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Finance Manager

Shape Your Future With Us

General Re Corporation, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is a holding company for global reinsurance and related operations, with more than 2,000 employees worldwide. It owns General Reinsurance Corporation and General Reinsurance AG, which conduct business as Gen Re.

Gen Re delivers reinsurance solutions to the Life/Health and Property/Casualty insurance industries. Represented in all major reinsurance markets through a network of more than 40 offices, we have earned superior financial strength ratings from each of the major rating agencies.

Our Global Finance Unit is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified professional to be based in their Hong Kong Office as Finance Manager.

Your Role

As Head of Finance, Hong Kong you are responsible for the finance and accounting, tax, regulatory reporting and compliance functions of our Hong Kong Office. You will additionally manage the reporting and accounting requirements for our Beijing Office.

  • Financial management including budgets, cost control, cash flow management, profits distribution and operating performance assessment
  • Manage key financial and management reporting
  • Provide reliable and accurate financial information to both internal and external clients
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory and tax reporting
  • Facilitate the risk and solvency management process, in coordination with the Chief Executive and Head Office
  • Liaison for Head Office Tax and external tax agents and local authorities; and be familiar with tax developments in Hong Kong and its implications to our business
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with external authorities
  • Ensure effective and efficient management of office facilities and administrative support
  • Lead and manage the local Finance team
  • Participate in regional and international initiatives and projects

Your Profile

  • Degree qualified and/or other recognized professional accounting qualifications
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience preferably in an insurance or reinsurance company
  • Prior audit experience an advantage
  • Working knowledge of local financial, regulatory and tax reporting requirements particularly relating to insurance/reinsurance industry
  • Working knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Proficient in both spoken and written English and Mandarin
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A strong team player

We offer you a

  • highly professional and inclusive work environment that values excellence, integrity, personal responsibility and the unique talent of each employee
  • flat management hierarchy and team-based environment that promote collaboration and free-flowing communication
  • market competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, with a comprehensive suite of employee benefits

Does this sound exciting?

If you want to shape your future with us, we look forward to receiving your application via our website.


Human Resources

Our Address

Hong Kong Branch
(a company incorporated in Germany with limited liability)
Suite 6803, 68/F Central Plaza, 18 Harbour Road
Wanchai, Hong Kong

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