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Location: 

Bangalore, KA, IN

Technical Accountant II

 


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.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

 

Position summary & Main tasks/activities (short and precise definition of the role and most important activities listed)

  • Perform TA operational activities involving end-to-end processing of Client Reinsurance accounts (premiums, claims, brokerage, etc.) with focus on data quality and driving value through active application of client segmentation
  • Ensure deliverables and quality standards are met
  • Demonstrate understanding of reinsurance contracts and concepts by analysing accuracy of Client reports, with the ability to understand complex reinsurance agreements, regional regulatory requisites and Service Level Agreements
  • Ensure financial transactions/payments are in adherence to processes and guidelines, quality management framework and key controls
  • Timely collection of funds (Accounts Receivable), keeping track of financials within the assigned portfolio
  • Oversee, monitor and prepare monthly/quarterly performance measurement statistics and operational review of the portfolio
  • Escalate issues to concerned departments/ management/ senior management as appropriate
  • Ensure timely and accurate reporting and compliance with internal/external/regulatory requirements and/or commitments
  • Manage own workload effectively to achieve agreed service/business standards
  • Contact internal stakeholders and external clients directly (either written or verbal) to resolve any long pending operational issues like missing accounting information, incorrect data, payment delays, etc.
  • Work with a group of people to achieve a shared goal or outcome in an effective way

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About the Team (Description of the team and context in which the role sits in)

P&C Business Management Operations Asia located in Bangalore, handling the Technical Accounting processes for P&C Reinsurance. With our continuous improvement mindset our aim is to provide our external clients and internal partners with fast, easy and effective ways of conducting business within an environment where the risks are understood.

 

We welcome you to this journey to only learn every day and expand your knowhow and expertise. To know about several differences between the regions which will enable you to connect and acquire insights.

 

 

 

About you: (education, linguistic ability, professional experience, leadership qualities, soft skills)

  • Graduate/Postgraduate in Commerce, Accounting, Insurance or equivalent field
  • 2+ years of work experience in the banking /insurance or any other financial services industry
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills (English)
  • Strong computer proficiency (MS Office - Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical / problem solving skills
  • Proactive exercise of critical thinking
  • Demonstrate agility and navigate ambiguity to deliver on core expectations
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a virtual/remote international/global/multicultural team environment
  • Capability to adapt to changes and implement them accordingly

Added advantage

  • Prior reinsurance or insurance accounting experience
  • Excellence in new workflow technologies (ACORD, B3i, Robotics, etc.)


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