Kuala Lumpur, MY

Accountant - Contract (2 years)

General Job Outline:


A key finance team with primary responsibility of supporting the Finance Manager on financial reporting, finance operations and specific project on finance stream related to operational readiness of IFRS 17 Implementation.


Major functions:

  • Support Finance Manager to manage effective and smooth transition to IFRS 17 and ensure effective finance operations and statutory reporting process.
  • Support annual financial audit, financial reporting and preparation of deferred tax calculation under IFRS 17.
  • Support in preparing BNM IFRS 17 Reporting package for both Conventional and Retakaful business.
  • Prepare ad-hoc reports and documents required by project team and internal stakeholders  


Person Specification



  • Minimum 2 years of financial accounting experience.
  • Good knowledge of the financial accounting and reporting requirements in Malaysia and fund accounting will be preferred but not a pre-requisite.
  • Good knowledge of internal controls relevant to finance operations and reporting
  • Knowledge of re/insurance business would be preferred but no a pre-prerequisite




  • Team player and ability to work in project teams
  • Good analytical skills
  • Able to identify issues and initiate effective communication with internal stakeholders.
  • Ability to adapt to changes and flexibility to accept new challenges 


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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.



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