Zurich, ZH, CH


Graduate Transfer Pricing and Finance Analytics 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


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 2020.

The programme offers you the chance to join the dynamic, fast-moving 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

You will be responsible for supporting the Transfer Pricing team in its core activities of analysing and defending all related party transactions within the Group. You will report into the Head of Transfer Pricing in Zurich and collaborate closely with the team based in Bratislava and Zurich as well as with the Group's local tax teams which are based in multiple jurisdictions.

In this role, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Gaining a deep understanding of the re/insurance industry and the commercial drivers for our business
  • Advising colleagues in finance, risk, underwriting and treasury on intra-group transactions including intra-group reinsurance, financing, brand licensing and other services
  • Using your analytical and communication skills to evaluate and present results of transfer pricing policies to stakeholders
  • Defending local transfer pricing results through tailored documentation and presentations to tax authorities


About the team

The mandate of the Transfer Pricing team is to assess and defend all intra-Group transactions, such as intra-Group reinsurance (to pool risk), financial transactions (e.g. loans and guarantees), license fees for intangibles, and support services. This gives us a truly unique perspective on the commercial drivers of the business, and a deep understanding of our global footprint.

We provide advice and documentation for the Group, and we sit in two locations: Bratislava and Zurich. Our team is a part of the Group Tax team, and works closely with colleagues in treasury, risk, underwriting, client management, operations and finance.


About You

  • You have successfully completed university degree, preferably in economics, finance, or other equivalent business-related field
  • Strong interest in/passion to learn about insurance/reinsurance
  • You have confirmed analytical skills and can focus on details without losing track of the bigger picture
  • Approaches problems with curiosity and open-mindedness, is a fast learner
  • Creative, showing a high degree of own initiative
  • You are a team-player, willing to contribute actively to the overall team spirit
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work in a global and multicultural environment, and to be mobile in terms of workplace or location
  • Aptitude to express him-/herself effectively in one-on-one conversations and small groups
  • Mature & self-confident; You are at ease interacting with colleagues and clients across hierarchical levels and geographies
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work in a global and multicultural environment, and to be mobile in terms of workplace or location
  • You have already shown your ability work independently and feel comfortable in a dynamic global and multicultural environment
  • Excellent oral and written English skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Very good communication and interpersonal skills


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.



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