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Senior Actuarial Modelling Analyst

About the Role:

  • Play the AXIS MCoE Squad Lead, Demand Lead, Peer Reviewer or Champion roles as needed.
  • Own and craft robust AXIS models and supporting tools to ensure they are fit for purpose, robust, efficient, in line with best practice and improve value to our stakeholders.
  • Drive initiatives to improve efficiency and automation of modelling processes.
  • Develop, steer and promote best practice on modelling tools, model maintenance, actuarial analysis, and more.
  • Support team learning and development, ensuring sustainability and continuous growth of our highly skilled modelling service.
  • Enhance and spread your expertise on the AXIS modelling platform, Swiss Re's wider valuation systems landscape, L&H (re)insurance business, and regulatory and accounting rules
  • Collaborate with other team members to steer the prioritization of work requests and to recommend most suitable solutions for the business.
  • Support optimization of our operational and governance framework to ensure MCoE activities are conducted effectively and add most value in a controlled, transparent, efficient, fast and flexible manner.
  • Explore new technologies, including new tools available from Moody's to improve the wider modelling process

About the Team:

The L&H Modelling Centre of Excellence (MCoE) is a large global team, responsible for creating and understanding the AXIS actuarial models and supporting tools relied on by hundreds of actuaries responsible for financial reporting and business steering across all Swiss Re L&H Reinsurance locations (US, Canada, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia). Two teams have recently been combined to form this now global team, and the combined team is refocused on creating consistent, intuitive and highly efficient AXIS models and modelling tools for the entire L&H portfolio.

With a team size of approx. 50 based across 4 global locations, the MCoE works closely with stakeholders to understand their actuarial modelling needs and executes the end-to-end modelling and tool development process including specifications, development, testing, governance and maintenance.

The MCoE is also involved in driving new technologies to use data insights, and on optimizing modelling processes by implementing innovative solutions to achieve automation and efficiency.

About you:

  • A highly motivated and internally driven individual with strong progress toward fellowship with at-least 5 years of experience
  • Experience with AXIS and SQL would be ideal, but training will be provided as needed. AXIS is a closed code software with a short learning curve.
  • Experience with L&H pricing and/or valuation in the insurance and/or reinsurance industry. Preferably knowledgeable about US and CA L&H Insurance and/or Reinsurance business
  • Functional knowledge of at least two local or global reporting bases, such as US GAAP, US Statutory, Canadian GAAP/Statutory, Swiss Statutory, IFRS, or others
  • Leadership traits and exposure
  • Exemplary communication, negotiation, and social skills to build and maintain positive relationships, internally within the team and externally with key partners
  • Reliability – integrity, judgement, energy/will, ownership, analytical power
  • Experience driving and successfully delivering multiple simultaneous projects, at times involving cross functional teams spanning multiple locations
  • Ability to prioritize and offer creative perspectives to improve value of team deliveries
  • Experience mentoring and coaching team members of varying experience and driving team engagement
  • Growth mentality with a dedication to maintain a team spirit based on openness and respect
  • Desire to learn from highly skilled industry professionals across multiple fields to grow your professional development

About Swiss Re:

Swiss Re 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. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work and their passion for sustainability.

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