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Senior Accountant (maternity cover)

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 1 700 EUR/monthThe minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 1700 EUR full time. Our 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

Do you enjoy thinking ahead and identifying new opportunities or anticipate future challenges? Do you like to take charge of complex, cross-functional projects in an agile way?

As Senior Accountant for Internal Reinsurance you will be able to do all of that! As part of the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Finance team, you will play a key role in handling the Intra-Group Reinsurance (IGR) financial processes, including the contract set up, calculation scheduling, financial reporting and payment/settlement of the transactions. IGR is an activity where one company within Swiss Re Group insures activities of another company.

This allows you to understand not only our business with external partners but also the entire scope of activities within Swiss Re Group starting with contract setup, accounting, financial reporting and payment/settlement of the transactions. In addition, you will contribute to the maintenance and development of the IGR financial processing platform together with colleagues from Finance IT, which will comprise of participation in initiatives and projects.

You will interact frequently with a number of key partners, including Reinsurance and Corporate Solutions embedded Finance teams, Risk Management, Auditors, Treasury and other (Finance) functions.

You will have a chance to work in a motivated and experienced team in a fast-paced environment, you will gain insights into various aspects of Corporate Solutions' business.

Main responsibilities

- Ensuring accurate implementation of IGR contracts within our finance systems
- Coordinate timelines of quarterly financial production of proportional IGRs and be in charge of timely submission of the statements
- Review of quarterly financial results in regard to accuracy and completeness
- Contribute to improving the IGR financial processing platform and assist in User Acceptance Testings

The Inter-Group Reinsurance team was established in July 2018. We are a part of the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Finance team, responsible for the handling of Intra-Group Reinsurance (IGR) financial processes globally. This includes the contract set-up, calculations, scheduling, financial reporting and payment/settlement of transactions. If you are ready to take a deep look into these processes, and learn the inner workings of our department, this may be the opportunity for you!

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

- Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
Knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS would be an asset
- Minimum of 3 years' experience in a finance role
- Experience in working with cross-functional /international teams is a plus
- Experienced with accounting/reporting systems (such as SAP or Oracle) preferred
- Demonstrate personal accountability and dedication for your area of responsibility
- Great teammate with good communication and interpersonal skills
- Fluent in English (written and spoken)


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