Senior Financial Governance Professional

Place of work
Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 2 000 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 passionate about risk assessments, mitigations and audit advisory? Do you like working on projects? Do you enjoy automation and simplification?
Are you results oriented, eager to gain new knowledge and curious about new things? Then do not hesitate to join our team!
If your answer is mainly YES! Then this is a fantastic opportunity for you.
Would you like to be a part of our team? Then here is the right place to apply.

Main duties:
· You will work on improvements of the internal control framework
· You are going to drive the risk assessments for strategic transactions and projects
· You should oversee the Financial Reporting Risk monitoring
· You would be leading the Controls Improvement Programs (CIP) and global projects from Risk & Governance perspective
· You will provide audit advisory services (both internally and externally)
· You gain the opportunity to supervise and monitor open issues to ensure timely resolution and closure
· You will coordinate the quarterly control reviews with CFOs

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 optimization 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?
• You have the University degree in Economics/Finance
• You are strong in Finance/Accounting/Insurance or Audit area
• You can coach and mentor other colleagues (peer coaching)
• Your leadership experience is an advantage (leading a project or a small team)
• You have strong analytical skills to resolve complex queries
• Your English is excellent (written and spoken)
• You have a commercial mindset and understanding of business partners' needs.
• You challenge the status quo and strive for efficient solutions to meet 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: 4549690  Dátum zverejnenia: 28.4.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 2 000 EUR/month