Team Leader Asset Management Reconciliations (80-100%)

Place of work
Contract type
full-time, part-time
Start date
By agreement
Salary offered (gross)
By agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

You will be a part of the Reconciliations unit, which consists of 4 teams supporting various functions globally. As a Team Leader, you will lead the RoW (Rest of the World) Reconciliations team of 5 people. You will be responsible for cash and asset reconciliations of all investment activities conducted out of the RoW legal entities (all but US & Zurich). Apart from regular investment products, this also includes our portfolio of Luxembourg-based funds, emerging market bonds & equities, infrastructure loans and derivatives. You will have an opportunity to drive the engagement of the team, lead and/or have oversight of various projects and initiatives and actively participate in the setting of the direction for the AM team in Bratislava.

Our Asset Management (AM) team creates an efficient operating environment which supports all financial market activities conducted by Swiss Re (SR). SR AM invests in a multitude of innovative products and asset classes, including catastrophe bonds, infrastructure loans, private equity funds, derivatives and many more. We facilitate and have oversight of every single one of our global investment transactions, be it trades, payments or investment income. Our hands-on approach in actively investigating, limiting and reporting any risks resulting from this activity protects the company from financial losses and ensures regulatory compliance. An exciting part of what you will do involves looking at the design of our processes and systems, and applying creative thinking to make everything work even better in the future.

• Supervise and ensure completeness & accuracy of daily cash, asset, trade and total equity reconciliations
• Support and lead the team, fostering a performance driven culture
• Manage team responsibilities and escalation, ensuring work continuity
• Focus on people development and growth, and organize knowledge transfer within the team
• Listen to team members' feedback and prevent/resolve any issues or conflicts effectively
• Take the lead and initiative in ensuring cooperation and coordination with other departments
• Consistently search for ways to improve and/or streamline processes, and achieve efficiency gains
• Have a strong awareness of operational risks and adhere to our governance standards
• Keep all KPI/KRIs on the desired level

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)

Personality requirements and skills

2+ years of relevant work experience in financial services or a comparable team.
University degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or another related degree.

• Strong background in investment markets and/or operations
• Demonstrate a set of strong leadership skills
• Able to identify and develop talent in the organization
• Able to foster a positive attitude in the team through engagement
• Able to manage workload, set priorities and meet deadlines
• Possess solid organizational and decision making skills
• Excellent communication in written and spoken English
• Leadership experience and a background in derivatives and emerging markets is an advantage

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.
Our flexible working options offer you greater autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.


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: 3155801   Dátum zverejnenia: 9.8.2017