Senior reporting proffesional

Location: Bangalore
Specialization: Banking, Insurance & Financial Services
Sub Specialization:
Reference: 27834

This position is with one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. Headquartered in Switzerland, it operates through a network of around 80 offices globally.

About the Role

  • Responsible for statutory and regulatory filings in-line with the local country requirements.
  • Managing reporting deadlines / timetables to ensure accurate and timely delivery of tasks.
  • Co-ordinate meetings with key stakeholders like Finance Managers and Controllers, and drive them independently.
  • Worked closely with other functions located in Bangalore and other locations in resolving issues / open items.
  • Internal and External audit preparations and coordination.
  • Review internal controls of the process. Ensure proper governance.
  • Ensure Risk & Compliance with local and international requirements.
  • Bring about process improvements and automation to bring about greater productivity.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Assist with transition and oversight of outsourced activities.
  • Contribute to building up central expertise in multiple accounting, valuation and reporting standards globally, including supporting documentation and knowledge transfer.
  • Contribute to on-boarding new team members and transferring knowledge as appropriate.
  • Support ATLAS programme activities, such as user acceptance testing, cut-over activities, data migration and reconciliations, data preparation and training.


About the Team

  • Finance Reinsurance teams of Asia are based in 8 different countries across Asia Pacific. The teams are primarily into Accounting & Reporting (A&R), Legal Carrier reporting, and Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A).
  • With client's cover the finance deliverables across all entities in the region.
  • This includes accurate and timely reporting across multiple valuations to the newly formed governance bodies, including thec lien's Asia Ltd. board of directors and management committees.
  • The vision is to grow the additional capacity in Bangalore as the hub for Asia. We are in the process of establishing a pool of reporting specialists who will take ownership and responsibility in making the new collaboration a success.
  • The mandate of the team will evolve in line with the build-up of knowledge within the team, effective integration between the on-shore regional teams and the local Hub

About You

  • Strong and relevant experience in handling an end-to-end close and reporting for legal entities across valuations US GAAP / Local GAAP / IFRS / EVM.
  • Chartered Accountant, Certified Management Accountant, CPA, M.Com, B.Com
  • Expertise in international accounting standards preferred (IFRS / US GAAP)
  • Insurance / Reinsurance of Financial Services knowledge preferred
  • Sound knowledge of Taxation will be an added advantage
  • 8-10 years of hands-on experience in doing monthly / quarterly / annual reporting of entities and working closely with Local Entity Accountants / Financial Controllers
  • Experience of working with external and internal auditors is desired
  • Work experience in auditing with global firms and project environments are strong assets
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Should be able to take ownership and accountability for the work performed
  • Result oriented with strong sense of urgency
  • Self-starter and ability to work under time pressure
  • Ability to perform independently with very minimal supervisory assistance
  • Strong communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ability to learn to handle different accounting systems within short time
  • Open minded team player and experience in working in virtual teams, under multiple-reporting lines and with people from different backgrounds and cultures
  • Adaptability to changing priorities and working environments 
  • Absolutely integer and reliable  
  • Hands-on experience with SAP is a plus
  • Team player with strong social and networking skills