Cost Allocation Process Partner

Place of work
Contract type
Wage (gross)
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.* *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.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

About the role

Do you have Finance knowledge, which enable you to analyze and explain financial data and coordinate globally with cost controllers, partners and analysts? Do you speak English fluently and have excellent MS PowerPoint skills? Would you like to join a department that offers plenty of career opportunities in Bratislava?

Then you might be the right person we are looking for!

Are you an experienced professional who loves working in a demanding environment and submitting tight deliverables? Do you know that visuals matter? Are you able to tell story using MS PowerPoint and build great relationships with an audience in a unique way that stands out?

Together with Head of Cost Allocation, you will be responsible for the Group Cost Allocation Process. The main responsibility is to provide release timelines in line with other Group Finance processes, build and maintain strong working relationships with business finance teams and act as a liaison with business units, Group Functions and Legal Entities representatives to review the IT & business' readiness and ensure all inputs are submitted timely per production release.

About team
The SCA Governance team will be a total of 10 FTEs including yourself, housed within a highly integrated Group Cost Management unit of 25 FTEs based in Zurich and Bratislava. We are part of Finance Group Operations, which in total has 140 FTEs. Our main goal is to be the central point of contact for the divisions on any cost related topic where we ensure close collaboration with the Division Heads, Divisional Executive Offices and Cost representatives such as Department and Cost Centre Heads.

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

-3+ years of experience in controlling/finance or equivalent with strong financial acumen
-Excellent in MS PowerPoint with ability to convert data tables to graphics
-Ability to work independently and make decisions/priorities
-Self-motivated, proactive and client focused mentality
-Attention to detail and accuracy in delivery
-Superior international cross-functional partner -management; stature and confidence to interact at Senior Management level
-Ability to juggle strategic and tactical activities on a regular basis
-Fluency in written and spoken English
-Excellent social skills (communication, persuasiveness, team orientation)
-Strong influencing, interpersonal and intercultural skills

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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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, organizačná zložka
Mlynské nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.


Kontaktná osoba: Lukáš Takáč

ID: 4001947  Dátum zverejnenia: 19.11.2020  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month