Senior Accountant

Place of work
Mlynské nivy, Bratislava
Contract type
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

About the role

As the Senior Accountant iptiQ EMEA P&C in Bratislava, you will have a unique and exciting opportunity to join us. We are diverse and motivated team, committed to delivering value and innovative services together with our clients and partners in the primary insurance space!

As member of the team you contribute to process improvement and new process design after ORACLE (GL) implementation. You will play a leading role in the team for complex insurance accounting and reporting activities.


Support the post build-up phase of the Finance systems and processes
Provide timely and accurate financial accounting, controlling and reporting tasks according to internal guidelines, regulatory and Group requirements, including closing and reporting
Ensure accurate insurance (technical) accounting bookings
Ensure timely booking of accruals, payroll, fixed assets, tax bookings, intercompany recharges, and other non-technical accounting activities
Support financial controlling with focus on group requirements (payable/receivable signoff, reconciliations for the accounts under the ownership, and related tasks)
Provide accurate financial information to the management to enable timely and current decisions to be made
Financial reporting to local tax teams
Ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and support audit activities
Participate and support Finance related projects and perform ad hoc tasks as required
Identify and evaluate process improvement possibilities

Do you enjoy thinking ahead and identifying new opportunities or anticipate future challenges? Do you like driving complex, cross-functional projects in an agile way? Do you enjoy pushing borders and have a passion for the latest technologies? If yes is the answer to all questions above, then send us your CV now!

About the team

The iptiQ EMEA P&C Carrier Financial Operations team, we are responsible for supporting the Luxembourg insurance company and the European branches with accounting, controlling, financial analysis and reporting according to internal guidelines, Luxembourg and US GAAP accounting policies as well as local tax requirements.

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

- Minimum five years of work experience in accounting (insurance industry is favorable)
- Qualification in Accounting, Audit, Finance and/or university degree in Economics, Science or Business Administration
- CPA/ACCA certification or equivalent is advantage
- Profound knowledge regarding accounting policies (US GAAP)
- Understanding of financial reporting processes, risk and controls
- Experience in the use of standard accounting software
- Shown PC skills, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Engaged and motivated teammate with good interpersonal skills
- Fluent English written and spoken (B2)


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
Mlynské Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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Kontaktná osoba: Natalia Zemkova

ID: 4073776  Dátum zverejnenia: 3.5.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 500 EUR/month