragmatic expert, which includes the ability to inspire people and lead change across a national and global matrix structure - the ability to work as part of a team and 'roll up his/her sleeves' if required in order to get the job done. You will need to be a strong individual who is comfortable with giving and receiving challenge  and can communicate clearly and concisely with global internal and external stakeholders.

Moreover, you have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Controlling, Economics, Financial Management or other relevant discipline in addition to being a Qualified  Accountant or Auditor (ACA, ACCA,  RA, RO CIMA, PIIA, CMIIA or equivalent);
  • Minimum of 10 years’ work experience in an international audit environment, preferably in a similar role
  • You will also have the following attributes:.Significant internal audit experience working in insurance including working knowledge of Solvency II;
  • Strong understanding of what being a trusted business partner in a service orientated audit function means, including experience building strong relationships with key stakeholders at all levels of an organization;
  • Experience of presenting to, and interacting with Boards;
  • Prior experience of operating effectively in a regulated environment, including interacting with regulators effectively;
  • Sound knowledge of risk management and audit principles and an understanding of audit philosophy, methods and techniques e.g. flowcharting, interviewing, presentation, reporting;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication. 

Terms and conditions of employment
We offer you an interesting position where you work independently and professionally in an ambitious and dynamic organisation. Growth and development are important to us, that is why we invest amply in our employees in the form of development and career possibilities. In exchange for your commitment and efforts we offer you an extensive and excellent package of pay and benefits, e.g.:

  • a competitive monthly salary;
  • in addition you receive a fixed 13th month’s salary and holiday allowance in the form of a monthly flexible budget of 16.7% of your monthly salary;
  • good balance between work and private life with at least 27 holiday days;
  • an appropriate commuting allowance;
  • excellent pension scheme and discount on Aegon products.


Does this role appeal to you? We then look forward to receiving your cv and motivation via our application form on this website. An online assessment is part of the selection process. For more information about the application procedure you can contact Dave Heilbron, Sr. Talent Acquisition Manager or +31 (0)6 83 25 44 97

The Hague

Information and application:


Please send your application for Senior Audit Manager at AEGON in The Hague including your CV via our website.

Job posted

26 maart 2020
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More information:

Dave Heilbron
Sr. Manager Talent Acquisition
m. +31 (0)6 83 25 44 97

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