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Senior Investments Finance Reporting Professional (Hybrid Work Model)

Company: Swiss Re
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

About the Role


Swiss Re is currently underway in the transition of accounting and financial reporting framework from US GAAP to IFRS, as well as a new global system architecture that supports and harmonizes the financial closing process. We are excited about this transition and expanding our skillsets! The Senior Investments Finance Reporting Professional is a member of the Global Investment Reporting (GIR) Team in the Americas region and is a strong contributor in the transition to the new accounting standard. We are looking for a candidate with basic knowledge of investment products to provide accounting, reporting and analyses across all relevant valuations within Swiss Re.

Key Responsibilities:

* Drive investigation of new processes and analyze investment transactions within the new systems, under new rules and conditions
* Develop a solid understanding of data flow, system landscapes and system interactions impacting accounting transactions under relevant valuations to ensure a smooth flow of information through the accounting & reporting life cycle
* Perform and review key account reconciliations and substantiation as part of the financial close process
* Liaise with non-GIR teams (local and internationally) to proactively communicate and resolve any issues uncovered in the close process
* Ensure all Investment reporting results are met on a timely basis with high accuracy, including delivery of IFRS reporting from new systems
* Understand and support accounting & reporting generated from legacy systems
* Support the monitoring of GIR's outsourced accounting & reporting tasks to a 3rd party vendor

About the Team

We are a highly skilled, energetic and engaged team, creating a collaborative environment where we learn and grow both individually and collectively. We work together to create value with our internal stakeholders and partners and always strive for progress and performance.

The role will sit in the Investment Accounting and Reporting team in Kansas City, Missouri.

About You

* Minimum 3 - 5 years of work experience in accounting and finance, with preference in the area of investments
* University degree with emphasis in Accounting and/or Finance
* Understanding of multi-valuation concept (US GAAP, Statutory & Regulatory, IFRS, Tax Reporting)
* Pro-active, forward-looking mind set, with high-quality delivery focus
* High energy with willingness to learn new concepts
* Team player with a high degree of personal accountability
* Strong computer/office tool skills, especially Microsoft Office products
* Detail-oriented, with high level of interest in learning new technologies and tools to analyze large volumes of data
* Keen interest in innovation, digitalization, and automation
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Work productively in the face of ambiguity and influence positive outcomes
* Ability to effectively manage priorities and meet aggressive deadlines

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.

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


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