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Bangalore, KA, IN

Team Leader SRAL


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:

  • Ensuring end-to-end close and reporting for legal entities across valuations US GAAP / Local Singapore FRS / EVM (Internal Economy Value Management valuation).

  • Lead your team in working with local and global teams in preparation for Statutory and Group deliverables in line with the Singapore Statutory and US GAAP Group requirements.

  • Responsible for work allocation and review of the work done by your team members. Take ownership and accountability for your team deliverables

  • Managing reporting deadlines / timetables to ensure accurate and timely delivery of tasks,

  • Co-ordinate meetings with key stakeholders like Finance Managers and Controllers and drive them independently.

  • Undertake thorough and ongoing reviews of processes and documentation and work with your team to identify areas for improvement and efficiency, and leading the way in bringing about these improvements and enhancing productivity

  • Have the succession and backup plan for the key activities in the team

  • Foster an environment of high collaboration, knowledge sharing, continuous improvement and contribute to establishing a great reputation of the team.

  • Help and groom team members to grow in their roles and realise their potential. Empower them by delegating effectively

  • Involve in recruitment and hiring for team/unit. Contribute to on-boarding new team members and transferring knowledge as appropriate


About the team:

The Carrier Reporting & Analysis Hub Asia is part of Reinsurance Finance supporting the finance deliverables for the Swiss Re Asia Limited entities and Swiss Re LH Australia. Mandate includes timely and accurate reporting across multiple valuations to governance bodies, management committees and to the various external regulators across jurisdictions


As team leader for SRAL reporting, your responsibility is to take ownership and accountability of the timely and accurate deliverables of your team which will cover multiple accounting valuations including USGAAP, IFRS, EVM and other valuation reporting requirements to the Swiss Re Group as well as to Singapore regulators


About you:


  • Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, CPA, Master's degree in finance, accounting or business administration

  • 10+ years of hands-on experience in doing monthly / quarterly / annual close of entities and working closely with Local Entity Accountants / Financial Controllers / CFO

  • Should have prior experience of managing a team

  • Expertise in international accounting standards preferred (IFRS / US GAAP) - Experience in Statutory and Regulatory reporting is mandatory.

  • Insurance / Reinsurance / Financial Services knowledge preferred

  • Sound knowledge of taxation will be an added advantage

  • Experience of working with external and internal auditors is desired

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Self-starter and ability to work under time pressure

  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

  • Team player with strong social and networking skills

  • Must demonstrate strong managerial / leadership skills to be able to lead and influence an experienced team of qualified Accountants (CA, CS, CMA, CPA) and post qualified (MBA)

  • Ability to align to leadership thoughts and organisation objectives

Reference Code: 105186 


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