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Location: 

Bratislava, SK

Senior Accountant (Deputy Team Lead)

 

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

You will act as a deputy of the Head of Financial Operations, including some approval and reviewal responsibilities. As member of the team you contribute to process improvement and new process design after ORACLE (GL) implementation. You will play a leading role in the team for complex insurance accounting and reporting activities.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the post build-up phase of the Finance systems and processes
  • Provide timely and accurate financial accounting, controlling and reporting tasks according to internal guidelines, regulatory and Group requirements, including closing and reporting
  • Ensure accurate insurance (technical) accounting bookings
  • Ensure timely booking of accruals, payroll, fixed assets, tax bookings, intercompany recharges, and other non-technical accounting activities
  • Review and approve manual journal entries and the balance sheet reconciliation prepared by junior team members
  • Support financial controlling with focus on group requirements (payable/receivable signoff, reconciliations for the accounts under the ownership, and related tasks)
  • Provide accurate financial information to the management to enable timely and current decisions to be made
  • Financial reporting to local tax teams
  • Ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and support audit activities
  • Participate and support Finance related projects and perform ad hoc tasks as required
  • Identify and evaluate process improvement possibilities


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? If yes is the answer to all questions above, then send us your CV now!

 

About you

 

  • Minimum five years of work experience in accounting (insurance industry is favorable)
  • Qualification in Accounting, Audit, Finance and/or university degree in Economics, Science or Business Administration
  • CPA/ACCA certification or equivalent is advantage
  • Profound knowledge regarding accounting policies (US GAAP)
  • Understanding of financial reporting processes, risk and controls
  • Experience in the use of standard accounting software
  • Shown PC skills, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Great engaged and motivated teammate with good interpersonal skills
  • Fluent English written and spoken (B2)

 

About the team

 

The iptiQ EMEA P&C Carrier Financial Operations team, we are 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.

 

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. 

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.
 


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