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Senior Business Analyst SAP, Associate Director, Investment Accounting and Administration, 80%-100%


Are you fascinated by looking for opportunities to optimize and introduce new processes, services and systems to meet operational and regulatory requirements while at the same time reduce costs?


If you have a high client-centric mind-set and the ability to quickly understand their needs, enjoy working with different stakeholders and implement new solutions, then this is your next career opportunity.


The “Business Solution Design” team within “Investment Solutions” is looking for new members to establish a new Team to evaluate different options to deliver projects/products inside and outside of SAP FSCM (Subledger System) to minimalize operational risk during the implementation of IFRS9


At Zurich, we want you to reach your potential and be the best version of you. With a brand-new office, hybrid work models and career growth options, there’s never been a better time to join us.


What you will do


In this role as Senior Business Analyst in the new Team your main responsibilities will involve:


  • Perform preliminary high-level analysis on new initiatives from clients or from regulators

  • Gather business requirements (User Stories) and translate them into functional design Options within or outside of SAP

  • Perform gap Analysis and feasibility

  • Develop, update and review functional and non-functional specifications for new processes and systems

  • Support the setup of the test concept and the test preparation

  • Conduct Functional Test

  • Conduct “User Acceptance Testing” to sign-off the new changes before promoting them into Productive system

  • Provide & organize necessary user trainings

  • Deal with multiple Customers in parallel

  • Act as Support for other Teams and Projects when needed

  • Work location is Barcelona or Zurich only. If applying from outside of those cities, a relocation would be necessary


What you will bring


As a Senior Business Analyst for Investment Administration & Accounting your skills and qualifications should include:


  • University Degree and professional certification in accounting with deep understanding of IFRS (IAS 39 and IFRS9)

  • Minimum 5 years of Investment Accounting experience in the Finance Industry

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience with any investment application/solution (SAP FSCM are beneficial)

  • Good knowledge of Finance and Investment instruments

  • Knowledge of Investment Administration and Accounting processes

  • Proven ability to work with multi-cultural project teams and facilitating work shops

  • Strong Communication skills in written and spoken English

  • Strong Business Analyst skills (e.g. analytical skills, requirement engineering)

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Power Apps is beneficial

  • MS Office tools (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)


Additional Information


We look forward to receiving your online application.


Zurich wants to attract the best talent and we acknowledge that talents might not always be available full-time. At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working. Many of our employees work flexibly in a variety of ways. Please talk to us during the interview about the flexibility you may need.


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Information for recruitment agencies


Zurich does not accept any applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees.


Are you interested in working for a company that values its people and put's its customers and employees at the heart of everything we do? Are you looking for growth opportunities beyond simply a career? Then Zurich could be just the place for you!


Our people are the heart & soul of Zurich. Together we are committed to delivering on our purpose - Let’s Create a Brighter Future Together! 

Our ambition is to become one of the most responsible and impactful businesses in the world. To get there we hire and develop the best talent available. With Zurich, you can expect to work on challenges that will help you grow and to collaborate with a diverse and inclusive global team. 

People are Zurich’s most important asset. Their varied skills, perspectives and experiences drive innovation. And they reflect the breadth and diversity of our customers, suppliers, communities and investors around the world. We are committed to attracting and retaining talented individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Zurich does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other characteristics protected by applicable law. 



  • Location(s):  CH - Zürich, ES - Madrid, DE - München, ES - Barcelona, IT - Milan, PL - Krakow, PT - Lisboa 
  • Remote working:
  • Schedule: Full Time or Part Time
  • Recruiter name: Christopher Parkinson

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