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Armonk, NY, US Kansas City, MO, US

IFRS Finance Manager

 

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
 

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

 

About Us

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Americas is a $2.5 billon commercial insurance writer in the U.S., Canada and Latin America. Finance teams sit in 5 sperate countries. We have more than a dozen insurance carriers and are converting from US GAPP to IFRA for Group Reporting in 2024.

 

About the Role
In this position, you will coordinate business requirements for Group/Local IFRS reporting and IT development to ensure alignment to policy work and change management policy.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Coordination and alignment with the Business Unite IFRS Project Team and Workstreams
  • Preparing detailed impact assessments of the adoption of IFRS to the Corporate Solutions Business. 
  • Assisting in the interpretation of policy work and ensure process and system changes within the IT landscape
  • Leading change management of established quarterly reporting process and applications used for existing Group Level reporting (US GAAP and Economic Value Management) and the transition to IFRS reporting
  • Ensuring close coordination to the IT Team to ensure the system changes implemented for IFRS are aligned to the overall IT strategy
  • General requirements processing and prioritization with close coordination with the Business Unit Teams to capture requirements for local IFRS and Group IFRS reporting
  • Stakeholder management and ensuring alignment of communication with business and finance
  • Critical issue process management.

 

About You
We encourage your application if the below sounds like you:

  • 10+ years of accounting/financial reporting experience, ideally in the Insurance industry. Big 4 a plus, CPA a plus
  • Proven experience in delivering a transformation project
  • Solid understanding of IFRS accounting for and experience in external reporting
  • Experience in establishing a working project team structure and project management
  • Experience in driving a successful change management plan
  • Experience in directing IT teams on application development projects (define requirements, design, build, testing, go live)
  • Accounting certification (CPA, etc.) issued by a governing body a plus
  • Digital, operational improvement, and agile attitude
  • Strong problem solving, organization, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in delivering key messages to senior executives
  • Willingness and ability to travel.

 

We look forward to your application!

 

 

 

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.

 

Keywords: IFRS, Reporting, Finance
Reference Code: 92945