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Portfolio Accounting & Control Supervisor

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
full-time
Wage (gross)
From 1 700 EUR/monthThe minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 1700 EUR full time. Our final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are looking for a new team member to lead the Portfolio Accounting and Controls team reporting directly to the Head of Finance Operations and working closely with the wider iptiQ Finance team, Data Operations Team and Third-Party Distributors.

Your primary responsibilities will be:

• Lead and develop Portfolio Accounting and Controls Tangram pillar (currently one direct report) with ownership of related technical accounting processes.
• Support the development of iptiQ's Policy Administration System.
• Produce accurate and complete trial balances at both a Legal Entity and Branch level in the various reporting GAAPs for the iptiQ Life SA entity.
• Assist in preparation of timely and accurate data for internal and external reporting.
• Monitor and analyse iptiQ's performance during the year, ensuring ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements across all valuations.
• Drive continuous improvement and process excellence through involvement in systems and process development.
• Partner with External Third Party Administrators (TPA), to ensure Finance has the appropriate oversight and controls in place to ensure Policy Holder Data is correctly calculated and booked correctly in our ledger.
• The Finance team will have numerous responsibilities for day-to-day operational finance activities as well as accounting, reporting, analytics and commentaries according to accounting policies for Group, Local Branch & Entities, Economic, and Solvency II valuation principles for iptiQ Life SA and iptiQ Holdings Ltd where relevant.
• Facilitate the audit process and work with auditors where required.
• Accurate calculation and booking of internal and external retrocession agreements.
• Contribute and support Finance related projects, including new deals and other ad-hoc tasks as required.

Main customers:
• Head of Finance Operations, Bratislava
• iptiQ EMEA L&H CFO
• Group Finance and iptiQ Financial Reporting Luxembourg
• Distribution Partners

In our Finance community, you will have the opportunity to explore processes end-to-end, both on entry level and in professional roles. Our flat corporate structure enables you to build strong ownership of the tasks and have a direct contact with senior leaders across Swiss Re universe.

Information about the selection process

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. iptiQ embraces a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.

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

 Five or more years of work experience in the financial services industry
•    University degree in Economics, Science, Accounting or Business Administration
•    Qualification in Accounting and/or Audit or equivalent experience
•    Knowledge of statutory accounting policies and regulatory framework
•    Excellent analytical skills with holistic financial thinking
•    Strong communication skills - ability to communicate complex issues in a clear and concise fashion
•    Strong evidence of managing external relationships and deliverables
•    Experience in USGAAP/IFRS desirable
•    PC skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
•    Teammate with good interpersonal skills
•    Engaging and motivating
•    Excellent command of the English language

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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
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
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Contact

Kontaktná osoba: Magdalena Lendvorska

ID: 4172995  Dátum zverejnenia: 30.9.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 700 EUR/month