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Bangalore, KA, IN

Team Lead L&H Americas I


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?


About the role:

  • Responsible for all bases of Accounting - US Statutory/Blue books and US GAAP
  • Responsible to assess Capital position of the Legal Entity based on NAIC capital framework-Risk Based Capital ("RBC").
  • Responsible for reviewing and/or preparing Legal Entity plan and projections.
  • Involve in review and/or preparation of annual Regulatory deliverable- Own Risk Solvency Assessment ("ORSA")
  • Willingness to challenge status quo processes and desire to implement process improvements
  • Assumption of additional projected-related responsibilities as well as ad-hoc requests from internal clients
  • Participation in team collaboration and communication sessions
  • Seeking out continuous coaching (formal / informal) from both local and US team members
  • Perform peer-to-peer coaching as appropriate
  • Responsible for day-to-day execution of control structure
  • Challenge team members for ongoing enhancements by exploring advance Technological solutions
  • Additional tasks and responsibilities will include the following:
    • Ensuring successful and timely statutory close by reporting Financial Statements, supplementary schedules, Notes to Financial statements to the US regulators
    • Review quarterly results commentaries and submit quality output
    • Performing critical self-review of daily/monthly work product
    • Ensuring balanced distribution of work within the team
    • Ensure process controls are met consistently
    • Building and maintaining relationships with key internal clients
    • Preparation of certain internal client/regulatory/audit deliverables
    • Assumption of additional project-related / ad-hoc responsibilities
    • Participation in long-term team projects

Managing the seamless communication between US and Bangalore Team members


About the team:

L&H Americas Carrier Reporting team is responsible to deliver accurate and timely financials; manage statutory capital requirements for the legal entity/Branch; understand and analyze the key business drivers.  As a member of this team, you will be responsible for Carrier reporting in support of the Americas L&H reinsurance carrier – Swiss Re Life and Health America ("SRLHA").


We are looking for an experienced Finance Controller that will be responsible for completing duties across multi- bases of Accounting – US GAAP, US Statutory and Economic Value Management (Swiss Re's proprietary integrated economic valuation framework).  You will assume responsibility, together with the local Accountants in US and Bangalore, for the end-to-end Accounting & Reporting process of the American carrier. Your duties will be performed in compliance with local / Group requirements and the internal control framework


About you:

  • Should be qualified CA/CPA/ACCA


  • 10 - 12 years relevant work experience in an accounting or financial analysis


  • 3+ years' experience of people management


  • Strong preference to L&H Insurance accounting and reporting


  • Exposure to Legal entity Balance sheet projections will be plus.


  • Prefer candidate that possesses experience in working with North American company and are familiar with North American business practices and culture


  • Proficiency in MS office application (Excel, Power point, Word)




Specific soft skills

  • Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively at the management level and lead meetings efficiently; able to communicate complex business information concisely to the senior management


  • High awareness of risks in own area of responsibility and related processes; executes controls as designed; reviews, updates or defines controls and processes


  • Self-motivated and independent; able to work under pressure and meet deadlines; strong analytical skills to solve complex tasks


  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills


  • Fluent in English

Reference Code: 95468 


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