Senior Finance Governance Professional (Ref. No.: 86915)

Place of work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
1 500 EUR/month 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.*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About Swiss Re
Swiss Re Reinsurance provides clients and brokers with reinsurance products, insurance-based capital market instruments and risk management services. Reinsurance operates globally through two segments – Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Reinsurance revenues totalled USD 29 billion in 2016.

About the Role
Do you enjoy seeing bigger picture? Would you like to use your financial expertise and have an overview of processes?
If you are passionate about operational risk, controls, processes and you want to contribute in making them efficient, then this a fantastic opportunity for you. You will get a chance to talk to CFOs regularly and make yourself visible.
You will provide advice & assurance and act as trusted partner to Finance teams globally to support the 1st line of defense. This includes advising on process and control design, review of audit results, issue/findings reporting and monitoring and definition of remediation measures. You will take the lead in supporting implementation and driving continuous improvement in different aspects of the Finance governance framework. This requires to propose and implement changes/improvements to tasks and processes across teams, functions and organizational units. In addition you will review and/or coordinates work of others and contribute to projects as project member or lead smaller projects.

In this role you will:
• support the improvement of the internal control framework and risk indicator
• improve the monitoring of Financial Reporting Risk (FRR) for US GAAP, Economic Value Management (EVM and Statutory Reporting within the Reinsurance Business Unit
• make recommendations on strengthening the controls of reviewed processes
• provide support in internal and external audit matters
• monitor open issues to ensure timely resolution and closure
• be responsible for updating process documentation within our business unit
• oversee the quarterly Risk and Control Self-Assessment process and Internal Control over Finance Reporting (ICoFR) certification process
• be supporting the Account Ownership reporting process

About the Team
We are part of the Accounting & Reporting Office, a team spread across Europe, Asia and the US that provides advice and acts as trusted partner to Finance Reinsurance teams globally in the management of the Finance Reinsurance governance framework. The Risk & Controls team advises on process and control related matters within the Group risk and control framework.

We are part of the Accounting & Reporting department in Finance Reinsurance, which is responsible for the production financial numbers, the consolidation of financial views in Reinsurance for external reporting and ensuring consistency across US GAAP, local statutory and economic reporting bases.

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 - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

About You
We would be happy to meet you if you have the following skills:
• University Master - Economics/Finance/Accounting
• Several years of relevant experience in similar role or industry
• Drive and motivation to assume full responsibility for complex tasks, processes or entities and manage stakeholders relevant to the area of responsibility independently
• Able to handle complex and confidential information appropriately; awareness of risks in the area of responsibility
• Self - motivated and independent; capable of working under pressure and meeting deadlines
• Strong analytical skills to resolve complex / unusual / ad hoc queries
• Strong communication skills (English) written and spoken; able to steer communication across teams and locations
• Willingness to demonstrate commercial awareness in daily service provision and projects.
• Capability to challenge non-standard processes and strive for efficient solutions that effectively meet client needs plus to understand the business context and adapt deliverables to changing business requirements.
• Advanced skills in Microsoft Office
If you find this opportunity as a great step in your career, let us know about yourself!

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. Swiss Re offers modern work models and attractive work places that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases.

*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 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava


Contact person: Zuzana Janostiakova

ID: 3818205  Dátum zverejnenia: 25.11.2019  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month