KPMG

Assistant Manager Insurance Finance Transformation

We are looking for a qualified accountant with IFRS expertise to be a part of our growing Insurance Finance Transformation team.
 
Location: Zurich
Start date: As soon as possible

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Responsibilities & Profile

Your responsibilities

  • Advise insurance clients with technical accounting and IFRS 17 topics within financial management, claims finance, underwriting finance etc.
  • Lead independent Workstreams within Finance Transformation initiatives
  • Work with the client to create pragmatic solutions to their financial accounting, process and systems challenges
  • Define and break down complex structures into digestible and relevant points for audiences at all levels (accounting staff to senior finance leaders)
  • Assist in new business proposals by identifying and shaping future transformation programs
 

Your profile

  • Degree-level education and preferably accounting or controlling qualification e.g. CIMA, CIA or ACCA (DiplFR)
  • At least 3-7 years of experience in Financial Reporting, Corporate Finance and/or Financial Reporting within the (re)insurance industry
  • Preferably consultancy experience including customer-facing advisory experience
  • In depth IFRS know-how, good understanding of the industry trends and at a minimum first exposure with IFRS 17
  • Solid accounting policy / process analysis skills combined with strong delivery focus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and German

Benefits

Targeted career development and internal and external attractive training and further education options
Targeted career development and internal and external attractive training and further education options
 
Possibilities for global and Switzerland-wide mobility across all sectors and locations
Possibilities for global and Switzerland-wide mobility across all sectors and locations
 
 
 
25-30 days of leave, option for compensation of overtime (with the exception of management staff); management staff receive an additional 4 to 6 days of leave
25-30 days of leave, option for compensation of overtime (with the exception of management staff); management staff receive an additional 4 to 6 days of leave
 
Maternity leave of 16 weeks, paternity leave of 5 days and free advice from the external family service
Maternity leave of 16 weeks, paternity leave of 5 days and free advice from the external family service
 
 
 
Ancillary benefits may apply to certain positions (e.g. fixed-contract positions).

KPMG as an employer

Your future team

You will be joining a growth area, which is an object of strategic focus from senior KPMG leaders. You will work with leading Swiss and multi-national (re)insurance companies on a wide variety of finance and regulatory change initiatives sponsored by C-level clients. Joining a team that shapes and steers KPMG's strategy and approach to insurance finance transformation, you will support developing and managing relationships with client contacts, delivering consulting engagements and providing thought leadership. There is significant scope for personal and professional growth.
 

About KPMG

KPMG is known for providing clear and consistent solutions in the areas of auditing and advisory services. The broad palette of services across many subject matters and industries allows the provision of multidisciplinary services from a single source for our clients on the one hand and diverse careers and development options for our employees on the other hand. Our dealings are fair and frank and we strive to always look at the results of our work through the eyes of our clients. At KPMG, we are aware that if we add value for our clients, we also do the same for ourselves.

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Contact person

Christos Makridis

Human Resources
+41 58 249 26 30
kpmg.ch/careers
Christos Makridis
 
To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.