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Bratislava, SK

Senior 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


We are looking for a new team member reporting to the Portfolio Accounting and Controls Manager and working closely with the wider iptiQ Finance team, Data Operations Team, Distribution Partners and Third-Party Distributors. 


Your primary responsibilities will be:
•    Produce accurate and complete trial balances at both a Legal Entity and Branch level in the various reporting GAAPs for the iptiQ Life SA and iptiQ Holdings Ltd Legal entities. Assist preparation of timely and accurately data for internal and external reporting
•    Monitor and analyze iptiQ's performance during the year, ensuring ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements across all valuations
•    Drive continuous improvement and a process excellence culture through involvement in the development of systems and processes to efficiency and control requirements.
•    Partner with External Third Party Administrators (TPA), to ensure Finance has the appropriate oversight and controls in place to ensure Policy Holder Data is correctly calculated and booked correctly in our ledger.
•   The Finance team will have numerous responsibilities for day-to-day operational finance activities as well as accounting, reporting, analytics and commentaries according to accounting policies for Group, Local Branch & Entities, Economic, and Solvency II valuation principles for iptiQ Life SA and iptiQ Holdings Ltd where relevant.
Main customers:
•    Head of Finance Operations, Bratislava
•    iptiQ EMEA L&H CFO
•    Group Finance and iptiQ Financial Reporting Luxembourg
•    TPA's and Distribution Partners


About You

•    Four or more years of work experience in the financial services industry 
•    University degree in Economics, Science, Accounting or Business Administration
•    Qualification in Accounting and/or Audit or equivalent experience
•    Knowledge of statutory accounting policies and regulatory framework
•    Excellent analytical skills with holistic financial thinking
•    Strong communication skills - ability to communicate complex issues in a clear and concise fashion
•    Strong evidence of managing external relationships and deliverables
•    Experience in USGAAP/IFRS desirable
•    PC skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
•    Teammate with good interpersonal skills
•    Excellent command of the English language 


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


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 1700 EUR full time. Our 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.


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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