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Armonk, NY, US Kansas City, MO, US Schaumburg, IL, US

Lead Casualty Underwriting Audit US


Lead Casualty Underwriting Audit US 

About Swiss Re

Swiss Re is one of the world’s leading providers of reinsurance, insurance and other forms of insurance-based risk transfer, working to make the world more resilient. We anticipate and manage a wide variety of risks, from natural catastrophes and climate change to cybercrime.

At Swiss Re we combine experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise to create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of our 15,000 employees across the world.

We offer a flexible working environment where curious and adaptable people thrive. Are you interested in joining us?


About the Role

As Casualty Underwriting Audit Leader, you will own and lead our reinsurance client audit activity in the United States. You will develop the format, content and reporting framework and ensure it runs effectively. Your main responsibilities include:

  • Support Casualty underwriters by enabling and facilitating a consistent process for planning, execution, reporting and scoring of client underwriting audit activity
  • Ensure all underwriting audit activity is consistently planned, reported and scored by underwriters
  • Support execution of underwriting audits by participating as an auditor
  • Review audit findings from underwriters to quality check consistency and create consolidated market trend and client quality reporting
  • Own development and continuous improvements in client underwriting audit processes, procedures and tools to effectively respond to business and external customer needs
  • Facilitate and align cross-functional audit activities, including claims and transactional audits
  • Organize training and knowledge transfer within the underwriting, claims and client management communities based on findings from audit activities


About the Team

We are a team of more than 40 underwriters and actuaries servicing all Swiss Re's Casualty Reinsurance Treaty business in North America. Our underwriting hub is organized in three underwriting teams, an Actuarial Analytics team and a Data Analytics function. One of the key enablers to maintain and strengthen underwriting quality and client interaction is a consistent framework for all of our client audit activity by Casualty Underwriting and other functions.


To bring this vision to life we are looking for a strong talent to shape and drive format and content of our underwriting audit activity in the United States.

About You

  • You have 7-10 years of professional experience in underwriting, primary underwriting experience preferred
  • You have strong understanding of business and loss drivers in US Casualty
  • You have a strong sense of accountability and execution
  • You are very experienced in MS Excel, Word and Power Point
  • You are able to develop key conclusions from detailed underwriting audit observations
  • You are able to translate audit results into actions that will improve business performance
  • You are a strong presenter to all types of audience, including senior management
  • You are a strong communicator and standout colleague
  • You can achieve results by influencing others
  • You are able to travel domestically as needed (post-Covid)
  • You have strong organizational skills and enjoy audit work!


Swiss Re is an equal opportunity employer. It is our practice to recruit, hire and promote without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, pregnancy, sexual orientations, marital status, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Decisions on employment are solely based on an individual's qualifications for the position being filled.

During the recruitment process, reasonable accommodations for disabilities are available upon request. If contacted for an interview, please inform the Recruiter/HR Professional of the accommodation needed.


Reference Code: 95148 



Nearest Major Market: White Plains
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City

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