Head of Financial Planning & Analysis

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum salary from 2500 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

You will have a unique and exciting opportunity to join us: a diverse and motivated team, committed to delivering value and innovative services together with our clients and partners in the primary insurance space.
You will build and lead all planning & controlling activities for iptiQ EMEA P&C, and will report to the operating entity's CFO. You will work closely across all functions in operating entity, as well as with Life Capital's Finance team.
Your responsibilities include:
• Build out over time tools for driver-based financial forecasting and planning – from revenues to expenses, cashflow income statement and balance sheet – for key financial statements and KPIs
• On this basis, support commercial negotiations, expense management, financial planning, carrier management, and M&A activities
• Analyse and support steering current and next years' financials by anticipating opportunities and challenges on key financial metrics, and proposing respective actions
• Set-up and run financial planning and forecasting processes and interfaces for the operating entity within the Life Capital framework
• In particular, develop the 3-year financial plan and the 1-year budget
• Define and run financial performance monitoring for the operating entity and it's' functions, in liaison with the Operations team (KPIs, recurring reports, ad-hoc analyses)
• Set-up and run respective performance monitoring processes and interfaces
• In particular, support regular performance reporting into Life Capital EC and BUC
• Lead the expense budget in a forward-looking manner
• Propose mid-term and more tactical expense management and improvement measures (direct and indirect cost), in close collaboration with other departments

About the Team
We put the consumers' needs in the centre of what we do, aim to become a digital champion and believe in data based learning. We use the Swiss Re network to access state of the art technologies and capabilities, combine it with local expertise and a creative mind-set, constantly questioning current ways of offering insurance. Our aim is to drive the digitalisation of the P&C insurance business in Europe, combining insurance know-how and e-commerce competencies, as well as the dynamic spirit of a start-up with the backing of Swiss Re.
Do you enjoy thinking ahead and identifying new opportunities or anticipate future challenges? Do you like driving complex, cross-functional projects in an agile way? Do you enjoy pushing borders and have a passion for the latest technologies?

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

• between 5 to 10 years of professional experience in financial modelling, planning & analysis of cash flows, income statements and balance sheets
• experience in capital planning and legal entity planning, US GAAP, and some European statutory regimes
• independently minded and quantitative, analytical thinker, at the same time, an engaging consultant to the business owners, providing challenge and advice
• bring a deep understanding of primary P&C insurance, and its key financial and operational drivers
• entrepreneurial and able to demonstrate commercial acumen
• excellent team working skills
• able to clearly communicate with senior business leaders and project teams
• fluent in English

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.

*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.
Website: www.swissre.com

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 09 Bratislava

ID: 3359670   Dátum zverejnenia: 19.6.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum salary from 2500 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience.*