Accounts Payable Specialist

Place of work
Karadžičova 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the role
•Process supplier invoices and allocate them to the appropriate expense account independently and on time
•Ensure proper authorisations and verify correctness of invoices
•Ensure all original documents are archived based on requirements from Knowledge & Records (according to local requirements)
•Book direct debits/standing orders (or equivalents) and internal approvals
•Reconcile assigned balance sheet and control accounts in timely manner
•Control outstanding position of aged creditors report
•Process and file staff expense claims, ensure compliance with Company travel policy
•Handle supplier queries associated with invoice status, payment date, possible discrepancies, confirmation of balances
•Collaborate on closing activities
•Participate in goals upon agreement with Team Leader
•Share knowledge with all team members, train new team members in own tasks/responsibilities
•Opportunity to turn your ideas to reality

About the team
The Accounts Payable and Travel & Entertainment team was established in Bratislava in 2009. Since then, via tenners of work transitions, it grew from few team members to current 26, split into two teams. The team members perform not only operational tasks but are also engaged in various initiatives, projects and goals, where their direct contribution, ideas and solutions are required.

The teams are responsible for processing invoices and employee travel and entertainment expenses for several Swiss Re locations worldwide. The team ensures that all payments are processed on time, in line with internal rules and guidelines and they communicate with our internal and external customers on a regular basis.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

You enjoy working in a challenging environment where you can apply logical thinking, analyze huge amounts of data, evaluate various scenarios, come up with your own solutions and ideas. Beside that you fulfill below requirements:

•University degree in the area of finance, banking, accounting, economics (any relevant working experience is advantage) or
•Secondary Economic School or Secondary Grammar school with at least 1 -2 years of working experience finance, accounting, administration
•Language skills: English fluent written and spoken, any other European language is an advantage
•Basic accounting knowledge (Understanding of balance sheet accounts, P&L accounts, control accounts and the link between these accounts)
•Advanced user knowledge of MS Office tools
•Good verbal and written business communication skills
•Can-do attitude, self-motivated, real teammate, willing to learn
•SAP/Oracle knowledge is welcomed

Sounds interesting? Unlock your potential and apply.


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
Mlynské Nivy 12
81109 Bratislava

ID: 2210036   Dátum zverejnenia: 6.7.2017