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Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR, HK

Corporate Actuary / Senior Actuarial Analyst

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. We cover both Property & Casualty and Life & Health. Combining experience with creative thinking and cutting-edge expertise, we create new opportunities and solutions for our clients. This is possible thanks to the collaboration of more than 14,000 employees across the world.

Our success depends on our ability to build an inclusive culture encouraging fresh perspectives and innovative thinking. We embrace a workplace where everyone has equal opportunities to thrive and develop professionally regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, physical or mental ability, skillset, thought or other characteristics. In our inclusive and flexible environment everyone can bring their authentic selves to work.



About the Role


The key activities of the Actuarial Management team that you will be primarily responsible include:
•    Provide high quality delivery of US GAAP, Swiss Statutory, and EV actuarial valuation to senior management
•    Manage timelines and deliverables for quarterly US GAAP, Statutory, and EV reporting
•    Work closely with local valuation teams to maintain and improve regional deliverables
•    Provide assistance to other teams (Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Products and Financial Controlling) on treaty profitability/inforce value and analysis
•    Support other priorities of the L&H Business Management team as required
•    Support Group wide and local projects as required
Management retains the discretion to change the duties of the position at any time.

About the Team


Reporting to Regional Corporate Actuary, Life & Health (L&H) Actuarial Management Asia, you will be primarily responsible for the activities of the Actuarial Management function in Asia. The Actuarial Management team is part of the L&H Business Management division in Swiss Re, responsible for managing the in-force business. 
The Actuarial team in Asia supports Swiss Re's L&H business in Asia excluding Australia/New Zealand by providing financial information and advice on past and expected future profitability and experience. This team works closely with other departments in Asia's L&H Community, including Products, Risk Management, and Client Markets teams. Furthermore, the team has interdependent relationships with other units within the L&H Business Management division. 
The successful candidate will need to proactively liaise with cross functional teams and is required to foster a strong team culture in order to drive delivery of the overall in-force management mandate. The Business Management division comprises the following units: Technical Accounting, Actuarial Management, Portfolio Management and Claims.

About You


  • Strong knowledge and working experience in L&H business, plus the ability to understand and communicate business needs with internal clients is key to success in this role; 
  • At least 4 years of L&H valuation or pricing experience in reinsurance, primary insurance or insurance consultancy;
  • Qualified or working towards to fellow actuary;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, organisational and people management skills;
  • Ability to balance rigorous technical requirements and business mind-set to be solutions oriented; Strong technical knowledge and the ability to analyse data and processes;
  • A good understanding of at least one of the following reporting regimes: US GAAP, IFRS 17, EV, or MCEV;
  • Good knowledge and proficiency of actuarial modelling systems; RAFM experience is desirable, but not essential;
  • Proficient in MS Excel. Knowledge of MS Access and/or database software would be considered an advantage.

Keywords: Actuary, Actuarial 
Reference Code: 108102 


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