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Bratislava, SK

Senior Financial Reporting Professional

About the Role


Do you have accounting or reporting experience combined with understanding of financial statements, which enable you to analyze and explain financial data? Do you fluently speak English and are you passionate about preparing reports to support management decisions?


Then you might be the right person for our Accounting & Reporting team - this is what we are passionate about!


You will assume responsibility for the end-to-end reporting process of assigned legal entities (e.g. service, real estate, investment, financing and holding companies). Entities covered by our team support the reinsurance business of Swiss Re, but are not entering into reinsurance transactions.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Ownership of quarterly IFRS Group and local statutory reporting, responsibility for full trial balance review and closing related activities.
  • Preparation of statutory annual accounts.
  • Ad-hoc reporting, variance analysis, and accounting impact assessments in coordination with various teams.
  • Presentations to senior finance management, incl. legal entity CFO, Board of Directors and other partners.
  • Participation and driving the related projects and business initiated transactions.
  • Business partner for management of balance sheet (cash, liquidity) and income statement (revenue, profitability, tax).
  • Key contact person for internal partners and external auditors.
  • Ensure operational compliance with statutory and group policies and internal control framework.
  • The position acts with a high degree of autonomy & discretion within the delegated authority


About the Team


We are a team based in Bratislava covering different locations within EMEA region with our main focus on quarterly and annual closing activities including the preparation of the final reporting packages presented to senior management. Entities under our responsibility are mainly based in Switzerland, Luxembourg, Germany, Slovakia, and the UK.


Our main partners are teams of General Ledger Accounting, Global Investment Reporting, Real Estate, Treasury, Tax and other global service operations.


About You


  • At least 3 years of experience in Accounting / Reporting or Audit
  • Previous experience with preparation, reporting, and analysis, or audit, of the full financial statements and disclosures, is a must
  • Experience with period-end closing activities, e.g. in SAP, is a strong advantage
  • Knowledge of at least one accounting and reporting principles e.g. IFRS, Slovak, Swiss, German, Luxembourg, UK GAAP
  • Accounting qualification (e.g. ACCA) is preferred
  • Analytical and methodical work-style combined with reasonable business judgement and high-quality output with an ability to present at the management level and lead meetings efficiently
  • Fluent in English, any other European language especially German is a plus



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 2000 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.


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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. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



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