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Bratislava, SK

Junior Finance 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


Are you looking for unusual accounting role where you can be in the front seat and see how our business is handled? Then we have an outstanding opportunity for you. Your reinsurance knowledge will grow over time, what we need is your curiosity and open mind!


We are a distributed team, mainly based in Zurich and Bratislava, taking the responsibility for the End-to-End process for tailor made reinsurance solutions, who is looking for a new colleague to join our Bratislava team.


The role covers the recording of treaty details, resolving of earning profiles, calculating cash flows according to pricing information and client agreement, as well as, accounting of client statements including invoicing. On a quarterly basis you would further assist in the analysis and commenting of these transactions.


Key accountabilities


  • Gain understanding of all tailor-made business - review of contract, discussion with Pricing, Portfolio Management Group, Actuary, Legal, Group Accounting

  • Ensure the transactions are entered in the Financial Ledger in accordance with the deal structure & the US GAAP accounting sign-off (quarterly closing activities including cash flow, earning patterns, reserves, etc)

  • Support processing outgoing payments and receipts related to assigned deals including payment instructions, booking, notifications to clients, follow up on overdue items

  • Provide information on Transactions to various interested parties (i.e. business unit controller, claims, actuaries, US GAAP accounting, etc.)

  • Support on ad-hoc tasks such as Project work, System enhancement, reports and Analysis


About You


  • Master's degree in Finance or Accounting

  • Some experience in a role relevant to Accounting or Financial Reporting, with good understanding of Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet

  • Understanding of US-GAAP and/or IFRS is a plus

  • Ability to fluently communicate in English across various groups of people

  • Strong analytical and data management skills

  • Ability to understand and adapt fast to complex work-flows and systems

  • Ability to set priorities and keep set deadlines

  • Ability to learn


Minimum base salary for this job from 1300 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 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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