Mexico City, MX

Technical Accounting L&H Team Leader | Mexico City - Hybrid Working Model

About the Role:

This role supervises the work of team members, provides guidance on specific matters, authorizes claims/payments (in accordance with corresponding guidelines), builds team spirit (motivational) and allocates resources based on workloads.

The challenges and daily activities of the position include:
- Responsible for the assignment of work to the accounting operations team.
- Provides input into the performance management process. 
- Serves as a resource, ensuring that client issues are promptly resolved.
- Monitors workflow and schedules assignments. 
- Provides on-going training for new and experienced staff members. 
- Develops new procedures or enhances current procedures to improve team       productivity.
- Provides on-going communication with the manager regarding production and staff performance


Essential Responsibilities:

-    Assigns tasks to an accounting operations team in TA. Organizes the work, sets short-term priorities, monitors all activity, and ensures timely and accurate completion of work.
-    Function as process expert for assigned team.
-    Provides input into the performance management process and staffing decisions.
-    Monitors client accounts. 
-    Provides backup support for accounting operations team which include, correcting internal reports regarding financial positions, reconciling client accounts, and processing transactions.
-    Provides on-going training for new and experienced staff.
-    Reviews team reports, informing staff of errors, assisting in problem resolution.
-    Researches and resolves problems using in-depth knowledge of accounting operations processes.
-    Develops new or enhances current procedures, improving productivity for team.
-    Provides on-going communication with manager regarding production status and staff performance.
-    Has an in-depth knowledge of all key controls and guidelines.
-    Execute special projects as required by management.  

About you: 

We are looking forward to meeting you if your profile and previous experience include:
-    Strong Analytical skills (Flair for figures).
-    Sound Financial Accounting and accounting principles accounting know – how.
-    Strong computer skills.
-    4 Year college degree in accounting or business related field or equivalent experience.
-    Effective interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills. 
-    Excellent problem solving skills and can work in a fast paced environment.
-    Ability to work as a team player while demonstrating leadership traits to steer our processing units/centers.
-    Able to work in a virtual/remote international/global/multicultural team environment.
-    Proven track record of being a self starter, ability to manage own workload effectively.
-    Ability to adapt to changes and implement them accordingly.
-    Result oriented working style, with strong focus on performance, targets and risk management. 
-    Strong service and client orientation.
-    Reinsurance or insurance accounting experience would be an added advantage.
-    Basic reinsurance accounting know – how, desirable.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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. 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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