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Experienced Non-Life Actuary - Financial Services

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  12 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1444409

EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice (EY FSO) integrated in the EMEIA region. An international team of over 16.000 professionals is working across borders for our clients in the financial sector, in four service lines: Consulting, Tax, Transactions and Assurance. 
Internationally, we are the leading actuarial firm with over 800 actuaries at EMEIA level, collaborating cross-border on a variety of topics, be it working together on projects or organizing joined trainings. EY Belgium’s actuarial team counts 25+ actuaries and wants to further expand.
As we consider our people as the heart of EY, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that, whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

The Opportunity


In order to strengthen our Actuarial team, we are looking for a non-life insurance actuary with experience in pricing and/or product development and/or non-life reserving.  
Indeed, evolving customer demands, new technologies and new service models are more than ever pushing traditional financial services providers into uncharted territory, redefining the entire industry. As actuarial consultants we help our clients in the insurance sector to navigate this fast changing world.  
Some examples of domains in which you will support our clients include the following;

Related to pricing:

  • Support our product innovation teams by quantifying the impact the changes in offered covers, targeting new segments etc.
  • Implement pricing optimization via traditional or non-traditional actuarial techniques (i.e. usage of open data, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning techniques) 
  • Conduct profitability studies and support during portfolio rationalization exercises (pruning)

 Related to reserving:

  • Support internal actuaries by optimizing internal processes, calibrating the best estimate, supporting finance & risk management with its calculations and methodology etc.
  • Challenge the Best-Estimate determined by internal actuaries by computing an independent Best-Estimate


Skills and Attributes for Success


  • You have a master in Actuarial Sciences, preferable complemented with 2-8 years of relevant working experience in one of these fields (we are looking for profiles with various levels of experience)
  • You have a technical background and see the value in data and spot insights where others see numbers
  • You have strong skills in relevant programming languages (e.g. R, Python, SAS, …)
  • You have a critical and analytical mindset and people skills are one of your greatest assets
  • You are fluent in proficient business English and fluent in Dutch/French


… and this attitude:

Adventurous and entrepreneurial spirit

A can-do mentality


 What working at EY Offers

•    You will be part of a leading global professional services firm

•   You will be part of the EY family where everyone is willing to offer support and senior management is very accessible

•   You will join a dynamic and growing team with a great mix of young and experienced professionals focusing on financial services

•   You will get extensive trainings on technical matters, as well as soft skills and project management, and you will have access to new technologies and innovative equipment

•   We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service, without sacrificing your personal priorities

•   While our client-facing profession might require part-time working at client site and business traveling at times, we are committed to helping you achieve a lifestyle balance

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