Head/TL Accouting and Reporting

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 500 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 2500 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

About the role:
Is leadership your passion and you love numbers?

The Accounting & Closing L&H team is responsible for the quarterly financial closing for external US GAAP and Statutory valuation for our reinsurance entities in Europe. The core mandate is the closing of the technical L&H sub ledgers for all relevant valuations which includes external and intra-group (IGR) business. The team also contributes to the quarterly EVM (Economic Value Management) reporting.

We are now looking for a team head interested in our core business activities L&H reinsurance.

Your primary responsibility is to lead and support the team in the quarterly closing activities for US GAAP and Statutory with a focus on reconciliations between the different valuation layers and on executing all relevant controls to ensure accuracy of balance sheet and income statement. You will also be encouraged to have an affinity for systems so that you are able to assist the team with their tasks, including troubleshooting and new types of transactions. As vice president, you will also be responsible for strong stakeholder management and for building a future oriented strategy.

If people development combined with love for accounting is what defines you, we are looking for you!

Your main tasks:
-Lead and support efficient and effective reconciliation process across all valuations
-Review IGR figures and ensure that IGR accounting is consistent and compliant with the accounting principles (US GAAP and Local Statutory).
-Ensure integrity, accuracy and completeness of the financial figures
-Supervise the development and production of regular reports and analysis
-Supervise and maintain control environment by reviewing, performing checks, investigating and supervising the data clean up as required
-Act as contact for any process or control related inquiries for different valuations and for different stakeholders including internal and external audit
-Wider stakeholder management of internal clients and other teams that depend on the team for information
-Support Accounting and Closing L&H unit's role in the economic valuation management process (EVM)
-Supervise, train and develop the local finance team
-Continually assess the strategy of the team and adjust tasks among team members as necessary to ensure the workload is appropriate
-Ensure trustful and open communication – lead by example
-Be an advocate for the team and ensure that the team is executing valuable tasks

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)

Personality requirements and skills

About you:
-Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in an Accounting/Finance and 6+ years related experience
-Previous leadership experience is a must
-Knowledge of insurance and reinsurance products and features
-Ability to deal with high senior management
-Experience in setting up strategies and leading complex projects
-Strong analytical skills
-Ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem solving environment
-Strong business sense with ability to offer solutions to streamlining and improving processes
-Good organizational and time leadership skills; ability to balance multiple priorities
-Ability to set priorities and delegate
-Strong interpersonal skills for work internally across departments, as well as with internal partners and team members
-Strong decision making skills


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: 4016525  Megjelentetés dátuma: 5.1.2021  Alapbér (bruttó): 2 500 EUR/month