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Technical Accounting Team Lead, South Asia

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Singapore, SG

Company: SCOR

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Singapore Singapore (SG) 

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Technical Accounting Team Lead, South Asia 

Temporary 

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

The Technical Accounting Team lead, South Asia will assist the Head of Financial Performance & Actuarial, South Asia to lead the technical accounting team on all the technical accounting matters for South Asia treaties. This is a 12 months contract role.

 

 

Key duties and responsibilities

 

Assist the Head of Financial Performance & Actuarial, South Asia in the technical accounting function:

 

  • In charge of all accounting aspect of the life business and ensuring all information captured on the Omega system is accurate and on time for closing
  • Responsible for Omega technical administration (Treaty creation, estimation, accounting & settlement) for all South Asia treaties.
  • Ensuring that the quarterly Omega closing is performed accurately and timely
  • Liaise with the division/regional offices on technical issues
  • Lead the team in the year end audit works.

 

Relationships

  • Work closely with market managers, pricing, risk management and finance teams to provide technical accounting interpretation and expertise to others within the group
  • Maintain interaction with other departments across SCOR (eg Omega team, underwriting & claims) in order to contribute to multi-function projects

 

 

Required experience & competencies

 

Experience:

 

Essential:

  • Minimum 8 years of relevant working experience in an insurance/reinsurance business
  • Strong technical accounting background
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

 

Desirable:

  • Experience with database software such as VBA, SQL server

 

Personal Competences:

 

Essential:

  • Able to work in a small team environment including an enthusiasm to ‘help out’ across the business where required.
  • Able to provide effective challenge to senior managers.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytical skills.

 

Desirable:

  • Flexible, “can do” attitude with interest in career and skill development.
  • Able to be “hands on” and work with a small team
  • Disciplined and reliable

 

Managerial competences (if applicable):

Able to effectively manage a team to achieve outcomes within agreed timelines; support of the development needs of the team

 

 

Required Education

  • Degree in Accounting