Accountant

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
Contract type
plný úväzok
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

The Corporate Solutions GLAS Team is responsible for supporting the European & Asian branches of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Ltd and Swiss Re International SE with accounting, controlling and reporting activities. All is done according to internal guidelines and different accounting valuations including US GAAP accounting policies, local branch accounting policies and local tax requirements. You seek possibilities to further develop, streamline and improve the team's delivery processes. Further, you ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements.



KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Provide timely and accurate legal entity and branch accounting, controlling and reporting tasks according to internal guidelines, regulatory and Group requirements, including closing and reporting of defined entities
Ensure the completion of monthly/quarterly/annual GL accounts for assigned entities and branches
Provide accurate financial information to the management to enable timely and current decisions to be made
Own and approve balance sheet reconciliation processes where not controlled by other Finance teams
Ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and the audit requirements
Act as focal point for audit activities and review requested information
Drive policy reviews / settings and process improvements
Participate and support Finance related projects and perform ad hoc tasks as required
Identify and evaluate process improvement possibilities


Other

Provide cover for other roles in the team
Any other ad hoc tasks as required

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 - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

- University degree in the area of finance, accounting, economics or similar
- 2-3 years of work experience in accounting / financial reporting
- Good interpersonal and communication skills
- Basic understanding of financial reporting processes, risk and controls
- Experience in USGAAP, IFRS or different valuations is an advantage
- Adherence to deadlines and ability to work on own initiative and under time pressure
- Fluent English written and spoken
- Experience in SAP is an advantage
Good comprehension of MS Office


KEY COMPETENCIES



ANALYTICAL

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



CLIENT SERVICE

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.



TEAM ORIENTATION

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.



KNOWLEDGE SHARING

Ability and willingness to obtain, use and share information, ideas and knowledge with others across the organisation and clients as appropriate to maximise business effectiveness.



PLANNING AND ORGANISING

Ability to plan day-to-day work schedule and objectives, deals with any issues/conflicts arising and works with others to plan, organise and achieve goals.

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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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Contact

Kontaktná osoba: Sara Sanna

ID: 3983413  Dátum zverejnenia: 7.10.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 100 EUR/month