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Investment Accounting & Reporting, Associate Director


Our Opportunity


An opportunity has developed within the Investment Management business to join the team in an important role for the business in 2024 and beyond. 

In that role you get the opportunity to play a key role in delivering investment accounting and reporting information to our internal clients. The possibility to enhance, improve and automate our processes for our monthly deliverables and ad hoc reporting’s. You will monitoring, assessing, and evaluating finance business processes in collaboration with the local controller to identify opportunities for improvement.

Our people are at the core of what we do. We recognize that people and culture are important for our business. This defines how we hire, develop, and motivate our people. We welcome diversity and are proud to offer a broad range of flexible work environments that allow you to balance work and private life.

To complete our team, we are looking for you: You are excited about working in a diverse environment with many different countries. You are a highly motivated and service-oriented person who can prioritize multiple objectives. Your proactive, diligent & focused way to work helps us to further improve the way we generate value for our clients. If you are passionate about what you do and have a positive can-do attitude, then we are your employer.


Your role 


As an Investment Accounting & Reporting, Associate Director your main responsibilities will be:

  • Responsibility for our different asset classes
  • Preparing local globally accepted accounting principles/statutory and quarterly IFRS financial statements
  • Quality assurance of the quarterly variance analysis supporting the group IFRS reporting
  • Preparing of the analytic reports including all comments for the CIOs and CFOs
  • Resolving operational day-to-day problems referred from other functions of the business, ensuring an efficient and high-quality service when providing procedural advice and/or information
  • Overseeing and coordinating the balance sheet reconciliation process in accordance with group internal control guidelines


Your Skills and Experience  


As an Investment Accounting & Reporting, Associate Director your skills and qualifications will ideally include: 

  • A bachelor degree (or equivalent) in accounting
  • Knowledge of Investment products
  • 5 or more years of experience in a related field
  • Understanding of finance and accounting operations
  • Good knowledge and practical working experience with international IFRS as well as local globally accepted accounting principles and regulatory requirements
  • Good know how in insurance accounting matters is preferred
  • Fluent written and spoken German and English


Additional Information 


 As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes: 

  • Flexible working hours 
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings 
  • Free English and Spanish classes depending on the needs 
  • Ticket restaurant 
  • Life Insurance 
  • Pension Plan - after 1 year in the company 
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you 
  • Special banking and insurance conditions 
  • Exclusive Employees discounts 


Primary work location is Barcelona, Poblenou. Please apply with your CV in English by clicking on the button “Apply online”. 


Who we are  


Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.  


Diversity & Inclusion 


At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability. 


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference. 

You are the heart & soul of Zurich! 

At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We highly value the experience and know-how of our employees and offer a wide range of opportunities across business areas to encourage you to apply for new opportunities within Zurich when you are ready for your next career step. 

Let’s continue to grow together!


  • Location(s):  ES - Barcelona 
  • Remote working:
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Alvaro Gallego Zazo

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