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New York, NY, US Kansas City, MO, US Armonk, NY, US

Asset Management - Technical Business Analyst

 


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?

 

AM IT Business Analyst

JOB PURPOSE

Swiss Re Asset Management (AM) is looking for a technical Business Analyst to support its Investments Subledger. The Investments subledger enables the financial closing for the investments related to the Reinsurance business. The Investments Subledger project is driving the development and implementation of support and enhancements to the end-to-end processes and systems for multi-GAAP financial reporting, from source to sub-ledger and general ledger.

To facilitate the implementation, an Agile approach is being utilized with multiple sprint teams. The Business Analyst role will be a member of a sprint team with the following responsibilities:

  • Perform business analysis of new subledger requirements
  • Become proficient in the knowledge of the Aptitude Accounting Hub subledger functionality and its operation
  • Perform business analysis to support the architectural framework around the Investments Subledger
  • Write technical specifications
  • Effectively communicate requirements to application developers for development
  • Execute functional testing of the system to ensure all requirements are implemented properly
  • Perform root cause analysis on end to end system landscape
  • Respond to user inquiries

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Ensure business requirements of the Investments Subledger are met by collaborating closely with users and application developers
  • Become trusted expert on the Investments Subledger functionality and the technical framework surrounding SwissRe's implementation
  • Keep Product Owners informed of progress; raise any issues
  • Liaise with various AM IT teams to deliver all business requirements

KEY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Accounting, Economics or Finance with a background/specialization in IT/Business Analysis in the Accounting/Finance industry
  • Minimum of four years equivalent business analysis or requirements engineering experience required
  • Solid understanding of finance processes, accounting, ideally in the financial investments industry
  • Previous reporting and reconciliation project work
  • Experience with databases and querying languages
  • Experience with Oracle DB preferred
  • Experience working with agile concepts and methodologies
  • Able to prioritize tasks and drive results to completion
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to network and understand the workings of the project
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps knowledge nice to have

MAJOR RELATIONSHIPS

  • Accountable to
  • Product Owner, Product Area Lead
  • Works within
  • FAH Project Team
  • Liaises with
  • Project Team, Management Team and Asset Management

 

 


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