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Transactional Actuarial Analyst I or Support Analyst II

Company: Zurich Insurance Company Ltd.
Location: Schaumburg
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Job Description:

Zurich is currently looking for an Actuarial Analyst to join National Accounts supporting Group Captives pricing. This colleague will support the market facing underwriting teams, portfolio efforts spearheaded by business leadership, as well as interface with the Shared Service Units such as Technical Underwriting and Finance to ensure the technical needs and analyses of Group Captives are properly informed of developments within the segment. -Our team of actuaries work in a collaborative, cross functional partnerships with the aim of improving the underwriting insights and financial performance of the book. - The actuarial analyst's or support analyst's contribution is to enhance the technical pricing, decision making, and risk selection of the field. This individual will be responsible for supporting the field U/W and actuarial needs for Group Captive business. -

As the Group Captive Transactional Pricing Actuarial Analyst, you will be one of the resources for the Group Captive team, its underwriters and leadership. In this individual contributor role, you will work independently and collaboratively on account pricing (at the captive level and individual new member level) as well as participate in more complex analytical work. - Examples of this include:

  • Manage the demands of the various stakeholders ensuring predictable and timely completion of work, including but not limited to pulling/manipulating loss and exposure data, setting up renewal files for actuarial review, developing loss selections, creating model for the determination of collateral need, testing of risk transfer, etc.Help actuaries and underwriters craft a story and support the new/renewal proposal with sound rationale for rate increases, term changes, coverage adjustments, etc. beyond "the model says so." - This includes researching and documenting reasons for changes from one term to another.
  • Will be responsible for maintaining and populating Group Captive specific actuarial databases and run monthly processes for the actuarial and underwriting team.
  • Create presentation slides for state of the captive meetings.
  • Collaborate with Finance Actuarial to ensure rate changes can be appropriately calculated for Group Captives.Understand profit drivers on portfolio and book segments and communicate insights as neededUse developed communication skills to bring actuarial concepts regularly into discussions and to a be a part of strategic decisions regarding profit and growth -This is an opportunity to gain broad exposure into our National Accounts Group Captives teams, segments and customers. - You will also gain valuable underwriting insights and business knowledge working within an underwriting framework.
    Required Qualifications for Actuarial Analyst:
    • Zurich Certified Insurance Apprentice, including Associate Degree and 2 or more years technical/insurance experience
    • Bachelors Degree with 3.0 cumulative GPA and No prior experience required in the Actuarial area
    • Successful completion of one or more actuarial exams
      -Preferred Qualifications for both levels:
      • Insurance industry experience
      • Programming skills with knowledge and experience with VBA, SQL, R, SAS, and/or Python -
        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. -
        A future with Zurich. What can go right when you apply at Zurich? -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 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 -
        Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission. -
        Location(s): AM - Schaumburg
        Remote Working: No
        Schedule: Full Time
        Linkedin Recruiter Tag: #LI-JJ1 #LI-REMOTE -

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