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Bratislava, SK

Senior General Ledger Accountant

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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. 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.



About the Role


Are you experienced in SAP general accounting, and do you want to be part of a team where we take care of the general accounting closing end to end?

In this position, you would be accountable for cost related accounting and reporting relating to assigned entities including provision of information to other areas of the Swiss Re Group for tax and regulatory purposes. This includes assistance with policy setting, process improvement, identification and implementation.


Key Tasks:


  • Producing monthly/quarterly/annual accounts for assigned entities and branches

  • Payroll, compensation and related benefits accounting

  • Handle, or control, balance sheet reconciliation processes where not controlled by other Finance team

  • Processing and overview of end to end intercompany recharge processing and related activity, i.e. accounting for intercompany recharges in and recharges out and International Assignee accounting

  • Ensure the quarterly reporting of the lines of business assigned to you is delivered on time and with high quality

  • Act as the interface between Finance team and rest of Group, e.g. Tax and Legal teams, Group Cost Management / Controlling, Group FP&A, wider business community for the respective branches / entities


We are happy to meet you if you bring:


  • University degree in the area of finance, accounting, economics or similar

  • Proven experience as a Financial accountant or similar

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Experience in SAP

  • Innovative approach

  • Adherence to deadlines and ability to work on own initiative is a must

  • Advanced level of Microsoft Office (Excel – Pivot Tables, Word and PowerPoint)

  • Proficient English written and spoken


What do we offer?


  • Flexible working arrangements allowing very good work-life balance

  • 5 days of additional vacation days

  • Kindergarten for children of our employees

  • Support with ACCA and other financial qualifications

  • Strong professional development

  • Contribution to pension scheme and risk insurance

  • Company shares

  • And more!


We are looking to your application!


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.


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