Lead Closing Analyst Technical Close & Operations / Technical Accounting

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Chicago, US

Company: SCOR


Chicago United States (US) 


Lead Closing Analyst Technical Close & Operations / Technical Accounting 


Technical Accounting 



          About SCOR         

SCOR, the 4th largest reinsurer in the world, provides insurance companies with a diversified and innovative range of solutions and services to control and manage risk. Using its experience and expertise, “The Art & Science of Risk”, SCOR provides cutting-edge financial solutions, analytics tools and services in all areas related to risk – in Life & Health insurance as well as in P&C insurance. Our specialist teams operate in over 120 countries, developing value added and innovative products and services and making long-term commitments to their clients, namely insurers and large corporations.
SCOR's aim, as an independent global reinsurance company, is to develop its Life and P&C business lines, to provide its clients with a broad range of innovative reinsurance solutions and to pursue an underwriting policy founded on profitability, supported by effective risk management and a prudent investment policy, in order to offer its clients an optimum level of security, to create value for its shareholders, and to contribute to the welfare and resilience of Society by helping to protect insureds against the risks they face.


Job Summary

1.         Assist in Managing the Technical Accounting close in Omega for SCOR US

2.         Monitor completion of ICS reports. 

3.         Assist in analysis of technical results and determining necessary adjustments. 

4.         Monitor and report on Tech Acctg Dept KPI’s throughout the year.




Key duties and responsibilities


•           Manage quarterly ICS EGPI and Loss Ratio review by underwriters and TA’s for recommended changes. This entails follow up to ensure a 95% response ratio from UW, reviewing responses for accuracy and securing support in a shared drive. 

•           Monitor large loss movements, enter AE’s for changes in ACR’s and prepare reports for analysis during the quarter close period.  

•           Monitor and explain financial movements in the daily landing and Delta reports during the closing period.

•           Prepare Assistance Entries when needed for entry into OMEGA.

•           Monitor KPI’s throughout the year, and prepare quarterly reports. 

•           Assist with retrocession calculations during closing period if needed.

•           Investigate possible anomalies during analysis of portfolio. 

•           Special projects as assigned by Dept head.

•           Prepare assumed schedule F.

Required experience & competencies




Practical experience and knowledge in the Reinsurance industry.

Knowledge of annual statement reporting preferred.

Advanced computer knowledge (ie. MSWord and MSExcel).

Proficient in Business Objects is a plus.

Excellent analytical skills.


Personal Competences:


Able to work independently on assigned tasks, with little supervision.

Self-motivated, takes initiative and applies critical thinking.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



Managerial competences (if applicable):


Well versed to stand in for manager at any given time.

Able to assess current processes to recommend improvements or changes to increase efficiency. 

Reliable and able to be held accountable to ensure accuracy and meet deadlines in a timely basis.

Builds and fosters working relationships within the dept. and across business units.

Flexible to change and resilient.  




Required Education

•           College Degree preferred


Please contact your HR team should you have any question.