Senior Accountant (Ref. No.: 90595)

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
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Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role
Do you enjoy thinking ahead and identifying new opportunities or anticipate future challenges? Do you like to take charge of complex, cross-functional projects in an agile way?
As Senior Accountant for Internal Reinsurance you will be able to do all of that! As part of the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Global Controlling team, you will play a key role in handling the Intra-Group Reinsurance (IGR) financial processes, including the contract set up, calculation scheduling, financial reporting and payment/settlement of the transactions. IGR is an activity where one company within Swiss Re Group insures activities of another company.

In addition, you will contribute to the maintenance and development of the IGR financial processing platform together with colleagues from Finance IT, which will comprise of participation in initiatives and projects - this will include the roll-out of the new CorFiT financial accounting and reporting system.
You will interact frequently with a number of key partners, including Reinsurance and Corporate Solutions embedded Finance teams, Risk Management, Auditors, Treasury and other (Finance) functions.
You will have a chance to work in a motivated and experienced team in a fast-paced environment, you will gain insights into various aspects of Corporate Solutions' business.

Main responsibilities
• Ensuring accurate implementation of IGR contracts within our finance systems
• Coordinate timelines of quarterly financial production of proportional IGRs and be in charge of timely submission of the statements
• Review of quarterly financial results in regard to accuracy and completeness
• Contribute to improving the IGR financial processing platform and assist in UATs that evolve thereof

About the Team
The Inter-Group Reinsurance team is a relatively new team established in July 2018. We are a part of the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Global Controlling team, responsible for the handling of Intra-Group Reinsurance (IGR) financial processes globally. This includes the contract set-up, calculations, scheduling, financial reporting and payment/settlement of transactions. And are you wondering what IGR is about? IGR is an activity where one company within Swiss Re Group insures activities of another company. If you are ready to take a deep look into these processes, and learn the inner workings of our department, this may be the opportunity for you!

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

About You
• Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
• Knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS would be an asset
• Minimum of 3 years' experience in a role relevant for this position
• Insurance or reinsurance accounting experience desirable
• Experience in working in a complex process environment required and cross-functional teams
• Experienced with accounting/reporting systems required
• Strong in administration tasks
• Demonstrate personal accountability and dedication for area of responsibility
• Great teammate, good communication and interpersonal skills
• Good written and spoken skills in English
• Ad hoc support in providing expert reports and analysis to our key stakeholders
• Perform other position related tasks as instructed by IGR Team Lead


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

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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Contact person: Phillip Stubna

ID: 3838666  Dátum zverejnenia: 14.5.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month