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Senior Accountant

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
Contract type
Wage (gross)
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

This role offers a rare opportunity to combine your love for numbers with project work and provides great chance to improve your communication and business interaction skills.
You will be accountable for Real Estate accounting and partial reporting relating to assigned entities including provision of information to other areas of Swiss Re Group for tax and regulatory purposes. Additionally, you will also work on policy setting, process improvement, identification and implementation of Real Estate relevant projects, such as transition to IFRS. You will report to the Head of Real Estate Accounting & Carrier Advice.

This position is a maternity cover.

What does the role offer?

Accounting tasks:
• Accounting for real estate investments and own used properties
• Monthly and quarterly preparation of balance sheet reconciliations
• Reconciliation of construction projects
• Regular collaboration with Tax, Finance, and Asset Management teams and with the external property managers
• Compilation of reports and ad hoc analyses
• Support of external & internal audit (data delivery, explanation of business cases)
• Support on preparation of quarterly VAT-filings
• Collaboration in special accounting and restructuring projects
• Support of an on-boarding process for new asset / property managers (for accounting questions primarily)
• Transactional level reporting to the business assisting in policy setting and process improvement

Project tasks:
• Actively working on assigned projects primarily focusing on standardization and automation of the processes and target operating model
• Responsible for running the discussions, managing stakeholders' expectations as well as leading the projects the most efficient and beneficial direction
• Proactively engaged, including launching new ideas and providing suggestions to overcome difficulties

About the team:

Our team based in Bratislava is responsible for real estate accounting activities for all of Swiss Re's worldwide real estate portfolio represented by investment properties and owner-occupied properties.

Our team enables close and informal cooperation fostering trust among team members, with family-like atmosphere.

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

• You have an university degree in the area of finance, accounting, economics
• You possess at least four years relevant experience as a financial accountant or similar
• Your experience in Real Estate accounting is an advantage
• You have great social and communication skills
• Experience in SAP is beneficial
• Fluent English written and spoken, German is an advantage
• Adherence to deadlines and self-driven task completion
• Flexible working attitude, being able to easily adapt to changing environment and priorities
• Advanced level on Microsoft Office (Excel – Pivot Tables, Word and PowerPoint)

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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


Contact person: Dominika Janeckova

ID: 4208134  Dátum zverejnenia: 21.11.2021  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 700 EUR/month