Team Leader Financial Reporting

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 700 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job is from 1700 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:
Are you interested in gaining a deep understanding of our business? Would multi-valuation and multi-dimensional management and reporting be a positive challenge for you? If you are also passionate about leading people, then keep reading!
This is your chance to lead a team of strong financial professionals. You will get the opportunity to build and develop your team and optimize our processes.
You will also contribute to the Carrier Hub team's mandate in the preparation, analysis and reporting of financial information of the legal entity for economic valuations and balance sheet management.

Main tasks:

Leadership activities:
- Supervise and develop the Solvency II and Balance sheet management team
- Build strong relationship between Bratislava team and other locations, facilitate communication between the business partners and the team
- Set up an optimal team organization, focus on knowledge acquisition, team stability and performance
- Develop the team by engaging, motivating, providing regular open feedbacks and building trusty relationship

Technical activities:
- Support the team in quarterly and annual close of Solvency II and EVM financial statements
- Provide comprehensive financial and variance analysis and business commentaries with respect to reporting, monitoring and reconciliation activities
- Help the team on the overall financial and balance sheet management, balance sheet optimization and capital and dividend proposals
- Perform tasks relating to steering capital, Intra-group retrocessions, liquidity and risk mitigation decisions in close collaboration with the relevant business unit and group functions
- Support on financial and retrocession planning and monitoring and related activities as well as quarterly and annual performance monitoring, analysis and reporting against the plans
- Contribute to and improve processes and systems to ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements, and also to meet internal management expectations

About the Team:
Our team is built of senior finance professionals, and we are looking for a motivated leader to develop us even further. We love numbers, we strive for process improvements, but we also like to have fun together!

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)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About you:
- University degree, preferably in finance/accounting/economics and with a minimum of 5 years of relevant working experience, audit experience would be an advantage
- Experienced team leader with people leadership skills
- Knowledge and experience in the preparation of complex financial statements, ideally in the financial industry
- Experience in financial reporting focused on timely delivery and high quality of output
- Experience in US-GAAP/IFRS and Solvency II desirable
- Experience in Balance sheet and Capital management desirable
- Strong command of Microsoft Excel and Power Point, knowledge of SAP would be advantage
- Excellent command of the English language
- Strong analytical skills and holistic approach and ability to work with complex details and apply good business judgement and deliver high-quality output independently
- Ability to make decisions within the parameters of the role and to explain the business rationale behind
Intercultural competencies and the ability to understand complex processes. Keen to learn and quickly and efficiently adapt to changes


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
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.


Contact person: Zuzana Janostiakova

ID: 3936238  Dátum zverejnenia: 10.7.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 700 EUR/month