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Deputy Product Owner SAP General Ledger Closing Processes

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy 12, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 3 200 EUR/monthOur final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group.
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

The SAP General Ledger is part of the financial accounting and reporting platform introduced in a multi-year innovation program, redefining and harmonizing the technology and operating model for all Swiss Re Business Units.

As squad member and deputy product owner, you will build and operate the SAP General Ledger (GL) on SAP FI-CO, SAP S/4 Finance to enable the successful and timely execution of the global financial closing processes. Being part of the team, you will work hands-on with the latest SAP S/4 HANA technology based on an Azure Cloud hosted environment and grow into the responsibilities of the product owner. In this leadership position, you will assume ownership for customer interactions and accurate reflection of requirements and priorities within the product backlog. The role is located in Bratislava.

Your responsibilities encompass:
- Extend, improve and automate financial closing processes based on SAP GL functionalities
- Ownership of product roadmap, prioritization of work and communication of goals
- 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
- Communicate and build transparency on delivery timelines, dependencies and develop cross-functional solutions jointly with other squads

About the Team

The SAP GL Closing team is operating as a squad within a fully agile DevOps operating model with end-to-end responsibility (development & change management along the full life cycle) for the product. Being dedicated to a "leadership from every seat" mentality, the team jointly owns the quality and success of the closing processes. 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 partners to ensure short feedback cycles and continuous improvements of functionalities.

Employee perks, benefits

- Attractive performance-based bonus
- Ultra flexible working time in hybrid setup, allowing you to work also from home
- Modern office spaces in attractive location
- 5 additional days of holiday
- Lunch allowance fully paid by Swiss Re
- Referral bonus
- Pension & risk insurance contribution
- Sick days and sick leave support
- Public transport benefit
- Multisport card

Information about the selection process

This job offer is suitable for people who have been impacted by the invasion of Ukraine.

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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

- 3+ years of SAP FI-CO / SAP S4 Finance hands-on experience.
- In-depth SAP know-how of FI and CO including SAP customizing
- Strong leadership skills with focus on content leadership (non-directive)
- Communication skills to prioritize and coordinate across different collaborator and customer groups (advantage)
- Delivery oriented and independent working style
- Very good interpersonal 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


Contact person: Kristina Mokosova