IT Business Analyst (80 - 100%)
Swiss Re
Zurich, Zurich, CH
vor 6 Tg.

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 Reinsurance is implementing a new systems and process environment to support the financial closing for the Reinsurance business through the Olympus Programme.

The IETV project is driving the development and implementation of the new end-to-end processes and systems for coordinated economic and traditional financial reporting, from source to sub-ledger and general ledger, using the innovative 'baseline delta' approach.

The focus for Phase 1 (2016 to 2019) is on co-developing a standard sub-ledger for (Re)-Insurance together with SAP. Phase 2 (2018 to 2025) focuses on implementation and rolling out to the Finance Reinsurance organisation

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 as-is and to-be subledger requirements
  • Become proficient in the knowledge of the FPSL subledger functionality and its operation
  • Perform business analysis to support the architectural framework around SwissRe's integration of FPSL
  • Write technical specifications and support the configuration in FPSL
  • Effectively communicate requirements to application developers for integration development
  • Execute functional testing of the system to ensure all requirements are implemented accurately
  • Perform root cause analysis on identified defects and resolve accordingly
  • Support documentation for user training purposes
  • Key Accountabilities

    Ensure business requirements of the IETV project are met by liaising with users and application developers

    Become trusted expert on FPSL functionality and the technical framework surrounding SwissRe's implementation

    Keep Product Owners advised of progress; escalate any issues

    Liaise with various Olympus teams to deliver all business requirements

    About You

  • 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
  • Strong 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 SAP BW, S / 4HANA preferred
  • SAP Certifications and / or Data Warehousing designations is a nice to have
  • Experience working with agile concepts and methodologies
  • Able to prioritize tasks and drive deliverables to completion
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to network and understand the workings of the project
  • Java knowledge nice to have
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps knowledge nice to have
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