Senior Financial Analyst EMEA

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 500 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 1500EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you 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
We are searching for hardworking candidate to take on exciting position in the Reinsurance Finance Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) Region includes tasks and responsibilities in many areas of Financial Controlling within an active business environment. We are covering Reinsurance business for the EMEA countries.

You will be part of Controlling and Reporting team, which is involved in the preparation, monitoring and commenting on financial results, helping the business steer its performance and execute strategic tasks, as well as supporting our internal partners.

Work within this team offers an opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the financial steering and reporting of a Reinsurance industry leader. You will work in a small team of specialists in exciting and fast paced environment and collaborate closely with experienced colleagues that will support your professional and personnel development.

Key accountabilities
• Preparation of quarterly reporting packages under various accounting valuations with underlying trends / issues identified for presentation to senior management, including preparation of presentations
• Coordinate within team the annual planning process and take the lead for specific sub-processes including the performance of the defined controls.
• Prepare the quarterly variance analysis by populating the figures for all EMEA countries
• Extracting data from the financial systems, building standard reports using Microsoft software tools, preparing the figures to meet reporting requirements and reconciling them
• Develop data controls and reconciliations to ensure a high level of data quality. Identifying relationship between the business variables, developing quality indicators, determining pattern and trend analysis. Follow up the issues, collaborate with the FP&A team, Divisional Controlling team, the Actuarial team and the Accounting department to ensure accurate issues resolution
• Undertake specific financial projects and ad hoc activities as the need arises by the business
• Ensure accurate knowledge sharing with other team members including organizing of training process for new team members
• Establishes strong working relationship with our key business partners and become a strong team member and point of contact
• Act as a buddy and role model to Junior Colleagues with work ethics and positive/ can do attitude

About the Team
We are C&R team, whose main responsibility is to monitor and comment financial results and help the business. We are further developing and strengthening our capabilities to act as challengers to our decision makers. By joining our team, you will get the opportunity to master your reporting, consolidation & analytical capabilities.
So, don't hesitate and join us!

Information about the selection process

*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 are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

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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)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

About You

Key skills, knowledge, qualifications & experience
• We are looking for a candidate who is University graduate with a primary or higher degree (or equivalent), preferably in finance/accounting/economics and with at least 3 years of relevant working experience.
• Successful candidate should have experience in financial reporting with focus on timely delivery and high quality of output.
• You enjoy translating complex and incomplete information into effective story and communicate it to the management.
• Strong command of Microsoft Excel and Power Point.
• You have strong analytical, report writing and time-management skills.
• You are willing to learn new concepts and grow own area of responsibility.
• Strong teammate with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Highly motivated individual used to work in a highly performance driven, professional and international environment.
• Self-motivated and able to perform tasks independently.


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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ID: 3895322  Posting date: 27.1.2021  Basic salary component (gross): 1 500 EUR/month