Working Student in Financial Risk (m/f) 40 – 80% flexible working hours – temporary for 12 months Job at Zurich Insurance Group in Zürich, ZH

Job Description

In this role you will help the Financial Risk Management team with the data maintenance in the credit risk database and as well as with credit and market risk related reporting.

The credit risk database gathers credit risk information from different IT systems.

Missing data are enriched using various alternative data sources, such as rating agencies, companies’ homepages, Bloomberg terminal etc. Credit risk fields such as rating and corporate and industry structure are data quality controlled and in case of errors corrected. Data maintenance and quality checks include reconciliation of the reported data with other data sources (e.g. financial statements, local and other Group systems data fields) and interacting with local reporting units to ensure high level of data quality. Further you would support the risk reporting activities of the team.

Approximate volume of work is 40 – 80% on a permanent basis. We are looking for a self-reliant, friendly and open minded personality.

Your Role

As a Working student in Financial Risk Data and Reporting your main responsibilities will involve:

Support maintenance of Group Credit Risk Data Base

Ensure consistency across the credit risk products such as investments, surety or trade credit, reinsurance and captives, cash, derivatives and other credit exposures of the Group

Ensure completeness and accuracy of credit information in the Group Credit Risk Data Base

Support the financial risk team members with ad hoc requests

Generate standardized credit and market risk reports or provide underlying data

Help with risk analysis and data quality tasks

Your Skills and Experience

As a Working student in Financial Risk Data and Reporting your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

University student with at least 2 semesters in economics, business administration, finance or related field of studies

Hands-on practical approach

Self-initiated and independent working approach

Basic understanding of financial markets and financial products is an advantage

Basic knowledge of financial/balance sheet analysis of corporates and banks is an advantage

Good knowledge of Excel

Fluent in English and German (written and spoken)

Flexible and committed personality with team spirit and interpersonal skills

Pronounced focus on results

Accurate, effective and efficient working methods

Additional Information

Work location is Zurich.

If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then we look forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.

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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 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories 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 foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our purpose and values are designed to protect, inspire confidence and help our employees reach their full potential. We value and defend what is right and promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, disability, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc. Our talent acquisition and hiring processes respect this commitment daily. Join Zurich and be part of this culture.

Information for recruitment agencies

Zurich accepts no applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We therefore request that recruitment agencies do not submit any candidate documents neither via our employees nor through our online career portal. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees. Thank you for your understanding.

Primary Location Switzerland-Zurich

Schedule Part-time

Travel No

Job Posting 12/10/19

Unposting Date Ongoing

About Company

Company: Zurich Insurance Group

Company Location:  Zürich, ZH

About Zurich Insurance Group