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Kansas City, MO, US

Senior Financial Analyst

 

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
 

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 risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

 

About the role

We in the Global Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) - Global Product Controlling Team are searching for a new teammate who's interested in joining our fast paced and changing environment! You will be performing quarterly business controlling, financial analysis and reporting tasks (Nominal, USGAAP and Economic Value Management - EVM); whilst, also supporting the annual planning process.

 

This position offers an outstanding opportunity to get an overview of some of the most sophisticated and exciting insurance products of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions. It also offers close collaboration with underwriting and origination teams.

Specifically, your role will involve controlling, budgeting and projections, preparation of management reports, performance reviews and leading the development of specific reporting, budgeting and projection routines, for allocated product lines.

 

You will:

  • Serve as the global Finance Business Partner for your clients and their respective underwriting, claims and operational teams and own the bound business controlling and projection process for these product lines, collaborating closely with all teams
  • Ensure operational excellence by developing detailed routines for quarterly closings/projections
  • Provide insightful analytics for portfolio optimization and profitability reviews
  • Drive alignment and optimization of closing processes both within FP&A and in collaboration with Operations
  • Fully understand and challenge the financial performance (Nominals & USGAAP) of the business
  • Drive performance management, business cases and general finance support to enable good decision-making
  • Support all other specific closing (US GAAP & EVM filings), projection and planning requirements that will ensure a timely and accurate quarterly closing and annual planning.

 

We are looking for you to able to work independently, but also know when to contact relevant partners to deliver on your goals.

 

About the Team

We are a fantastic team, based across multiple offices and support leading and steering the financial performance of the business unit Corporate Solutions and its regional and product management teams. Furthermore, we continue to develop and strengthen financial steering capabilities to build a robust business plan supporting business growth and acting as a challenger to the business.

Working within our team, you will join other highly motivated and dynamic colleagues, within an interesting and complex environment and will get the opportunity to build up reporting, consolidation & analytical capabilities.

 

About You
We want to hear from you if you:

  • Are a University graduate with a primary or higher degree (or equivalent), preferably in finance/accounting/economics and with minimum 3 years of relevant working in financial planning & analysis or controlling activities preferably within a (Re)insurance environment
  • Have the capability to capture requirements from partners and translate them into reports/presentations and processes
  • Enjoy analyzing and interpreting financial data; deliver quality output on short deadlines and handle details without losing site of the "big picture"
  • Can demonstrate the aptitude to swiftly understand and grasp complex concepts and subjects
  • Love working in a team; using your strong communication skills to summarize complex technical issues to a non-expert audience; and enjoy the flexibility of working in both a collaborative team environment as well as independently
  • Enjoy and are successful in establishing relationships with stakeholders including Underwriting, Client Markets, Reserving and Finance colleagues
  • Are agile and flexible, have the ability to operate within a changing environment and simultaneously balance multiple projects
  • Have an excellent command of English (spoken and written)
  • Have any experience in US GAAP /, IFRS and EVM.

 

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice 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.

 

Keywords: Financial Analysis, financial reporting
Reference Code: 95013 

 

 


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