Senior Cost Controlling Analyst

Place of work
Karadžičova 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Corporate Solutions Cost Controlling team leads the business unit's effort on non-technical expense planning, projection, and reporting, while also serving as a port-of-call for many expense related topics. We deliver timely and accurate information on cost development against targets in effort to hold teams accountable to budget and enable senior management to better steer the business.

The Cost Controlling Team is looking for a highly motivated person who is interested in working in a demanding and changing environment.

The position will enable the holder to gain in depth knowledge about administrative expenses at Swiss Re as well as the Corporate Solutions expense plans and how they are managed to support desired growth in a profitable manner.

This position will support Corporate Solutions Cost Controlling in all matters that relate to Corporate Solutions non-technical expenses

Core tasks include:

• Prepare and distribute monthly expense reporting packages to senior management including commentary on variance drivers based on detailed ledger analysis of actual expenses reported compared to plan or latest projection

• Assist Corporate Solutions Cost Controller in developing and submitting a budget plan that is within the annual target established for the function by working closely with Global Cost Controlling, Human Resources, Corporate Solutions Cost Center Owners, FP&A Managers, and Corporate Solutions DOO/ CFO
• File quarterly projections reflecting latest expectations and needed adjustments

Service Cost Accounting / Other
• Support all ad-hoc requests related to Corporate Solutions non-technical expenses
• Maintain the organizational structure and signing authority related to the departments and global cost centers within the Corporate Solutions function
• Support Service Cost Accounting Activities
• Support Corporate Solutions Finance IT initiative (CorFiT) and other Finance projects as needed

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

o University graduate with a primary or higher degree (or equivalent), preferably in finance/accounting/economics
o Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience (Cost Controlling / Cost Management / Financial Analysis)

Key skills and knowledge
o Strong analytical skills with the ability to deliver quality output on short deadlines and manage details without losing site of the "big picture"
o Strong communication skills, in particular ability to summarize complex technical issues to a non-expert audience. Flexibility to work in both a collaborative team environment as well as independently
o Capable of building trust with all areas of the business
o Agile and flexible, ability to operate within a changing environment. Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and prioritize
o Excellent command of English (spoken and written)
o Stress resilient, with the ability to work independent
o Advanced user of Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word
o Ability to manage details without losing sight of the "big picture"
o Demonstrate personal accountability for area of responsibility


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: 2806555   Dátum zverejnenia: 14.2.2017