Zurich, Zurich, CH

Financial Insights & Analytics Analyst - Graduate (Hybrid, m/f/x/d)

We are looking for graduates with strong interpersonal skills, who are eager to learn, broaden their knowledge, expertise and want to make a difference. 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 2024.


The programme offers you the chance to join the dynamic, fast-moving world of a leading (re)insurance and risk knowledge organisation. Over an 18-month period, you will receive on- and off-the-job training, including a job rotation that gives you the opportunity to work across different lines of business and departments.


About the Role
Are you striving to acquire knowledge across many aspects within a large Corporate (Re-)Insurance Finance environment? With End-to-end exposure into Controlling and Reporting, as well as Financial Planning and Analysis? Are you keen on analysing and assessing various reporting and controlling topics related to Swiss Re´s numerous external disclosures? Contribute to the communication with investors, analysts, and readers of the financial statements under the new IFRS17 accounting standard? Or support internal performance reviews, assessments and communications to business owners? If yes, this position is the right opportunity for you! In this role, you will support Corporate Solutions' Global Finance Controlling team, part of Swiss Re's Group Finance division, with financial insights into Swiss Re's primary corporate insurance business.


In addition, you will:

  • Engage and collaborate with the department's internal business partners, such as Underwriting, Asset Management, Treasury, and Investor Relations
  • Contribute to provide management with relevant business steering information
  • Analyse and evaluate our business drivers in relation to our financial results
  • Collaborate and interact within a diverse and dynamic team
  • Coordinate the resolution of reporting issues with the Group's entities worldwide
  • Respond to ad hoc requests from our senior management including the CEO, CFO, Chief Underwriting Officer, and Portfolio Heads
  • This position offers you a unique opportunity to work with various experts and product areas to expand your knowledge of current and new technologies, accounting standards as well as developing your (Re-)Insurance industry knowledge.


About the Team
The Corporate Solutions Global Controlling team is Group's reliable provider of consolidated financial information of Swiss Re's Corporate Solutions business unit, supporting both internal and external stakeholders in making well-informed decisions. We support managing and steering the financial performance of the business unit and its regional and product management teams. We act as the centre of competence for financial topics across Corporate Solutions and towards Group, covering the primary insurance leg. We are a professional, engaged and highly committed global team, consisting of a group of international, forward-thinking personalities with various backgrounds and expertise. All thriving in a fast-paced environment that requires focus, interest in the business, and most importantly, positive energy and team spirit.


About You
A great team-player with willingness to contribute actively to the overall team spirit. As a fast learner, you approach problems with curiosity and flexibility. Your creativity shows a high level of initiative and you can easily adapt to a changing and dynamic environment.


  • Successfully completed a university degree, preferably in a quantitative field like corporate finance, accounting or equivalent
  • You have an interest in international reporting (IFRS) and accounting matters, with a flair for numbers
  • Strong interest in/passion to learn about(re)insurance
  • Mature & self-confident; able to work with clients, business partners or senior colleagues
  • Proficient oral and written English skills; additional language skills advantageous, in particular German
  • Excellent analytical skills and can focus on details without losing track of the bigger picture
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)


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About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions 


Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces 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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