Senior Accountant (Ref. No.: 86225)

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Job description, responsibilities and duties

About Swiss Re
Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customised products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.

About the role
General Accountability:
The Finance Corporate Solutions Team is responsible for US GAAP reporting to Group Finance and enables the publication of consolidated financial statements at group level. The position holder is responsible for the timely and accurate filing of the US GAAP result from the Corporate Solutions entities to Group Finance in all required formats. The team is also supporting the entities and branches in accounting, controlling, financial analysis and reporting, according to local statutory and tax requirements as well as US GAAP accounting policies.

Main customers:
Finance Corporate Solutions
Group Finance
Tax Department
Internal & External Audit

Main tasks:
Responsible for timely and accurate submission of the financial data of Corporate Solutions EMEA legal entities to Group Finance into the Group Financial Reporting Application (GFA) structure
Responsible for segmenting monthly investment submissions
Responsible for quarterly submission of additional information on the group filing (AIQ)
Perform quality assurance, IGR controlling and monitoring, FX checks, review and approve account reconciliations
Assist in financial controlling and monitoring of EMEA legal entities; drive issue resolution as needed
Provide comprehensive analysis and business commentaries with respect to the accounting policy, reporting, monitoring and reconciliation activities according to management requirements
Ensure compliance with risk and control frameworks and audit requirements
Participate and support Finance related projects and perform ad hoc tasks as required
Identify and evaluate process improvement possibilities

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum base salary for this job 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 - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

Position Specifications:
Ideally five years or more of work experience in accounting/financial reporting (insurance business is advantage)
Qualification in Accounting, Audit, Finance and/or university degree in Economics, Science or Business Administration
ACCA certification or equivalent is advantage (training support provided)
Profound knowledge of statutory accounting policies and regulatory frameworks
Understanding of financial reporting processes, risk and controls
Experience with accounting under IFRS/US GAAP is advantage
Experience in the use of standard bookkeeping software for financial accounting
Proven PC skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Good interpersonal skills
Engaged and motivated, adaptability and flexibility
Structured and independent work approach and strong analytical skills
Fluent English written and spoken
Additional languages (German) an advantage

Perform other position related tasks as instructed by Supervisor
Provide cover for roles in other teams
Any other ad hoc tasks as required from time to time
Some travel to Swiss Re locations may be required

*We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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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
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava

ID: 3762815   Dátum zverejnenia: 14.10.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job 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.