Technical Accountant

Please do not hesitate to submit your application by mail 

My client is the Swiss entity of one oft he main players in the global Reinsurance business. Following the further growth of activities we are currently looking to recruit a

Technical Accountant

The main responsibility of this position is to help maximize organizational goals, growth and operating income. In detail this includes the following main responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership as a senior specialist to technical accountants in the area of reinsurance, Navigator and Coda issues
  • Manage a complexe assigned reinsurance portfolio written via brokers and direct with cedants
  • Control and check reinsurance accounts (premiums, costs, claims, etc.) against contract conditions
  • Clarification and correction of errors identified on reinsurance accounts 
  • Control and check reported reinsurance claims with regard to cover, contract conditions and legal aspects across various classes of business and types of treaty 
  • Actively monitor and manage reinsurance payables and receivables 
  • Complete bank reconciliations within agreed timescales 
  • Manage cash posting and matching on broker and cedants accounts in Coda 
  • Exchange regular information with clients, present results  
  • Ensure quality of data for quarterly and annual financial statements
  • Update and optimise processes with other departments (e.g. Underwriting, Claims, General Accounting)  
  • Participate and contribute in various challenging projects and special tasks (e.g. reporting) 

In order to meet my client’s requirements you should provide the following background:

  • Minimum of 6-7 years relevant experience in Reinsurane technical and financial accounting
  • Successful track record of establishing and achieving strategic goals
  • Experience in driving end-to-end process improvements across operational and accounting functions
  • Strong technical skills
  • Wide knowledge base of different software systems, experience using various tools
  • Very good analytical and organisation skills
  • Effective communication skills at all levels 
  • Excellent English, German is an advantage

If you are looking for a challenging role within an international company with high values and potential to grow you should not hesitate to submit your application by e-mail


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