Professional Financial Analyst

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
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

Do you have a passion for dynamic, fast and challenging job where you can develop yourself in world-class asset management environment? Do you enjoy working with investments? Are you good with numbers?

We are looking for a highly motivated and result oriented colleague to join our Finance Asset Management team!

The Asset Management (AM) function manages the assets that Swiss Re generates through its core insurance and reinsurance businesses. We do so by using a robust asset-liability management process. In addition to matching assets and liabilities, the team optimizes risk-adjusted investment returns within defined risk limits. Our clients are the Business Units, Reinsurance, Corporate Solutions and Life Capital. Their portfolios are handled individually according to their needs and objectives. Asset Management provides an efficient operating platform capable of supporting all financial market activities conducted by Swiss Re.

The job itself along with the team's trainings framework and Swiss Re's knowledge-sharing culture offer excellent learning opportunities as you would have insights into how various investments work in real world and how they impact company's Balance sheet and P&L.

Key responsibilities:

You will be responsible for weekly Profit&Loss projections for senior management
You will review and analyze Balance sheet and Profit&Loss data in Excel and provide analysis of investment results to internal parties (Business Units, Executive Management and Board of Directors) as well as external analysts, credit rating agencies and regulators.
You will prepare various US GAAP reports for senior management and Business Units.
You will have opportunity to work on key Asset Management deliverables such as result conference presentations, analyst and investors slides (posted externally on Swiss Re's website), analyst Q&A and various other reports.
You will collaborate with Chief Investment Office and Treasury and support them in various investment related analyses they may need.
You will communicate with internal parties and help to address various investment reporting issues as well as oversee large transactions.
You will have opportunities to participate on various projects, work on improvements to processes and simplification of tasks

About the Team

We are team of 10 and are responsible for internal and external reporting for the Group Asset Management. We analyze and report financial results for investment portfolio which contains various types of financial instruments such as bonds, equities, alternative investments and financial derivatives. On weekly basis, we also prepare Profit and Loss (P&L) projections for senior management. Part of the Finance Asset Management team that you will cooperate with is located in New York and London.

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

Advanced knowledge of investment products and financial markets
Previous experience in accounting/ finance or asset management 4+
Understanding of general accounting and reporting principals (we will teach you about investment accounting/reporting)
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to handle numerous priorities at a time and meet deadlines while delivering high quality results.
Proficient English, you have no problem to write emails and have a call via Skype.
Open to learn and flexibility to take on new tasks and challenges

Preferred:

University degree (Master or equivalent), preferably in Finance, Accounting, Economics or another related degree
ACCA or CFA an advantage
We will also consider highly motivated Graduates
Proficient with MS Office applications including Excel and Power Point

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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 Business Services (Slovakia) s.r.o.
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.

ID: 3992958  Dátum zverejnenia: 29.10.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month