Senior Financial Governance Expert

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 600 EUR/monthOur offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Are you a person who needs to see the bigger picture? Do you connect the dots very easily? Are you curious how technology and automation can achieve stronger IFRS controls' environment? Are you result oriented, and you need to see strong outcomes of your work?
If your answer is YES! then this is a fantastic opportunity for you to come and be part of our team.

Main duties:
· Lead and coordinate the Governance workstream on behalf of Finance in a global project
· Ensure right control- and quality framework is in place to gain efficiencies
· Drive the risk assessments for strategic transformation initiatives, such as USGAAP to IFRS transformation
· Propose, design, and implement new digital processes and tools to improve the finance journey for all partners involved
· Provide transparency on progress by actively communicating with all involved partners across regions
· Be in charge of managing the change of controls environment
· Consult on audit advisory matters (both internally and externally) such as transparency towards assurance functions

About the Team
Our team Group Finance Governance belongs to the Group Finance Division. Our team provides insight and advice on risk and control related matters by linking finance and risk knowledge and understanding of end to end of financial reporting processes. We support various stakeholders to maintain the system of internal processes, risks, and controls environment as fundamental for compliance with the financial reporting standards and facilitation of audit performance results. We are responsible for implementation of IFRS governance framework, including automation and optimalisation of the current control environment.

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

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

Who are we looking for:
• University degree in Economics/Finance with strong risk advisory background is required
• 7 years+ experience in financial reporting or audit
• IFRS knowledge (IFRS 9 & IFRS 17) and project management experience is an advantage
• You can coach and mentor other colleagues (peer coaching)
• Strong analytical skills to resolve complex queries
• Your English is excellent (written and spoken)
• You have a commercial & consulting approach to challenge the statues quo and understanding of business partners' needs


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: Klaudia Stefanikova

ID: 4549643  Dátum zverejnenia: 28.4.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 600 EUR/month