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Corporate Actuary (12 Month Contract)

We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled actuary to join our Life & Health Risk Management team. If you are an experienced actuary looking for your next challenge, apply now!

About the Role

This position is a 12-month fixed term contract.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting the design and implementation of end user tools which work alongside the group production valuation and systems to enhance the analysis and management reporting under IFRS17;

  • Driving the migration of local reporting onto the group solution for IFRS17;

  • Improving the robustness and integrity of the APRA reporting process;

  • Providing support for projects such as the annual business plan and target capital review, stress and scenario testing;

  • Completing ad hoc projects related to valuation and reporting.

About You

  • Proven experience in insurance or financial services, preferably corporate actuarial or life & health insurance industry;

  • Experience with life insurance accounting, management reporting and actuarial valuation system implementation is preferred;

  • Possess a Fellow of Australian Institute of Actuaries qualification (or equivalent). Candidates who are almost qualified will be considered;

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to handle both conceptual and practical issues;

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;

  • Ability to work independently, good judgement and business insight; and

  • Enjoys team collaboration and contributing to the broader team on local and global business initiatives.

About the Team

Swiss Re Australia's Life & Health Valuation & Analysis team comprises approximately thirty staff across our Sydney and Bangalore offices, responsible for delivering all actuarial reporting requirements and for developing a deep understanding of the diverse and complex reinsurance business in Australia and New Zealand.

Our team aims to proactively provide actionable insights to senior leaders locally and globally. We collaborate with cross functional teams throughout Swiss Re to help deliver efficiently implemented projects and reinsurance offerings to our clients. We are constantly striving to use the latest analytical tools to provide more insights to both our internal stakeholders and our clients, helping achieve our goal of making the world more resilient.

Swiss Re offers modern working arrangements that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences. We currently provide employees with attractive offices, competitive benefits such as 25 days annual leave, 15 days personal leave, flu vaccinations and annual health checks.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

You must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident of Australia to apply for this role.

Applications for this role will close on 5 July 2024. We look forward to your application!

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. 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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