Senior Business Analyst

Advertised Category: 
Business Consulting
Category Description: 
Information Technology\Business Analysis - Functional
Business Consulting, Business Analysis
Minimum base salary for this job from 2500 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

The Olympus Programme is a multi-year program, which will transform and harmonize the financial accounting and reporting platform and operating model for the three Swiss Re Business Units: Reinsurance, Corporate Solutions and IptiQ. The programme consists of a number of projects including financial reporting and analysis, one common general ledger (SAP) and a market leading approach to multi-valuation insurance accounting (SAP Financial Products Sub-Ledger – FPSL). Using this groundbreaking technology we are enabling the implementation of both the IFRS Local and Group Financial reporting as well as other integrated valuations. We are a global and highly motivated team that takes pride in being innovative and delivering the highest quality, applying a Scaled Agile approach. Would you like to make a difference in the re/insurance industry? Then this is the place to be.


- Translation of accounting standard requirements into IT requirements; with a current focus on IFRS 17
- Negotiation of business requirements with group accounting partners
- Specify financial statement reports based on SAP FPSL data model
- Specify general ledger account mappings based on SAP FPSL data model
- Configuration of SAP FPSL system according to elicited requirements
- Support the development of automated unit test cases
- Collaborate closely with other project teams to develop solutions or support problem resolution
- Analyse accounting results and identify error pattern in large data volume
- Ensure timely and high-quality delivery of user stories as prioritized in the backlog
- Support any end-to-end integration testing of FPSL
- Nurture knowledge transfer to run organisation and collect their input/feedback


- Business and accounting understanding
Firm understanding of (re)insurance accounting business requirements and ability to document and communicate them effectively with business owner(s), stakeholders and team members
Good understanding of IFRS 17 financial statements & disclosures
Evaluates potential solutions to ensure requirements are aligned with the accounting standards and can be implemented/configured in the SAP FPSL landscape
- System knowledge and project experience
Experience with IFRS 17 implementation projects
Prior implementation of a sub-ledger preferred; experience with configuration of a standard accounting solution - preferably on an SAP platform (e.g. SAP Bank Analyzer, FPSL, Accounting for Insurance Contracts)
Engaged participation in the agile project delivery (sprint planning, JIRA, retrospective, etc.) following a DevOps approach
- Testing
Experience with testing SAP FPSL or Bank Analyzer-based solutions
Can formulate and document test cases to ensure we can meet specified business requirements
Can effectively execute tests, reconciliation and root cause analysis to understand why results are not as expected and follow-up on them accordingly
- Personal skills
Great teammate with a high degree of personal accountability
Strong delivery focus as well as analytical capabilities
Ability to work under pressure and to cope with peak time
Problem solving demeanor: ability to break-down complex issues into relevant details and solvable actions

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.

Contact us

Klariská 14, 811 03 Bratislava, Slovakia
Lidická 700/19, 602 00 Brno, Czech Republic Phone: +421 903 427089
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