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Actuary (P&C Audit)

Are you a critical thinker who likes to analyze complex topics and provide insights on risks? Do you enjoy working in a diverse team that employs innovative techniques and tools? Join us at Group Internal Audit and help us to advance Swiss Re's resilience.

About the Role

As an Actuarial Senior Auditor in Group Internal Audit, you will participate in various audit activities. You will engage with senior actuaries and function heads on a regular basis in reserving and underwriting, but you will be challenged to learn more about risk management, claims, technical accounting and regulatory environments.

This role is an opportunity to deal with themes that have organizational impact and drive the risk culture of Swiss Re.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Participate in a variety of audits, with a focus on actuarial/risk management functions, from beginning to end, owning your audit tasks within the agile audit team, and positively impacting the audit delivery.
  • Build and maintain relationships with senior management and engage with various stakeholders across the business.
  • Apply your expertise to contribute to the GIA audit plan.
  • Coach other members of the audit team on technical underwriting topics.
  • Challenge the audit teams to excel by acting as a role model.

About the Team

Group Internal Audit is an international team of Auditors. Our vision is 'Advancing Swiss Re's Resilience'. We seek to be problem solvers who lead from every seat, challenge the status quo, understand risk, and demonstrate that we are responsive to risk.

We apply innovative and risk-focused techniques that ensure that our audit effort is proportionate to risk, and we continuously extend the use of data analytics and automation within our audit processes.

About You

We are looking for an inspiring person who is curious, delivery-oriented, and a team-player, and is able to think creatively and critically and generate innovative ideas and can also communicate effectively and deliver in ambiguous situations.

You are passionate about innovation and transformation including data analytics.


  • 5 plus years of work experience in an assurance function or a similar qualified function within the P&C (Re-)insurance industry.
  • University degree required.
  • Qualified or nearly qualified Actuary or similar (preferred).
  • Strong understanding of reserving methods for (Re-)insurance business.
  • Understanding of IFRS 17/ US GAAP financial principles.
  • Understanding of governance processes and controls.
  • Proficiency in English, written and spoken.

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the worldโ€™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. 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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