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Bangalore, KA, IN

Data Governance Professional

About the role:

Do you like inspiring change and enabling risk insights through powerful analytics? Then you are best placed to apply for this position. Finance Governance has a dedicated analytics & digitalisation team in Bangalore. The team's directive is to use its technical and analytical capabilities to steer the identification, quantification and mitigation of the Division and groups' operating risks through digitisation. This is a position where one can actively apply their technical expertise and help the team progress on its directive, while also building functional expertise in governance and Finance operations,

This role involves working together very closely with our dedicated global governance teams, as well as the Divisional Executive Team in Bangalore, Bratislava, and Zurich.



Key responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the entire Finance Governance team by applying your technological and analytical skills
  • Strongly contribute to develop and drive Finance Governance's overall digitisation strategy in automated controls and IT audits
  • Work closely with the statutory auditors and internal teams to facilitate ongoing audits as well as identify and implement the recommendations
  • Working with your colleagues from across the globe to identify focused control areas and conceptualise pre-emptive and digital controls; you will then take a leading role in automating/digitising those controls and prepare necessary documentation
  • Evaluating the team's current manual and semi-manual controls to develop automation capabilities/solutions
  • Taking the ownership on specific projects, relevant to Finance Governance's digitisation efforts
  • Own Governance-specific applications, tools, etc.
  • Your can-do demeanour will help you and the team further improve processes by applying smart approaches and implementing technical solutions!


About the team:

Finance Governance is a team within Group Finance. The strong, multi-cultural team environment within the team provides an environment to succeed. Team members have a direct influence on how we operate and are encouraged to bring and develop new insights and solutions. Being part of the Group Finance, staffed globally, will give you experience of a truly multi-national, multi-cultural environment. You will also have opportunity to see the larger picture of Swiss Re as a multi-national company.



About you:

  • Bachelors in a quantitative field, e.g. Applied Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, Finance or similar. Those with data science or master's degree would be preferred
  • Strong working experience in IT audit (preferably in big 4)
  • Certification / Expertise in advanced analytics tools not limited to SQL, R, Python, Machine Learning and, or data integration platforms e.g. Palantir Foundry
  • Strong knowledge on visualisation tools – mainly PowerBI
  • A minimum of four to five years in a similar role, with first-hand experience in using technology to analyse data, derive conclusions and make recommendations.
  • Ability to work across the organisation to understand an identified risk area and then developing/implementing a concise solution to quantify and mitigate the risk
  • A positive and independent personality who enjoys taking ownership and not shy to expand your own role/portfolio
  • Ability to work on your own initiative and implement solutions
  • Good communication and social skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-location environment
  • Fluency in English is required



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 and their passion for sustainability.



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