5 days ago

Internship in Financial Risk Department 40-80%, temporary

Zurich Insurance Company

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Internship in Financial Risk Department 40-80%, temporary

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) 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 Trainee for 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 Trainee for 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
  • Knowledge of accounting
  • Basic understanding of financial markets and financial products
  • Basic knowledge of financial and balance sheet analysis of corporates and banks
  • Proficient technical knowledge of Excel (SQL knowledge is a plus)
  • Good understanding of databases
  • Ability to work with large and complex data sets from a business perspective
  • 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

Primary work location is Zurich.
If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter Dominique Josephine Vögeli is looking 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.

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