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Actuarial Intern (8 months)

If you're a dedicated and motivated professional with a passion for process standardization and a desire to make a global impact, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity! Be part of a global team to reshape the actuarial landscape and ensure its future readiness in the face of changing reporting requirements, regulatory changes, and constantly evolving technologies.

About the Role

Your primary responsibility is to support building and enhancing valuation tools in Power BI. You will work with actuaries to understand their needs for financial reporting and risk management. As part of the global valuation team, we create global standard reporting tools that are used by Swiss Re Life & Health valuation actuaries across the globe.

Such tools include not only analytical tools on cashflows and reserves, but also a dashboard type of reports that provides key performance indicators (KPIs) to support senior management in making informed decisions. You will be supporting more senior actuaries in the team to develop such tools, partnering with the IT team.

This is a temporary internship for up to 8 months.

Key Responsibilities:

  • You will work closely with valuation actuaries to understand their requirements and translate them into actionable IT projects. Your role will involve writing clear and detailed business requirements that will serve as the foundation for IT teams to design and develop innovative solutions in Power BI.

About the Team

Actuarial Operations and Solutions (AOS) plans, builds, operates, and improves Swiss Re's global systems and processes for Life & Health business. We own and operate Swiss Re's largest application and database which is used by regional valuation teams, Finance, Portfolio Management, Risk Management, and other business-steering departments.

We comprehend business challenges in order to provide solutions and make strategic decisions that will help the valuation landscape in preparing for the future by launching or supporting projects. We have about 15 team members spread across the globe, including Toronto, Armonk, Bangalore, London, and Zurich. Our strengths stem from the diverse backgrounds and skills of our team members including actuarial (pricing, valuation, AXIS modelling, product development, risk management), testing, information technology, and project management.

We have a small team atmosphere which fosters support and inclusion, both critical to creating a creative and collaborative environment. This is a great opportunity to join a knowledgeable team with breadth of both technical and non-technical experience.

About You

  • Pursuing or recently completed a degree in Bachelor or Master's in Actuarial Science, Mathematics or related fields.
  • Excellent oral, written, and listening communication skills
  • Exposure to Power BI is preferred
  • Completion of two or more internships in insurance, or business is an asset
  • Completion of two or more actuarial exams is preferred
  • Highly motivated with an ability to work collaboratively
  • Independent, critical thinker yet creative in problem-solving
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and deliver results in a fast-paced dynamic environment

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.

Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.

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