IT Business Analyst - IGR - external position (Ref. No.: 84807)

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Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role
In this role you will support a unit responsible for the maintenance, enhancement and rollout of our Group Retro Platform (GRP) for Property & Casualty and Life & Health business. Group Retro Platform (GRP) for Property & Casualty and Life & Health business is the common platform that supports the financial and actuarial administration of Intra Group Retro cessions (IGRs) and some external retro cessions worldwide. You will be part of a team that has members in Zurich and Bratislava with significant interaction with Zurich, US, UK, India and Bratislava finance & IT colleagues. You will work in projects but also support production.

Your job will include:
Business analysis of new requirements for new IT implementations and change request for existing IT-solutions
• Gather, discuss and analyse the requirements for new attributes, interfaces or functions in close cooperation with business experts and IT
• Translate requirements into system specifications, covering all aspects of the new solution
• Work closely with the programmers in the realisation phase and ensure correct understanding and implementation of business requirements
• Perform and document interface and application tests
• Document the solution, both for internal and external use
• Manage assigned sub-task in above-mentioned fields independently
• Perform system testing in regular UAT cycles
Business support and production control
• Monitoring and maintenance of interfaces, including error handling.
• Error handling includes analysis, solution proposals and correction processes
• Perform and coordinate data clean ups and migrations
• Perform database updates and enhancement (mappings, functions, interfaces)
• Perform System reconciliation and data quality checks
• Support the quarterly closing by executing special processes
• Provide consultancy to business users

About The Team
One of the main tasks is to design, develop, roll out and maintain reliable, high-quality applications for Finance functions. Finance IT is a trusted partner for Finance, working as a one-stop-shop for all Finance IT-related needs of our clients. We are teams of experts, guiding all our clients beyond IT solutions and technical components. We are reliable, cost efficient delivery partner, providing high quality and timely services while ensuring governance. Finance IT aspires towards being talent magnet, where work is not just inspiring, but opportunities to grow are fostered.

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

Minimum base salary for this job from 1200 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.*

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

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

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About You
• University degree in business administration with specialization in information technology or equivalent
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills
• Good command of English
• Very good knowledge of MS Office
• Knowledge of SQL is a strong asset for this position
• Knowledge of Jira and Confluence would be an asset
• Experience as a business analyst would be an asset
• Experience in insurance/reinsurance would be an asset
• Previous knowledge in technical or financial accounting would be an asset
• Good communication skills
• Flexible and open for new tasks, willing to learn permanently
• Self starter, independent and responsive in character and work
• Stamina and the drive to get things done
• Excellent team player attributes combined with a proactive approach and a 'can do' attitude

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*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.


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
Mlynske Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava

ID: 3648204   Dátum zverejnenia: 3.7.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   Minimum base salary for this job from 1200 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.*