Master Data Specialist

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Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary for this job from 1000 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

About the role

The person we are looking for will get the opportunity to work with the finance community ensuring the completeness and integrity of the financial and reinsurance data in the financial systems. You will coordinate with various partners across the globe the maintenance, and execute updates of Closing Steering Parameter (CSP). This parameter drives reserving and is essential in deriving correct financial results. Each quarter you will also provide summary of changes made, to both internal and external auditors. Additional area of focus is Quality Assurance. You will also perform periodic checks of financial databases and provide information about commuted business and pending business. Finally, based on findings and feedback from partners, you will oversee updates of financial systems.

Your tasks:
•Maintenance and changes to Closing Steering Parameter
•Reporting of Commuted Business
•Reporting of Pending and Initial Business
•Maintenance and further development of team SharePoint site
•Maintaining documentation and knowledge database
•Documenting and reporting for auditing purposes
•Perform other position related tasks as instructed by Supervisor

•Providing cover for roles in other teams
•Any other ad hoc tasks as required from time to time

About the team

Financial Accounting Hub Bratislava provides Accounting and Reporting services to other parts of Swiss Re Group worldwide.

Our team members working in Reporting areas are maintaining and making enhancements to internal reporting systems, maintaining master data and work with colleagues in IT on implementation of new reporting solutions. Accounting areas are responsible for complex accounting for Non-traditional business, accounting for intra-group contracts, and for closing activities.

Together, we strive to be Centre of Excellence that is highly regarded by our colleagues across the world.

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)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

About you

•University degree in Finance or Accounting
•Some experience in a role relevant to Financial Reporting
•Knowledge of accounting principles
•Exposure to reporting or BI tools (Oracle Discoverer, Business Objects, Crystal Reports…)
•Strong analytical skills with interest in information systems and reports
•Proficient in MS Office applications with experience in handling large data volume in Excel
•Previous experience with SQL or SQL based tools is a plus
•Accurate and detail oriented team player
•Flexible and open-minded, committed to a permanent learning experience
•Ability to fluently communicate in English across various groups of people is a requirement
•This position is also suitable to a recent graduate with previous exposure to a work in a large multinational organisation

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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


Contact person: Zuzana Janostiakova

ID: 3411404   Dátum zverejnenia: 9.7.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1000 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*