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Kansas City, MO, US

Reinsurance Accountant/Analyst


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.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

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


About the Role


The main function of this job will be working in the Retro team as part of the Insurance Linked Securities and Retro Business Management team.  This team is responsible for managing Swiss Re's retrocession, including but not limited to, event monitoring, client management, financial and regulatory reporting.  This role will be based in Kansas City.


Primary responsibilities include:  

  • Identify, calculate, account, bill and drive collections for significant payables and receivables
  • Primary point of contact for external retro clients.  Work with clients and Swiss Re claims to substantiate and collect open balances and resolve queries.
  • Prepare required financial, regulatory and management reports
  • Participate in process development and improvement projects
  • Responsible for the daily review, identification and allocation of cash
  • Administration of external run-off transactions


 About the Team


ILS and Retro Business Management is a dynamic team, within P&C Business Management, that owns and manages the Swiss Re retro portfolio. The team supports both traditional and capital markets retro transactions by reviewing inwards transactions and identifying, calculating, booking, reporting (financial and regulatory) and collecting the retro asset. We work extensively with Swiss Re clients and brokers to substantiate our claims and to create productive relationships. We are involved in setting up new contracts as well as working on external run-off transactions.



 About You


  • College degree strongly preferred
  • 3 years' experience in a finance, accounting or Operations role
  • Reinsurance/insurance accounting experience preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products, especially Excel, required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Can-do attitude and eagerness to learn
  • Self-starter who is able to work both independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and prioritize workload
  • Strong collaboration skills with an emphasis on teamwork


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.


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