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Bratislava, SK

IFRS Delivery Reporting Technical Area Lead

We are looking for a IFRS Delivery Reporting Technical Area Lead to run the Reporting Design and Implementation of the IFRS Delivery Programme. The majority of reports will be implemented on SAP S/4HANA, SAP Data Warehouse Cloud and SAP Analytics Cloud.


Your main tasks will include:

  • Design and implementation of an integrated reporting architecture leveraging SAP eBW and SAP HANA capabilities.
  • Data modelling for reporting (CDS, DWC) and report/dashboard building (Global Template reports, Local Variants, Forms, etc.)
  • Provide a clear vision and collaborate to create a roadmap for technical delivery aligned to longer term vision and manage technical debt
  • Implement reporting requirements together with Squads and technical people through clear principles, common design patterns and industry standard practice, leveraging the SAP components required for the reporting processes (SAP Analytics Cloud, Analysis for Office, Fiori and Document Reporting Compliance (DRC))
  • Define and agree the technical integration of the processes with related stakeholders and areas (e.g. source / sub ledgers / ledger / master data and warehouse)
  • Support the Reporting & Analytics Finance business lead with advice and background on technical choices and options and assume the role of their technical counterpart
  • Look to increase flow of work through the Product Area using Engineering techniques (CI/CD, DevOps, TDD, BDD etc.)
  • Use data and empirical methods to influence improvements


Other tasks will include:

  • Ensuring that the IT team delivers according to scope, budget and within the given timeframe
  • Execute and manage Change and Stakeholder Management within IT and Finance IT organization
  • Ensure alignment of reporting architecture with Swiss Re's Technology Strategy
  • Active collaboration with various teams within the IFRS Delivery Programme and beyond
  • Functional management of part-time project resources.
  • Work with Chapter Leads/Coaches, Group Functions IT and HR to develop the technical capability plans for the future (e.g. through training or developing the workforce to ensure high quality development and maintenance of the envisaged solutions


About the Team 


The IFRS Delivery Programme is a multi-year program, which is transforming and harmonizing the financial accounting and reporting platform and operating model for the three Swiss Re Business Units: Reinsurance, Corporate Solutions and IptiQ. The programme consists of a number of projects including financial reporting and analysis, one common general ledger (SAP) and a market leading approach to multi-valuation insurance accounting (SAP Financial Products Sub-Ledger – FPSL). Using this cutting-edge technology, we are enabling the implementation of both the IFRS Local and Group Financial reporting as well as other integrated valuations. We are a global and highly motivated team that takes pride in being innovative and delivering the highest quality, applying a Scaled Agile approach. Would you like to make a difference in the re/insurance industry? Then this is the place to be.


About you: 


  • University degree (degree in business, science or a related field) or similar education with more than 7 years relevant work experience in the IT of a large financial services company
  • Strong knowledge in Reporting solution design related end-to-end processes
  • SAP Reporting Tools (SAP eBW, SAP DWC, SAP Analytics Cloud) is a must. SAP S/4HANA and BTP is desirable and experience with other Reporting tools is a plus
  • Track record about data management and modelling in a hybrid setup with on-premise and cloud products
  • Solid delivery focus as well as analytical capabilities
  • Good understanding of business needs and strong focus on creating business value
  • Familiar with agile / SCRUM Project Management methodologies
  • Proven ability to build and cost related solutions on the IT side
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Proven track record working in complex global projects and multi-national distributed team
  • Strong people skills, integrative personality
  • Promotion of cross-functional and cross-organizational teamwork, proactive involvement of clients, stakeholders and peers
  • Hands on experience in managing external vendors (incl. offshore vendors) in a development project,
  • Convincing as trusted partner for Finance function, Finance IT, Project Manager, team members, peers and IFRS Delivery IT Lead


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 4500 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.


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


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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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