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Team Leader Financial Reporting

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 2 000 EUR/monthOur final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We offer you a great opportunity to combine your love for finance with your leadership talent.
If you would like to have a role that acts with a high degree of autonomy & discretion within the delegated authority, then keep reading!
We are looking for a Team Leader to lead a team of strong financial reporting experts for legal entities that hold other Swiss Re entities, invest into diverse portfolio of assets, or which are used as financing vehicles for other group companies. Our entities are not dealing with reinsurance business activities.

Your main responsibilities:
• Leading closing process & preparation of statutory financial statements (including reports for the Board of Directors) under IFRS or local GAAP
• Managing quarterly group reporting according to group applied accounting principles – currently US GAAP but already transitioning to IFRS - and respective analysis and reporting to the CFO's and other partners
• Contribution to and leading of strategic projects and initiatives
• Management and mitigation of financial reporting risks in line with internal control framework
• Responsibility for audit planning and coordination with internal and external auditors to conduct, review and respond to audit activities
• Individual and team development, mentoring, and performance management

About the team
In our team we focus on delivering financial information that matters and creating added value for our internal clients. We enjoy what we do and foster strong team culture. We are looking for a new team member who will share our values and bring their passion for reporting.

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.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

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

• you bring 4+ years in Accounting, Reporting, or Audit with respective Accounting Qualification, ACCA or CPA is an advantage
• have experience with leading teams, ideally in a global environment
• are expert in relevant statutory accounting and reporting policies including the preparation of annual financial statements, the audit process and respective reporting to governance bodies
• have analytical mind with the ability to deliver quality output on short deadlines and manage details without losing sight of the big picture
• you are able to communicate and present well at the senior management level
• your knowledge of SAP is advantage
• Proficient English

We encourage you to apply for this rare opportunity!

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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