Bangalore, KA, IN

Reporting Professional I

About the role:

  • Be able to complete all assigned quarterly & yearly BAU's to support the regulatory filing.
  • Involve in and perform analysis of quarterly financial results for the Canadian Life & Health branch on IFRS 17
  • Assumption of additional projected-related responsibilities as well as ad-hoc requests from different teams within SwissRe
  • Seeking continuous coaching (formal / informal) from both Bangalore and US team members
  • Ensure compliance with risk and control frameworks and audit requirements - Participate and support Finance related projects.
  • Focus on developing understanding of Canadian Life & health business and the Canadian regulatory requirements.
  • Supporting other Canada branches when the need arises
  • Building and maintaining relationships with key internal clients
  • Performing critical self-review of daily/monthly work product


About the team:

The Life & Health team is responsible for IFRS 17 reporting to the Vice President, Canada L&H and enables the publication of branch financial results with Canadian regulator on regular basis. The team also supports the accounting & reporting actuarial, technical accounting & tax teams as required. As a member of this team, you will be responsible for carrier accounting and reporting in support of the Canadian P&C reinsurance entity – Swiss Reinsurance Company Ltd, Canadian L&H Branch and would also be supporting the Canada P&C and CorSo Branches when required.


We are looking for an Finance Controller who will be responsible for reporting in IFRS 17.  You will be based out in Bangalore and will assume responsibility, together with the local Accountants in Canada, for the end-to-end financial reporting for the Canadian L&H entity.  Your duties will be performed in compliance with local / Group requirements and the internal control framework. 


About you:

  • MBA in Finance
  • 0-2 years relevant work experience in an accounting, auditing or financial analysis
  • Knowledge of Financial Services or Insurance accounting experience is preferable
  • Basic understanding of IFRS 17, IFRS 9, exposure to USGAAP/Statutory insurance/reinsurance reporting preferred.
  • Flexibility to work in CET working hours and stretch during QTR close as required
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and Power Point. Exposure to tools like Power BI, Power query etc. will be preferred.


Behavioural Background


  • Team Player: embraces collaboration and works well with other individuals and teams
  • Ambitious and Energetic: gets excited to find new solutions and ways of working
  • Agility: able to self-start and navigates well through ambiguity
  • Analysis of the business drivers behind the financials; driving changes and improvements; supplying meaningful input to the strategy of the department; implementing strategy in own team
  • 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 & meet deadlines; strong analytical skills to solve complex tasks
  • Collaborate and coordinate: Cross team collaboration and coordination


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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.



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