Junior Insurance Accounting Specialist

Start your career at Zurich Insurance Company Ltd
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Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Our opportunity

The Insurance Accounting Specialist is responsible for the reconciliation and settlement process between cedents (fronting company) and reinsurers (Producing Company). In order to be successful at this role you will need to be able to build solid relationships with cedents and reinsurers.
Your role
As an Insurance Accounting Specialist your main responsibilities will involve:
• Assisting the team to ensure that accounting processes and procedures are followed and completed to support and reinforce key business objectives.
• Supporting various types of general and/or sub-ledger transactions relevant for Group reporting as well local and globally accepted Accounting Principles reporting.
• Prepare or review ledger reports and explain the results.
• Perform or review close related ledger tasks, e.g. accruals, provisions, journals postings.
• Prepare or review accounts reconciliations on timely basis in accordance with Group internal control guidelines.
• Maintain one or more ledger categories/chart of accounts as a regular part of daily work.
• Perform and review SOX controls in line with Group internal guidelines.
• Participate in local projects or initiatives, evaluates potential impact on local reporting units, performs local implementation of changes.

Your Skills and Experience
• Associate’s/Technical degree (or equivalent) in Accounting and up to 2 years of experience in related field
• Insurance or reinsurance experience within international environment
• Good accounting knowledge in respect of Sub-Ledger and General-Ledger (SAP FSCD desired)
• Fluent English, additional languages would be a plus
• Good oral and written communication skills
• High degree of flexibility
• Problem solving skills
• Ability to work within tight deadlines
• PC literate with advanced MS Office skills

Additional Information
Primary work location is Bratislava. If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then we are looking forward to receiving your application.
Who we are
Looking for a career that will excite, challenge and inspire you? Thinking about insurance? Perhaps you should. Working for us is a totally different experience to what you probably expect. How do you feel about the things you truly love? Don’t you want to protect them in the best way possible? Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. This is no easy task. In today’s interconnected world, tackling risk is fast, unpredictable and invigorating. You’ll have to think on your feet as you manage risks big and small, from flooding to cyber crime. You’ll be tackling issues like these in over 170 countries. It’s a big challenge, but you’ll have a truly diverse network helping you. As part of an international team, every day would provide opportunities to learn, grow and share ideas.
As you make an impact across borders, you’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.
So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.
Zurich Insurance has the policy to be an equal opportunity employer. We aim to attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to criteria such as race/ethnicity, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.
At Zurich we believe that having a culture of inclusion is essential in delivering good results. Attracting, retaining and developing a diverse workforce where employees feel valued, respected and empowered allows people to reach their full potential. As a business this diversity helps us to better reflect and understand our 4 million customers’ needs to allow us to drive better outcomes. As a global organisation, with an increasingly agile workforce, we're happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills



Brief description of the company

Zurich Insurance Group, a global market leader established in 1872 in Zurich, has been successfully running a Service Center in Bratislava since 2006.
Currently 170 employees support Zurich Insurance Group and provides actuarial and financial services including actuarial modeling, reporting, software development & maintenance of financial data calculation, change management processes, support in Finance planning and performance management, IT enterprise application services, GI Claims analytics.
To get more information about the Group please visit www.zurich.com/slovakia.

Main focus of the company's activities

Insurance, except compulsory social security

Company address

Zurich Insurance Company Ltd, organizačná zložka
Nám. 1. mája 18
811 06 Bratislava
ID: 2806214   Dátum zverejnenia: 10.11.2016  
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