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Swiss Re
Munich, Germany (on-site)
23 days ago
Swiss Re
Munich, Germany (on-site)
23 days ago


About The Role

The main responsibilities of the External Reinsurance Accountant role are:

  • Calculate, account, bill and drive collections for significant payables and receivables under detailed reinsurance contracts
  • Work with external clients and SR claims dept to substantiate and collect on balances due.
  • Create required financial, regulatory and management reports
  • Participate in process development and improvement projects

About the Team

The External Reinsurance Team is a dynamic team that owns and manages the External Reinsurance portfolio globally for Corporate Solutions. We are part of the Global Controlling Finance Corporate Solutions team under International Financial Management (IFM) and Reinsurance. Our team reviews inwards transactions and identifies, calculates, books, reports and collects the reinsurance asset. We work extensively with Swiss Re clients and brokers to substantiate our claims and to build productive relationships. We are involved in setting up new contracts as well as working on some International transactions and are heavily involved in the financial reporting for the CorSo retro asset. Beyond retro, External Reinsurance is involved in Federal Excise Tax reporting and collateral acquisition.

About you

  • 2-5 years' experience in a detailed finance or accounting role
  • Reinsurance/insurance accounting experience strongly preferred
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Office products - Excel required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with energy, initiative and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced global team environment
  • University degree preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity - diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences - at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

Swiss Re is one of the world's leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions embraces 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.


Keywords: Munich, Claims, Retro adjuster, Accountant, Reinsurance

Reference Code: 121129

Job Segment: Claims, Accounting, Law, Accounts Payable, Insurance, Finance, Legal

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66750522
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Munich, Germany
  • Company Name For Job: Swiss Re
  • Position Title: External Reinsurance Accountant (m/f/x)
  • Job Function: Other

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