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Financial Control and Data Governance Expert

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 1 500 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 1500 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.
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are looking for a new team member to own the Financial Control and Data Governance processes reporting directly to the Head of Finance Operations and working closely with the wider iptiQ Finance team, iptiQ Data Operations Team, Distribution Partners and Third-Party Administrators.

Supporting the iptiQ Finance function, your position ensures reliability of Finance processes. You will act as the key finance contact point for finance systems and process queries and play a key role in resolving issues from control and monitoring activity,

In addition, your role is key to ensuring finance's compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements.

Your primary responsibilities will be:
• Ensure that financial data required for reporting and submissions is delivered on time and to required standard
• Coordination and control of the balance sheet reconciliation process and control environment
• Ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and the audit requirements
• Partner with IT and Finance and monitor the effective flow of information within finance systems.
• Identify areas of improvement to business processes / system changes that can be achieved through system-based changes
• Control the team's End User Application (EUA) inventory, working with the Finance team and wider business to identify unsupported EUAs
• Ensure operating issues and events are appropriately documented in the Group Risk and Control tool
• Contribute and support Finance related projects, including new deals and other ad-hoc tasks as required
• Maintain a reliable and controlled source system mapping table process
• Support internal / external audit activities and prepare requested information
• Key customer management for iptiQ EMEA L&H entities across the relevant accounting valuations between system users and providers.
• Perform quality and consistency checks on outputs

Main customers:

• Head of Finance Operations, Bratislava
• iptiQ EMEA L&H CFO
• Group Finance and iptiQ Financial Reporting Team
• Internal / External audit
• External administrators and Distribution Partners

Information about the selection process

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

• Three or more years of work experience in the financial services industry (work experience in a controls/audit role is desirable)
• Experience of project management or business improvement
• University degree in Economics, Science, Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent experience
• Qualification in Accounting and/or Audit or equivalent experience
• Strong communication skills – able to explain complex issues in a clear and concise fashion
• Experience of managing external relationships
• PC skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Teammate with good interpersonal skills and an engaging and motivating persona
• Advanced English language ability

In our Finance community, you will have the opportunity to explore processes end-to-end, both on entry level and in professional roles. Our flat corporate structure enables you to build strong ownership of the tasks and have a direct contact with senior leaders across Swiss Re universe.


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

1000 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava