Senior Financial Analyst

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 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 position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The Corporate Solutions Global FP&A Services team supports managing and steering the financial performance of the business unit Corporate Solutions and its regional and product management teams. We are constantly developing and strengthening our capabilities to act as true business partners and providing insightful and meaningful reporting to our decision makers. Working within the Finance Corporate Solution team, you will join a highly motivated and dynamic team within an interesting and complex environment and will get the opportunity to build up and further enhance reporting, consolidation & analytical capabilities.

As a Senior Financial Analyst, you will support financial analysis, reporting (Nominal, US GAAP and Economic Value Management) for the Corporate Solutions business unit. Specifically, you will manage and execute quarterly reporting processes and deliverables to support FP&A Region leads, Products leads, and Product owners. This include budgeting & projections, preparation of management reports and reconciliation tasks. This position offers a unique opportunity to get a strong overview of some of the most interesting corporate insurance products of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, coupled with very close collaboration with regional and product teams.

Key responsibilities include:
• Perform specific reconciliations to ensure accurate quarterly reporting of Nominal, US GAAP and Economic Value Management of the business unit
• Ensure operational excellence by managing the performance and reporting of quarterly and annual internal controls
• Actively participate in budgeting & projections, prepare management reports and performance analysis
• Act as business partner to other finance functions and the business, through delivery of high quality and timely performance management information and insights
• Develop a solid understanding of Economic Value Measurement for underwriting and investment activities and understand the differences compared to traditional valuation approaches
• Provide customized / ad-hoc performance and analysis
•The ability to perform the above tasks with a high degree of autonomy, while leveraging on and working closely with all relevant stakeholders.

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 finance/accounting/economics and with at least 3 years of relevant working experience in the insurance/reinsurance
• Previous project management skills desirable. Ability to gather requirements from stakeholders and translate them into report/presentations design and processes
• Strong ability to analyse and interpret financial data

Key skills and knowledge
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to deliver quality output on short deadlines and manage details without losing site of the "big picture"
• 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 clear communication skills with demonstrated ability to inspire, motivate, challenge the status quo, and implement change
• Agile and flexible, ability to operate within a changing environment and navigate ambiguity. Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and prioritize
• Capable of building trust with all areas of the business
• Excellent command of English (spoken and written)
• Stress resilient, with the ability to work independent
• Demonstrate personal accountability for area of responsibility
• Advanced excel skills desirable
• Experience in USGAAP / IFRS / EVM desirable

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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.


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 08 Bratislava

ID: 3262921   Dátum zverejnenia: 8.11.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 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*