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Bratislava, SK

Accounting and Closing Specialist


About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role:


  • Support the team in efficient and effective reconciliation process across all valuations
  • Perform accounting and reporting entries in the various financial systems (LFD) for L&H IGR (Intra-group) business. Provide IGR reconciliations on group level as well as on individual carrier level.
  • Review IGR figures and ensure that IGR accounting is consistent and compliant with the accounting principles (US GAAP and Local Statutory). Oversight of this process done by other team colleagues
  • Ensure integrity, accuracy and completeness of LFD
  • Development and production of regular reports and analysis
  • Maintain control environment by performing checks, investigating and cleaning up data as required, support the team in cleaning up data as required
  • Respond to queries in an efficient and professional manner
  • Act as contact for any process or control related inquiries for different valuations and for different stakeholders including internal and external audit
  • Manage own workload effectively to achieve agreed service/ business standards
  • Undertake necessary learning to develop current and new areas of competence e.g. LFD, Closing Directs, etc
  • Support on any other close activities and ad hoc work or project
  • Perform other position related tasks as instructed by Supervisor



  • Provide cover for roles in other teams
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as required from time to time


About the Team

The Accounting & Closing Life & Health team is responsible for the quarterly financial closing of US GAAP and Statutory valuations for our reinsurance entities. The core mandate is the closing of the technical L&H sub ledgers for all relevant valuations. In addition, we support the Carrier teams in delivering meaningful input in to the legal entity reporting process.


About You

  • University degree or equivalent in Finance or Economics
  • Working experience in areas of Finance, Reporting or Accounting is advantage
  • Self-motivated and proven track record of working independently
  • Strong in organization, planning, process and analytical skills to enable delivery of quality output within tight deadlines
  • Strong team player 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 an advantage
  • Fluent in English



Minimum base salary for this job is from 1100 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.


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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