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Business Analyst (Re-)Insurance

  • Location

    Zürich, Switzerland

  • Sector:

    Other Data Jobs

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  • Contact:

    Kristina Marzohl

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  • Job ref:

    JN -082021-89117_1629040361

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Your main responsibilities:

* Translation of accounting standard requirements into IT requirements; with a current focus on IFRS 17

* Configuration of SAP FPSL system according to elicited requirements

* End-to-end integration testing of FPSL

* Support the development of automated unit test cases

* Analyze results and identify error pattern in large data volume

* Ensure timely and high-quality delivery of user stories as prioritized in the backlog

* Collaborate closely with other project teams to develop solutions or support problem resolution

* Nurture knowledge transfer to run organization and collect their input/feedback

About you:

* 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

* Evaluates potential solutions to ensure requirements are aligned with the accounting standards and can be implemented/configured in the SAP FPSL landscape

* Strong understanding of or willingness to dig into financial reporting (e.g. IFRS17)

System knowledge and project experience

* 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)

* Understanding of end-to-end system landscape (source, master data, general ledger, consolidation) and how the data flows from source to produce the required bookings, reports and interfaces

* Ability to understand implementation design for new solutions and to specify requirements to developers for change requests

* Engaged participation in the agile project delivery (sprint planning, JIRA, retrospective, etc.) following a DevOps approach


* Can formulate and document test cases to ensure we can meet specified business requirements

* Can effectively execute tests (also on a large data set), reconciliation and root cause analysis to understand why results are not as expected and follow-up on them accordingly

* Experience with testing SAP FPSL (or Bank Analyzer-based solutions) preferred

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 attitude: ability to break-down complex issues into relevant details and solvable actions

* SQL or any programming language knowledge (e.g. Python) is an advantage

* Ability to communicate effectively to the different stakeholders

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