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Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, HK

Financial Analyst


About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

iptiQ offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the role - Summary

Swiss Re Group is global leader in the insurance industry with more than 155 years of history. We work in a friendly and professional environment of trust and teamwork, where you Own the Way You Work: in agreement with your line manager, you can choose a more flexible arrangement or partially work from home – a key asset of Swiss Re's long before and now during the current situation. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


Join a growing and dynamic results-oriented team within our established firm. iptiQ is a start-up unit, established to provide innovative solutions via business-to-business-to-consumer models. Our team delivers the coordination, infrastructure and competences across the APAC region that are key to driving forward this new business; working closely with our partners and clients. Are you a finance professional in insurance? Do you thrive at visualising data? Are you passionate about joining an international team building up a new business in China?


About the role - Tasks

You will:

  • Prepare and consolidate financial plans for APAC

  • Facilitate the planning process by cooperating and managing teams from entities under APAC

  • Build business cases

  • Analyse the performance of our start-up in China and APAC

  • Propose ideas for improvements

  • Ensure accurate and forward-looking reporting of our legal entities in China

  • Visualise data in Microsoft Power BI or other applications and automate our processes

  • Analyse the financials of potential M&A opportunities

  • Ensure good governance, coordinate the execution of new financial platforms and improve our finance processes

  • Seek the advice of central finance units

  • Ad hoc tasks required.


About the team

You will report to and work directly with me, the CFO iptiQ APAC. I am based in Hong Kong along with one more colleague on the same level as this role.


We love accurate numbers, foster openness and balance the needs of multiple clients! Compliance with the spirit and letter of regulation is a must. We cultivate an inclusive environment and deal with various requests from clients under time pressure. We are looking for your insurance finance knowledge and insights! You will benefit from insights into various markets and from working in a start-up within a more than 155-year old Swiss company.


About you

You have:

  • Experience of 5+ years in insurance finance, preferably in financial planning and analysis

  • Passionate about accurate numbers

  • Comfortable communicating with others

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Computer Science

  • Good spoken and written Mandarin and English – both are musts

  • Detailed knowledge of finance and reporting regulation in China is a benefit

  • Excellent command in Microsoft Excel and Power BI, Python is a plus

  • Patience and willingness to go above and beyond

Keywords: FP&A, China, Self-driven 
Reference Code: 102010 


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