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Actuarial Analyst - (Part-Time, Job-Share and Full-Time)


Location: London



The opportunity: 

An excellent opportunity has arisen to be an actuarial analyst within the UK P&C Zurich Municipal (ZM) Actuarial Reserving team in London. You will be responsible for the output of the quarterly reserving exercise, as well as communicating the financial risk and its consequences – all of which are fundamentally important to our business. You will be responsible for the contributing to the quarterly reserving exercise, as well as aiding the communication the financial risk and its consequences – all of which are fundamentally important to our business. You will also work on team wide tasks such process improvement, planning and group reporting.


In addition to the traditional reserving aspects of the role, there are opportunities to support on various projects including supporting the embedding the IFRS 17 reporting into the current reserving processes and process improvements. This will include explaining new metrics and unfamiliar concepts.


Using your strong analytical skills and business acumen, you’ll work alongside some of the most talented qualified actuaries, as well as liaising with other areas of the business, including Finance, Claims and Underwriting.

This role is available part-time, job-share or full time. This is because we want the best people for our roles, and we recognise that sometimes those people aren’t available full-time.



Key Responsibilities:  

  • Assist in the quarterly reserving for ZM
  • Identify key trends in the ZM claims and policy data
  • With supervision, help ensure the timely and accurate delivery of Group and regulatory requirements
  • Providing support to the UK P&C Zurich Municipal Reserving Actuary with reporting and communication of the results
  • Contributing to discussions and the production of the business plan with a focus on loss ratios
  • Providing support to the business functions, including Underwriting, Pricing and Claims



Your skills and experience: 

  • Part-qualified actuary
  • A high level of numeracy skills and an analytical approach to work is essential
  • Ideally familiar with ResQ
  • Excellent team-working, communication and interpersonal skills are also required
  • A serious and professional attitude towards compliance of regulatory submissions with an eye for attention to detail in order to support accuracy
  • Enthusiastic and positive can-do attitude
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and driven to deliver to set deadlines
  • Adaptability and Flexibility


What happens next?

As an inclusive employer we want to ensure that all candidates feel comfortable and are able to perform at their best during the interview. You’ll have the opportunity to let us know of any reasonable adjustment or practical support needed when you apply.


Who we are:

At Zurich we aspire to be one of the most responsible and impactful businesses in the world and the best global insurer. Together we’re creating a brighter future for our customers, our people and our planet.


With over 55,000 employees in more than 170 countries, you’ll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company who are a long-standing player in the insurance industry.


We’ve made a promise to each other and every employee; to focus on sustainable impact, to care about each other’s wellbeing, to use our diverse expertise to be curious and optimistic and to develop the skills needed for our future.


If you're interested in working in a dynamic and challenging environment for a company that recognises and rewards your creativity, initiatives and contributions - then Zurich could be just the place for you. Be part of something great.


Our Culture: 

At Zurich, our sense of community is strong and we’re particularly passionate about diversity and inclusion, which we’ve won numerous awards for. We want our people to bring the whole of themselves to work and ensure everybody is made to feel welcome, regardless of their background, beliefs or culture. We want our employees to reflect the diversity of our customers, and so are committed to treating all of our applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their actual or assumed background, disability or any other protected characteristic.


We’ve an environment that places a real importance on our people’s wellbeing from a physical, mental, social and financial perspective. We work with our wellbeing partners and industry experts to provide the best advice and access to a wealth of lifestyle support. We’re also committed to continuous improvement and we offer access to a comprehensive range of training and development opportunities.


We’re passionate about supporting employees to help others by getting involved in volunteering, charitable and community activity. Our charitable arm, Zurich Community Trust, is one of the longest-established corporate trusts in the UK. In that time, we’ve awarded grants and volunteered time to deserving causes in the UK valued at over £90 million.


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


The financials
  • 12% defined non-contributory pension scheme.
  • Annual company bonus.
  • Income Protection.
  • Life cover - four times your salary.
Time away
  • 25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays.
  • The option to buy up to an additional 20 days or sell some of your holiday.
  • Three days paid volunteering.
  • Up to 16 weeks' full pay for maternity, paternity and adoption leave.
Your health is important to us
  • Access to Private medical insurance.
  • Virtual GP appointments.
  • Discounted gym membership.
  • Free flu jab.
  • Access to a wealth of support from our wellbeing partners.
We're making a difference
  • Creating a brighter, more sustainable future underpins all that we do here in Zurich. We were the first insurer to sign the ‘UN Business Ambition for 1.5˚C’ pledge.
  • Our charitable arm, Zurich Community Trust, has awarded grants and volunteered time to deserving causes in the UK valued at over £90 million.

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