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Business Performance Manager 80-100%

  • Competitive
  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
  • 17 Jan 18



Your Role


Be a strategic resource supporting the decision-making process and achievement of the financial and strategic plan, and to provide performance reporting and insight to the Global Leadership team.


As a Business Performance Manager your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Perform detailed reviews of financial performance and trends across functions, LOBs, regions and countries to support delivery of strategic targets;
  • Agree on agenda and actions for necessary improvements;

  • Work with relevant leadership teams and bring in topical experts as required to ensure targets are achieved;

  • Drive business initiatives on behalf of Finance, ensuring all opportunities are subject to appropriate review and challenge;

  • Develop an in depth knowledge of relevant segments, act as a subject matter expert for any queries relating to financial performance;

  • Keep abreast of key, relevant industry trends and articulate potential impact on performance relative to competitors;

  • Be a key contributor to insights into financial performance across a broad range of locations and products.

Your Skills and Experience


As a Business Performance Manager your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • CPA or equivalent Accounting or Finance qualification;
  • 10+ years of relevant experience;
  • Broad and substantial insights into P&C and / or Life;
  • Previous experience in IFRS reporting and balance sheet management;
  • Able to apply technical knowledge and experience to both strategic and tactical situations;
  • Prior experience in performing detailed reviews of financial performance and trends;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Fluent in English.

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Who we are

Zurich is a strong brand - more than 1.4 million Swiss customers place their trust in our products and services. Our 55,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 170 countries to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee, you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.

At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer. We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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