Asset Management Cost Controlling Analyst (Suitable for fresh graduates)

Place of work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 100 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 1100 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

Do you have a passion for dynamic, fast and challenging job where you can develop yourself in world-class asset management environment? Are you good with numbers and Excel?

We are looking for a highly motivated and result oriented colleague with great analytical skills to join our Finance Asset Management team.
Managing costs is a critical activity to ensure the success of a business. You will get an excellent opportunity to develop in-depth knowledge of the organization's structure, functional responsibilities and cost drivers. As a part of the Cost Controlling team you will be responsible for financial planning & analysis of expenses for the Asset Management function within Swiss Re. We closely cooperate with several departments within the Group.

The job itself along with the team's trainings framework and Swiss Re's knowledge-sharing culture offer excellent learning opportunities as you would have insights into how asset management works particularly in relation to cost controlling. Our team is multinational, spread across various locations including New York, Zurich and London.

The Asset Management (AM) function manages the assets that Swiss Re generates through its core insurance and reinsurance businesses. We do so by using a robust asset-liability management process. In addition to matching assets and liabilities, the team optimizes risk-adjusted investment returns within defined risk limits. Our clients are the Business Divisions - Reinsurance, Corporate Solutions and Life Capital. Their portfolios are handled individually according to their needs and objectives.

Key responsibilities:
Cost and headcount planning, reporting and analysis which entails the following:
• You will produce reports for management including preparation of PowerPoint slides on cost, headcount as well as variance analysis and projections
• You will support planning process and update projections during the year, which entails coordination and analysis of budget to reflect organizational changes and analyze information on headcount and expenses
• You will submit annual expense plan and updated projections to centralized systems
• You will perform other monthly financial and headcount related tasks, including analysis of accruals and prepayments as well as analysis of various expense categories.
• You will collaborate and maintain relationships with a number of internal clients

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
Microsoft PowerPoint - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

• University degree in Business Administration, or 1-5 years relevant work experience
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
• Strong in MS Office skills, especially Excel and PowerPoint
• Dedication to continuous learning and ability to learn
• Strong attention to detail with excellent analytical and problem solving skills
• Strong organizational skills with ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
• Ability to work independently
• Positive, can-do attitude and ability to challenge the status quo to improve processes
• Flexibility and ability to adapt to change; great teammate
• Experience with financial planning & analysis is an advantage
• Experience with cost accounting is an advantage

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

Our flexible working options offer you greater autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.
We are open to have this position filled as full-time/ 80% part-time.

*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.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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ID: 3654425  Dátum zverejnenia: 10.2.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 100 EUR/month