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Location: 

Bratislava, SK

Team Leader Branch Controlling

 

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

 

As leader fo the team you will be responsible for:

  1. Lead and coordinate the Branch Controlling team, liaising and coordinating with other Finance teams, Tax, internal and external auditors
  2. Oversee legal entity and branch accounting and reporting activities in scope of the Branch Controlling team, including closing and reporting of defined branches according to local statutory, regulatory and management requirements
  3. Perform financial controlling of selected entities with focus on statutory and group requirements (payable/receivable signoffs, local statutory vs. group reporting reconciliations, closing notes and related tasks)
  4. Monitor calculation and accounting of the team for manual adjustments for local statutory, Luxembourg and US GAAP valuation
  5. Ensure that meaningful and accurate financial information is provided to the (branch) management to enable timely and current decisions to be made
  6. Oversee the financial reporting to local tax teams
  7. Manage and mitigate financial reporting risks, through account reconciliation, balance sheet substantiation and other appropriate measures
  8. Ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements, update controls as required
  9. Support and coordinate internal and external audit activities and prepare requested information
  10. Support related projects and perform ad hoc tasks as required
  11. Identify, evaluate improvement possibilities for the team and coordinate implementation of respective measures
  12. Lead and develop the team effectively

 

About the Team

The Corporate Solutions Branch Controlling is responsible for supporting the European & Asian branches of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Ltd and Swiss Re International SE with accounting, controlling, financial analysis and reporting according to local statutory, Luxembourg and US GAAP accounting policies and compliance with local tax requirements. As leader of the team you are responsible for the management and coordination of the Branch Controlling team and ensure that the respective services are provided in the quality levels and timeline agreed with the stakeholders. You provide hands-on support when required, but also seek possibilities to further develop, streamline and improve the team's delivery processes. Further, you ensure compliance with the risk and control framework and audit requirements.

 

Main customers:

  • Finance Corporate Solutions
  • Group Finance
  • Taxes
  • Auditors both internal and external

 

About You

  1. Five to ten years of work experience in a Finance function, preferably in insurance or other financial services sector
  2. Qualification in Accounting, Audit and/or university degree in Economics, Science or Business Administration
  3. Profound knowledge regarding statutory accounting policies and regulatory frameworks
  4. Proven skills in a leadership position
  5. Experience in USGAAP/IFRS desirable
  6. Proven PC skills, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access
  7. Team player with good communication skills
  8. Engaging and motivating
  9. Fluent English written and spoken
  10. Additionally, command in one or multiple of the following languages an advantage: German/Italian/French

 

Minimum base salary for this job from 2500 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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