Junior Financial Analyst (Investments) (Ref. No.: 86970)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Wage (gross)
Minimum base salary from 1100 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience.*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the role
Do you have a passion for dynamic, fast and challenging job where you can develop yourself in world-class asset management environment? Do you enjoy working with investments? Are you good with numbers? We are looking for a highly motivated and result oriented colleague to join our Finance Asset Management team.

We are team of 10 and are responsible for internal and external reporting for the Group Asset Management. We analyze and report financial results for investment portfolio which contains various types of financial instruments such as bonds, equities, alternative investments and financial derivatives. On weekly basis, we also prepare Profit and Loss (P&L) projections for senior management. Part of the Finance Asset Management team that you will cooperate with is located in New York and London.

The Asset Management (AM) function manages the assets that Swiss Re generates through its core insurance and reinsurance businesses. We do so by using a robust asset-liability management process. In addition to matching assets and liabilities, the team optimizes risk-adjusted investment returns within defined risk limits. Our clients are the Business Units, Reinsurance, Corporate Solutions and Life Capital. Their portfolios are handled individually according to their needs and objectives. Asset Management provides an efficient operating platform capable of supporting all financial market activities conducted by Swiss Re.

The job itself along with the team's trainings framework and Swiss Re's knowledge-sharing culture offer excellent learning opportunities as you would have insights into how various investments work in real world and how they impact company's Balance sheet and P&L.

Key responsibilities:
• You will be responsible for weekly EVM Profit&Loss projections for senior management
• You will review and analyze Balance sheet and Profit&Loss data in Excel and provide analysis of investment results to internal parties (Business Units, Executive Management and Board of Directors) as well as external analysts, credit rating agencies and regulators.
• You will prepare various EVM & US GAAP reports for senior management and Business Units.
• You will have opportunity to work on key Asset Management deliverables such as result conference presentations, analyst and investors slides (posted externally on Swiss Re's website), analyst Q&A and various other reports.
• You will collaborate with Chief Investment Office and Treasury and support them in various investment related analyses they may need.
• You will communicate with internal parties and help to address various investment reporting issues as well as oversee large transactions.
• You will have opportunities to participate on various projects, work on improvements to processes and simplification of tasks

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

About You
• Advanced knowledge of investment products and financial markets
• Previous experience in accounting/finance or asset management 1+ years
• Understanding of general accounting and reporting principals (we will teach you about investment accounting/reporting)
• Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
• Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle numerous priorities at a time and meet deadlines while delivering high quality results.
• Fluent English, you have no problem to write emails and have a call via Skype.
• Willingness to learn and flexibility to take on new tasks and challenges

Preferred:
• University degree (Master or equivalent), preferably in Finance, Accounting, Economics or another related degree
• ACCA or CFA an advantage
• We will also consider highly motivated Graduates
• Proficient with MS Office applications including Excel and Power Point

*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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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.

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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.
Website: www.swissre.com

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
https://careers.swissre.com/go/Bratislava/2744001/

Contact

Contact person: Lucia Vargova

ID: 3349163  Dátum zverejnenia: 26.11.2019  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny: Minimum base salary from 1100 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience.*