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Bratislava, SK

 

Senior Accountant for Internal Reinsurance 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions provides risk transfer solutions to large and mid-sized corporations around the world. Its innovative, highly customised products and standard insurance covers help to make businesses more resilient, while its industry-leading claims service provides additional peace of mind. Swiss Re Corporate Solutions serves clients from over 50 offices worldwide and is backed by the financial strength of the Swiss Re Group.

 

About the Role

Do you enjoy thinking ahead and identifying new opportunities or anticipate future challenges? Do you like to take charge of complex, cross-functional projects in an agile way? 
As Senior Accountant for Internal Reinsurance you will be able to do all of that! As part of the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Global Controlling team, you will play a key role in handling the Intra-Group Reinsurance (IGR) financial processes, including the contract set up, calculation scheduling, financial reporting and payment/settlement of the transactions. IGR is an activity where one company within Swiss Re Group insures activities of another company.

 

In addition, you will contribute to the maintenance and development of the IGR financial processing platform together with colleagues from Finance IT, which will comprise of participation in initiatives and projects - this will include the roll-out of the new CorFiT financial accounting and reporting system.
You will interact frequently with a number of key partners, including Reinsurance and Corporate Solutions embedded Finance teams, Risk Management, Auditors, Treasury and other (Finance) functions.
You will have a chance to work in a motivated and experienced team in a fast-paced environment, you will gain insights into various aspects of Corporate Solutions' business.

 

Main responsibilities
•    Ensuring accurate implementation of IGR contracts within our finance systems
•    Coordinate timelines of quarterly financial production of proportional IGRs and be in charge of timely submission of the statements
•    Review of quarterly financial results in regard to accuracy and completeness
•    Contribute to improving the IGR financial processing platform and assist in UATs that evolve thereof

 

About the Team

The Inter-Group Reinsurance team is a relatively new team established in July 2018. We are a part of the Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Global Controlling team, responsible for the handling of Intra-Group Reinsurance (IGR) financial processes globally. This includes the contract set-up, calculations, scheduling, financial reporting and payment/settlement of transactions. And are you wondering what IGR is about? IGR is an activity where one company within Swiss Re Group insures activities of another company. If you are ready to take a deep look into these processes, and learn the inner workings of our department, this may be the opportunity for you!

 

About You

•    Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting
•    Knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS would be an asset
•    Minimum of 3 years' experience in a role relevant for this position
•    Insurance or reinsurance accounting experience desirable
•    Experience in working in a complex process environment required and cross-functional teams
•    Experienced with accounting/reporting systems required
•    Strong in administration tasks
•    Demonstrate personal accountability and dedication for area of responsibility
•    Great teammate, good communication and interpersonal skills
•    Good written and spoken skills in English
•    Ad hoc support in providing expert reports and analysis to our key stakeholders
•    Perform other position related tasks as instructed by IGR Team Lead

 

 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.

 

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Do you want to work for an employer that provides an equal opportunity and values diversity? We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We look forward to receive your application

 


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