Senior Accountant

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
Contract type
plný úväzok
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

The position holder is accountable for cost related accounting and reporting relating to assigned entities including provision of information to other areas of the Swiss Re Group for tax and regulatory purposes. To include assistance with policy setting, process improvement, identification and implementation.

Your job will include :
- Account for and contribute to the production of monthly/quarterly/annual accounts for assigned entities and branches
- Payroll, compensation and related benefits accounting and associated balance sheet entries and reconciliations where appropriate
- Handle, or control, balance sheet reconciliation processes where not controlled by other Finance team
- Prepare VAT / equivalent reporting for VAT / equivalent managers (including reconciliations)
- Prepare reporting for the various jurisdictions served by Finance
- Processing and overview of end to end intercompany recharge processing and related activity, i.e. accounting for intercompany recharges in and recharges out and International Assignee accounting / processes in conjunction with the Intragroup Service Model team. All associated reconciliations
- Ensure the quarterly reporting of the lines of business assigned to you is delivered on time and with high quality.
- You drive identification of any potential gaps in controls and identification of areas for improvement while ensuring consistency between the regions and teams (globally);
- Act as the interface between Finance team and rest of Group, e.g. Tax and Legal teams, Group Cost Management / Controlling, Group FP&A, wider business community for the respective branches / entities
- You would perform other position related tasks as instructed by Supervisor

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)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

- University degree in the area of finance, accounting, economics or similar
- Proven experience as a Financial accountant or similar
- Very good comprehension of MS Office
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Experience in SAP or Oracle is an advantage
Fluent English written and spoken
- Adherence to deadlines and ability to work on own initiative a must
- Advanced level on Microsoft Office (Excel – Pivot Tables, Word and PowerPoint)

Solves business problems using own initiative, within parameters of own role.

Should be able to see how own objectives fit in with the overall team/business objectives. Questions any areas, which do not fit. Appreciates the each function plays within the Company and related roles externally.

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.

Ability to make decisions within the parameters of the role. Can explain the business rationale behind decisions and can demonstrate a methodical/rational process for decisions.

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

Willingness and ability to put forward a convincing point of view within the parameter of own job.


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
Mill Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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Kontaktná osoba: Sara Sanna

ID: 3978850  Dátum zverejnenia: 29.9.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month