Russian Speaking Insurance Finance Analyst

City of London, London
£40000 - £70000 per annum + Additional Benefits
22 Nov 2020
06 Dec 2020
JN -112020-1241748
Mary Cotter
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Based in the City, you will be part of a 20 strong analytical team with a broad array of expertise, analysing Insurance businesses globally.

Client Details

Financial Services business based in London.


As the Finance Analyst you will carry out analysis on a portfolio of (re)insurers operating in the EMEA region including focusing on a number of Russian speaking companies, under the guidance and support of an analytical team leader.

  • Responsible for timely and high quality credit assessments on a portfolio of (re)insurers, as well as producing accurate and informative publications to support the credit decision
  • Regular interaction with senior management of (re)insurers and requirement to attend company meetings, with support from more senior colleagues, to obtain relevant information to support the credit assessment
  • Conduct on-going surveillance of assigned portfolios and develop industry knowledge, including the identification of key trends and issues that may affect the assigned portfolio of (re)insurers
  • Present analysis and contribute to internal discussions regarding the state of the (re)insurance markets and rating issues
  • Contribute to external presentations, seminars and the writing and research of external specialist reports commenting on key market issues and trends.
  • Additionally, the candidate will be expected to develop a network of contacts in the (re)insurance market (including clients, brokers and other stakeholders) for the purpose of developing market intelligence


You must have:

  • Fluency in both Russian and English - ESSENTIAL
  • Insurance sector knowledge (eg worked in Insurance sector or worked in Big Four Insurance Audit) - ESSENTIAL
  • Strong knowledge of the insurance market and the principles of finance and accounting - ESSENTIAL
  • Solid experience of conducting financial analysis, ideally within the insurance industry, financial services sector or a financial services consultancy firm.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Experience of developing and managing professional relationships with external stakeholders

Job Offer

Competitive salary and benefits package including study support if required.

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