Policy Accounting and Control Junior, iptiQ EMEA (Ref. No.: 86574)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

This is a rare opportunity for you to join and help shape a new team in the early stages of its development. We are looking for a talented individual, who can bring an enthusiastic 'can do' attitude to our team. Are you passionate about helping to build a new, complete, Finance team in Bratislava?

iptiQ EMEA is an operating entity within the Life Capital BU created 1 Jan 2016 to drive Swiss Re's direct to consumer propositions.

About the team

The team have numerous responsibilities as you would expect; day-to-day operational finance activities as well as accounting, reporting, analytics and commentaries according to accounting policies for Group, Local Branch & Entities, valuation principles for the Life and Holdings companies where relevant.

About the role

You will be one of six people reporting to the Policy Accounting and Control Manager. Together with your team-mates, your responsibilities will relate to the provision of the technical accounting process and assist with controlling the collation of other reporting teams into the trial balance. You will assist in all technical accounting processes to produce accurate and complete trial balances at a Legal Entity, and Branch level in the various reporting GAAPs for the iptiQ Life SA and iptiQ Holdings Ltd Legal entities.

You will also play a role, liaising with External Third-Party Administrators (TPA), to ensure Finance has the appropriate oversight and controls in place to ensure Policy Holder Data is correctly calculated and booked correctly in our ledger.

Further, you follow and develop processes effectively to ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements across all valuations.

Main tasks/activities:
- Support the team in oversee, and liaise the Third-Party Policy Administrator finance and accounting activity, ensuring completeness, accuracy and timeliness of incoming data
. Assist team in performing quality and consistency checks on deliverables and outputs
- Support comprehensive analysis and business commentaries with respect to the accounting policy, reporting, monitoring and reconciliation activities according to the management requirements
- Assist preparation of timely and accurate data for internal and external reporting
- Ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and the audit requirements
- Contribute and support Finance related projects as requested, including new deals
- Perform ad-hoc tasks as required

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum base salary for this job from 1100 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 selection process

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.

Minimum base salary for this job from 1100 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.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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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

About you

- Two or more years of work experience in the financial services industry
- University degree in Economics, Science, Accounting or Business Administration
- Proven history of knowledge regarding statutory accounting policies and regulatory framework
- Excellent analytical skills with holistic financial thinking
- Strong communication skills - ability to communicate complex issues in a clear and concise fashion
- Proven PC skills, including Word and Excel
- Team player with good communication skills
- Engaging and motivating
- Excellent command of the English language and German or French or Italian or Dutch or Spanish as a plus


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
Mlynske Nivy 12
81109 Bratislava


Contact person: Thomas Antonin Lamy

ID: 3254539   Dátum zverejnenia: 17.10.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1100 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. *