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SAP FINCON Subject Matter Expert


Our opportunity


Zurich is one of the world’s leading insurance groups, and one of the few to operate on a global basis. Our mission is to help our customers understand and protect themselves from risk.  With about 55,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries, we aspire to become the best global insurer as measured by our shareholders, customers and employees. We help individuals, small and medium sized companies and global corporations around the world understand and protect themselves from risk by offering a wide range of insurance products, solutions and advisory services.


Your role


You will act as an internal SAP FI/CO consultant, and will participate in both SAP implementation and SAP maintenance (Enhancements, BAU requests, incident resolution), taking responsibility for supporting existing SAP FI/CO installations globally.


As a SAP FICO Subject Matter Expert your main responsibilities will involve

  •  Analyze actual underlying business needs and document requirements
  • Propose solution alternatives and evaluate them
  • Customize SAP and unit test
  • Give world-class SAP support
  • Detect problems and root causes
  • Solve incidents and problems
  • Implement enhancements
  • Consult customer
  • Take responsibility for supporting a SAP client/area
  • Participate in SAP implementation projects & support local / transformation projects


Your Skills and Experience


As a SAP FICO Subject Matter Expert your skills and qualifications will ideally include:


  • Higher education in informatics and/or economy
  • Excellent written and spoken Spanish and English (Additional German is a true asset)
  • At least 5 years’ experience in SAP international implementations with leading customizing positions
  • Proven track of complete SAP templates rollouts and process harmonization.
  • Ability to find defect resolution for any problem identified
  • Effective team player in a global company, good communication skills
  • Experience working in international environments with different cultures
  • Ability to influence and work effectively with different levels and hierarchies



  • Senior experience in SAP FI/CO modules specialized in Finance Accounting and Reporting
  • NewGL required; Special Ledger would be a plus
  • IFRS & other GAAPs knowledge
  • Very good understanding of Financial Closing process in multinational companies
    (revaluation, allocation, reposting, consolidation)
  •  Good finance & accounting knowledge
    • Familiarity with insurance and Bank accounting
    • Procurement to Pay processes
    • Controlling: Internal Orders, CCA, PCA & PA 
  • Good understanding of ITIL processes (preferably ITIL Certified) such as Change Management, Incident Management.
  • Any of a Plus: ALE, LSMW, cut over and migrations, SLO conversions, SAP technical upgrades and patching, Winshuttle.
  • ABAP debugging skills would be a plus

Additional Information


As well as a competitive salary and a yearly bonus we offer benefits package which includes:

  • Option to work remotely within Spain even up to 100% - you choose
  • Flexible working hours
  • Wide range of internal and external trainings
  • Free English, German and Spanish classes depending on the needs
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension Plan - after 1 year in the company
  • Referral bonus if you bring other talented people like you
  • Special banking and insurance conditions
  • Exclusive Employees discounts


Primary work location is Barcelona, Poblenou. Please apply with your CV in English.


Who we are


Looking for a challenging and inspiring work environment where you can make a difference? At Zurich millions of individuals and businesses place their trust in our products and services every day. Our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, enabling, businesses and communities to face a world of risk with confidence. Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. It’s a big challenge, but you will be supported by a world-class team who believe in helping you to reach your full potential and deliver on our promises.


So be challenged. Be inspired. Help us make a difference.


At Zurich we are an equal opportunity employer.  We attract and retain the best qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability.


Why Zurich


At Zurich, we like to think outside the box and challenge the status quo. We take an optimistic approach by focusing on the positives and constantly asking What can go right? 

We are an equal opportunity employer who knows that each employee is unique - that’s what makes our team so great! 
Join us as we constantly explore new ways to protect our customers and the planet.

  • Location(s):  ES - Barcelona 
  • Remote working: Yes
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Ysabel Del Gallego Garcia

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