Accounting Associate

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary for this job from 1000 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

1. Provide timely and accurate Non-technical accounting tasks according to internal guidelines, regulatory and Group requirements, including closing and reporting of defined entities
2. Ensure timely booking of accruals, payroll, fixed assets, VAT, WHT, intercompany recharges (including their settlement), and other non-technical accounting activities
3. Support financial controlling of selected entities with focus on group requirements (payable/receivable sign-offs, reconciliations for the accounts under the ownership, and related tasks)
4. Provide accurate financial information to the management to enable timely and current decisions to be made
5. Financial reporting to local tax teams
6. Ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and the audit requirements
7. Support audit activities and prepare requested information
8. Participate and support Finance related projects and perform ad hoc tasks as required
9. Identify and evaluate process improvement possibilities

About the Team
We are responsible for supporting the European & Asian branches of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Ltd and Swiss Re International SE according to internal guidelines, Luxembourg and US GAAP accounting policies and local tax requirements. As a member of the team you support legal entity and branch accounting, controlling and reporting activities. You seek possibilities to further develop, streamline and improve the team's delivery processes and collaboration with our partners.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

1. You have one to three years of work experience in accounting/financial reporting
2. You are qualified in Accounting, Audit, Finance and/or university degree in Economics, Science or Business Administration
3. You have the basic understanding of financial reporting processes, risk and controls
4. Experience in the use of standard bookkeeping software for financial accounting
5. Proven PC skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
6. Great teammate with good communication skills
7. You are engaged and motivated
8. Fluent written and spoken English; Additional languages are advantage and welcomed

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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.


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.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 09 Bratislava

ID: 2103780   Dátum zverejnenia: 4.7.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1000 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.*