IFRS 17 Accountant

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  1. Contract
  2. English
  3. Mid-Senior level
  4. Finance & Accounting
  5. Zurich
  6. Financial Services
  7. Accounting, Accountant, Finance, Insurance, IFRS, IFRS 17, GAAP, CPA, Reporting,
On behalf of a world leading Insurance provider, Swisslinx is looking for a motivated and experienced candidate to join their Finance team. The position is on a temporary basis starting January 2020 and lasting 12 months.

As a successful candidate you contribute to the following tasks:
- Support the integration of IFRS 17 into the Finance Landscape by creating and maintaining IFRS 17 data models, relevant ledgers, accounts, attributes and posting drivers
- Collaborate with system SMEs to build & establish relevant reports and views
- Translate the IFRS 17 accounting policies into accounting events and journals entries
- Work jointly with the IFRS 17 business analysts and actuaries to ensure proper integration of the IFRS 17 calculation engine in the Finance Landscape
- Support systems roll-out testing, investigate issues and drive/coordinate issue resolution with relevant SMEs
- Act as 2nd level support for IFRS 17 specific user requests on related systems, investigate issues and support their resolution

Your Background:
- Relevant educational background within Finance / Accounting. CPA certification preferred
- Solid experience within accounting and good understanding of IFRS 17, US GAAP, Statutory and Local Accounting. Some knowledge of economic valuation frameworks is an advantage
- Background within Insurance necessary, with IFRS 17 project experience preferred
- Strong analytical skills, communication skills and conceptual thinking, with advanced IT understanding
- Fluent in English is a must, German an advantage

If you would like to work in a dynamic international environment, possess the skills above, we look forward to receiving your application!

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