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Finance Partner

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 1 700 EUR/monthOur 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 the role

Do you have Finance knowledge, preferably in Financial Planning & Analysis, which enable you to explain financial data and coordinate globally with cost controllers, partners and analysts? Are you execution focus, solutions and results oriented with good analytical & conceptual skills with ability to break down complexity into practical implementation steps? Would you like to join a department that offers plenty of career opportunities in Bratislava?

Then you might be the right person we are looking for!

Our Group Cost Management unit is responsible for a global Group cost governance and consolidation activities, including cost planning and BU/Group Function target settings, assurance of global cost consolidation and processing, internal and external executive cost reporting and external disclosure, and cost allocation governance for management and financial accounting. The team is part of the Finance Corporate Functions which is a unit reporting to the Group Finance Director and Group CFO of Swiss Re Group, and is being based in Bratislava, allowing for ample career opportunities within the unit.

In your role as Business partner, you would:

• Liaise with various partners of assigned business unit. The expectation is to have the overview of Swiss Re full costs (direct and indirect) for assigned BU, providing analysis and understand the movements for actuals, projections and plan

• Be supporting Divisional cost controllers, Chief Operating Officers and Chief Financial Officers with Service Cost Allocations and Intercompany service agreements

• Quarterly Group Reporting in line with the Corporate US GAAP principles and Economic Valuation method (EVM), including analysis and commentaries preparation and presentation to Senior Finance Management.

• Liaise with various partners and charged with responsibility above. As a custodian of content and systems, you will support business discussions with in-depth model knowledge of collecting, assessing and prioritizing change requests relating to content and systems. In doing so, you will be involved in development of business designs, syndicating and signing-off same with key partners. You will also be responsible for safeguarding the SCA model in line with design principles.

• Will have significant exposure to senior management

About the team

The Group Cost Management Partners team will be a total of 6 team members including yourself, housed within a highly integrated Group Cost Management unit of 25 people based in Zurich, Bratislava and Bangalore. We are part of Finance Corporate Functions, which in total has 190 colleagues.
Our main goal is to be the central point of contact for the divisions on any cost related topic where we ensure close collaboration with the Division Heads, Divisional Executive Offices and Cost representatives such as Department and Cost Centre Heads.

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 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

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About you

• Experience in controlling/finance or equivalent

• Self-motivated, proactive and client focused mentality

• Excellent in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, as well as ability to learn Group planning infrastructure and landscape

• SAP knowledge would be an advantage

• Ability to work independently and make decisions/priorities

• Strong financial acumen

• Attention to detail and accuracy in delivery

• Outstanding international cross-functional stakeholder management; stature and confidence to interact at Senior Management level

• Ability to balance strategic and tactical activities on a regular basis

• Proficiency in written and spoken English

• Excellent social skills (communication, persuasiveness, team orientation)

• Strong influencing, interpersonal and intercultural skills


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: Maros Gal

ID: 4495392  Dátum zverejnenia: 5.1.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 1 700 EUR/month