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Financial Reporting Analyst


Zurich is currently looking for a Financial Reporting Analyst to work out of our North American head-quarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.


The Financial Reporting Analyst will be part of a dynamic, innovative, fast-paced Financial Reporting team.  The ZNA Financial Reporting team is responsible for the accurate, complete and timely preparation of a variety of financial reporting deliverables, including monthly management financial results to Business Unit leads, quarterly IFRS reporting to Group for inclusion in the IFRS consolidated results, and quarterly/annual local statutory reporting to insurance regulatory bodies.   


Responsibilities of the Financial Reporting Analyst include: 


  • Completion of monthly/quarterly close tasks, including preparing and recording journal entries and preparing reconciliations and other supporting schedules.

  • Preparation of monthly management financial statements and analysis of results.

  • Preparation of quarterly IFRS FIP submissions to Group.

  • Preparation of quarterly/annual statutory filings, including separate accounts.

  • Develop a good working knowledge of relevant IFRS and statutory accounting principles. 


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelors Degree and 4 or more years of experience in the Accounting or Finance area
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent and 6 or more years of experience in the Accounting or Finance area
  • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice with 4 or more years of experience in the Accounting or Finance area
  • For FAR Only: Experience with accounting and financial reporting, general ledger and reporting tools


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Insurance industry experience

  • CPA

  • Big 4 experience

  • Understanding of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and statutory accounting principles

  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Technology experience related to one or more of the following areas: SAP or other general ledger, SAP, WINGS, Business Objects or similar query tools



A future with Zurich

Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 148 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.


As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 


Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. 


Location(s): AM - Schaumburg

Schedule: Full Time


Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MM1 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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