We are looking for an intern to take part in the Americas regional strategic planning process within the local Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team. The role will interact with the other controlling departments within FP&A, local client market teams, local underwriting teams, and Finance Operations. Standard tasks will include aggregation, structuring, analysis and commenting of financial performance and productivity data as it pertains to regional data. In this role, you are also expected to contribute to the strategy review process of particular business area with ad-hoc financial analysis. The role entails close partnering with the counterparts on the Business Unit level.
Assist with the development of a process for measuring regional financial data
Assist with the development of standard reports, reconciliation procedures and sign-offs around various product portfolios
Liaise with the Business Unit & local peers to ensure complete and accurate information is captured from existing systems
Provide services to internal customers (ad-hoc analyses, presentations, stakeholder consulting)
Continually optimize processes and provide relevant information to support managerial decision-making
Location: kindly note that the location of the role can either be Armonk (NY) or Overland Park (KS).
Every year, Swiss Re offers internships to a number of bright and highly motivated students, enabling them to benefit from the company's global perspective and to discover the world. A Swiss Re internship can be much more than a temporary job - it can be your first step to a rewarding career. The program is expected to last 12 weeks, offers competitive salaries, and is offered in different Swiss Re locations.
In Junior year of an undergrad degree program
Exceptional academic performance (GPA of 3.0 or above)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Must be self-motivated, hardworking, analytical and proactive
Must be able to work well with individuals at all levels within the organization and be able to articulate ideas
About the team
The team has responsibilities for all financial controlling and reporting aspects related to the Americas region and will be closely involved in the Reinsurance planning process
A successful candidate must be able to work to a high standard on their own as well as in a variety of project teams with different parts of the group. Ensure good communication and efficient cooperation within the FP&A team, regional finance teams and Reinsurance Strategy team globally.
Strong analytical background
Strong Excel skills
Ability to work in global and multi-cultural environment
Interested candidates should apply through www.swissre.com/interns. Applications will only be accepted through our website. Duration of internship: May 21st to August 10th 2018
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Swiss Re is the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer. The company operates through offices in over 25 countries. Founded in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1863, Swiss Re offers financial services products that enable risk-taking essential to enterprise and progress. The company's traditional reinsurance products and related services for property and casualty, as well as the life and heal...th business are complemented by insurance-based corporate finance solutions and supplementary services for comprehensive risk management.