Location: 

Kansas City, MO, US

 

Senior Financial Reporting Professional 

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 organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.

 

As a Senior Reporting professional, you will have a financial reporting and governance responsibility for L&H financial statements and related critical metrics for both US GAAP and EVM valuations. An essential part of this role is to coordinate the Reinsurance reporting process, identify, substantiate and aggregate main business drivers, develop key messages for the L&H Business Unit results for external publications or internal management reports as well as to provide explanations to internal clients. In addition, you will prepare monthly US GAAP estimates for senior management decision-making purposes. You will closely collaborate with Regional Accounting & Reporting, Group Finance, Investor Relations, Financial Planning & Analysis and Media Relations.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Critically assess and examine the current accounting & reporting processes and deliverables and propose areas for improvement and optimization for the future target state
  • Develop a deep understanding of data flow, system landscapes and system interactions impacting accounting transactions under relevant valuations and provide insight that helps to ensure a smooth flow of information through the accounting & reporting life cycle
  • Strong contribution to the various stages of IETV prototype, parallel, and general ledger roll-in waves, while ensuring global alignment of all investment accounting and reporting processes
  • Coordinate the daily operations of 3rd party outsourcing provider contracted for the roll-in team
  • Work hand in hand with the ATLAS IETV Business analysts to ensure Investment Reporting's requirements are translated into delivered products
  • Ensure best practice methods and analysis tools are utilized
  • Anticipate issues and develop appropriate and timely solutions and provide decision relevant input
  • Contribute to building stakeholder understanding and engagement on the future target state, including training the remaining Investment Reporting team across all locations

About the Team

The Global Investment Reporting team has the ownership of the Investment Financial Accounting sub-ledger for investments for all valuations and related reporting deliverables, across different locations. Swiss Re Reinsurance Finance is implementing a new system and process environment to support the financial closing for the Reinsurance business through the ATLAS Programme. GIR is expected to heavily contribute and drive the tactical and strategic solutions in order to reach the target state.

The role will sit in the Investment Accounting and Reporting team.

About you:

To be successful in this role, the following position requirements are important:

  • Minimum 5 – 7 years of relevant work experience, of which a minimum of 5 years have been in the area of investments
  • University degree with emphasis in Accounting and/or Finance
  • Solid financial understanding of multi-valuation concept (US GAAP, Statutory & Regulatory, EVM, IFRS, Tax Reporting)
  • Enthusiastic, forward-looking mind set and high quality delivery focus
  • Global perspective and project-oriented mindset
  • Team player with a high degree of personal accountability
  • High level of interest in learning new technologies
  • Solid communication skills and ability to interact with all levels within organization
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and influence positive outcomes
  • Ability to effectively handle priorities and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

 

 


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Nearest Major Market: Kansas City

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