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Location: 

Sao Paulo, São Paulo, BR

Intern

 


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

  • Little to no prior accounting experience
  • Basic account booking and oversight
  • Focus on learning and understanding portfolio

Accountable for effectively handling allocated portfolio or assigned tasks while ensuring that deliverables are met (quality, turn-around time, and other defined performance indicators). Performs and/or oversees processing work performed by peers for the clients/accounts and/or processes assigned, providing guidance on reinsurance accounting matters as well as authorization and/or escalation of financial transactions and/or payments as per authority matrix, as well as escalate issues to management and/or senior management as per business judgment. Handles internal/external client relationships as per assignments.

 

About the Team

Technical Accounting function takes care of end-to-end process of managing the P&C reinsurance account, cash flow and data quality of the responsible portfolio. The portfolio consists of set of our clients who are primarily insurance companies and brokers.

TA ensures that our clients submit timely and quality account as per contractual wording, analysis and processing of the reinsurance data and overall cash flow management. It is largely the TA function who receives and runs the client data post singing a contract between SR and the client and has a high impact on downstream functions like Finance, Actuary, Underwriters and Client Markets and has a direct influence on technical and financial figures of Swiss Re.

All this is only possible through a good understanding of re-insurance concept, accounting principles and understanding of our clients. The position-holder is required to work within a set framework of processes and guidelines and continuously improve the situation to meet the agreed set of KPI deliverables.

The TA has to look for opportunities within the core process to create value (qualitative and quantitative) of Swiss Re and external clients. The role also includes strong interaction with our internal functions and regular interaction with external clients (via email, phone and visits)

 

About You

  • University degree preferably in the area of finance, accounting, economics or administration
  • Language skills: Fluent or Advanced comprehension and use of English (written, spoken, listening), Spanish is a plus.
  • Business correspondence in English with internal and external clients via email, phone calls, and visits as required
  • Proactive exercise of critical thinking analysis and problem solving with root cause identification
  • Proficiency in new workflow technologies (ACORD, B3i, Robotics, etc.)
  • Demonstrate agility and navigate ambiguity to deliver on core expectations through change
  • Ability to work collaboratively in virtual/remote international/global/multicultural team environment
  • MS Office proficiency (Excel, Word, Power Point)
  • Strong analytical skills – detail oriented
  • Team player, willingness to share pertinent business information

 

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. It is the practice of the Company 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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