Senior Financial Analyst, Performance Reporting and Analysis, APAC

Swiss Re
May 03, 2024
May 24, 2024
Staff, Senior
Work Mode
Full Time
Organization Type
About the role

Would you like to take part in all processes and products related to financially steer and partner in corporate insurance? Are you passionate about strategic financial management? Grab this opportunity to personally excel as a senior financial analyst with Swiss Re Corporate Solutions in Asia Pacific: strengthen your technical expertise about the economics of our insurance business, and how underwriting, products, assets and funding produce value for the company. Apply in-depth analytical skill, be part of core business decisions and be presented with the occasion to demonstrate knowledge and entrepreneurial spirit. We offer you exposure to leaders within the APAC region and the greater finance community.

Your main accountabilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Manage business production projection to ensure a timely and accurate quarterly closing process for Asia Pacific - i.e., you lead timelines, discussions, and responsibilities in coordination with global teams and with business unit's deliverables
  • Ensure consistent business performance reporting and results analysis for the region, in close collaboration with Finance teams globally. Enable timely understanding of our underlying business performance for the regional executive leadership and sub-regions
  • Show operational excellence and engage in the continuous improvement on our underlying data quality and our comprehensive FP&A reporting framework. Develop and enable consistent business performance management for the region.
  • Support Underwriters, Products and Sales teams by providing proactive, informative analysis of key performance drivers, expenses, and allocations
  • IFRS accounting and KPI framework and support the knowledge transfer to our regional colleagues
  • Provide customized / ad-hoc reporting and analysis by closely collaborating with our Finance colleagues in the region and globally

This position offers an outstanding opportunity to boost your career in finance in the corporate insurance industry!

About the team

The Asia Pacific Finance team supports managing and steering Swiss Re's commercial lines primary insurer, the business unit Corporate Solutions, in the region. Your multifaceted and curious manner supports the Head FP&A Asia Pacific to further improve and accurately perform financial analysis and to effectively act as a challenger to our decision makers. With growing responsibility, you will be able to collaborate and partner intensively across our Underwriting, Sales teams and Operations as well as our larger Finance Corporate Solutions community globally.

About You
  • University graduate with a bachelor's degree or higher in finance/accounting/economics with CFA/CA/CPA or similar professional qualification
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in financial services, planning & analysis or management reporting/controlling
  • Strong analytical skills and technical savvy with the capability to communicate complexity in a clear and concise fashion to a non-expert audience
  • Prior knowledge of IFRS 17 is an advantage
  • Excellent oral and written English
  • Ability to perform tasks with a high degree of autonomy but working closely with relevant partners
  • Demonstrate a natural sense of curiosity and show personal accountability for area of responsibility
  • Willingness to work a flexible schedule as a team
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint)

Good with numbers and looking for a chance to demonstrate the skills with us? We look forward to your application!

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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. 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 and their passion for sustainability.


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