Audit Associate

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
By agreement
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary from 1000 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience.*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the role

Your major audit responsibilities include:
• Participate in audits, mainly in Bratislava, as directed by the In Charge and in accordance with GIA Financial Reporting Risk (FRR) methodology
• Perform in- depth risk analysis and contribute to the determination of the particular audit scope
• Participate in interviews with management and staff, document workflows of operations and identify key risks, controls and procedures
• Develop audit program/testing plan and conducting testing
• Document all testing and findings in accordance with GIA FRR Methodology and professional standards
• Negotiate management actions to mitigate identified business, operational or control risks
• Participate in the drafting of audit reports
• Interact with business management as required and demonstrate ability to develop relationships through strong evidence of audit, technical, and business expertise.
• Assist in DOO activities, including such tasks as GMD and local Audit Committee reporting, QA process, special projects, and staff assistance

About the team

As a member of the Group Internal Audit (GIA) team in Bratislava your main activity is to audit business functions in Bratislava, i.e. evaluating effectiveness and efficiency of business processes and internal control systems as well as ensuring compliance with governance and extant business rules and regulations compliance with governance rules. By identifying and mitigating current or evolving risks you add value to the business.
You will be constantly challenged to learn new areas of Swiss Re, to assess the effectiveness of the relevant processes, and to come up with workable solutions to problems you may identify. You will get the opportunity to interact with many people throughout the Group on a daily basis, including senior executives, and travel to different locations. This allows you to form relationships that can help you develop your career, whether as an auditor or anywhere you may go in the Group. In addition, the skills you need to acquire or enhance as an auditor, such as speaking and writing in a clear and concise manner, the ability to analyze difficult circumstances, and the talent to negotiate effective solutions, are tools you will use your entire career.
Depending on your experience and performance, you may participate in GIA's initiatives and projects.
The role will include travel to operating locations with elements of global travel (up to 25%).
Group Internal Audit (GIA) plays a critical role in the governance of Swiss Re, providing independent assurance over key risks and controls to the Group's Board and executive management on a global basis. Working in the Department provides a unique opportunity to develop a wide understanding of key issues in Swiss Re, develop key contacts and visibility with senior management globally and provide commercial recommendations to improve Swiss Re's processes. GIA can provide a stepping stone into Swiss Re's global business and corporate functions, with a long established track record of placing staff into key business roles.

Information about the selection process

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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)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

About You

Education and experience
• University degree
• 0 - 2 years of work experience in a related business function, i.e. Asset Management, Finance, Technical Accounting or Underwriting Services
• Proficiency in MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

Personal skills
• Demonstrates understanding of the organization's mission and strategies.
• Integrates and balances big-picture concerns with day-to-day activities.
• Generates innovative ideas and solutions to problems.
• Identifies opportunities to increase efficiency, simplify processes, & improve performance and provides sound reasoning to support recommendations
• Builds relationships to create a foundation for future influence
• Keeps informed and up to date in own area of expertise
• Expresses oneself effectively in one-on-one conversations and small groups.
• Shares information and viewpoints openly and directly with others. Relates to people in an open, friendly, and accepting manner.
• Works cooperatively with people from different cultural backgrounds.
• Fluency in English
• Willingness to travel internationally (up to 25%)

*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
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava

ID: 2663564   Dátum zverejnenia: 14.6.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary from 1000 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience.*