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Bratislava, SK

SAP General Ledger Manager


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


Swiss Re is looking for an experienced SAP General Ledger (GL) Manager who is capable to operate in a globally distributed setup to enable the successful and timely execution of the global financial closing processes. You will be a key contributor to build and operate the SAP General Ledger based on SAP FI-CO, SAP S/4 Finance within Swiss Re's Finance Transformation Program and ultimately in the Global Finance Organization of Swiss Re. You'll have the opportunity grow into the role to lead a team to develop and operate the SAP GL processes and functionalities that meet the requirements stemming from Financial Accounting and Reporting Organizations. This role offers an outstanding opportunity to work with the latest SAP S/4 HANA technology based on an Azure Cloud hosted environment. Your working location will be Bratislava.

Your responsibilities encompass

•    Deliver SAP GL functionality within an agile organizational setup
•    Extend, improve and automate financial closing processes based on SAP GL functionalities
•    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
•    Act as a coach within a Chapter of Business Analysis Experts
•    Introduce agile SAP customizing and ABAP development practices


About the Team

The SAP GL Closing team is operating as a Squad team in an agile DevOps Operating model with end-to-end responsibility (development & change management along the full life cycle) for the General Ledger Product. 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


Skills, Experience & Qualifications
•    10+ years of SAP FI-CO / SAP S4 Finance hands-on experience.
•    Resilience to stress and capability to deal with unforeseen situations
•    Sound Financial Accounting Knowledge
•    Experience in delivering in an agile development organization
•    Delivery oriented and independent working style
•    Very good communication skills with “hands-on” mentality
•    Analytical and conceptional thinking capabilities
•    English speaking
•    Financial Accounting Knowledge
•    In-depth SAP know-how of FI and CO
•    Sound experience in modelling and execution of complex end to end processes
•    Leadership skills to coordinate across different stakeholder groups
•    Prioritization Skills
•    SAP Customizing and ABAP Programming


Minimum base salary for this job from 2700 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.

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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