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Zurich, Zurich, CH


Intern Planning & Steering 


Corporate Title: Temporary Employee 

Division: CSF-Finance Corporate Solutions (50008354)

Department: CSFC-Global Controlling Corporate Solutions (50010043)

Recruiter: Kaja Vögele

Hiring Manager: Andreas Walliser 



About the role


This role supports the Planning & Steering team in all processes and deliverables related to the execution of financial planning. You will have the opportunity to learn a lot about reinsurance business, and how individual products, assets and funding contribute to the overall value in the company. You will acquire in-depth technical expertise and be presented with the occasion to demonstrate an entrepreneurial spirit by ‘thinking out of the box’ and will be part of the core strategy decisions.

Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:


  • Support the Corporate Solutions planning process - i.e. you manage timelines and responsibilities in coordination with Group timelines and deliverables
  • Execute processes regarding the planning tool, i.e. you liaise with IT project teams, support business users, and review and consolidate plan components
  • Engage in the establishment of the comprehensive Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) reporting framework, develop and enable consistent business performance management
  • Support the improvement of the Key Performance Indicator reporting dashboard and own the production process by closely collaborating with our partners worldwide
  • Provide customized / ad-hoc performance and analysis


About the team


The Global FP&A team supports managing and steering Swiss Re's commercial lines primary insurer, the business unit Corporate Solutions and its regional and product management teams. We are further developing and strengthening steering capabilities to build a robust business plan supporting business growth and act as a challenger to our decision makers. Your dynamic manner supports the Head of Planning & Steering to further improve and successfully execute on financial planning. With growing responsibility, you will be able to collaborate and partner intensively across Group Planning, Treasury, Risk Management, Asset Management and the Finance Corporate Solutions community, in order to more closely integrate and align the processes related to planning & steering.


About You


  • You are either close to completion or have recently completed your Bachelor / Master university degree in Finance or Economics
  • Prior professional experience in financial planning & analysis or management reporting is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and technical savvy with the ability to communicate complex issues in a clear and concise fashion
  • Excellent oral and written English
  • You are able to perform tasks with a high degree of autonomy, but working closely with relevant stakeholders
  • You show a willingness to work a flexible schedule as a team


Are you a number cruncher and looking for a chance to prove the skills with us? We look forward to your application.


The internship is based in Zurich, Switzerland, and will last six months, starting in June 2020.


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, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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