Senior Financial Governance Expert

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 400 EUR/monthOur 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

Are you a person who needs to see the bigger picture? Do you connect the dots very easily? Are you curious how technology and automation can achieve stronger IFRS controls' environment? Are you result oriented and you need to see strong outcomes of your work?

If your answer is YES! then this is a fantastic opportunity for you to come and be part of our team.

Main duties:
- Lead and coordinate the Governance workstream on behalf of Finance Reinsurance in a global project
- Ensure right control- and quality framework is in place to gain efficiencies
- Drive the risk assessments for strategic transformation initiatives, such as USGAAP to IFRS transformation
- Propose, design, and implement new digital processes and tools to improve the finance journey for all partners involved
- Provide transparency on progress by actively communicating with all involved partners across regions
- Be in charge of managing the change of controls environment
- Consult on audit advisory matters (both internally and externally) such as transparency towards assurance functions

About the Team

Our team is part of central Accounting & Reporting department, which is responsible for the production of financial figures, the consolidation of financial views in Reinsurance for external reporting and ensuring consistency across US GAAP, statutory and economic reporting bases.

More specifically, FinRe Governance & Advisory team provides an advice and acts as trusted partner to Swiss Re Finance teams globally in the management of governance framework. Our team advises on risk mitigations in process and control related matters, and drives the transition of the new group valuation & IT infrastructure from risk perspective.

Information about the selection process

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

Who are we looking for:
- University degree in Economics/Finance
- Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience
- IFRS knowledge (IFRS 9 & IFRS 17) and project management experience is an advantage
- You can coach and mentor other colleagues (peer coaching)
- Strong analytical skills to resolve complex queries
- Your English is excellent (written and spoken)
- You have a commercial & consulting approach to challenge the status quo and understanding of business partners' needs


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


Contact person: Dominika Janeckova

ID: 4110708  Megjelentetés dátuma: 4.1.2022  Alapbér (bruttó): 2 400 EUR/month