Reporting Professional

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Do you have accounting knowledge, would like to further develop your financial statements understanding and analytical skills, which will enable you to explain financial data? Do you fluently speak English and are you passionate about participation in complex transaction discussions? Would you like to master the reporting system SAP?

We are looking for a colleague for our Accounting & Reporting team mainly responsible for the closing and reporting of the European non-reinsurance legal entities.

You will assume responsibility for participation in the end-to-end Accounting & Reporting process of assigned legal entities spread throughout Europe, according to the relevant accounting principles and internal guidelines. You will get hands on compliance with local statutory and group reporting requirements and the internal control framework.

About the role:
•Closing activities on a quarterly basis for assigned entities (e.g. service, real estate, investment, financing and holding companies) including accounting tasks.
•Quarterly Group Reporting in line with the corporate US GAAP framework as well as statutory accounting principles and internal Economic Valuation Method (EVM), including analysis and legal entity reporting preparation and presentation to senior finance management, BoD and other stakeholders
•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
•Participation and driving the projects and complex transactions as required
•The position acts with a low to medium degree of autonomy & discretion within the delegated authority
•Trial balance responsibility including closing related bookings, reconciliation and substantiation of accounts (Statutory / US GAAP)
•Partial to full ownership of the legal entity in Statutory, US GAAP and Economic value reporting in compliance with relevant accounting principles including management reporting, annual accounts production, ad hoc reporting
•Support to the legal entity owners for active management of the Balance Sheet e.g. Cash, Capital monitoring
•Coordination within team and with external partners
•Ensure operational compliance with statutory and group policies and internal control framework

About the team:

We are a team located mainly in Bratislava covering EMEA region with our main mandate to proceed with quarterly and annual closing activities including the preparation of the final reporting packages presented to senior management. The entities in our portfolio are located in Switzerland, Luxembourg, Germany, Denmark, Slovakia.

Our main partners are General Ledger Accounting team, Global Investment Reporting team, Real Estate team, Treasury, Tax and Global Service Operations.

About you:

Required Skills, Qualification and Experience:
•The position is suitable for graduate, preferably with previous experience in Accounting / Reporting or Audit
•Accounting / CPA qualification and knowledge of at least one relevant statutory accounting and reporting policy e.g. Slovak GAAP, German HGB, Luxembourg GAAP, IFRS, Danish GAAP, Swiss GAAP and/or US GAAP is an advantage
•Knowledge of Financial statements analysis
•Analytical skills with the ability to deliver quality output on short deadlines
•Ability to work independently
•Analytical and methodical work-style combined with good business discernment and high-quality output
•Real teammate who is used to cooperation in a highly professional and international environment
•Fluent in English, any other European language especially German is a plus

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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Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum salary from 1100 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience.*

Information about the selection process

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)


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
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava

ID: 3688853   Dátum zverejnenia: 7.6.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum salary from 1100 EUR gross/month/full time and other rewards. Our offer to you may be higher based on your experience.*