Bangalore, KA, IN

Credit Risk Analyst

About the Role

Bring the passion to contribute to the success of Swiss Re by identifying risks worth taking while steering away from risks that could destabilize the Group. Furthermore, the role will bring an independent, broad, and long-term perspective to protect Swiss Re's reputation and financial strength.

Responsibilities include:

  • Wide range of credit analytical and risk management activities associated with the Swiss Re's risk taking to corporate entities, focusing on key credit metrics from both a single obligor as well as portfolio perspective.
  • Quantitative and qualitative risk assessment involving the corporate sectors will form the basis of internal credit ratings, risk limits, and credit risk management strategy.
  • Contribute to the creation of analytical and risk management tools to enhance the team's efficiency and value add.
  • Participate in specific team and cross-functional projects, and Swiss Re senior management reports.
  • Coordinate with other Group functions such as Underwriting, Asset Management, and IT to promote prudent risk taking and maintain Swiss Re's financial stability.

About the Team

Credit risks are prevalent across the Swiss Re Group, including investment strategies of Asset Management, underwriting activities in Credit & Surety (reinsurance and direct commercial insurance), credit counterparty risks embedded in any type of structured transactions, as well as through corporate finance activities (custodial, banking, and derivatives counterparties).

The CRM Corporates team identifies, measures, monitors, and controls credit default and migration risk on corporate counterparties and ensures that Swiss Re's credit risk profile is transparent to management and appropriate relative to its risk appetite. Team members are based in Zurich and Bangalore and work in a synchronized manner, often to meet established goals.

About You

We are looking for YOU - Strong self-motivator with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and the capacity to balance competing objectives and deliver results. You have the tenacity to stand up, exhibit pragmatism, sound judgment, operate efficiently - all with passion and a lot of fun with great teammates! Moreover, you need:

  • Solid academic track record with a degree in economics, mathematics, or finance. Professional designation such as CFA or FRM is a plus.
  • 5+ years' experience in a credit analytical or credit risk management role is required, with thorough understanding of the corporate sectors. Knowledge of capital markets and credit-related products is a plus.
  • Excellent IT technical skills with exposure to data analysis in MS Excel and VBA as well as R and Power BI.
  • Excellent written and spoken English. Additional language proficiency is useful.
  • Courage to speak up, demonstrate pragmatism, and firm judgment.
  • Co-operative team-player with solid communication and interpersonal skills.


About Swiss Re


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.



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