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Bratislava, SK

Senior Business Analyst - P&C non-trad.


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.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 13,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role:

  • Implementation, configuration and testing of non-traditional (re)insurance accounting across all valuations (but with a first focus on IFRS) on SAP FPSL platform (smart AFI)
  • Ensure timely and high-quality delivery of user stories as prioritized in the backlog
  • Support re-planning of backlog based on progress and possibly changing project deadlines
  • Support any end-to-end integration testing of FPSL
  • Foster knowledge transfer to run organisation and collect their input/feedback


About the Team:

The Olympus Programme is a multi-year program, which will transform and harmonize the financial accounting and reporting platform and operating model for the three Swiss Re Business Divisions: 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.

As part of the Olympus Programme you will have the opportunity to be a part of a Finance software implementation that has become the new industry standard for (Re)Insurance. As a Senior Business Analyst within (Re)Insurance Accounting, you´ll be a member of a multidisciplinary team consisting of Accounting and Actuarial Business Experts, an Information Architect, Business Analysts and Developers. The team will be responsible for the design, implementation and testing of an efficient and effective end-to-end system and process. This also includes to request changes in source systems. Within this team you will be focussing on the implementation/configuration/testing of (re)insurance accounting solutions across all valuations for non-traditional P&C business, with primary focus on the development of an IFRS 9/17 compliant accounting treatment.



About you:

Business and accounting understanding

  • Solid understanding of non-traditional (re)insurance accounting requirements and ability to document and communicate them effectively to product owner(s), stakeholders and team members
  • Primary insurance working experience helpful for the integration of our Corporate Solutions business
  • Evaluates potential solutions to ensure requirements are aligned with the accounting standards and can be implemented/configured in the SAP FPSL landscape
  • Strong understanding of or willingness to dig into financial reporting (e.g. IFRS 9/17)

System knowledge and project experience

  • Prior implementation of a sub-ledger preferred; experience with configuration of a standard accounting solution - preferably on an SAP platform (e.g. SAP Bank Analyzer, sAFI)
  • Engaged participation in the agile project delivery (sprint planning, JIRA, retrospective, etc.) following a DevOps approach
  • Understanding of end-to-end system landscape (source, master data, general ledger, consolidation) and how the data flows from source to produce the required bookings, reports and interfaces
  • Ability to understand implementation design for new solutions and to specify requirements to developers for change requests


  • Ability to formulate and document test cases to ensure we can meet specified business requirements
  • You are able to effectively design and execute tests, do the reconciliation and root cause analysis to understand why results are not as expected and communicate accordingly

Personal skills

  • Great teammate with a high degree of personal accountability
  • Strong delivery focus as well as analytical capabilities
  • Ability to work under pressure and to cope with peak time
  • Experience in working in larger scale agile projects
  • Problem solving attitude: ability to break-down complex issues into relevant details and solvable actions
  • SQL language knowledge is a plus


Minimum base salary for this job is from 2 700EUR 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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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

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