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Senior Accountant

Employer
Swiss Re
Location
Singapore, Singapore
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Aug 19, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
About the team

The Swiss Re Corporate Solutions' Finance team is part of the Global Carrier Management & Tax which comprises of approximately 20 employees based in Singapore. The team collaborates with cross functional teams across the region and other global teams to deliver timely and reliable financial results for both regulatory and statutory reporting, ensures consistency in governance for regulatory reporting risk and strategic initiatives implementation. In addition, the team is also responsible for active business partnering to enable business development opportunities.

The team's overall ambition is to drive financial performance of the organization through leveraging data analytics, process efficiencies and developing our team member's capabilities.

About the role
  • Overall management of Singapore regulatory and statutory reporting for the Singapore branch, with strong analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills, able to manage multiple deliverables, competing priorities and moving timelines
  • Able to lead a motivated team to deliver reporting requirements
  • Active dialogue with MAS for query resolution and developing pre-emptive analytics and response.
  • Active solvency management under MAS RBC2 framework, including that of Labuan branch.
  • Advising business on impacts to regulatory reporting and capital position for the bespoke transactions and other initiatives.
  • Drive and review branches' retrocession related calculations and reporting.
  • Provides timely and accurate input to Branch committee report, including providing insights to underlying

business drivers.
  • Design and drive effective analytics for internal & external reporting purposes.
  • Drive and coordinate Singapore corporate tax returns and indirect taxes

About you
  • University degree (Accounting or Finance) with CA/CPA
  • Expertise in MAS regulations and understanding of IFRS 17 accounting
  • More than 7 years of relevant work experience in Singapore insurance legal entity controllership and regulatory reporting
  • Prior exposure in dealing with external stakeholders, particularly regulators, is highly desirable
  • Effective collaborator with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong focus on improving the control environment and continuous improvement of processes
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and with multiple stakeholders

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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