Senior Financial Reporting Professional (Ref. No.: 90544)

Place of work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 500 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 1500 EUR gross/month/full-time. Our offer may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role:

Do you have accounting knowledge, full financial statements understanding and analytical skills, which enable you to explain financial data? Do you fluently speak English and are you passionate about driving complex transaction discussions?

Then you might be the right person our Accounting & Reporting team - this is what we are passionate about.

You will assume responsibility for the end-to-end reporting process of assigned legal entities (e.g. service, investment, financing and holding companies), according to the relevant accounting principles.

Main activities of the team are:
•Reporting and variance analysis for assigned entities in coordination with various teams.
•Quarterly Group Reporting in line with the corporate US GAAP as well as statutory accounting principles and internal Economic Valuation Method (EVM), including analysis and legal entity reporting preparation.
•Presentation to senior finance management, incl. BoD and other stakeholders.
•Participation and driving the accounting and reporting related projects and complex transactions as required
•Key contact person for assigned entities for internal partners and both internal and external auditors where required
•The position acts with a high degree of autonomy & discretion within the delegated authority

Key accountabilities are:
•Ownership of the legal entity in Statutory, US GAAP and Economic reporting in compliance with relevant accounting principles including management reporting, annual accounts production, ad hoc reporting
•Full Trial balance responsibility including closing related bookings, reconciliation and substantiation of accounts (Statutory / US GAAP)
•Participation in an active management of the Balance Sheet e.g. Cash, Capital monitoring
•Coordination with internal teams and with external partners
•Ensure operational compliance with statutory and group policies and internal control framework

About the Team:

We are a team based in Bratislava covering different locations within EMEA region with our main mandate to proceed with quarterly and annually closing activities including the preparation of the final reporting packages presented to senior management. Entities under our responsibility are mainly based in Switzerland, Luxembourg, Germany, Slovakia, and UK.

Our main partners are General Ledger Accounting team, Global Investment Reporting team, Real Estate team, Treasury, Tax and Global Service Operations.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About You:

Key skills, knowledge, qualifications & experience:

•At least 3 years of experience in Accounting / Reporting or Audit
•Previous experience with preparation, reporting, and analysis, or audit, of the full financial statements and disclosures, is a must
•Experience with accounting and reporting closing activities, e.g. in SAP, is a strong advantage
•Knowledge of at least one relevant statutory accounting and reporting principles e.g. IFRS, US GAAP, Slovak, Swiss, German HGB, Luxembourg, UK, Danish
•Accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA) is preferred
•Analytical skills with the ability to deliver quality output on short deadlines
•Ability to work independently
•Analytical and methodical work-style combined with good business discernment and high-quality output with an ability to communicate at the management level and lead meetings efficiently
•Real teammate who is used to working in a highly professional and international environment
•Fluent in English, any other European language especially German is a plus

*We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.


Brief description of the company

As the world 's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.

ID: 3426148  Posting date: 12.5.2020  Basic salary component (gross): 1 500 EUR/month