Bangalore, KA, IN


Senior Financial Analyst 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Reinsurance provides clients and brokers with reinsurance products, insurance-based capital market instruments and risk management services. Reinsurance operates globally through two segments – Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Reinsurance revenues totalled USD 29 billion in 2016.


About the Role:

  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the performance measures and the technical aspects of risk selection of a (re)insurance company
  • Analyse 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 familiarise 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
  • Communicate results in a way that is easily understood by people not dealing on an every-day basis with data/reports
  • Contributing to ad-hoc projects and taking on activities from other team members that still might be in development.


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 3-5 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)
  • Excellent oral and written English skills
  • Actuarial education is a plus
  • Finance: source of earnings, income statement and balance sheet understanding / experience is preferable
  • Having regional (Asia / EMEA / Americas) insurance specific expertise - market / rates / business knowledge is a plus