Senior Financial Analyst

Place of work
Mlynske Nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

As a member of the team, we are looking for a highly motivated individual who will support the Corporate Solutions EVM production and reporting process (Economic Value Management is an internal valuation created by Swiss Re). The team is mainly responsible for the quarterly production and validation of the EVM results. In this role, you will perform defined specific closing activities in coordination with the Consolidation and Reporting (C&R) Team in Zurich as well as the local CFOs. The candidate should have ideally an understanding of Swiss Re's EVM or Economic valuations concept and reporting as well as traditional re(insurance) and derivative business.

Key responsibilities include:
•Initial responsibilities will revolve around supporting the transition of EVM operations to the FP&A Services Team in Bratislava and testing the rollout of the new CorFACTS (Corporate Solutions Finance & Accounting System)
•Production, review and submission of EVM financial statements and sensitivities, including cash flow and capital reconciliations
•Preparation and review of EVM late adjustments/booking vouchers
•Responsible for the audit documentation around EVM production and validation processes
•Support the EVM C&R team in all processes and deliverables related to the quarterly EVM close with regards to reporting to management
•Support change analysis and functional specification implications from changes in the Group Finance Data Model and / or EVM methodology and subsequently implementing into the CorFACTS
•Develop an advanced understanding of economic value measurement for underwriting and investment activities and understand the differences compared to traditional valuation approaches
•Evolve in a multi-disciplinary environment and work closely with finance and risk management experts to produce EVM financial results
•Own the way you work and have the possibility to make a difference
•Facilitate, plan, maintain and enhance EVM processes

About the team
The Corporate Solutions Global Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) team supports managing and steering the financial performance of the business unit Corporate Solutions and its regional management teams. We are currently building a new dedicated Economic Valuation Management (EVM) Production Team embedded in FP&A to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of EVM financial statements. EVM is Swiss Re's integrated economic accounting and steering framework based on market consistent valuations, which measures value creation for all business activities at Swiss Re, also taking into consideration the time value of money. It allows us to see the connection between risk-taking and value creation and provides a consistent framework to evaluate the outcome of controlled risk-taking and capital allocation decisions throughout a performance cycle.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

• University graduate with a primary or higher degree (or equivalent), preferably in economics/accounting with at least 3 years of relevant working experience in the Big 4 or in financial planning & analysis environment
• Previous experience in Finance or Risk Management desirable
• Experience with modelling
• Experience within the non-life insurance industry is an asset
• Strong ability to analyse and interpret financial data
• Excellent technical and analytical skills with holistic financial thinking and the ability to deliver high quality output to short deadlines
• Eagerness to learn and gain economic value management and finance reporting experience (if not already available)
• Ability to swiftly understand and grasp complex concepts and subjects
• Excellent communication skills, ability to interact with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Flexibility to work in both a collaborative team environment as well as independently
• Team player with strong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
• Strong MS Office skills required
• Excellent command of English (spoken and written)
• Stress resilient, with the ability to work independent
• Demonstrate personal accountability for area of responsibility


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
821 09 Bratislava

ID: 3262921   Dátum zverejnenia: 16.4.2018