Cost Allocation Associate (50%-100%)

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Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the team

The Cost Allocation team will be a total of 10 FTEs including yourself, housed within a highly integrated Group Cost Management unit of 25 FTEs based in Zurich, Bratislava and Armonk. We are part of Finance Group Operations, which in total has 140 FTEs.
Our main goal is to be the central point of contact for the divisions and legal entities on any Service cost allocation related topic where we ensure close collaboration with the Division Heads, Divisional Executive Offices and Cost representatives such as Department and Cost Centre Heads.

About the role

You will join a high-powered Cost Operations team that maintains and administers the tools, reporting engines and processes that underpin the Swiss Re Group cost consolidation. This role will require intensive collaboration with the Cost Allocation team in Group Cost Management and will have significant stakeholder exposure across the legal entity community, with a large focus on the process governance, tool maintenance and production support for group cost management. Support with standard and ad hoc cost reporting can also be offered within this role.

This position will report to the Head Cost Allocations and will be significantly involved in the ATLAS Cost Transparency entity go-live during 2018.

This is a first rate opportunity to get a broad understanding of the operational management of a financial services firms. It will allow and require you to build a wide network across all Legal Entities, Business Units and Group Functions. The combination of data-centric and people-centric process work is a unique platform from which to develop your management skills.

Main responsibilities:

• Maintenance of the Global Database with all Intra-company Agreements (ISAs), keeping ISAs updated and accessible for our global user community
• Preparation of new and amend existing ISAs, and actively drive the signature procedure of all new documents globally
• Close cooperation and communication with professionals from Legal, Group Tax, Transfer Pricing and Global Outsourcing
• Being part of automatization and process enhancements
• Cooperation and support of all Group Cost Management team on ad-hoc projects

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.

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)

Personality requirements and skills

- Recently graduate of university degree, preferable in a finance related field
- Interest to explore and learn about accounting terminology and processes
- Excellent MS Excel, and other Microsoft Office suite programs
- Ability to assess, understand complex dependencies
- Fluency in written and spoken English
- Excellent communication skills and team player


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

ID: 3701228   Dátum zverejnenia: 31.7.2019   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.