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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 1 300 EUR/monthOur final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group.
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Would you like to become a specialist in the specific area of accounting?

Do you want to have the financial insight into the core Swiss Re business?

If you already have some accounting experience and would like to broaden your knowledge, we have an outstanding opportunity for you. What we need is your curiosity and open mind!

We are looking for a new colleague to work with us on quarterly closing activities. This role is an opportunity to get closer to the business and to deepen your understanding of the Swiss Re's core business. You will have a possibility to develop your expertise in the various valuations, i.e. US GAAP, Swiss Statutory or IFRS. Furthermore you will interact in a broad network of the Reinsurance functions across various divisions thereby growing your visibility and exposure to the key partners.

Our main tasks are
• Review intercompany figures and ensure that our quarterly reporting is consistent and follows the accounting principles
• Perform accounting and reporting entries in the various financial systems for Life & Health Ledgers
• Support efficient and effective reconciliation process across all the valuations
• Ensure integrity, accuracy and completeness of the system data
• Development and production of the regular reports and analyses
• Act as contact for any process or control related inquiries for different valuations and for different partners including internal and external audit
• Support on any other close activities and ad hoc work or project

About the team
Accounting & Closing Life & Health team is responsible for the quarterly financial closing for the reinsurance entities across the world. Core mandate is the closing of the reinsurance sub ledger for all relevant valuations. We lead and participate in various finance projects and improvement initiatives. Our team is about 10 people, mainly based in Bratislava.

Employee perks, benefits

You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including:
• Attractive performance-based bonus
• Ultra flexible working time in hybrid setup, allowing you to work also from home
• Modern office spaces in attractive location
• 5 additional days of holiday
• Lunch allowance fully paid by Swiss Re
• Referral bonus
• Pension & risk insurance contribution
• Sick days and sick leave support
• Public transport benefit
• Multisport card

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

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)

Personality requirements and skills

• University degree or equivalent in the Finance or Economics
• Min 1-2 years working experience in areas of Finance, Reporting or Accounting with basic understanding of financial statements
• Self-motivated and able to work independently
• Strong in organization, planning, process and analytical skills to enable delivery of the quality output within tight deadlines
• Strong teammate with can do attitude
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• Insurance or Reinsurance knowledge an advantage
• Knowledge of the generally accepted accounting policies in Switzerland and US GAAP or IFRS an advantage
• Ability to understand and adapt fast to complex work-flows and systems
• Fluent in English


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


Contact person: Dominika Janeckova