Job title: Senior P&C Actuary
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Insurance
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Job published: 12/01/2024
Job ID: 33103

Job Description

Our client, an insurance company is looking for a Senior P&C Actuary to strengthen the reserving team. He/she will be in charge performing quarterly and yearly reserve calculations for EMEA market business.

The Senior P&C Actuary will be responsible for:

  • Working with a newly introduced actuarial reserving tool, applying diverse actuarial reserving methods, and determining the most suitable reserves for financial accounts.
  • Estimating nominal ultimate claims and their pay-out patterns, conducting detailed portfolio analysis to identify specific focus areas for separate monitoring.
  • Challenging costing accuracy, contributing to reporting, and developing a profound understanding of liability reinsurance.
  • Ensuring comprehensive, complete, and well-understood overall calculations.
  • Regularly interacting with other functions such as Underwriting, Claims, Technical Accounting, and Finance, as well as senior management, and fostering trustful long-term relationships.
  • Supporting the transition to IFRS accounting and shaping reporting.
  • Leading or actively participating in actuarial-related projects and systems development on a regular basis.
  • Interacting with and training junior team members, aiding in the development of their actuarial expertise.


  • Master’s degree in Actuarial Science.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Programming skills in R, Python or other related languages will be considered an advantage.
  • You have multicultural communication skills, curiosity and are a great teammate. We will consider any other major language a plus.
  • You are comfortable multitasking and show courage, integrity and you earn trust with our partners.
  • You are open to change, always in search of different, more efficient methods
  • You have a global mindset and are comfortable taking the lead.
  • Fluent in English and another major language.