Bratislava, BL, SK


IT Business Analyst - IGR 

About Swiss Re

The Swiss Re Group 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. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the Swiss Re Group is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the Swiss Re Group operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.


About the Role

In this role you will support a unit responsible for the maintenance, enhancement and rollout of our Group Retro Platform (GRP) for Property & Casualty and Life & Health business. Group Retro Platform (GRP) for Property & Casualty and Life & Health business is the common platform that supports the financial and actuarial administration of Intra Group Retro cessions (IGRs) and some external retro cessions worldwide. You will be part of a team that has members in Zurich and Bratislava with significant interaction with Zurich, US, UK, India and Bratislava finance & IT colleagues. You will work in projects but also support production. 


Your job will include:
Business analysis of new requirements for new IT implementations and change request for existing IT-solutions 
•    Gather, discuss and analyse the requirements for new attributes, interfaces or functions in close cooperation with business experts and IT
•    Translate requirements into system specifications, covering all aspects of the new solution 
•    Work closely with the programmers in the realisation phase and ensure correct understanding and implementation of business requirements
•    Perform and document interface and application tests
•    Document the solution, both for internal and external use 
•    Manage assigned sub-task in above-mentioned fields independently
•    Perform system testing in regular UAT cycles 

Business support and production control
•    Monitoring and maintenance of interfaces, including error handling.
•    Error handling includes analysis, solution proposals and correction processes
•    Perform and coordinate data clean ups and migrations
•    Perform database updates and enhancement (mappings, functions, interfaces)
•    Perform System reconciliation and data quality checks
•    Support the quarterly closing by executing special processes
•    Provide consultancy to business users


About The Team

One of the main tasks is to design, develop, roll out and maintain reliable, high-quality applications for Finance functions. Finance IT is a trusted partner for Finance, working as a one-stop-shop for all Finance IT-related needs of our clients. We are teams of experts, guiding all our clients beyond IT solutions and technical components. We are reliable, cost efficient delivery partner, providing high quality and timely services while ensuring governance. Finance IT aspires towards being talent magnet, where work is not just inspiring, but opportunities to grow are fostered.


About You

•    University degree in business administration with specialization in information technology or equivalent 
•    Strong analytical and problem solving skills
•    Good command of English
•    Very good knowledge of MS Office 
•    Knowledge of SQL is a strong asset for this position
•    Knowledge of Jira and Confluence would be an asset
•    Experience as a business analyst would be an asset
•    Experience in insurance/reinsurance would be an asset
•    Previous knowledge in technical or financial accounting would be an asset
•    Good communication skills
•    Flexible and open for new tasks, willing to learn permanently
•    Self starter, independent and responsive in character and work
•    Stamina and the drive to get things done
•    Excellent team player attributes combined with a proactive approach and a 'can do' attitude



Minimum base salary for this job from 1200 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.*
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*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.

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