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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 1 600 EUR/monthOur final offer to you will be set up fairly, considering the skills and experience that you bring to the Swiss Re Group. You can look forward to extra rewards and benefits including an attractive performance-based bonus.
  • Contract type: full-time

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role

Do you have passion for detail, and you like to identify areas for improvement from large data sets? If you master advanced Excel skills and you are open to learn new process, systems and applications, you have a good starting point for this role.

Main duties:
• Keen eye for detail, analyzing and interpreting large data and support decision-making in collaboration with various stakeholders. We derive logical conclusions which support business decisions and improve data quality.
• Find opportunities for simplification and be enablers to lead Operational excellence
• Establish a network and closely collaborate with professionals across the organization and deliver excellent Client services
• Be part of or lead small project that adds value to the business

About the Team

Business Analytics team is part of L&H Business management - Technical Accounting Bratislava. In this role, advanced in scope and constantly evolving, we provide excellent opportunities to collaborate with various teams including Technical Accounting, Actuaries, Portfolio management, Claims management, Contracts & Wording, Business Services and Client Markets within the L&H division, locally and globally.

Key Responsibilities:
• Analysis and interpretation of financial results (e.g. technical result, unallocated cash balances, specific bookings, revenues and accruals, trending)
• Booking movement analysis with comparison to estimated figure
• Utilize a systematic approach to read, interpret and independently apply the terms of agreements (treaty) against client reported data
• Assist in Quarterly reporting to Finance and Actuarial management in consultation with Valuation team
• Adopt new technologies and develop tailor made solutions (Power BI, Power Query, Foundry, R, Python)
• Perform premium rate check in accordance with global process and prepare relevant analysis and documentation
• Contribute to overall units Data quality activities (audit, specific checks and controls)
• Present the output of analysis and propose resolution of exceptions
• Work on special ad-hoc tasks that support management in decision making process (e.g. Covid impact analysis)

Information about the selection process

Did you know that Swiss Re Slovakia is Awarded as Best Employer?

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.

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Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
Follow-up/Higher Professional Education
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About You

• Bachelor/Master's in Finance or Accounting or equivalent on the job experience (Insurance/Finance related certifications will be an added advantage)
• Relevant job experience at least 2 years with focus on business and data analysis, audit, advisory or actuarial management
• Technical knowledge on insurance and reinsurance concepts preferably in Life&Health domain (E2E L&H Value Chain, Life & Health products) is plus
• Effective interpersonal, communication and presentation skills (written and verbal)
• Ability to challenge the status quo, contribute & prioritize multiple partners (multi-cultural and cross functional teams in a virtual set-up)
• Being An agile teammate with the ability to handle own workload and demonstrate a sense of Accountable, Responsible and Commitment


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