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SAP General Ledger Manager

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: 2 700 EUR/monthMinimum base salary for this job from 2700 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. 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.
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Swiss Re Zurich is looking for an experienced SAP General Ledger (GL) IT Manager who is capable to operate in a globally distributed setup to enable the successful and timely execution of the global financial closing processes. You will be a key contributor to build and operate the SAP General Ledger based on SAP FI-CO / SAP S4 Finance within the Swiss Re's Finance Transformation Program and ultimately in the Global Finance Organization of Swiss Re.
You'll have the opportunity grow into the role of product owner of a team to develop and operate the SAP GL processes and functionalities that meet the requirements stemming from Financial Accounting and Reporting Organizations.

Your responsibilities encompass:

• Deliver SAP GL functionality within an agile organizational setup
• Introduce agile SAP customizing and ABAP development practices
• IT support for the closing process execution for productive Legal Entities (126+)
• Extend, improve and automate financial closing processes based on SAP GL functionalities
• Support the Global Quarterly Financial Closing Activities within SAP GL
• Management of all SAP GL related activities such as Change Management, Operations and Development Work
• Act as main contact for the Financial Accounting and Reporting Organizations
• Act as a coach within a Chapter of Business Analysis Experts

Skills, Experience & Qualifications:

• SAP Customizing and ABAP Programming
• Financial Accounting Knowledge
• In-depth IT know-how of SAP FI
• Understanding, Modelling and Execution of complex end to end processes
• Leadership skills to coordinate across different stakeholder groups
• Prioritization Skills

About the Team

The SAP GL Closing team is operating as a Squad team in an agile DevOps Operating model with end-to-end responsibility (development & change management along the full life cycle) for the General Ledger Product. The SAP GL functionalities are key to deliver the financial statements for both internal and external reporting requirements. In order to ensure that the General Ledger Product meets the expectations of the business, the team is collaborating closely with all stakeholders to ensure short feedback cycles and continuous improvements of functionalities.

Information about the selection process

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)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

• 10+ years of IT experience for SAP FI / SAP S/4 Finance
• Resilience to stress and capability to deal with unforeseen situations
• Sound Financial Accounting Knowledge
• Experience in delivering in an agile development organization
• Delivery oriented and independent working style
• Very good communication skills with “hands-on” mentality
• Analytical and conceptional thinking capabilities
• English speaking


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
Mlynske nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava


Kontaktná osoba: Peter Hrivnak