Accounts Payable Junior (suitable for fresh graduates)

Place of work
Karadžičova 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

• Process supplier invoices and allocate them to the appropriate expense account independently and in a timely manner
• Ensure proper authorisations and verify correctness of invoices
• Ensure all original documents are archived based on requirements from Knowledge & Records (in line with 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 (in line with local requirements)
• Handle supplier queries associated with invoice status, payment date, possible discrepancies, confirmation of balances
• Handle internal queries associated with invoices (payment date and status, discrepancies, ad hoc reports)
• Cooperate 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

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 contribuition, ideas and solutions are required.

The teams are responsible for processing supplier invoices and employee travel and entertainment expenses for several Swiss Re locations worldwide. The team ensures that all payments are processed in a timely manner, 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, asses 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)
• Secondary Economic School or Secondary Grammar school with at least 1 -2 years of working experience in the area of 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
• Proactive attitude, self-motivated, team player, willing to learn
• SAP/Oracle knowledge is an advantage


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


Contact person: Maria Havrisova

ID: 2744418   Dátum zverejnenia: 26.9.2017