Reinsurance Accountant (all gender), Full-time or part-time

Specialty Lines CH & International

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Reinsurance Accountant (all gender), Full-time or part-time

Specialty Lines CH & International

For other companies, it's merely lip service. For us, it is a guiding principle: &Go. It stands for the trust we place in our employees and their abilities. Because we believe that shared success is only possible when everyone is given the scope they need to let their talents unfold in the best possible way. The best way not only for your personal development, but for the development of the company as a whole. We look forward to receiving your application.

Your responsibility

  • Responsible for the reinsurance accounting of the passive reinsurance arrangements
  • Prepare reinsurance statement of accounts, process billing and collection, and maintain correspondence with internal and external stakeholders
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly financial closings for reinsurance accounts and Management Reportings
  • Support the further development of the passive reinsurance accounting (processes, controls, and reportings)
  • Prepare input for strategic planning, forcasts, and analysis of the passive reinsurance
  • Co-work on IT system updates, ongoing initiatives regarding passive reinsurance
  • Schedule: 80% - 100%
  • Possibility to work on assigned days from Zurich Stettbach (after successful training period)

Your qualification

  • Relevant education and proven track record in (passive) reinsurance, with focus on accounting and reporting
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft Office products, ideally knowledge of SAP FSRI, SAP FSCD
  • Skills with data analysis tools in order to further develop efficient data processing, data analysis, and reporting
  • High level of analytic skills and financial/accounting acumen in approach and execution to apply to reporting and other business issues
  • High proficiency in German and English is required
  • Ability to develop stable partnerships within and across departmental boundaries and cooperate to meet common goals
  • Changes of perspective, questions and active listening help you to recognize client needs and harmonies them with company objectives
  • Willingness to drive forward the development in the field of reinsurance accounting

Basle / Zurich
With work experience
To be discussed

What we offer



Alice-Alexandra Kall
Recruiting Partner

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For this position we cannot consider applications through recruitment agencies.

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Doris Greiner
Head Risk Management & Reinsurance "Specialty Lines Schweiz/International"

Working at Helvetia

At Helvetia we look for people with distinctive strengths and weaknesses – genuine personalities with a bold, wholehearted approach who will not be deterred by the odd headwind. After all, it's only by trying out new ideas and learning from them that we can move forward both as individuals and as a company. We place this confidence in all our employees and this is precisely what makes working for Helvetia so special. Our take on this: &Go.

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