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Senior Financial Reporting Professional

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 000 EUR/monthOur final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Do you have accounting or reporting experience combined with understanding of financial statements, which enable you to analyze and explain financial data? Do you fluently speak English and are you passionate about preparing reports to support management decisions?

Then you might be the right person for our Accounting & Reporting team - this is what we are passionate about!

You will assume responsibility for the end-to-end reporting process of assigned legal entities (e.g. service, real estate, investment, financing and holding companies). Entities covered by our team support the reinsurance business of Swiss Re, but are not entering into reinsurance transactions.

Key Accountabilities are:
• Ownership of quarterly IFRS Group and local statutory reporting, responsibility for full trial balance review and closing related activities.
• Preparation of statutory annual accounts.
• Ad-hoc reporting, variance analysis, and accounting impact assessments in coordination with various teams.
• Presentations to senior finance management, incl. legal entity CFO, Board of Directors and other partners.
• Participation and driving the related projects and business initiated transactions.
• Business partner for management of balance sheet (cash, liquidity) and income statement (revenue, profitability, tax).
• Key contact person for internal partners and external auditors.
• Ensure operational compliance with statutory and group policies and internal control framework.
• The position acts with a high degree of autonomy & discretion within the delegated authority

About the Team:
We are a team based in Bratislava covering different locations within EMEA region with our main focus on quarterly and annual closing activities including the preparation of the final reporting packages presented to senior management. Entities under our responsibility are mainly based in Switzerland, Luxembourg, Germany, Slovakia, and the UK.

Our main partners are teams of General Ledger Accounting, Global Investment Reporting, Real Estate, Treasury, Tax and other global service operations.

Employee perks, benefits

You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including:
• Attractive performance-based bonus
• Ultra flexible working time in hybrid setup, allowing you to work also from home
• Modern office spaces in attractive location
• 5 additional days of holiday
• Lunch allowance fully paid by Swiss Re
• Referral bonus
• Pension & risk insurance contribution
• Sick days and sick leave support
• Public transport benefit
Multisport card

Information about the selection process

This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

• At least 3 years of experience in Accounting / Reporting or Audit
• Previous experience with preparation, reporting, and analysis, or audit, of the full financial statements and disclosures, is a must
• Experience with period-end closing activities, e.g. in SAP, is a strong advantage
• Knowledge of at least one accounting and reporting principles e.g. IFRS, Slovak, Swiss, German, Luxembourg, UK GAAP
• Accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA) is preferred
• Analytical and methodical work-style combined with reasonable business judgement and high-quality output with an ability to present at the management level and lead meetings efficiently
• Fluent in English, any other European language especially German is a plus


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: 4490838  Dátum zverejnenia: 24.1.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month