Job Description

We are seeking to employ an IFRS 17 Financial Accountant on contract basis for two years, potentially leading to a full-time permanent position, at Hannover Rück SE Canadian Branch P&C.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW: 

This position is responsible for our IFRS17 stabilisation and quarterly/yearly IFRS17 closing after IFRS17 implementation as at 1st January 2023. She or he is also responsible for checking and monitoring the outstanding balance and profit/loss trends through reconciling the financial data, and maintaining the accounting rule of documentations. This role is critical for the company to be able to deliver all necessary IFRS17 requirements.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Preparing reports under IFRS 17 for both Hannover Office and local
  • Handling financial disclosure information and profit analytics report under IFRS17
  • Governance for audit trail and accounting rule of documentations
  • Provide efforts in IFRS17 stabilisation
  • Develop ad-hoc financial analysis for management and/or the business, as needed
  • Assist with ad hoc projects
  • Work with actuaries, both external and internal, as well as other key members of the team

 

What we are looking for:

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS & EXPERTISE

  • Excellent financial knowledge on IFRS 17/IFRS 9 standards and skills on financial statement closing
  • Excellent financial knowledge on the current IFRS 4/IAS 39 accounting standard
  • Knowledge of P&C2 and reporting to OSFI
  • Excellence in financial system use (Microsoft and other financial programs)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance and CPA highly preferred
  • Sufficient experience in financial statement closing of re/insurance business
  • Ability to explain complex financial information to stakeholders including non- financial colleagues
  • Comfortable with fast-paced and demanding environment
  • Communication skills in English
  • All necessary documentation to allow working in Canada

 

Job Posting Details

Job Type

Contract
Full-Time

Market Segment

Insurance

Company Type

Reinsurance Company

Languages Required

English

Education Required

CGA
CPA
Post Secondary Education

Minimum Experience Required

3 to 4 Years

Salary (annually)

from $100,000 to $120,000

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