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Finance Business Analyst

Swiss Re

Information about the position

  • Place of work: Mlynské nivy, Bratislava, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
  • Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards: From 1 700 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 Business Analysis team is an integral part of Global Investment Reporting (GIR), who has ownership of the sub-ledger accounting for Investments, including all valuations and related reporting deliverables. The Business Analysis teams provide development and analysis support for the various workstream projects, which address the accounting and reporting requirements for IFRS 9, US GAAP, Solvency II, Economic Value Management, Local / statutory regulation, Group Finance Data Model, etc.

The role will sit in Bratislava but will closely align with other Business Analysis teams and stakeholders based in USA, Slovakia, India, United Kingdom, and Switzerland,

About the Role

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.

Employee perks, benefits

You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including:
• 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.

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.

We provide feedback to all candidates via email. If you have not heard back from us, please check your spam folder.

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 - Upper intermediate (B2)

Other knowledge

Microsoft Office - Advanced

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.

We are looking forward to your application!

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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

Contact

Contact person: Dominika Janeckova