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Bangalore, KA, IN

Reporting Professional II

About the role:

  • Develop deeper understanding of Canadian Life & health business and the Canadian regulatory requirements
  • Production and analysis of high quality, well-explained quarterly financial results for the Canadian Life & Health branch across all bases of reporting: US GAAP, Statutory EVM & IFRS 17.
  • 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 different teams within SwissRe
  • Seeking continuous coaching (formal / informal) from both Bangalore and US team members
  • Provide comprehensive analysis and business commentaries with respect to major drivers, reporting, monitoring according to management requirements –
  • Ensure compliance with risk and control frameworks and audit requirements - Participate and support Finance related projects.


About the team:

The Life & Health team is responsible for IFRS, US GAAP & Statutory reporting to the Vice President, Canada L&H and enables the publication of branch financial results with Canadian regulator on regular basis. The team is also supports the accounting & reporting actuarial, technical accounting & tax teams as required. 

We are looking for an experienced Finance Controller who will be responsible for reporting across all bases of Accounting – US GAAP, Statutory and Economic Value Management & 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:

  • University Postgraduate in Finance; CA /CPA will be preferred.
  • 2-4 years relevant work experience in an accounting, auditing, or financial analysis
  • Knowledge of Financial Services is a must, with a strong preference to insurance/reinsurance business understanding.
  • Basic understanding of IFRS 17, exposure to USGAAP/Statutory insurance/reinsurance reporting preferred. Effective Q1 2023, Canadian entity will be going live for IFRS 17 reporting.  Hence, fundamental understanding of the critical concepts of this standard is preferred.
  • Flexibility to work in CET working hours and stretch during QTR close as required.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word & PPT. Exposure to new 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




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.



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