This is an IFRS 17 project-based role within Group Reinsurance Reserving. You will be leading the project on the actuarial side for Group Reinsurance Reserving team in Zurich and providing support to Bermuda.
The future accounting rules require appropriate building and testing of reserving systems and processes in Group Reinsurance, leveraging the existing ones.
In the implementation phase you will work closely with the Group Re and Group IFRS 17 project teams, and various other functions within Group Reinsurance.
The role requires appropriate understanding of the actuarial IFRS 17 methodology.
What you will do
Refining and finalizing the solution design for reinsurance
Evaluating options, testing calculations, building prototypes, and assisting implementation of the selected approach for IFRS 17
Supporting reserving processes and actuarial tools for IFRS 17 compliant reserving
Collaborating closely with the IFRS 17 project teams and other Group Re areas
Embedding IFRS 17 into business as usual
Performing financial impact assessments
Filling resource gaps in on-going quarterly reserving during IFRS 17 implementation
What you bring
Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Mathematics / Statistics, Physics, Computer Science, Economics or similar
5 or more years of experience in financial industry, preferable reserving and / or reinsurance
Fully qualified actuary (per local society) or actively pursuing qualification
Good programming skills. Experience with SQL, VBA or RESQ will be an advantage.
Ability to work independently, under pressure and conscious of deadlines
Good project management skills, result-oriented work in a project environment
Showing enthusiasm and having positive attitude
Very good English skills, German will be an advantage
We look forward to receiving your online application.
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