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Bratislava, SK

Business Analyst

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


Do you have passion for detail, and you like to identify areas for improvement from large data sets? If you master advanced Excel skills and you are open to learn new process, systems and applications, you have a good starting point for this role.


Main duties:

  • Keen eye for detail, analyzing and interpreting large data and support decision-making in collaboration with various stakeholders. We derive logical conclusions which support business decisions and improve data quality.

  • Find opportunities for simplification and be enablers to lead Operational excellence

  • Establish a network and closely collaborate with professionals across the organization and deliver excellent Client services

  • Be part of or lead small project that adds value to the business



About the Team


Business Analytics team is part of L&H Business management - Technical Accounting Bratislava. In this role, advanced in scope and constantly evolving, we provide excellent opportunities to collaborate with various teams including Technical Accounting, Actuaries, Portfolio management, Claims management, Contracts & Wording, Business Services and Client Markets within the L&H division, locally and globally.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and interpretation of financial results (e.g. technical result, unallocated cash balances, specific bookings, revenues and accruals, trending)

  • Booking movement analysis with comparison to estimated figure

  • Utilize a systematic approach to read, interpret and independently apply the terms of agreements (treaty) against client reported data

  • Assist in Quarterly reporting to Finance and Actuarial management in consultation with Valuation team

  • Adopt new technologies and develop tailor made solutions (Power BI, Power Query, Foundry, R, Python)

  • Perform premium rate check in accordance with global process and prepare relevant analysis and documentation

  • Contribute to overall units Data quality activities (audit, specific checks and controls)

  • Present the output of analysis and propose resolution of exceptions

  • Work on special ad-hoc tasks that support management in decision making process (e.g. Covid impact analysis)



About You


  • Bachelor/Master's in Finance or Accounting or equivalent on the job experience (Insurance/Finance related certifications will be an added advantage)

  • Relevant job experience at least 2 years with focus on business and data analysis, audit, advisory or actuarial management

  • Technical knowledge on insurance and reinsurance concepts preferably in Life&Health domain (E2E L&H Value Chain, Life & Health products) is plus

  • Effective interpersonal, communication and presentation skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to challenge the status quo, contribute & prioritize multiple partners (multi-cultural and cross functional teams in a virtual set-up)

  • Being An agile teammate with the ability to handle own workload and demonstrate a sense of Accountable, Responsible and Commitment


Did you know that Swiss Re Slovakia is Awarded as Best Employer?


We look forward to your application!

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 1600 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.


This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.


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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Reference Code: 114233 


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