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Fort Wayne, IN, US

 

Technical Accountant I 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organized into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.

 

Are you looking for an exciting career?  Do you want to become a part of something that will intrigue you and challenge you?  Swiss Re is a reinsurance company with a 150-year history and over 12,000 employees in 25 countries.  If you bring passion and dedication to your job there is no telling what you could accomplish at Swiss Re.  Your knowledge combined with your communication skills and analytical abilities will assist in keeping Swiss Re at the top of the global market.

 

As part of our team, you will draw on your technical, communication and organizational skills to help our clients and stakeholders get the most value.  You will demonstrate Client centricity, agility, team spirit with a passion to perform.  Swiss Re's values are the core of our organization and guide the way we think and act. 

 

Here are a few skills/behaviours the incumbent should possess:

  • Enjoy being involved in project, collaborating across teams, and being personable and organized.   
  • Understand great teams are better than 'one star'.  No matter how great someone's ideas, the idea is more robust with collaboration.
  • Be consistently curious and personally driven by innovative solutions to technical and non-technical challenges
  • Demonstrate analytical skills, including the ability to assemble information, extract pertinent facts, draw logical conclusions, and present recommendations
  • Uses office tools to maximize productivity.  (Word, Excel, Power Point and Access).  Including the use of pivot tables, v-lookups, etc.   Skill level should be evident from experience and past projects. 
  • Associate's degree or equivalent experience in an Accounting/Finance related discipline; or 1-2 years related experience, in a reinsurance/ insurance environment
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.  Conveying the information simply and clearly, anticipating and eliminating likely causes of confusion.
  • Change adaptable. Has an open mind and explores new ideas, different approaches and applying new methods to challenge the status quo

About the Role

This position is responsible for the accurate and timely administration of any assumed individual life or health products and related retrocession treaties for assigned client companies.  With both ad hoc data analysis tools and Swiss Re reinsurance administration systems the incumbent performs reasonableness checks for both premium and policy data quality and manages cash allocations and disbursements. Where applicable, they are responsible for booking policy level data for use by Actuarial Management (AM), Inforce Management (IFM) and Finance for purposes of regulatory & financial reporting along with managing the overall inforce block of business.  Incumbent creates and maintains policy master information, where applicable, and assures treaty compliance on all records and reports, including inputs to the management of Swiss Re’s retention.  Incumbent supports the Claim Process through building of claim skeleton records as needed.  Incumbent will have contact with clients, and will work with other departments to assist in servicing client accounts.  Incumbent must be able to work within tight deadlines to meet cash close dates along with recency and key performance indicator targets.   

 

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the practice of the Company to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.

 

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