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Junior Accountant for iptiQ EMEA P&C (Ref. No.: 86713)

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 1 100 EUR/month
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the team:
We put the consumers' needs at the center of what we do, aim to become a digital champion and believe in data based learning. We use the Swiss Re network to access state of the art technologies and capabilities, combine it with local expertise and an innovative mind-set, constantly questioning current ways of offering insurance. Our aim is to drive the digitalization of the P&C insurance business in Europe, combining insurance know-how and e-commerce competencies, as well as the dynamic spirit of a start-up with the backing of Swiss Re.

Do you enjoy thinking ahead and identifying new opportunities or anticipate future challenges? Do you like driving complex, cross-functional projects in an agile way? Do you enjoy pushing borders and have a passion for the latest technologies?

About the role:
As the Junior Accountant iptiQ EMEA P&C in Bratislava, you will have a unique and exciting opportunity to join us: a diverse and motivated team, committed to delivering value and innovative services together with our clients and partners in the primary insurance space.

General Accountability:
The iptiQ EMEA P&C Carrier Financial Operations team is responsible for supporting the Luxembourg insurance company and the European branches with accounting, controlling, financial analysis and reporting according to internal guidelines, Luxembourg and US GAAP accounting policies as well as local tax requirements. As member of the team you support in a first instance the build-up phase through the implementation of Finance systems, processes and controls. Afterwards you will support the senior accountant and the team leader on complex accounting and reporting activities for the legal entity and branches. You seek possibilities to develop, streamline and improve the team's delivery processes. Further, you will help with compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements.

- Support the build-up phase of the Finance systems and processes for the legal entity and branches
- Help with timely and accurate legal entity and branch financial accounting, controlling and reporting tasks according to internal guidelines, regulatory and Group requirements, including closing and reporting of defined entities
- Support the Senior Accountant with timely bookings of accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, tax bookings, intercompany recharges, and other non-technical accounting activities
- Process supplier invoices and allocate them to the appropriate expense account independently and in a timely manner
- Ensure proper authorisations and verify correctness of invoices
- Process incoming and outgoing payments in a timely manner
- Ensure appropriate accounting treatment for bank account movements
- Reconcile assigned balance sheet and control accounts in timely manner
- Ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and the audit requirements
- Support the Senior Accountant with audit activities and prepare requested information
- Participate and support Finance related projects and perform ad hoc tasks as required
- Identify and evaluate process improvement possibilities
- Any other ad hoc tasks as required

Information about the selection process

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.

Minimum base salary for this job from 1100 EUR gross/month/full time. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits. We are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.

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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) or German - Intermediate (B1) or French - Intermediate (B1)

Personality requirements and skills

About you:
- University degree in the area of finance, banking, accounting, economics (any relevant working experience is advantage) or
- Secondary Economic School or Secondary Grammar school with at least 1 -2 years of working experience in the area of finance, accounting, administration
- Basic accounting knowledge (Understanding of balance sheet accounts, P&L accounts, control accounts and the link between these accounts)
- Advanced user knowledge of MS Office tools
- Good verbal and written business communication skills
- Proactive attitude, self-motivated, team player, willing to learn
- Experience in the use of standard bookkeeping software for financial accounting is an advantage
- Fluent English written and spoken
- Knowledge of French and / or German is an advantage


Brief description of the company

As the world's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske Nivy 12
81109 Bratislava


Contact person: Thomas Antonin Lamy