Bangalore, KA, IN


Financial Analyst 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.





About the Role

You will be a part of a pool of analysts and will be responsible for analyzing the financial performance of the Business Unit Reinsurance (BU Re). We support our leading client managers and underwriter in managing and steering their client relationships and portfolios.  Within your role, you will be initially focusing on either a specific region, resp. client segment (Americas / EMEA / Asia / Global) or specific underwriting portfolios (P&C / L&H).

The core activities of the Financial Analyst in the Global Performance Management Hub (GPH) include:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the performance measures and the technical aspects of risk selection of a (re)insurance company
  • Analyze market, client, and underwriting portfolios' performance, explain performance drivers, and regularly work on quickly emerging ad-hoc tasks
  • Use your strong analytical, data processing, and communication skills to provide opinions and value-added input
  • Quickly familiarize yourself with new and changing concepts, so that the analysis provided always reflects the latest requirements of the company
  • Provide and ensure the accuracy of data and graphs needed to support Division and Product Heads' presentation requirements for board meetings, external events, internal meetings and similar
  • Work in close collaboration with colleagues in Finance, Business Management and Underwriting on topics related to the analysis of Renewal data, Economic Value Management and US GAAP
  • Responsible for performing data quality checks for all conducted and delivered analysis


About the Team

Reinsurance FP&A drives sustainable performance as Performance Architect and Commercial Advisor of the BU by creating transparency on the financial performance, driving performance strategy, enabling resource & capital allocation, supporting performance initiatives, and providing commercial advice.  Within Re FP&A, the Global Performance Management Hub is an integral part and supports the global FP&A functions through data management, performance analysis and reporting, forward-looking modelling, and analytics.

The financial analyst is a key role within an agile and driven team, providing the opportunity to delve into financial performance data managing key stakeholder data requests.


About you

  • Overall 1-3 years of working experience in (re-)insurance analytics, controlling or similar function
  • Successfully completed university degree, preferably in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Natural Science, Finance or equivalent
  • Basic understanding of financial reporting process or familiarity of the GAAP and EVM accounting frameworks is preferable
  • Strong interest in/motivation to learn about insurance/reinsurance
  • Insurance products risk selection and risk reward framework understanding is preferable
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access)


Reference Code: 83483