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Bratislava, SK

Junior Accountant


About iptiQ

iptiQ is a risk tech start-up within Swiss Re Group. Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

iptiQ provides digital, bespoke and transparent L&H and P&C protection products in a B2B2C manner. Founded in 2014, we're transforming the way consumers buy insurance with a unique digital insurance engine which incorporates the latest technology with world-class underwriting capabilities. We build strong partnerships to sell insurance via trusted brands.

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


About the Role


As the Junior Accountant iptiQ EMEA P&C in Bratislava, you will have a unique and exciting opportunity to join us: a diverse and motivated team, committed to delivering value and innovative services together with our clients and partners in the primary insurance space.


General Accountability:

The iptiQ EMEA P&C Financial Operations team is responsible for supporting the Luxembourg insurance company and the European branches with accounting, controlling, financial analysis and reporting according to internal guidelines, Luxembourg and US GAAP accounting policies as well as local tax requirements. As member of the team you support the implementation of new finance systems, processes and controls. Additionally, you will be responsible for bank accounting and AP controlling, VAT reporting and Insurance Premium Tax process driving. Furthermore, you will support the senior accountant and the team leader on complex accounting and reporting activities for the legal entity and branches. You will be also involved in developing, streamlining and improving the team's delivery processes as well as helping with compliance, risk & control framework, and audit requirements. 



  • Support the implementation of new finance systems and processes for the legal entity and branches
  • Help with timely and accurate financial accounting, controlling and reporting tasks according to internal guidelines, regulatory and Group requirements, including closing and reporting of defined entities
  • Responsible for VAT reporting and collaboration with dedicated VAT team
  • Control of Bank and AP process by ensuring appropriate accounting treatment for bank account movements performed by Accounts Payable team
  • Ownership of Insurance Premium Tax process & submissions, and collaboration with external IPT agent
  • Support Senior Accountants with timely bookings of accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, tax bookings, intercompany recharges, and other accounting activities
  • Reconciliation of assigned balance sheet accounts in timely manner
  • Ensure compliance with the risk & control framework, and the audit requirements
  • Support Senior Accountants with audit activities
  • Participate and support Finance related projects
  • Identify and evaluate process improvement possibilities
  • Any other ad hoc tasks as required


About the Team


We put the consumers' needs at the center of what we do, aim to become a digital champion and believe in data based learning. We use the Swiss Re network to access state of the art technologies and capabilities, combine it with local expertise and an innovative mind-set, constantly questioning current ways of offering insurance. Our aim is to drive the digitalization of the P&C insurance business in Europe, combining insurance know-how and e-commerce competencies, as well as the dynamic spirit of a start-up with the backing of Swiss Re.


Do you enjoy thinking ahead and identifying new opportunities or anticipate future challenges? Do you like driving complex, cross-functional projects in an agile way? Do you enjoy pushing borders and have a passion for the latest technologies?


About You


  • University degree in the area of finance, banking, accounting, economics (any relevant working experience is advantage) or
  • Secondary Economic School or Secondary Grammar school with at least 1 -2 years of working experience in the area of finance, accounting, administration
  • Basic accounting knowledge (Understanding of balance sheet accounts, P&L accounts, control accounts and the link between those)
  • Advanced user knowledge of MS Office tools
  • Good verbal and written business communication skills
  • Proactive attitude, self-motivated, team player, willing to learn
  • Experience in the use of standard bookkeeping software for financial accounting is an advantage
  • Fluent English written and spoken
  • Knowledge of French and / or German is an advantage



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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