Financial Reporting Professional

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Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 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*

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Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the role

Reporting Professional gets the opportunity to work with Reinsurance Finance community. As a member of Financial Accounting Hub in Bratislava, you closely collaborate with the Reinsurance Reporting team in Zurich in making sure that Reinsurance Reporting is providing consistent, reliable and timely information to internal clients across the world.
The role focuses on translating data into key messages suitable for BU Reinsurance US GAAP and EVM presentation to senior leaders and identify trends and patterns that can be useful to help Reinsurance Finance with its goal to provide financial information that matters and become a trusted advisor to the business. Reinsurance Reporting collaborates with a large variety of stakeholders, therefore it is very important to focus on delivery whilst maintaining good relationships and fostering the constant exchange of information with counterparts. This role is an opportunity to gain a broad overview of Reinsurance as a business unit and deepen your understanding of the key value drivers of reinsurance, as well as to further develop your expertise in both US GAAP and EVM reporting. With your can-do attitude, eagerness to learn and commitment you will be a key contributor to the Reinsurance Finance franchise. Your work represents a crucial input for internal financial reporting to senior management, as well as for external communication on Reinsurance's financial performance.
As a member of Financial Accounting Hub in Bratislava, the role will also develop skills and knowledge of financial processes, reporting and master data management to be able to work with team members specialising in the other areas, and be able to back them up if needed.

These might include:
• Contribute to the timely and efficient production of the monthly forecasts and quarterly US GAAP and EVM Business Unit Reinsurance reports
• Employ your analytical skills to craft key messages and consider key messages and commentaries are consistent across the various reports and output from the team. Also be able to confidently convey results in person to senior management
• Use your communication and organisation skills throughout the close process to keep an oversight of progress, issues and completion of tasks whilst co-ordinating the inputs, outputs, reviews and presentations
• Actively contribute to debrief sessions and change management forums to continually improve products and processes
• Contribute to initiatives and projects aimed at improving processes, expanding understanding and augmenting analytics of key metrics, balance sheet and income statement items, advancing business interaction and increasing exchanges with stakeholders
• Help maintain governance procedures, controls and documentation
• Actively support the implementation of a new tool within Reinsurance Reporting that will automate reporting and data collection. Help construct new processes to work with the new reporting tool
• Any other ad hoc tasks as required by manager

About the team

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Financial Accounting Hub Bratislava provides Accounting and Reporting services to other parts of Swiss Re Group worldwide.
Our team members working in Reporting area are responsible for maintenance and improvements to internal reporting systems, maintain master data and work with IT on implementation of new reporting solutions. Accounting teams are responsible for complex accounting y our colleagues across the globe.

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

About you

We are looking for a pro-active person with interest in financial and business data:
• Master's Degree in Finance/Accounting or related field
• Strong analytical skills, capable of analysing numbers and drawing out relevant conclusions
• Strong process management skills
• Strong team player with a can do attitude, eager and willing to learn
• Very good comprehension of MS Excel and Powerpoint, with experience in handling large data volume
• Cultural sensitivity in order to work in a global environment
• Self-motivated and strives for efficient solutions that effectively meet client needs
• Strong communication (English) written and spoken
• Flexible and open minded - committed to a permanent learning experience

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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: 3437270   Dátum zverejnenia: 4.9.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 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*