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Senior Reporting Accountant

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
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

About iptiQ

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.

About the Role

This is an opportunity for you to join a team in a dynamic business. We are looking for a hardworking individual, who can bring knowledge and an enthusiastic 'can do' attitude to our team. The iptiQ Division, through its Operating Entities provide access to attractive and growing primary risk pools.

We are now recruiting a Finance Specialist with an accounting background, passionate about being involved in the growing business unit.

This role will require you to embed your accounting and reporting knowhow into our legal entity accounting team. You will also develop your understanding of different valuation principles including US GAAP, IFRS and local Statutory and respective internal and external reporting requirements.

In this role you will, together with your team-mates, be responsible for successful migration from legacy accounting system onto SAP General ledger platform and be part of the building up team´s operating model at early stage.

Key accountabilities:

• Develop an understanding of data flow, system landscapes and system interactions impacting accounting transactions under relevant valuations
• Support team mates on data cleansing in legacy system in order to ensure smooth transition onto SAP GL
• Prepare and post all manual journals for income statement and balance sheet including but not limited to intercompany, accruals, payroll and expenses for all valuations
• Prepare balance sheet reconciliations including intercompany confirmations and investigate any queries that emerge as a result
• Support a different submission processes by preparing accounting information and supplying the required information, including detailed granular data (e.g. VAT, annual tax return).
• Provide support in acquiring supporting documents for external audit
• Follow controls and raise issues and risks that are identified through approved routes and support the resolution of these
• Maintain and develop important relationships within iptiQ and Swiss Re and serve as main contact point for all accounting queries for entities within your scope

About the Team

The Finance Accounting & Reporting iptiQ team in Bratislava is responsible for the quarterly financial closing for US GAAP, EVM and statutory valuations for our legal entities.

We also contribute to a number of development projects. Our current challenge is the migration of our entities onto SAP, as part of a Swiss Re Finance transformation project.

Information about the selection process

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.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

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

We would like to meet you for an interview if you fulfill our requirements below!

• Minimum 3 – 5 years of relevant work experience, of which at least 3 years have been in the area of general ledger accounting
• You have a University degree with an emphasis in Accounting and/or Finance
• Good understanding of accounting systems including data entry, journal preparation, monthly reconciliations, extraction of reports and understanding of multi-valuation concept
• Ability to work within an appropriate control environment
• Global perspective and solution-oriented attitude
• You demonstrate a strong interest in new technologies - You learn how to use new tools quickly
• Strong communication skills and ability to interact with all levels within organization
• You are able to work independently as well as part of a team


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


Contact person: Magdalena Lendvorska

ID: 4201733  Dátum zverejnenia: 11.11.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 700 EUR/month