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(Senior) Reinsurance Controller 80-100%


Within Group Reinsurance Finance department, this role is responsible for managing and analyzing a complex reinsurance environment. This includes the accounting and analysis on the assigned portfolio as well accurate and timely delivery of the reporting formats according the group deadlines.


What you will do


  • Managing the assigned reinsurance portfolio, including accounting, premium cycle, analytics and reporting (P&C and Life)

  • Support quarterly closing activities

  • Claims and Cash management including monitoring of aged balances

  • Communication with Business Units and external reinsurers

  • Being involved in various Finance topics (Intercompany Differences, Currency Balance Sheet, IFRS17 etc.)

  • Ensuring the quality and accuracy of the Income Statement and Balance Sheet for the assigned reinsurance portfolio

  • Bringing in additional reinsurance expertise and increasing the quality of the reinsurance finance processes

  • Providing reinsurance accounting and finance support to Business Units and various stakeholders

  • Embedding IFRS17 into business as usual

  • Drive automation initiatives and maintain corresponding tools

  • Assisting the Group Re Finance department in projects and ad hoc requests


Work location is Zurich, Switzerland


What you bring


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) and at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Thorough Understanding of reinsurance topics
  • Good understanding of balance sheet and income statement
  • High standard of management reporting
  • Team spirit and ability to multi-task
  • High degree of flexibility with a proactive approach
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and juggle multiple priorities
  • Strong analytical skills and flair for numbers
  • Collaboration and teamwork skills
  • Knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Office 365 and reinsurance accounting system
  • Strong communication skills in English (written and spoken)
  • Every further language an asset


Additional Information


We look forward to receiving your online application.


Zurich wants to attract the best talent and we acknowledge that talents might not always be available full-time. At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working. Many of our employees work flexibly in a variety of ways. Please talk to us during the interview about the flexibility you may need.



Why 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 are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 

Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.


  • Location(s):  CH - Zürich 
  • Remote working:
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Carnal Mélina

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