Technical Accountant with English and Spanish language

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Contract type
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By agreement
Wage (gross)
From 1 100 EUR/monthMinimum 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. *

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role
Technical Accounting function takes care of end-to-end process of managing the reinsurance account, cash flow and data quality of the responsible portfolio. The portfolio consists of set of our clients who are primarily insurance companies and brokers.

TA ensures that our clients submit timely and quality account as per contractual wording, analysis and processing of the reinsurance data and overall cash flow management. It is largely the TA function who receives and manages the client data post singing a contract between SR and the client and has a high impact on downstream functions like Finance, Actuary, Underwriters and Client Markets and has a direct influence on technical and financial figures of Swiss Re

All this is only possible through a good understanding of re-insurance concept, accounting principles and understanding of our clients. The position-holder is required to work within a set framework of processes and guidelines and continuously improve the situation to meet the agreed set of KPI deliverables. The TA has to look for opportunities within the core process to create value (qualitative and quantitative) of Swiss Re and external clients. The role also includes many interaction with our internal functions and regular interaction with external clients (via email, call and even visit).

1.Full responsibility of certain set of clients/portfolio. Independent and efficient end-to-end handling of this portfolio which includes below:

-Technical verification of the received reinsurance accounts from the clients' as per the treaty agreement.
-Clarify deviations, incorrect data with SR's internal departments and/or with the clients.
-Process the accounts as per certain set of complex guidelines and processes which includes claims escalations to our claims department.
-Financial settlement with clients according to treaty terms and agreements, managing overall timely cash flow.
-Business correspondence (call, email etc.) with clients.
-Data quality control and risk management related activities according to internal guidelines.

2.Ensure that the agreed priorities, deadlines and service standards are achieved.
3.Constantly look to enhance the service standard and quality.
4.Proactive investigation, analysis and interpretation of processed accounting information.
5.Regular reporting to supervisor and internal stakeholders.
6.Sharing of information with other team members and working across the team if needed.
7.Responsible to contact the external clients directly (either written or verbal) to clarify and resolve any operational issues like missing accounting information, incorrect data, payment delays etc. On many occasions, the TA responsible prepares client visit information and sometime even joins other SR colleagues during the client visit.
8.Achieve agreed KPI targets.
9.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.

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

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Educational Specialization

, economic, humanities

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and Spanish - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About You
-University degree preferably in the area of finance, accounting, economics or
-Secondary Economic School or Secondary Grammar school with 3 years of working experience in the area of finance, accounting, administration.
-Language skills: English and Spanish fluent written and spoken
-Very good comprehension of MS Office (e.g. Excel, Word, Power Point).
-Flair for numbers and analytical skills.
-Good verbal and written business communication skills.
-Excellent team player and openness.
-Diligent and accurate working style.
-Detail oriented.

Solves business problems using own initiative and common sense.

Aware of the importance of internal and external clients, understands their needs and works with them to meet these. Focuses on delivery, meeting deadlines and providing high quality service.

Understands the underlying economics of the industry and the business to ensure the best financial interests of both are maximised.

The ability to collaborate with others and contribute as part of a high performance team, as opposed to working independently or competitively, in order to achieve a common goal.


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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ID: 3927253  Dátum zverejnenia: 22.6.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 100 EUR/month