IT Team Finance Controller

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 500 EUR/monthMinimum 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

For our technology team we are seeking an experienced financial controller who brings process mindset to plan and track spend against contract and project.

Role requirements:
We are looking for a forward-thinking and innovative self-starter to undertake this key support role for one of Swiss Re's pivotal initiatives.
- Take charge of the IT budget process from setting budget to tracking actuals and reporting aggregated spend data
- Contract management to maintain accurate spend position and set accruals
- Collate, review and ensure budget reporting and coordination across multiple projects
- Coordinate external vendor reporting to track spending against budget, and capacity against demand
- Oversee invoice handling process through an accounts payable team and compare received and processed invoices with contracted agreements and projections
- Handle day-to-day queries and issues relating to vendor management and invoice handling, ensuring they are resolved in an appropriate and timely manner
- Manage own workload effectively to achieve agreed service/ business standards

Information about the selection process

*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.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.

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Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

We are searching for an upbeat, positive individual who will be acting as a coordination point for a variety of topics and coordinate requests from internal and external partners. You should be a teammate with solid organization skills and ability to make plans, IT know-how, liaising with all management levels and ensuring that logistics are well executed!
- You are proficient in English, demonstrating a clear and articulate standard of written and verbal communication
- Experience of providing support to Senior Management from both a budget & FTE coordination perspective
- You have experience of working with and implementing structures, frameworks and tools
- You are Ambitious, highly organized and efficient, setting adequate priorities with a can do and proactive attitude
- Ability to handle confidential information appropriately
- You are autonomous and cope effectively with multi-task work situations as well as to work independently and to work under pressure also in a virtual environment
- You feel comfortable in an area that is fluid and developing with priorities that change rapidly
- You are committed to quality, attention to detail and are solution oriented; persistent and thorough
- You are proficient in MS Office, particularly Outlook, PowerPoint and advanced Excel is important; you have experience working with Confluence and other digital collaboration tools, or are eager to learn it.
- You bring some familiarity with business contracts and Legal knowledge


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG, org. zložka
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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ID: 3903499  Dátum zverejnenia: 23.12.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month