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Location: 

Bratislava, SK

 

Senior Financial Analyst 
 

About Swiss Re Corporate Solutions
 

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 risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions is the commercial insurance arm of the Swiss Re Group. We offer innovative insurance solutions to large and midsized multinational corporations from our approximately 50 locations worldwide. We help clients mitigate their risk exposure, whilst our industry-leading claims service provides them with additional peace of mind.

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions offers a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?

 

About the Role

The Global Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) - Global Product Controlling Team is looking for a highly motivated person who's interested in a dynamic and agile environment, performing business controlling, analysis and reporting (Nominal, USGAAP and Economic Value Management - EVM), as well as supporting the planning process.

This position offers an outstanding opportunity to get an overview of some of the most interesting corporate insurance products of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions! It also offers very close cooperation and business partnering with underwriting and origination teams.

Specifically, we lead all aspects of allocated product lines responsibilities in respect of controlling, budgeting and projections, preparation of management reports, performance reviews and leading the development of specific reporting, budgeting and projection routines.

About the Team

We support managing and steering the financial performance of Corporate Solutions and its regional and product management teams. Ensuring bound business and projections are being recognised in a complete and accurate manner!

We are further developing and strengthening financial steering capabilities to build a robust business plan supporting business growth and acting as a challenger to the business.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the bound business controlling and projection process for allocated product lines, liaising with underwriting, operations, reserving and IT functions
  • Serve as global Finance Business Partner for your allocated product lines and their respective underwriting, claims and operational teams
  • Ensure operational excellence by developing rigorous routines for quarterly closings/projections
  • Provide insightful analytics for portfolio optimization and profitability reviews
  • Drive alignment and optimization of closing processes both within FP&A and in cooperation with Operations
  • Fully understand and challenge the financial performance (Nominals & USGAAP) of the business
  • Drive performance management, business cases and general finance support to enable good decision-making
  • Support all other specific closing (US GAAP & EVM filings), projection and planning requirements that will ensure a timely and accurate quarterly closing and annual planning
  • Global ad-hoc requests support
  • The ability to perform the above tasks with a high degree of autonomy, but leveraging on and working closely with, all relevant stakeholders to deliver on clearly attributed goals and objectives is key

 

About You

  • Educational/Professional
  • University graduate with a primary or higher degree (or equivalent), preferably in finance/accounting/economics
  • 3-5 years of relevant working in FP&A or controlling activities is preferable
  • Experience within the non-life insurance industry is an asset

 

Key skills and knowledge:

  • Ability to gather requirements from stakeholders and translate them into reports/presentations and processes
  • Strong ability to analyse and interpret financial data
  • Excellent analytical skills, delivering quality output on short deadlines and manage details without losing site of the "big picture"
  • Aptitude to swiftly understand and grasp sophisticated concepts and subjects
  • Team player with strong communication skills to summarise technical issues to a non-expert audience. Flexibility to work in both a collaborative team environment as well as independently
  • Capable of building trust with all areas of the business - with Underwriting, Client Markets and Finance colleagues
  • Agile and flexible, ability to operate within a changing environment. Ability to simultaneously manage and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Excellent command of English (spoken and written)
  • Stress resilient, equally comfortable working in a team environment and also independently
  • Demonstrate accountability for area of responsibility
  • Experience in US GAAP / IFRS an asset

 

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.

 

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