Junior Accountant (Ref. No.: 88693)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 100 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this is job from 1100 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 and Team
Are you looking for unusual accounting role where you can be in the front seat and see how our business is handled? Then we have an outstanding opportunity for you. Your reinsurance knowledge will grow over time, what we need is your curiosity and open mind!

We are a global team, mainly based in Zurich and Bratislava, taking the responsibility for the End-to-End process for tailor made reinsurance solutions, who is looking for a new colleague to join our Bratislava team.

The role covers the recording of treaty details, determining of earning profiles, calculating cash flows according to pricing information and client agreement, as well as, accounting of client statements including invoicing. On a quarterly basis you would further assist in the analysis and commenting of these transactions.

While this role is primarily supporting Non-Traditional Business activities, you will get wide exposure to our business supporting colleagues with other tasks and activities related to Financial Accounting and Reporting.

Key Accountabilities:
- Gain understanding of all tailor-made business - review of contract, discussion with Pricing, Portfolio Management Group, Actuary, Legal, Group Accounting
- Ensure the transactions are entered in the Financial Ledger in accordance with the deal structure & the US GAAP accounting sign-off (quarterly closing activities including cash flow, earning patterns, reserves, etc)
- Process outgoing payments and receipts related to assigned deals including payment instructions, booking, notifications to clients, follow up on overdue items
- Provide information on Transactions to various interested parties (i.e. business unit controller, claims, actuaries, US GAAP accounting, etc.)
- Ensure control environment is adhered to
- Ad-hoc tasks such as Project work, System enhancement, reports and Analysis
- Perform other position related tasks as instructed by Supervisor

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About You
- Master's degree in Finance or Accounting
- Some experience in a role relevant to Accounting or Financial Reporting, with good understanding of Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet
- Understanding of US-GAAP and/or IFRS is a plus
- Ability to fluently communicate in English across various groups of people
- Strong analytical and data management skills
- Ability to understand and adapt fast to complex work-flows and systems
- Ability to set priorities and keep set deadlines
- Willingness to learn

*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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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.
Website: www.swissre.com

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava


Contact person: Zuzana Janostiakova

ID: 1907880  Dátum zverejnenia: 10.2.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 100 EUR/month