Associate Financial Analyst III

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Swiss Re
Jun 08, 2024
Jun 23, 2024
Work Mode
Full Time
Organization Type
About the Role
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the performance measures, planning process & timelines and the technical aspects of risk selection of a (re)insurance company
  • Prototyping new sophisticated analytics from concepts to implementation to give insights into the Life & Health business
  • Creating standardized visualization of the key data stories and business messages to support senior executives in driving the organization
  • Make sure data is comprehensive, complete, and well understood
  • Provide/ensure the accuracy of data/graphs needed to support Division & Product Heads'
  • presentation requirement for board meeting, external events, internal meetings and similar
  • Communicate results in a way that is easily understood by people not dealing on an every-day basis with data/reports
  • Work in close collaboration with colleagues in Finance, Valuation, Regional Client Markets and Financial Modelling team on topics related to IFRS
  • Support L&H BU Planning process and analysis by portfolio & market
  • Embrace/Adopt to the changes in process/deliverables to deliver IFRS results
  • Continuous upskilling by strengthening and sharing IFRS Knowledge within the team
  • Analyze market, client, and underwriting portfolios' performance, explain performance drivers, and regularly work on quickly emerging ad-hoc tasks by being flexible and adaptive
  • Quickly familiarize yourself with new and changing concepts, so that the analysis provided always reflects the latest requirements of the company

About the Team

Within Reinsurance Finance, our team is responsible for Financial Analysis, Planning, Data Insights &

Analytics for the L&H Reinsurance worldwide with a focus on IFRS valuation. Reinsurance FP&A drives

sustainable performance as Performance Architect and Commercial Advisor of the BU by crafting

transparency on the financial performance, driving performance strategy, supporting performance

initiatives, and providing commercial advice. We aim to provide senior management with key insights into

business performance, guiding them to make accurate and impactful decisions. We also act as a CFO

function for the Chief Underwriting Office and Head of Valuation & Analysis. We work closely with pricing

and actuarial teams across the globe to ensure quality of the financial information and to derive the

insights/granularity needed from our data analysis.

The financial analyst is a key role within an agile and driven team, providing the opportunity to delve into

financial performance, data and managing key stakeholder requests

About You
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant/CFA, MBA (Finance), Actuarial/Good progress on Actuarial examinations would be preferable
  • Successfully completed university degree, preferably in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Natural Science, Finance or equivalent
  • Overall, 5+ years of working experience in L&H (re-)insurance analytics, controlling or similar function
  • Basic understanding of financial reporting process or familiarity of the IFRS, GAAP, and EVM accounting frameworks is preferable.
  • Strong curiosity about/motivation to learn about insurance/reinsurance
  • Insurance products risk selection and risk reward framework understanding is preferable,
  • Actuarial education is a plus
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, Power BI) and any exposure working on Palantir platform is a plus
  • Finance: source of earnings, income statement and balance sheet understanding / experience are preferable

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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