Job Vacancy For Business Analyst At Munich RE

Munich Reinsurance Company of Africa Limited (MRoA) has been operating in South Africa for more than 40 years, although the Munich Re (Group) was active on the Continent, via Munich Re in Munich, for some years prior to commencing the Southern African operation in Johannesburg in 1968.The head office of MRoA is in Johannesburg, with a client service Life office situated in CapeTown. In I 997. Munich Miuritius Reinsurance Company (MMRC) was established as a wholly-owned subsidiary of MRoA, in order to best cater for our clients across the continent and the Indian Ocean Islands. MMRC, based in Mauritius, with client management offices in Accra - for West Africa - and Nairobi - for East Africa, operates from Munich Re Centre, Reduit, in the business hub of Mauritius

Job Summary


Your Job:
This position bears responsibility for:

•   Understanding annual reports and accounts of insurance companies and other risk carriers, i.e. being able to assess solvency, recognising weaknesses in balance sheets, evaluating client creditworthy ess, calculating key figures and indicators relevant for (re)insurance
•   Recognising and comprehending the client's business models, strategies and value chains
•   Awareness and understanding of supervisory and accounting regulations
•   Understanding of operational, economic, political, legal and underwriting issues in the market
•   Able to recognise and understand all of a client's problems and issues, and having a thorough grasp of each one (holistic view of company's risk situation); if appropriate, deciding what expertise should be brought in for which issues
•   Having qualified knowledge of markets, knowing the company's own market position and that of the competition
•   Knowing the challenges and needs of the client and taking these into consideration in preparing solutions
•   Recognising and taking opportunities to expand and reinforce ties to internal or external clients
•   Able to develop new or alternative segmentation criteria: regularly and on own initiative;
•   querying segmentation and action plan, and initiating adjustments as required

Qualification Required & Experience

•   Minimum formal education, work experience and competencies required for this job:
•   A Bachelor's degree in Economic Management studies
•   ACCA or equivalent qualification
•   At least 5 year's experience in the financial services sector, mainly dealing with financial analysis
•   Advanced Excel skills
•   Reinsurance experience would be an added advantage
•   Ability to work independently and within a team

Location: Accra

How To Apply For The Job

You can either apply for this position by using the online application form or directly e-mail your application to the Recruiter : Bridgette Benting at:-

[email protected]

Closing Date: 30 June, 2015

Munich Re not only stands for fairness with regard to its clients; it is also an equal opportunities employer
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