IETV IT Business Analyst

Advertised Category: 
Business Consulting
Category Description: 
Information Technology\Business Analysis - Functional
Business Consulting
Minimum base salary for this job from 1700 EUR gross/month. The offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.

About the Client

Our client is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. It anticipates and manages risk – from natural catastrophes to climate change, from ageing populations to cybercrime. The aim of the our client is to enable society to thrive and progress, creating new opportunities and solutions for its clients. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, where it was founded in 1863, the our client operates through a network of around 80 offices globally. It is organised into three Business Units, each with a distinct strategy and set of objectives contributing to the Group’s overall mission.

About the Role

Our client is implementing a new systems and process environment to support the financial closing for the Reinsurance business through the Olympus Programme. The IETV project is driving the development and implementation of the new end-to-end processes and systems for coordinated economic and traditional financial reporting, from source to sub-ledger and general ledger, using the innovative 'baseline delta' approach. The focus for Phase 1 (2016 to 2019) is on co-developing a standard sub-ledger for (Re)-Insurance together with SAP. Phase 2 (2018 to 2025) focuses on implementation and rolling out to the Finance Reinsurance organisation


To facilitate the implementation, an Agile approach is being utilized with multiple sprint teams. The Business Analyst role will be a member of a sprint team with the following responsibilities:

Perform business analysis of as-is and to-be subledger requirements
Become proficient in the knowledge of the FPSL subledger functionality and its operation
Perform business analysis to support the architectural framework around SwissRe's integration of FPSL
Write technical specifications and support the configuration in FPSL
Effectively communicate requirements to application developers for integration development
Execute functional testing of the system to ensure all requirements are implemented accurately
Perform root cause analysis on identified defects and resolve accordingly
Support documentation for user training purposes

Ensure business requirements of the IETV project are met by liaising with users and application developers
Become trusted expert on FPSL functionality and the technical framework surrounding SwissRe's implementation
Keep Product Owners advised of progress; escalate any issues
Liaise with various Olympus teams to deliver all business requirements


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Accounting, Economics or Finance with a background/specialization in IT/Business Analysis in the Accounting/Finance industry
Minimum of four years equivalent business analysis or requirements engineering experience required
Strong understanding of finance processes, accounting, ideally in the financial investments industry
Previous reporting and reconciliation project work
Experience with databases and querying languages
Experience with SAP BW, S/4HANA preferred
SAP Certifications and/or Data Warehousing designations is a nice to have
Experience working with agile concepts and methodologies
Able to prioritize tasks and drive deliverables to completion
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to network and understand the workings of the project
Java knowledge nice to have
Microsoft Azure DevOps knowledge nice to have

Nice to Have Skills


How to apply
In case of your interest to apply for this position, please, send us your curriculum vitae in English language on .
Mission statement

Our mission is to offer variety of matching jobs to qualified candidates and fulfil our client recruitment and project needs. We have decided to operate and source in Eastern European countries.

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