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New York, NY, US

Investment Analyst Graduate

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.

 

 

About the Programme

We are looking for graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn and broaden their knowledge and expertise. You have a Bachelor, Master or PhD degree with up to 3 years professional experience – we invite you to apply to our graduates@swissre programme 2023.

The programme offers you the chance to join the dynamic, fast paced world of a leading risk knowledge organisation. Over an 18-month period, you’ll receive on-and-off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different business units.

About the role

This is your opportunity to join one of the world's leading reinsurers and a team of motivated investment professionals within Swiss Re's Asset Management ("AM") unit! Do you have a passion for financial markets and long-term sustainable investing? Do you like financial market analysis? In this role, you will assume integral role by contributing to key investment initiatives, supporting processes and coordinating management information materials along our investment activity. You will join AM's Financial Markets Programme dedicated to highly motivated analysts, working closely with senior investment professionals and contributing to broader cross-department work. Your key accountabilities may include:

  • Investment outlook and market research
  • Financial analysis on portfolio and asset levels
  • Monitoring market developments and AM's investment performance
  • Contribution to investment strategy and portfolio construction
  • Evaluation of new investments and transaction execution
  • External managers' regular reviews
  • Preparation of materials for various committees
  • Support cross-department projects and initiatives

About the team

As the AM division we are investing the assets generated from our core insurance and reinsurance business. We drive sustainable performance by following a long-term oriented investment approach and focus on a high-quality investment portfolio. As a diverse team of investment professionals, we ensure a strong contribution to Swiss Re's financial performance. In addition, we also support the company's thought leadership on long-term and responsible investing themes, and act as a "Centre of Excellence" for financial market expertise.

You will work closely with experienced financial market professionals from the various investment teams, while reporting into the Head Financial Markets Programme.

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 You

  • Highly motivated and eager to learn
  • Successfully completed university degree in Finance, Economics or Science (e.g. Math / Physics). CFA is a plus but not mandatory
  • Curiosity about and a good understanding of financial markets
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills
  • Excellent attention to detail without loosing track of a bigger picture
  • Effective communication and writing skills
  • Open demeanor and showing a high degree of own initiative
  • Collaborative team-player, willingness to contribute actively to the overall team spirit
  • Well-organized and structured approach to problem solving
  • Ability to deliver high quality work under time pressure
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications; VB programming, Bloomberg skills are a plus

 

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.

 

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the world, it is our responsibility to help keep our employees, customers, partners and communities healthy and safe.  SwissRe will require all candidates interviewing in person in Canada to provide evidence of vaccination when arriving at our offices. 

 

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