Financial Analyst (Ref. No.: 69621)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary from 1000 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the role
We are looking for a qualified and highly motivated Financial Analyst to join our Financial Controlling EMEA team.
You will support the Regional Reporting unit in their mandate to prepare, monitor and comment consolidated financial results for the EMEA region. This includes the preparation of quarterly US GAAP and Management reports as well as steering the annual Business planning process.
This role provides the opportunity to gain a broad understanding of the financial steering and reporting of a Reinsurance industry leader. You will work in a small team of experts in a dynamic and fast paced environment and collaborate closely with experienced colleagues that will support your professional and personnel development.

Your task is to support Divisional Reporting team in following areas:
• Prepare a wide range of Management reports, either on a regular or on an ad hoc basis, for senior management, in particular the CEO EMEA and the CFO EMEA,
• Coordinate the annual divisional planning process and take the lead for specific sub-processes including the performance of the defined controls.
• Prepare the quarterly divisional performance reporting process including the consolidation of the market-by-market results into a divisional summary.
• Organise and coordinate the quarterly business renewal reporting processes including the consolidation of the results into the related reports.
• Be involved in project work to further improve reporting processes and continuously adapt reports to management needs.
• Identify opportunities to improve productivity and/or simplify data validation/processes, take personal leadership to make a proposal and initiate implementation.
• Deputise other team members during their absences.
• Undertake specific financial projects and ad hoc activities as required by the business partners.
• Establishes strong working relationship with the Zurich, Munich and London based colleagues.

About the team

Financial Controlling team is a new team established in Bratislava in October 2015. The team consist of 9 people who work as a part of Finance Reinsurance in Swiss Re supporting both P&C and L&H business. We are working closely with our colleagues in Zurich, Munich and London, providing support in business analysis, reporting, closing and quality assurance.

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

• University graduate with a primary or higher degree (or equivalent), preferably in finance/accounting/economics and with 1-3 years of relevant working experience.
• You have experience in financial reporting focused on timely delivery and high quality of output.
• You have experience in translating complex and incomplete information into effective communication to senior management.
• Strong command of Microsoft Excel and Power Point.
• You have strong analytical, report writing and time management skills.
• You are willing to learn new concepts and grow own area of responsibility.
• Excellent command of the English language.
• Self-motivated and able to perform tasks independently.

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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
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava

ID: 3353434   Dátum zverejnenia: 7.8.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary from 1000 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.*