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Senior Actuarial Analyst I, Planning & Forecasting


Zurich North America is currently looking for a Senior Actuarial Analyst I to join our Business Unit (BU) Reserving, Planning & Forecasting Team.  While this position can be based out of our North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois or any other Zurich office location, we are offering the flexibility to work both in the office and remotely.   You will collaborate with your manager to set a schedule that supports you, our customers and the team. 


As a part of the Planning & Forecasting Team, you will partner with other Zurich Business Unit Actuaries, Planning & Performance Management, and Zurich Capital Management teams to holistically bring together periodic forecasts and plan materials.  This role will also coordinate Zurich responses to Group Capital Management and support the tools related to capital and expected loss ratios. Additionally, this role supports some of the financial components related to IFRS 17 accounting.


In this role you will use your insurance knowledge, portfolio insight, and analytical skills to perform analyses, enhance influence and understanding, and communicate outcomes to business leaders, finance, and actuarial colleagues across the organization. Your analysis will support an array of projects, including: 


  • Collaborating with Pricing and Reserving to assist with Expected Loss Ratio reviews
  • Implementation and communication of IFRS 17 accounting standards
  • Supporting data and analyses used in Zurich-Economic Capital Modeling
  • Delivering timely and accurate Plan and Forecast submissions
  • Utilizing digital tools, dashboards, and further automation to improve processes


 Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics/Statistics or Actuarial Sciences and 5 or more years of experience in the Actuarial area
  • ACAS or equivalent international certification


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in multiple functional areas (pricing, reserving, capital management) and knowledge/skills reflective of a senior practitioner
  • Actuarial experience that includes a combination of reserving and pricing experience, diversified business lines that include commercial lines of business
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical staff effectively

As a condition of employment at Zurich, employees must adhere to our COVID-related health and safety protocols (, including, without limitation, a requirement that employees attest as to their vaccination status with a YES/NO, and upload proof of vaccination status, or negative COVID test results when allowable, to a third-party vendor. These are continuously re-evaluated and the requirements may change at any time.  
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Now is the time to move forward and make a difference. At Zurich, we want you to share your unique perspectives, experiences and ideas so we can grow and drive sustainable change together. As part of a leading global organization, Zurich North America has over 150 years of experience managing risk and supporting resilience. Today, Zurich North America is a leading provider of commercial property-casualty insurance solutions and a wide range of risk management products and services for businesses and individuals. We serve more than 25 industries, from agriculture to technology, and we insure 90% of the Fortune 500®. Our growth strategy is not limited to our business. As an employer, we strive to provide ongoing career development opportunities, and we foster an environment where voices are diverse, behaviors are inclusive, actions drive equity, and our people feel a sense of belonging. Be a part of the next evolution of the insurance industry. Join us in building a brighter future for our colleagues, our customers and the communities we serve. Zurich maintains a comprehensive employee benefits package for employees as well as eligible dependents and competitive compensation. Please click here to learn more.
As a global company, Zurich recognizes the diversity of our workforce as an asset. We recruit talented people from a variety of backgrounds with unique perspectives that are truly welcome here. Taken together, diversity and inclusion bring us closer to our common goal: exceeding our customers’ expectations. Zurich does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status. EOE disability/vet 
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Location(s): AM - Schaumburg, AM - Overland Park, AM - Omaha
Remote Working: No
Schedule: Full Time
Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-MF1 #LI-HYBRID 

Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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