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Bratislava, SK

Deputy Product Owner SAP General Ledger Closing Processes


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


The SAP General Ledger is part of the financial accounting and reporting platform introduced in a multi-year innovation program, redefining and harmonizing the technology and operating model for all SwissRe Business Units.


As squad member and deputy product owner, you will build and operate the SAP General Ledger (GL) on SAP FI-CO, SAP S/4 Finance to enable the successful and timely execution of the global financial closing processes. Being part of the team, you will work hands-on with the latest SAP S/4 HANA technology based on an Azure Cloud hosted environment and grow into the responsibilities of the product owner. In this leadership position, you will assume ownership for customer interactions and accurate reflection of requirements and priorities within the product backlog. The role is located in Bratislava.


Your responsibilities encompass:

  • Extend, improve and automate financial closing processes based on SAP GL functionalities

  • Ownership of product roadmap, prioritization of work and communication of goals

  • Support the Global Quarterly Financial Closing Activities within SAP GL

  • Management of all SAP GL related activities such as Change Management, Operations and Development Work

  • Act as main contact for the Financial Accounting and Reporting Organizations

  • Communicate and build transparency on delivery timelines, dependencies and develop cross-functional solutions jointly with other squads


About the Team


The SAP GL Closing team is operating as a squad within a fully agile DevOps operating model with end-to-end responsibility (development & change management along the full life cycle) for the product. Being dedicated to a "leadership from every seat" mentality, the team jointly owns the quality and success of the closing processes. The SAP GL functionalities are key to deliver the financial statements for both internal and external reporting requirements. In order to ensure that the General Ledger Product meets the expectations of the business, the team is collaborating closely with all partners to ensure short feedback cycles and continuous improvements of functionalities.


About You


  • 3+ years of SAP FI-CO / SAP S4 Finance hands-on experience.

  • In-depth SAP know-how of FI and CO including SAP customizing

  • Strong leadership skills with focus on content leadership (non-directive)

  • Communication skills to prioritize and coordinate across different collaborator and customer groups (advantage)

  • Delivery oriented and independent working style

  • Very good interpersonal skills with “hands-on” mentality

  • Analytical and conceptional thinking capabilities

  • English speaking




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


The minimum gross monthly base salary for this role is 3200 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.


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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