Trainee Actuary

Zurich Insurance
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Location: Fareham

The opportunity:

An excellent opportunity has arisen to join our Actuarial Reporting team within the Reserving team in Fareham. As part of the team, you will assist with reporting of actuarial work, and help communicate the financial risk and its consequences – all of which are fundamentally important to our business.
Using analytical and mathematical skills, you’ll work alongside some of the most talented qualified actuaries, as well as liaising with other areas of the business, including Finance and Underwriting.

Key Responsibilities:
  • With supervision, help ensure the timely and accurate delivery of Group and regulatory requirements with particular focus on managing the booking process.
  • Provide support to the UK P&C Chief Actuary with reporting and communication of the results.
  • Assist in the production of the business plan which will involve the planning tool and with discussions around plan.
Your skills and experience:
  • Part-qualified actuary making good progress towards qualification
  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Mathematics/Statistics, Other Sciences
  • A serious and professional attitude towards compliance of regulatory submissions with an eye for attention to detail in order to support accuracy
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills to be able to effectively interact and negotiate at all levels
  • Have a good knowledge of actuarial professional guidance and relevant legislation
  • Professional manner
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Able to cope with change
  • Able to manage and meet deadlines and work under pressure

The Reward:
In return we are offering an attractive salary plus a generous benefits package including bonus and defined contribution pension scheme. We are committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.

Who we are:
Looking for a career that will excite, challenge and inspire you? Thinking about insurance? Perhaps you should. Working for us is a totally different experience to what you probably expect. How do you feel about the things you truly love? Don’t you want to protect them in the best way possible? Imagine if you could help people do this all over the world. You’d give them confidence and reassurance by protecting what they love most. This is no easy task. In today’s interconnected world, tackling risk is fast, unpredictable and invigorating. You’ll have to think on your feet as you manage risks big and small, from flooding to cyber crime. You’ll be tackling issues like these in over 170 countries. It’s a big challenge, but you’ll have a truly diverse network helping you. As part of an international team, every day would provide opportunities to learn, grow and share ideas.

As you make an impact across borders, you’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the insurance industry, we make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of our employees to ensure their success in the future.

Further information:
At Zurich, we aim to have a diverse mix of employees that reflects our customers and the communities in which we live and work. Our diversity and inclusion initiatives are shaping an environment where everyone feels welcome, regardless of age, gender, religion, ability, culture, sexual orientation or mental health status. Our approach ensures that Zurich is a place that values different opinions, respects personal needs, and provides equal opportunities for all. We're also happy to consider flexible working arrangements and welcome applications from everyone.

So make a difference. Be challenged. Be inspired. Be supported, Love what you do. Work for us.

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