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Analyst- Capital Strategy & Ratings

Employer
QBE Insurance
Location
Sydney, Australia
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Primary Details
Time Type: Full time

Worker Type: Employee
  • Sydney, NSW
  • Permanent, full-time position
The opportunity

Shape and execute QBE's global capital strategy as a core member of the Group Capital Strategy & Ratings team.

Your new role

As an Analyst, Group Capital Strategy & Ratings you will perform a key role in QBE's overall capital management strategy and initiatives. The position is part of QBE's Group Treasury function within Group Finance, and will entail close partnership with FP&A, Corporate Development, Actuarial and Investments teams, as well as counterparts in each of QBE's geographies globally. As such, this is a central and influential role which will provide a holistic understanding of the organisation and its businesses around the world.

Key accountabilities will include:
  • D evelop and execute the multi-year Group strategic capital plan, working with both Group and Divisional teams. Conduct forecasts and planning in relation to the Group's regulatory capital metrics, balance sheet and dividends. Identify and support the execution of initiatives to optimise capital consumption and allocation, including with traditional and alternative capital providers.
  • Conduct financial modelling to assess the impact of strategic initiatives on key Group metrics, including debt and equity capital markets issuances, strategic reinsurance transactions, investment portfolio decisions and other non-standard corporate transactions.
  • S upport engagement with the Group's credit rating agencies including the preparation of presentation materials and financial analysis of rating agency metrics. Manage preparation of key rating agency capital models, both actual and forecast, and develop key insights from a commercial and reporting perspective.
  • A ssist in preparing and coordinating submissions to the Group Board and executive management, including the CFO Board reports.
About you

This is a broad role and would be suited to individuals with backgrounds from a variety of disciplines, including actuarial, capital management, corporate finance or investment banking. The following skills and capabilities will be well-regarded:
  • Good understanding and knowledge of the APRA regulatory capital framework and / or equivalents in other jurisdictions, for general insurers. This could include experience within regulatory capital and capital management teams.
  • Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet understanding for a general insurer.
  • Strong financial modelling skills, coupled with an ability to clearly convey the rationale and impacts of strategic initiatives.
  • A good understanding of global financial market and economic conditions, given the breadth of the geographic footprint you will be involved in.
  • Demonstrated expertise within the insurance industry is advantageous.
About QBE

We can never really predict what's around the corner, but at QBE we're asking the right questions to enable a more resilient future - helping those around us build strength and embrace change to their advantage.

We're an international insurer that's building momentum towards realising our vision of becoming the most consistent and innovative risk partner.

And our people will be at the centre of our success. We're proud to work together, and encourage each other enable resilience for our customers, our environment, our economies and our communities.

With more than more than 11,000 people working across 27 countries, we're big enough to make a real impact, but small enough to provide a friendly workplace, where people are down-to-earth, passionate and kind.

We believe this is our moment - what if it was yours too?

Your career at QBE - let's make it happen!

Benefits

We offer a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstances. As a QBE employee you will have access to and benefit from:
  • 'Hybrid Working' - a mix of working from home and in the office to enhance your work/life balance
  • Our 'Thriving at our Best' wellbeing program, including free holistic wellbeing coaching, nutritional, confidential counselling, financial and legal advice
  • 18 weeks' gender-equal flexible leave for all new parents, including paid super
  • The ability to maximise retirement savings through voluntary super contributions and company matching
  • Income protection insurance & reimbursed Death and Total Permanent Disability insurance premiums
  • Additional leave and support through QBE's Family Domestic Violence First Responder Network
  • Discounts on insurance products, car hire, hotels, goods and services including benefits through our various sports and arts sponsorship partners
Rewards & Recognition
  • We value our employee's experience with us and are proud to have been recognised for the following awards:
  • 2021 LinkedIn Top Employer & HRD Employer of Choice
  • 2020 Best Workplace Diversity & Inclusion and Excellence Award for Best Health & Wellbeing at the Australian HR Awards
  • Platinum employer in the Australian Workplace Equality Index - the definitive national benchmark on LGBTIQ+ workplace inclusion
  • Ranked 6th place in the AAGE Top Graduate Employers 2021 as voted by graduates
  • Top 20 Workplaces for Dads in 2019 and 2020 (HBF Direct Advice for Dads)
  • Family Friendly Accredited employer since 2021
  • Winner Most Inclusive Workplace at the Australian HR Institute (AHRI) Awards 2023
  • Winner Organisational Development category at the Australian HR Institute (AHRI) Awards 2022
Apply now!!

APPLY NOW and let's make it happen!

Click APPLY to submit your application. Successful applicants will need to complete work rights, police and credit checks through our online provider as a condition of employment.

QBE recognises the value of diverse perspectives and experience. We are committed to an inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued and respected for who they are. If we can provide support with accessibility requirements and adjustments, alternative work arrangements or you would like to connect with one of our employee networks at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us at recruitment@qbe.com

Application Close Date: 24/05/2024 11:59 PM

How to Apply:

To submit your application, click "Apply" and follow the step by step process.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

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