Senior Accountant

Place of work
Bratislava
Contract type
full-time

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role
We, in the Corporate Solutions Branch Controlling Team support legal entity and branch accounting, controlling and reporting activities. Further, we ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements.
Each team member has assigned 3-5 branches. We have complex financial overview about the assigned branches.
As our department is rapidly growing over time, we are searching for new colleagues to become a part of our team. We cooperate with Finance managers, Branch managers, Tax department and Auditors. We are currently engaged in the transition to new IT system.

Main tasks
• Ownership and active management of the branch trial balance
• Closing activities on a quarterly basis for assigned branches including accounting tasks and quality assurance activities
• Provide comprehensive financial and variance analysis and business commentaries with respect to reporting, monitoring and reconciliation activities according to management and stakeholders requirements
• Prepare on a quarterly or annually basis qualitative reporting to Board of Directors, senior management or other internal clients as well as reporting to regulatory bodies or other governing authorities on local accounting standards
• Preparation and coordination with internal & external auditors to conduct audit activities, contact person for assigned entities for internal partners and both internal and external auditors where required
• Contribute to improve processes and systems to ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements, and also to meet internal management expectations
• Establish a network and closely collaborate with the respective professionals across the organization
• The position acts with a high degree of autonomy & discretion within the delegated authority

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.*

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

• Three to five years of work experience in accounting/financial reporting, preferably in insurance or reinsurance business
• Qualification in Accounting, Audit, Finance and/or university degree in Economics, Science or Business Administration
• Understanding of financial reporting processes, risk and controls
• Experience in the use of standard bookkeeping software for financial accounting
• Proven PC skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
• Team player with good communication skills
• Fluent English written and spoken


*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
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
https://careers.swissre.com/go/Bratislava/2744001/

Contact

Contact person: Jasmina Kerla

ID: 3549483   Dátum zverejnenia: 12.4.2019   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.*