Payment / Settlement Specialist (Ref. No.: 86234)

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
By agreement
Wage (gross)
From 1 500 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 1500 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

About the Role
• Investment Transactions Management Analyst will perform day-to-day activities of the team, related to all Asset Management (and also non-AM) securities and cash flows, including interactions with custodians, brokers and IT.
• Position will also hold responsibility for creating and maintaining proper controls so that day-to-day activities are adhered to for a controlled and low risk environment.
• In addition to the day-to-day requirements, this position places a significant emphasis on Ad-hoc projects to support innovations and systems enhancements within AM BS.

Key responsibilities:
• Full control and supervision of payments/settlements/corporate actions for Asset Management Business Services
• Full control and supervision of payment/settlement confirmations with external parties and support post-settlement reconciliation
• Monitoring and avoiding money laundering or fraud activities
• Request and confirm standard settlement instruction setup across relevant system landscape
• Monitor and respond to all e-mails in team e-mail boxes, resolution of complex queries from stakeholders
• Troubleshooting all exceptions within team's day-to-day processes
• Coordinate and implement testing for all AM system updates
• BCM backup for other key business unit tasks.
• Direct interaction with Internal and External Audit, Risk Management, and Compliance
• Directs continuous improvement activities of operational processes to increase efficiencies, enhance quality, reduce costs, standardize systems, and/or add value for the company
• Coordinate and supervise the development of AMBS objectives, and monitor departmental goals and action plans efficiently
• Perform and coordinate knowledge exchange and transfer between the peers on global scale

About the Team
This is an opportunity for you to join our Investment Transactions Management team whose purpose is to confirm and settle all trades executed by our internal portfolio managers and payments related to trading activities. You will confirm the trades and cash flows with counter-parties and brokers, monitor until their successful settlement and resolve issues or discrepancies. We have direct exposure to the market and get involved in different projects and initiatives following business strategy, regulatory requirements and changes.

We offer excellent learning opportunities as you would have insights into the investment and transaction lifecycle. Our team belongs to the Asset Management (AM) function which is ultimately responsible for managing assets that Swiss Re generates through its core insurance and reinsurance businesses.

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)

The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

About You
• Strong knowledge of products, markets, and respective system landscape
• Strong Microsoft Office Skills
• Ability to set priorities and meet deadlines
• Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in a range of settings, including presenting complex issues to groups and building support for the execution of new strategies, initiatives, and approaches
• Good process, quality, and risk understanding
• Willingness to learn and flexibility to take on new tasks and challenges
• Must be able to handle multiple priorities and tasks as well as to have ability to collaborate with others
• Must be able to handle daily stress and manage strict deadlines

*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.

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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

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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ID: 2905836  Dátum zverejnenia: 17.2.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month