Payments & Settlements Specialist

Place of work
Contract type
Start date
By agreement

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the role & team

Are you eager for dynamic, fast and challenging job where you can develop and grow in world-class asset management environment? Are you passionate about financial products and investments? We are looking for highly motivated and result oriented colleague into one of our teams in Asset Management.

This is an opportunity for you to join our Investment Transactions Management team whose purpose is to confirm and settle all trades executed by our internal portfolio managers and payments related to trading activities. You will confirm the trades and cash flows with counter-parties and brokers, monitor until their successful settlement and resolve issues or discrepancies. We have direct exposure to the market and get involved in different projects and initiatives following business strategy, regulatory requirements and changes. We offer excellent learning opportunities as you would have insights into the investment and transaction lifecycle.

The Asset Management (AM) function manages the assets that Swiss Re generates through its core insurance and reinsurance businesses. We do so 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 Units, Reinsurance, Corporate Solutions and Life Capital. Their portfolios are handled individually according to their needs and objectives. AM Operations provides an efficient operating platform capable of supporting all financial market activities conducted by Swiss Re.

Key Responsibilities
• You will have full control and supervision of daily tasks and flows related to confirmation and settlement of fixed income and equity trades, and different payment flows including OTC derivatives, Principal investments and corporate actions
• You will manage resolution of complex queries from our partners
• You will oversee money laundering and fraud activities
• You will communicate with internal and external partners to address queries
• You will be responsible for implementation of new regulatory requirements and market changes
• You will actively participate in functional and cross-functional projects, suggesting improvements and simplification of tasks and processes
• You will provide input for development and improvement of internal control framework together with Operational Risk Management
• You will mentor colleagues through training and operations

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum 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 selection process

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)

The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

About You
• Good knowledge of products, markets and investment operations
• Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle numerous priorities at a time and meet deadlines while delivering high quality results.
• Fluent English, you have no problem to write emails and have a call via Skype. We consider as your advantage if you speak any other European language
• Positive attitude towards changing environment and knowledge sharing, ability to develop the same in other team members
• Willingness to learn, flexibility to take on new tasks and challenges
• Strong teammate

• University degree (Master or equivalent), preferably in Finance, Accounting, Economics or another related degree
• 1+ years of relevant work experience (not required)
• Advanced knowledge of MS Excel

Do you want to work for an employer that provides an equal opportunity and values diversity? We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We look forward to receive your application.

*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

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava


Contact person: Lucia Vargova

ID: 3689223   Dátum zverejnenia: 7.6.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum 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.*