Team Leader General Ledger Accounting Services

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 700 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 1700 EUR 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

Is leadership your goal and you love numbers? We offer you a great opportunity to combine your love for finance with leadership talent.

If you are a finance professional, experienced in general ledger operations and team coordination, then this may be your future job!

As Team Leader you will lead, coordinate and develop the global Non-Technical Accounting team. You will ensure that the respective services are provided in the quality and timeline cooperated with the stakeholders. You provide hands-on support when required, seek possibilities to further develop, streamline and improve the team's processes and talent. Further, you ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements.

Your job will include:
• Lead and manage a team of accounting professionals, involved in staffing topics, performance management feedback
• Ensure the completion of monthly/quarterly/annual accounts for assigned entities and branches
• Manage payroll, compensation and related benefits accounting
• Own and approve balance sheet reconciliation processes where not controlled by other Finance teams
• Review VAT / equivalent reporting for VAT / equivalent managers (including reconciliations)
• Review reporting for the various jurisdictions served by Finance
• Manage end to end intercompany recharge processing and related activity, i.e. accounting for intercompany recharges in / out and International Assignee accounting / processes in conjunction with the Intragroup Service Model team.
• Act as focal point for audit activities and review requested information
• Drive policy reviews / settings and process improvements
• Act as the interface between Finance team and rest of Group, e.g. Tax and Legal teams, Group Cost Management / Controlling, Group FP&A, wider business community for the respective branches / entities
• Participate and support Finance related projects and perform ad hoc tasks as the need arises

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

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 - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

• University degree in the area of finance, accounting, economics or similar
• 5+ years of work experience in accounting / financial reporting
• Experience in general ledger operations is must
• Experience as a Supervisor or Team Leader is advantage
• Strong focus on performance, goals, and risk management activities
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Self-starter who is able to navigate with ambiguity
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Adherence to deadlines and ability to work on own initiative and time pressure is a must
• Excellent command of English, written and spoken; additional languages would be a plus
• Strong MS PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills
• Experience in SAP is an advantage


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 Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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ID: 4011932  Megjelentetés dátuma: 18.1.2021  Alapbér (bruttó): 1 700 EUR/month