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(Senior) Consultant Financial Services Consulting Actuarial in Zurich

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  12-Nov-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  150215

At EY, you will have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we are counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.





The opportunity


Our Consulting business offers a broad range of functional and cross-country services dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients, with a specific focus on business transformation programs in the Financial Services industry.


Globally, our Actuarial Consulting teams count over 650 professionals, ranking us in the Top 3 actuarial services practices in the world. In Europe we have over 400 actuarial professionals across 17 countries.


Your key responsibilities


  • This is a unique opportunity to explore a wide range of solutions to our clients’ issues. Allowing you to develop a wide breadth of skills and competencies, with many of these being focused around the key actuarial processes and techniques.
  • The nature of Consulting promises a fast paced and engaging career. You will also have the opportunity to work in developing new ideas on current industry issues
  • You will work on client assignments from day one with a supportive and highly experienced team. By working for multiple clients, you will use analyses and modelling techniques to achieve a thorough understanding of business and technical issues enabling you to provide constructive advice and support to our clients.
  • Assignments in either Non-Life (P&C/GI) or Life Insurance and Reinsurance.
  • You will have the opportunity to experience new and diverse aspects of the actuarial profession. This includes actuarial audit support and reserving, financial reporting (e.g. IFRS 17) and capital modelling (e.g. SST). You will also have the opportunity to explore other areas like machine learning / analytics, M&A and Risk Management.
  • You will assist senior management at our clients and build your international profile by working in global reach projects with multicultural teams both in Switzerland and abroad
  • You will be responsible for your own deliverables as well as for coaching and managing junior staff


Skills and attributes for success
To qualify for the role you must have


  • You have fresh ideas, an innovative mind and have a strong desire to structure and solve problems
  • You have experience in either life or non-life (re)insurance; IFRS 17 experience is considered a major plus.
  • You have a strong academic record, ideally with a degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Economics or related
  • You are fluent in English and German/French


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Knowledge in machine learning and programming (R, Python) and data visualization (Power BI)


What we look for


  • You are a team player with a flexible working style who enjoys working with diverse teams
  • You are prepared to challenge us, to act on your own initiative and to make an impact on our teams and clients from day one


What we offer


  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Make the next step and apply for this position (ID: 150215) online.For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build


EY | Building a better working world


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people, and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform, and operate.


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax, and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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