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Investment Accounting & Reporting, Associate Director


Our opportunity


Investment Administration & Accounting (“IAA”) Barcelona is currently looking for an Investment Accounting and Reporting Specialist to join the Alternative Investments team.


IAA is a global organization and is part of Group Investment Management which currently manages approximately USD 170 billion of assets.


The Investment Accounting and Reporting Specialist will contribute to the ongoing work of the Alternative Investments team.


In this role, you will play a key role in delivering investment accounting and reporting information to our internal clients. Furthermore, you will have the possibility to enhance, improve and automate our processes.


At IAA, our people are at the core of what we do. We recognize that people and culture are important for our business. This defines how we hire, develop, and motivate our people. We welcome diversity and are proud to offer a broad range of flexible work environments that allow you to balance work and private life.


To complete our team, we are looking for you: You are excited about working in a diverse environment with many different countries. You are a highly motivated and service-oriented person who can prioritize multiple objectives. Your proactive, diligent & focused way of working helps us to further improve the way we generate value for our clients. If you are passionate about what you do and have a positive can-do attitude, then you have found your new employer!



Your role 


As an Investment Accounting & Reporting, Associate Director your main responsibilities will involve


  • End-to-end responsibility for our different asset classes in our alternative investment service
  • Preparing local and globally accepted accounting principles/statutory and quarterly IFRS financial statements
  • Quality assurance of the quarterly variance analysis supporting the group IFRS reporting
  • Preparing of the analytic dashboard including all comments for the local CRM (Customer Relationship Management) of your client
  • Resolving operational day-to-day problems referred from other functions of the business, ensuring an efficient and high-quality service when providing procedural advice and/or information



Your Skills and Experience


As an Investment Accounting & Reporting, Associate Director your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


  • A Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in accounting
  • Knowledge of Alternative Investment products
  • 5 or more years of experience in a related field
  • Understanding of finance, accounting and operations
  • Good knowledge and practical working experience with international IFRS as well as local globally accepted accounting principles and regulatory requirements
  • Good know-how in alternative investment accounting as well affiliates and associate accounting matters is preferred
  • Fluent written and spoken English, German would be an advantage



Additional Information


As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings
  • Free English and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan - after 1 year in the company
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions
  • Exclusive Employees discounts


Primary work location is Barcelona, Via Augusta. Please apply with your CV in English by clicking on the button “Apply online”.



Who we are


Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.



Diversity & Inclusion


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.


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.

Why Zurich


At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.

  • Location(s):  ES - Barcelona 
  • Remote working: No
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Marta Perez Llonch

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