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Senior Manager Balance Sheet Management

Zurich Insurance Group
North Sydney, Australia
Closing date
Jun 10, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
A new adventure awaits...

How does 5 weeks leave per year, an impactful career that you'll truly love, and working for a great organisation that empowers wellbeing sound like to you?

At Zurich we're on a journey towards a brighter future... A brighter future for you - focused on your career, your wellbeing, and your community - as well as our customers and the planet.

This exciting adventure will drive positive impact. So, if you want to be part of a values led organisation, that is a leader in the insurance industry with a track record of making a real difference and continuously taking steps toward a sustainable future for our people, customers, communities, and our on!

Let's create a brighter future together, let's make a difference

Work is something you do, not only somewhere you go. The way we work continues to evolve and at Zurich we are committed to creating ways of working that ensure you are helping to create a brighter future.

A great opportunity exists to join Zurich's Life & Investments Finance team as Senior Manager Balance Sheet Management.

In this key role, you will act as a 2IC to the Head of Actuarial Balance Sheet Management, overseeing a range of BAU activities/projects. These will include local regulatory capital, Swiss Solvency Test and Zurich Group economic capital. You will deliver insights into underlying performance, risks, and implications to ensure optimum utilisation of Zurich's overall business assets and resources. Other responsibilities will include managing the daily workflows as well as the training and development of the team. Liaising with other senior leaders, you will also drive innovative strategies using data and automation.

Important to your success - let's grow together

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications; Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia or equivalent body
  • Minimum 5 years post qualification experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to mentor a high performing team
  • Experience working closely with multi-disciplinary Finance teams.
  • An analytical mindset and ability to interpret complex information
  • Knowledge and experience of the Australian insurance and financial services market & related statutory regulations
  • Knowledge of Solvency II / Swiss Solvency Test is desirable but not required.
  • Good understanding of technology used for Actuarial calculations
  • Demonstrated knowledge of statistical and actuarial modelling techniques
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Ability to demonstrate change management in an agile environment

Belong. Zurich is here to support you

There are so many reasons why Zurich is a great place to be, but here are just a few:

5 weeks leave per year for permanent staff through our new Z leave initiative, as well as 15 days personal/carer's leave (as we empower our people to manage their own wellbeing); Grow, and thrive in your career (we support and encourage it) with award winning training programs; Work with global, diverse, and inclusive teams; Explore your passions, fuel innovation, drive equity, collaborate and make a positive difference beyond your role; Access programs to stay healthy and feel healthier along with receiving a AUD$500 wellbeing payment per year, plus a AUD$295 new starter e-voucher for your WFH set up (flex work - hybrid working), and other great benefits through our Shine portal; Access to Family Care (parental leave); Volunteer; Work in our state-of-the-art Green Star rated offices (when you are in the office); and dress for your day. We also plant a tree for every new employee - one of many local initiatives driving our contribution to ambitious global sustainability targets...

...We could go on, but the main point is that Zurich is a great place to be, where you can truly belong and thrive.

Zurich is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to ensuring that our recruitment process is fair and accessible for all candidates. If you require any special accommodations to participate in our recruitment process, we encourage you to please let us know at the time of your application.

So, if you want to come on an adventure that will build a brighter future together, and feel a sense of togetherness, then please apply today to start your adventure!

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