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Shanghai, SH, CN

Requirements Engineer

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. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About the Role


Support local and corporate finance daily operation

The individual will work closely with the finance and IT teams to provide support for applications which are used in the financial closing process. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain financial related systems on regular configurations and system upgrades, also provide requirement analysis on new business processes, system enhancement and transformation to meet both local and corporate group reporting needs.
  • Support in finance closing process, including addressing users' inquiries, assisting in reconciliations, and providing general application assistance. 
  • Support in operation process optimization and ability to recognize areas for improvement.
  • Other ad hoc tasks, such as contract renewal support and finance audit support etc.

Support local and group finance IT projects

To support local and group finance IT projects, such as local application upgrade/regulatory reporting system implementation projects/business system integration project etc.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Analyse financial related system requirements, especially on the technical parts, like finance data model analysis, finance data flow processing etc.
  • Assistant in reviewing the project deliverables and provide appropriate comments.
  • Assistant in project planning and reporting.
  • Other ad hoc tasks, such as project management support, required materials collection etc.


About the Team


Swiss Re’s IT department is looking for a Requirements Engineer for Finance with experience in information technology, process reengineering and project execution to support the finance landscape and future operational efficiency and process improvement projects. The primary objective is to provide sound best practice application management to the customers and to ensure that the finance applications meet the service level that is needed to support the business function. The individual will have operational support responsibilities for Finance IT applications as well as project responsibilities.  The position will be located in Shanghai, China.


About You


University degree in IT or business analytics

Strong English and Mandarin language skills

At least 3 years total working experience in below areas (including minimum 1 year experience in finance system analysis or finance)

  • Insurance core system analysis
  • Finance system analysis
  • Insurance business analysis

Data analysis skills (e.g. VBA/SQL/Python/R or other data analytic platforms usage experience).

Fast learner. Continuous improvement mindset, analytical in nature with ability to develop alternative solutions to problems and select the optimal solution.

Clear thinker. Experience in data analytics and assessment.

Strong ownership. Ability to take the initiative in role and work environment.

Comfortable working within remote teams.



Experience in the insurance or financial services industry is a strong plus

Big4 background is a strong plus

Technical consultant experience is a strong plus

Insurance/finance system implementation experience (familiar with ABAP/Java language) is a plus

Knowledge in actuarial science is a plus

Reference Code: 107931 


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