Finance Specialist

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the role:
-Gain understanding of all transaction details - review of contract, discussion with structurer, Portfolio Management Group, actuary, legal, Group Accounting
-Ensure the transactions are entered in the Financial Ledger in accordance with the deal structure & the US GAAP accounting sign-off (quarterly closing activities including cash flow, earning patterns, reserves, etc)
-Provide information on Transactions to various interested parties (i.e. business unit controller, claims, actuaries, US GAAP accounting, etc.)
-Process outgoing payments and receipts related to assigned deals including payment instructions, booking, notifications to clients, follow up on overdue items
-Ensure control environment is adhered to
-Ad-hoc tasks such as Project work, System enhancement, reports and Analysis
-Support colleagues in Financial Accounting and Reporting Activities

About the team:
We are a global team of experts, mainly based in Zurich and Bratislava, taking the responsibility for the End-to-End process for prospective, deposit accounted and retroactive transactions. Due to the growth of our activities, we are now looking for a colleague to join us in Bratislava office.
Your role contains the recording of treaty details, determining of earning profiles, calculating cash flows according to pricing information and client agreement, accounting of client statements including invoicing on a quarterly basis, following the rules of US GAAP, IFRS and Statutory valuations.
While this role is primarily supporting Non Traditional Business activities, you will get wide exposure to our business supporting colleagues with other tasks and activities related to Financial Accounting and Reporting.*

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum salary from 1100 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience.* 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. We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

Information about the selection process

To apply for this vacancy go to www.swissre.com/careers, login and apply for the position.

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:
-Some experience in a role relevant to Reinsurance, Financial Reporting or Accounting, with understanding of Profit & Loss Statement and Balance Sheet
-Ability to fluently communicate in English across various groups of people
-Willingness to continuously learn
-Strong analytical and data management skills
-Ability to understand and adapt fast to complex work-flows and systems
-Ability to set priorities and keep set deadlines
-Master's degree in Finance, Accounting or Economics preferred
-Understanding of US GAAP and/or IFRS valuation for Reinsurance is an advantage

*We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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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.
Website: www.swissre.com

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava
https://careers.swissre.com/go/Bratislava/2744001/

Contact

Contact person: Zuzana Janostiakova

ID: 3065786   Dátum zverejnenia: 8.8.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum salary from 1100 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience.* 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. We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.