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Senior Investment Projects Business Analyst

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy, Ružinov
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 1 500 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 1500 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.
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The role will be to respond to development issues arising from the updates being made to the accounting system infrastructure, understanding the underlying issues, raising change requests and resolving them by coordinating with the business users and the development team.

- A strong hands-on knowledge of accounting for Fixed Income Securities, foreign exchange derivatives and other Investment related vehicles.
- A reasonable technical knowledge of IT to the level necessary to facilitate interaction with IT on the specification and development of solutions.
- Hands-on experience of investment banking Finance implementations and be proactive, detailed, and focused.
- Work with external and internal clients to review release issues in various environments – QA, UAT and Production.
- Ability to manage and contribute during all phases of requirement gathering.
- Research, analyze, test and sign-off new financial security products.
- Understand end-to-end process and Initiate improvements in the process by implementing best practices
- Preparation of good quality business requirement and functional specifications documents
- Participation and coordination of projects and User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
- Test software code releases in various environments and reporting on issues.
- Track and report on software defects, enhancement requests, and release statuses.
- Perform related duties as requested.


About the Team

The person will be working with the existing Global Investment Reporting (GIR) Finance Projects Team to provide development support and Business Analysis for the Investment Reporting Platform applications Financial Accounting Hub (FAH) and Hi-Portfolio currently, which will later be replaced with FPSL system.

The person will work on different Workstream (projects), which will be specific to company's investments, accounting and investment reporting based requirements such as IFRS9, USGAAP, Solvency II, Economic Value Management, Group Finance Data Model, Swiss Re Asia Limited etc. and look through their implementation. The person will also carry out analysis of test results and provide the project manager, IT and BAU staff with feedback and development suggestions and updates.

Information about the selection process

*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.


We are an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our company. Our aim is to live visible and invisible diversity – diversity of age, race, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, physical abilities, personalities and experiences – at all levels and in all functions and regions. We also collaborate in a flexible working environment, providing you with a compelling degree of autonomy to decide how, when and where to carry out your tasks.


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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 - Advanced (C1)

Personality requirements and skills

- University degree, preferably Accounting, Finance/Banking/Investments
- Good knowledge of financial instruments including complex OTC derivatives and FX products and financial markets
- ~5 years' experience in Business Analysis
- Knowledge of investment banking STP systems such as Aladdin, Hiport, Murex, JIRA and nice to have working experience on SQL
- Familiarity with USGAAP, Solvency II and IFRS9 accounting principles with respect to investment products would be a plus
- System implementation and change testing experience
- High level of interpersonal skills and integrity
- Advanced Excel skills
- Strong communication and presentations skills, both verbal and written
- Strong analytical and conceptual thinking
- Time management skills and adherence to deadlines
- Works productively in the face of ambiguity or uncertainty, readily adapts to different ways of doing things.
- Ability to work independently.

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Brief description of the company

As the world's leading and most diversified global reinsurer, we offer as our core business financial services products that enable risk taking essential to enterprise and progress. Our company was founded in Zurich, Switzerland in 1863, and operates in more than 25 countries and provides its expertise and services to clients throughout the world. We combine financial strengths with experience, knowledge and creative thought to explore new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders.

Number of employees

1000 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Management AG
Mlynské Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava