IT Business Analyst Finance

Place of work
Contract type
full-time, part-time
Start date
By agreement
Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards
Minimum base salary for this job from 1700 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.*

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role:

• This is a maternity cover role in which you will become a member of Asset Management (AM IT) Investment Accounting squad in Bratislava.
• You will develop a keen understanding of various aspects of FAH, the implementation and its place in AM IT application landscape.
• In this role you collaborate closely with Investment Reporting team to get to know their work and processes.
• You get to understand the Economic Value Measurement model and its implementation in FAH.
• You will communicate with the clients (Investment Reporting, various AM teams) and help them prioritize their requirements.
• You will provide support to the business users in their work with the system, analyze root causes of reported issues and create change requests.
• Your role is to design business / technical specifications for changes requested by our technical teams or our users.
• You will collaborate with developers to successfully implement the proposed changes.

About the Team:
Swiss Re Group is a global leader in the insurance industry with more than 150 years of history. Our unit, Asset Management IT, is focused on delivering IT services for Group Asset Management, which handles Swiss Re's investments.

The main role of our AM IT Investment Accounting squad is to develop and maintain the Finance Accounting Hub (FAH) application and provide business analysis and technical support for the Finance Reinsurance Investment Reporting team.

AM IT has introduced an agile operating model with a unique shared leadership concept, allowing our colleagues to become leaders from content, process or people perspective. We are using agile methodologies Scrum and Kanban, to deliver improvements to our clients focusing on high value and speed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Our flexible working options offer you greater autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.
We are open to have this position filled as full-time or 80% part-time.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Excel - advanced

Personality requirements and skills

About You:

Do you possess strong analytical and problem solving skills?
Do you have experience and knowledge in finance, accounting or financial markets area?
Have you worked OR do you want to work as an IT business analyst?

Other requirements:
• You have a bachelor's degree in technical or finance field
• Experience form finance area is an asset, e.g. basic knowledge of accounting standards (US GAAP, statutory, EVM), financial markets, etc.
• Very good oral and written English
• High level of abstraction, fast understanding and conceptual thinking
• Excellent teammate able to deliver high performance when working in the team but also when working independently
• Understanding of the key aspects of the application lifecycle such as planning, design, implementing, testing and releasing new versions
• Good knowledge of MS Office and ideally SQL
• Diligent and accurate working style
• Flexible and open for new tasks with mind set for continuous learning

*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.

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Brief description of the company

As the world's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1000 an more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
811 09 Bratislava

ID: 3437162   Dátum zverejnenia: 3.8.2018   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1700 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.*