Cost Controlling Partner (Ref. No.: 70182)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
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

Cost Cotrolling Partners support and drive the direct and full cost planning, reporting and projection processes within Reinsurance in close cooperation with the cost centre heads, Divisional Operations Officers and Division Heads / CFOs for his/her area of responsibility within the Cost Management Team.

Standard tasks include aggregation, structuring, analysis and commenting of cost data. Building on that, the role includes the constructive challenging of cost budgeting and cost management with Reinsurance Divisions as well as close partnering with the counterparts on a Group level. Cost Partners are expected to provide both standard and ad-hoc analyses and presentations for the management teams of the divisions within his/her responsibility.

As part of the Cost Controlling Partner role, the successful candidate is expected to ensure end-to-end alignment with regards to the usage of data originating from the cost management processes for the Division which he/she is covering. As required, he/she may support strategic initiatives and projects by analysing cost impact footprints and subsequently ensuring proper allocation and transfer of funds. Analysis will require not only direct costs of the divisions he/she is covering, but full costs as well and ensuring proper control and allocation of indirect costs. Ad hoc reporting and analysis is also a component of this role.

Cost Controlling Partner role will interact with DOOs and department heads and thus, ability to interact with senior managers across functions is a component of this role.

For areas of responsibility within Reinsurance Divisions and in close cooperation with the Reinsurance Cost Management Team and the respective divisional partner:
• Support annual direct and full cost planning and alignment processes
• Provide monthly direct cost actuals reports, run quarterly direct cost projection processes
• Provide services to internal customers (ad-hoc analyses, presentations, stakeholder consulting in cost planning and management)
• Manage and align cost relevant Master Data with a view to continuous optimization of processes and providing relevant information to support managerial decision-making
• Perform value added analysis to enhance transparency and to create productivity
• Become an expert in the multiple systems being leveraged for cost transparency

About the team:

Cost Controlling Partner role will interact with DOOs and department heads and thus, ability to interact with senior managers across functions is a component of this role.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Personality requirements and skills

• University degree or diploma in controlling/finance or equivalent
• Minimum 10-15 year's experience in related field
• Ability to deal with confidential and/or highly sensitive data
• Ability to work in a fast paced and changing environment. Be flexible.
• Self-motivated, proactive and client focused mentality
• Very strong stakeholder and partnering focus
• Ability to work in a virtual global team environment
• Analytical excellence
• Attention to detail and accuracy in delivery
• Stature and confidence to interact and partner at Senior Management level
• Excellent social skills (communication – both written and verbal, leadership, persuasiveness, team orientation)
• Strong influencing, interpersonal and intercultural skills
• Ability to multitask
• Creative thinking with proven ability to be able to translate ideas into practical solutions
• Ability to work independently and make decisions/priorities in the face of complexity, conflicting pressures and ambiguous circumstances
• Functional knowledge of Swiss Re business and departments
• Above average financial acumen
• Very strong Powerpoint, Excel and Word skills
• Excellent command of the English language

*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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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
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava
http://www.swissre.com

Contact

Contact person: Zuzana Janostiakova

ID: 3378896   Dátum zverejnenia: 9.7.2018   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.*