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Bangalore, KA, IN

Senior Reporting Professional I

About the role:

  • Responsible for all bases of Accounting & Reporting and related deliverables – US GAAP, IFRS, Local Statutory, and Economic Value Management (EVM) for legal entities under responsibility
  • Basic research of items related to US GAAP, IFRS, Local Statutory
  • Responsible for capital planning and projection submissions for carriers under responsibility
  • Preparation of financial statements and presentation of related analytics to management
  • Coordination with external auditors with regard to financial statements, disclosure requirements, and audit testwork
  • Willingness to challenge status quo processes and desire to implement process improvements, enforcing an environment with uncompromising controls
  • Strong technical knowledge in accounting and financial reporting with ability to research accounting issues/transactions and conclude on treatment.
  • Assumption of additional project-related responsibilities as well as ad-hoc requests from internal clients
  • Additional tasks and responsibilities will include the following:
    • Ensuring successful/timely completion of quarterly and annual close duties by both self, and the team
    • Fostering an environment of high collaboration and communication
    • Focus on teamwork – taking on additional duties during peak times
    • Building and maintaining relationships with key internal clients
    • Prioritize daily work to ensure all deadlines are met

Perform critical self-review to ensure high quality work product


About the team:

As a member of the A&R Non Regulated Carriers team, we are responsible for carrier reporting for Non-Regulated Carriers including Holding Companies, Investment Companies and Service Companies. 


We are looking for an experienced Senior Reporting Professional that will be responsible for all bases of Accounting & Reporting – US GAAP, IFRS, Local Statutory and Economic Value Management (Swiss Re's proprietary integrated economic valuation framework). You will assume responsibility for Accounting & Reporting according to the relevant accounting principles.  You will ensure compliance with local and Group requirements and the internal control framework.


  • Position will report to Head A&R Non-Reg Carrier Bangalore
  • Responsible for quarterly and annual reporting requirements and ensuring that overarching control structure minimizes risk, challenging for ongoing enhancements to control structure
  • Position will serve as a key contact for the Financial Accounting Non-Technical Management team and will work directly with internal stakeholders and external auditors  
  • Position needs to drive operational improvement, identification, and implementation
  • Ability to develop and cultivate relationships with local cross-functional business partners and global business partners
  • Ability to make decisions within the parameters of the role. Can explain the business rationale behind decisions and can demonstrate a methodical/rational process for decisions
  • Should be able to see how own objectives fit in with the overall team/business objectives


About you:

  • Qualified Accountant with 8+ years of experience in the field of legal entity accounting and reporting
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively at the management level and lead meetings efficiently; experience working in a highly professional and international environment
  • Expert knowledge regarding US GAAP, IFRS and operations experience
  • Advanced level on Microsoft Office (Excel – Pivot Tables, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Exposure to new advanced tool like Power BI, Power Query will be an advantage
  • Self-starter, self-motivated
  • Ability to work independently with minimal managerial supervision
  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and work on own initiative
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Ability to direct interaction with internal stakeholders and external auditors
  • Strong desire to learn and develop, receptive to coaching
  • Strong relationship building skill set
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills are a plus
  • Result oriented with a strong sense of urgency
  • Experience in documenting and transferring relevant knowledge to others
  • Experience of working in virtual team and managing multiple-reporting lines and with people from varied backgrounds and culture
  • Fluent in English (both written and spoken)
  • Hands on experience in major ERP's like SAP would be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of Insurance, Reinsurance or Financial Services industry is a plus


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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