Senior Reporting Accountant (Ref. No.: 85222)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

This role will be to perform the financial controlling function with the responsibility for looking after the end to end reporting for the two Life Capital holding companies. This will include performing reviews and supervision of the reporting and ledger management. This will also include the accurate production and analysis of the SRLC Ltd and SRLCM Ltd monthly, quarterly and Statutory annual reporting. This role is the supervisor to the SRLC reporting accountant.

The reporting process is undergoing continued development and the role is actively involved in the integration of new systems and processes and improvements to existing practices.

Main Tasks:
• As the reporting senior, you will have full ownership and oversight of the reported income statement and balance sheet including responsibility for reviewing and approving all submitted manual journals and reviewing reconciliations and you will investigate any queries that emerge
• You will perform the monthly review of cost filings and submissions and ensure fully reconciled as part of the Group reporting requirements
• Support and respond to queries from various counterparts in the Group enabling the fulfilment of reporting requirements of other team's eg Payroll analysis, intercompany confirmation, bonus accruals
• Initiate and prepare payment requests

Tax returns and reporting requirements:
• Support the quarterly Value Added Tax and annual tax return submission process by preparing accounting information and providing the necessary supporting documents, including detailed granularity for submission of respective returns

Financial documents and reporting:
• Monthly management information preparation and analytical reviews with Life Capital finance
• Review of quarterly reporting package, and preparing the projection for the full year results for submission
• Preparation of the statutory annual report and completion of audit, requires close communication and interaction with the external auditors

Dividend and Capital planning:
• Support on dividend approval and payment activities, prepare and submit the quarterly capital planning requirements, and complete the required Board documents for approval and audit review where applicable

Processes and systems:
• You will need to make sure that the ledger is appropriately maintained to fully satisfy the business needs
• To maintain procedure notes and controls and raise issues and risks that are identified through approved routes and support the resolution of these
• Maintain and develop meaningful relationships within Life Capital and Swiss Re

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*

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

• Accounting and Reporting systems including data entry, journal preparation, monthly reconciliations and the extraction of reports.
• Understanding and production of Income statement, Balance sheets and cash requirements
• Ability to work within an appropriate control environment.

• Do you communicate effectively at all levels, including written and oral presentation, engaging partners as appropriate to role?
• Can you demonstrate good organisational skills, with an analytical and structured approach to work?
• Can you work well in a team or independently and involving others appropriately in the business?
• Are you computer-literate with excel and operating systems knowledge?

• Accounting knowledge through a relevant qualification
• At least 3 to 5 years' experience in a finance department.
• Experience in producing management reports.

*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

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske Nivy 12
81109 Bratislava


Contact person: Thomas Antonin Lamy

ID: 3232411   Dátum zverejnenia: 8.10.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*