Senior Accountant (Ref. No.: 81901)

Place of work
Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum salary 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.*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About iptiQ EMEA P&C

iptiQ EMEA Property & Casualty is a newly built unit within Swiss Re Life Capital, established to deliver digital-native and creative solutions for Property & Casualty (P&C) clients and partners across Europe that engage with consumers in non-traditional ways.



About the role:

As the Senior Accountant iptiQ EMEA P&C in Bratislava, 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.



General Accountability:

The iptiQ EMEA P&C Carrier Financial Operations team is responsible for supporting the Luxembourg insurance company and the European branches with accounting, controlling, financial analysis and reporting according to internal guidelines, Luxembourg and US GAAP accounting policies as well as local tax requirements. As member of the team you support in a first instance the build-up phase through the implementation of Finance systems, processes and controls. Afterwards you will support the team leader on complex accounting and reporting activities for the legal entity and branches. You seek possibilities to develop, streamline and improve the team's delivery processes. Further, you ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements. Your main customers are Finance iptiQ EMEA P&C, Swiss Re Group Finance and Taxes as well as internal and external Audit.



Responsibilities:
•Support the build-up phase of the Finance systems and processes for the legal entity and branches
•Provide timely and accurate legal entity and branch financial accounting, controlling and reporting tasks according to internal guidelines, regulatory and Group requirements, including closing and reporting of defined entities
•Ensure timely booking of accruals, payroll, fixed assets, tax bookings, intercompany recharges, and other non-technical accounting activities
•Support financial controlling of selected entities with focus on group requirements (payable/receivable signoff, reconciliations for the accounts under the ownership, and related tasks)
•Provide accurate financial information to the management to enable timely and current decisions to be made
•Financial reporting to local tax teams
•Ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and the audit requirements
•Support audit activities and prepare requested information
•Participate and support Finance related projects and perform ad hoc tasks as required
•Identify and evaluate process improvement possibilities
•Any other ad hoc tasks as required



About the team:



We put the consumers' needs at the center 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 an innovative mind-set, constantly questioning current ways of offering insurance. Our aim is to drive the digitalization 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 - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

About you:
•Five to seven years of work experience in accounting
•Qualification in Accounting, Audit, Finance and/or university degree in Economics, Science or Business Administration
•CPA/ACCA certification or equivalent
•Work experience in the insurance industry is favorable
•Profound knowledge regarding accounting policies and regulatory frameworks
•Understanding of financial reporting processes, risk and controls
•Experience in USGAAP desirable
•Experience in the use of standard bookkeeping software for financial accounting
•Shown PC skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
•Great teammate with good communication skills
•Engaged and motivated
•Fluent English written and spoken
•Additionally excellent command in French and / or German is an advantage

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.

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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.

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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
Karadžičova 12
821 08 Bratislava
https://careers.swissre.com/go/Bratislava/2744001/

Contact

Contact person: Thomas Antonin Lamy

ID: 3549483   Dátum zverejnenia: 28.11.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum salary 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.*