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Sao Paulo, São Paulo, BR

Junior Actuary


Junior Actuary 

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?


Objectives (areas of responsibility and authority)

  • Quarterly estimation of P&C insurance portfolio reserves including close cooperation with major stakeholders (Claims, Underwriting, Pricing and Finance/Accounting)
  • Estimation of corresponding pay-out patterns serving as one of the input parameters for EVM and solvency calculations
  • Calculation of Premium Deficiency Test, ULAE and others
  • Preparation of internal and external (statutory) financial reportings and presentations


Main tasks / Regular activities

  • Provide actuarial analysis for technical provisions (e.g. IBNR) for certain lines of business
  • Interact with Claims, Underwriting, Pricing and Finance/Accounting on a group level
  • Provide data reconciliation and data quality checks
  • Support the automation of process flows (mainly developing program codes based on statistical software SAS, SQL or R)
  • Define actuarial data requirements and manage corresponding processes
  • Take ownership of projects as defined in the yearly Performance Review or otherwise assigned
  • Support on actuarial reporting to group management and regulators


Performance measurement criteria

  • Feedback from Head Risk and Actuarial Management (includes feedback from Finance, Underwriting and Market executives) on quality and efficiency of results


Job requirements


  • Actuarial background
  • On the way to be or full member of the Brazilian Actuarial Association and registered with the Instituto Brasileiro de Atuários (IBA)
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Proficiency in SAS, R, SQL or similar statistical data software, considered a plus


Linguistic ability

  • Fluentspoken and written knowledge of Portuguese and English
  • Additional languages such as German or French considered a plus



  • Property & Casualty actuarial experience in (commercial) insurance industry with emphasis on loss reserving and financial reporting in an international environment, considered a plus
  • Additional experience in economic/solvency valuations and pricing of Corporate Business considered a plus



  • Good multicultural communication skills
  • Pro-active and hands-on attitude
  • Ability to cope with pressure and prioritise tasks accordingly to deliver results on time
  • Ability to accept criticism and to support independent opinion/recommendations based on sound technical and efficiency-driven reasoning


Leadership qualities

  • Development and maintenance of a high-performance
  • Flexibility to adapt efficiently to changing business environments 
  • Development of high-quality talents, reflecting longer term needs for the entity
  • Efficient communication skills

Reference Code: 95539 


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