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Bratislava, SK

Cost Allocation Process Partner


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?


Swiss Re Finance in Bratislavais a center of excellence and the company's second the largest location for Finance professionals, being an integral part of all of Swiss Re's global Finance processes. This offers you a great opportunity to tackle various project roles and expand your experience and knowledge.

We offer many reinsurance- and insurance- related specialist roles. Become an industry specialist and enter the fascinating world of our core business. We encourage our people to strengthen their knowledge and skills. In addition, we offer international qualifications such as ACCA or CFA, managerial programs, soft skills & hard skills trainings.

About the role

Do you have Finance knowledge, which enable you to analyze and explain financial data and coordinate globally with cost controllers, partners and analysts? Do you speak English fluently and have excellent MS PowerPoint skills? Would you like to join a department that offers plenty of career opportunities in Bratislava?


Then you might be the right person we are looking for!


Are you an experienced professional who loves working in a demanding environment and submitting tight deliverables? Do you know that visuals matter? Are you able to tell story using MS PowerPoint and build great relationships with an audience in a unique way that stands out?


Together with Head of Cost Allocation, you will be responsible for the Group Cost Allocation Process. The main responsibility is to provide release timelines in line with other Group Finance processes, build and maintain strong working relationships with business finance teams and act as a liaison with business units, Group Functions and Legal Entities representatives to review the IT & business' readiness and ensure all inputs are submitted timely per production release.


Last but not least, the role will require strong interpersonal skills with all levels of management with an ability to mediate and to prioritize change requests. The right candidate will have significant exposure to senior management including the GFO of Group Operations and various CFOs from legal entities.

About you

  • 3+ years of experience in controlling/finance or equivalent with strong financial acumen
  • Excellent in MS PowerPoint with ability to convert data tables to graphics
  • Ability to work independently and make decisions/priorities
  • Self-motivated, proactive and client focused mentality
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in delivery
  • Superior international cross-functional partner management; stature and confidence to interact at Senior Management level
  • Ability to juggle strategic and tactical activities on a regular basis
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Excellent social skills (communication, persuasiveness, team orientation)
  • Strong influencing, interpersonal and intercultural skills

About team

The SCA Governance team will be a total of 10 FTEs including yourself, housed within a highly integrated Group Cost Management unit of 25 FTEs based in Zurich and Bratislava. We are part of Finance Group Operations, which in total has 140 FTEs. Our main goal is to be the central point of contact for the divisions on any cost related topic where we ensure close collaboration with the Division Heads, Divisional Executive Offices and Cost representatives such as Department and Cost Centre Heads.


Minimum base salary for this job from 1500 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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