Senior - Insurance | Lisbon Office

Recruiter
EY
Location
Lisbon (PT)
Salary
to be defined
Posted
24 May 2022
Closes
07 Jun 2022
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Sobre a vaga

Our Actuarial and Risk Services deliver creative and innovative thinking to insurance clients, supporting them in making confident actuarial, risk, accounting and financial decision in support of their business goals. Here, you’ll be right at the heart of that mission, leading engagement teams, working directly with clients, mentoring and developing team members and building your personal brand as a leader in your field.

The opportunity

We are currently looking for an Insurance Senior Consultant to join our Actuarial and Risk Services team.

  • Be part of technical and strategical projects in insurance sector;
  • Support insurance institutions in their accounting, financial and control decisions and developments;
  • Contribute to client satisfaction by providing timely and effective responses to client needs and concerns;
  • Participate in client meetings and work within a team environment to deliver fully integrated benefit services to clients;
  • Take a practical approach to solving issues and gaining client agreement;
  • Encourage and facilitate collaboration amongst team members and promote an inclusive working environment.
     

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the delivery of key projects for our insurance clients;
  • Be part of the IFRS 17 implementation strategic projects;
  • Develop insurance audits;
  • Ensure the development of accounting and financial analyzes relating to the insurance business;
  • Planning and control of business indicators;
  • Reporting;
  • Contribute to improve operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives, consistently driving projects to completion while ensuring the quality of the work delivered;
  • Keeping a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, and escalate issues as appropriate;
  • Working closely with colleagues, you will create a positive learning culture and coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop;
  • You will contribute to the development of EY capabilities in technical areas and engage with clients regarding the application of these methodologies to their businesses.
     

Skills And Attributes For Success

  • Willing to join a dynamic team in a challenging environment;
  • Strong technical and analytical skills;
  • Contribute to client satisfaction by providing timely and effective responses to client needs and concerns;
  • Participate in client meetings and work within a team environment to deliver fully integrated benefit services to clients;
  • Take a practical approach to solving issues and gaining client agreement;
  • Encourage and facilitate collaboration amongst team members and promote an inclusive working environment.
     

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor's and master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics or similar academic background;
  • 3 to 6 years of previous work experience in in accounting, financial or planning and control roles in insurance companies;
  • Excellent analytical, research and communication skills;
  • Ability to build team and client relationships and manage expectations;
  • Full English Proficiency.
     

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • An understanding of accounting insurance concepts and actively pursue increased actuarial and accounting knowledge;
  • Knowledge about Solvency II and IFRS 17;
  • Knowledge in programming languages will be valued (e.g. VBA, R and SQL).
     

What We Look For

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and strategy and consulting services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, feedback is an essential part of what we do and this will be forthcoming in order for you to maximize your potential and be part of a dynamic team.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now!

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