KPMG

Manager or Senior Manager - Actuary Life Insurance

Location: Zurich
Start date: As soon as possible
Workload: 80-100%
Are you a dynamic actuary who can provide invaluable support across a multitude of key focus areas, including IFRS 17 and finance transformation? Our actuarial life insurance practice works with other KPMG sector specialists to help insurance clients maximize value and prepare for the future.
 
Location: Zurich
Start date: As soon as possible
Workload: 80-100%

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Responsibilities & Profile

Your contribution to KPMG

  • Support clients with their IFRS 17 implementation projects
  • Develop solutions to complex problems for insurance and reinsurance clients
  • Manage client relationships, build new ones and assist with the development of proposals in order to win new business
  • Identify business opportunities by building relationships both internally and externally
  • Support clients with the actuarial aspects of finance transformation programs; assist them to understand the relationships between actuarial, accounting and finance
  • Advise clients on risk and capital issues including Swiss Solvency Test and Solvency II
  • Support with due diligence projects and use of actuarial skills in M&A work
  • Support with review and audit work e.g. Embedded Value reviews, Risk Capital review
 

This is what makes you successful

  • Degree level education (actuarial science, economics, finance, mathematics, or natural sciences)
  • Professional actuarial qualification nearing completion (SAV/FIA/CAS or equivalent)
  • Minimum 5-10 years of experience as an actuary life insurance in a consulting environment and/or insurance industry
  • Indepth knowledge with IFRS 17
  • Strong IT skills, specifically in MS Office, experience with actuarial software a plus
  • Proficient in German and English
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, independent and outgoing personality who fosters collaboration

Clarity on KPMG Switzerland in 100 seconds

Targeted career development and internal and external attractive training and further education options
Targeted career development and internal and external attractive training and further education options
 
Possibilities for global and Switzerland-wide mobility across all sectors and locations
Possibilities for global and Switzerland-wide mobility across all sectors and locations
 
 
 
25-30 days of leave, option for compensation of overtime (with the exception of management staff); management staff receive an additional 4 to 6 days of leave
25-30 days of leave, option for compensation of overtime (with the exception of management staff); management staff receive an additional 4 to 6 days of leave
 
Maternity leave of 16 weeks, paternity leave of 5 days and free advice from the external family service
Maternity leave of 16 weeks, paternity leave of 5 days and free advice from the external family service
 
 
 
Ancillary benefits may apply to certain positions (e.g. fixed-contract positions).

Your salary in this position will be in line with industry standards and will depend on your professional experience and education. During the recruitment process we will negotiate your salary with you according to our guidelines. Any salary ranges published on external platforms for this position have not been agreed with KPMG and do not apply.

KPMG as an employer

Your future team

Become an active part of a dynamic organization that embraces initiative and encourages collaborative thinking. We have 460 insurance actuaries in 21 countries across Europe, and global actuarial resources of over 700. Our Swiss team of actuaries and quantitative risk management specialists brings deep practical experience and provides a full range of skills, helping insurers across a number of areas including Risk and Capital Management, Process and Model Improvement, SST, Reserving and Pricing.
 

About KPMG

KPMG is known for providing clear and consistent solutions in the areas of auditing and advisory services. The broad palette of services across many subject matters and industries allows the provision of multidisciplinary services from a single source for our clients on the one hand and diverse careers and development options for our employees on the other hand. Our dealings are fair and frank and we strive to always look at the results of our work through the eyes of our clients. At KPMG, we are aware that if we add value for our clients, we also do the same for ourselves.

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Contact person

Christos Makridis

Human Resources
+41 58 249 26 30
kpmg.ch/careers
Christos Makridis
 
To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.
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