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Senior Technical Accountant with French Language

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 1 600 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

Would you like to become part of Knowledge Company with global presence and strong reputation? Joining our reinsurance centre you have the exclusive opportunity to see all the aspects of the business and be in contact with other branches all around the world! Reinsurance can surprise you!

- You will encounter various responsibilities from reviewing and verifying Re/ Insurance portfolio for Swiss Re worldwide, through analytical work, to communication with internal and external partners.
- Reinsurance is a stable area and therefore development in this business will never go to waste. Variety of performed activities will be keeping you in close contact with the clients and Swiss Re colleagues worldwide.

What will you do in this role?

- Processing and verifying the reinsurance accounts received from our global clients as agreed in treaties
- Communication with our internal and external clients (business correspondence, calls)
- Data analysis and reporting (MS Excel, PowerBI)
- Financial settlement with clients according to treaty terms and agreements, timely management of overall cash flow
- Data quality control and risk management related activities according to internal guidelines
- Ensure that the agreed priorities, timelines and service standards are achieved
- Contribute to long term operational improvement projects. Initialize development of new processes / methodologies / applications and automation of processes
- Independently identify, develop and implement step changes to processes that benefit the wider team / organisation.
- Mentor/Coach build expertise - develops capabilities of self and group in the area of technical expertise.

About the Team

Our team is small, yet engaged and dynamic group of professionals working with colleagues in other departments in several locations. We strive to expand our reinsurance knowledge, develop professionally, and provide excellent service to our partners. Each one of us is unique and has some superpowers, that’s why we are a special team you want to join.

The quality of our work influences Swiss Re reputation and is instrumental in the company's growth in all markets around the world. In this role you will come into contact with various departments and different Swiss Re locations.

In your new role you will be working with the reinsurance contracts, handle the dedicated portfolio and you will be responsible for running end-to-end process of the accounts, including cash flow, data quality of the respective portfolio and paying claim settlements to our clients sometimes even of natural catastrophes you can read about in the media.

Employee perks, benefits

• 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

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.

This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.

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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) and French - Upper intermediate (B2)

The position is suitable for a fresh graduate


Personality requirements and skills

- University degree in the area of finance, accounting or economics
- English & French proficient written and spoken
- 5+ Years of Technical Accounting experience (incl. exposure to SwiftRe)
- Good comprehension of MS Office (e.g. Excel, Word, Power Point)
- Flair for numbers and analytical skills
- Data literacy – ability to read and interpret data
- Good verbal and written business communication skills
- Excellent teammate and willingness to share and support
- Diligent and accurate working style
- Proactive approach and eagerness to learn
- Solves business problems using own initiative and common sense


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