Actuarial Apprentice with Zurich

Recruiter
Zurich Financial Services
Location
Swindon
Salary
£346.15 per week
Posted
30 May 2017
Closes
31 Jul 2017
Ref
VAC001240910
Specialism
Finance
Sector
Unspecified
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
October
Duration
Permanent
Looking for an alternative to University? Thinking about an apprenticeship? You should. If you're looking for a challenging, dynamic work environment with recognition and rewards for your creativity, innovation and determination, work with us.

Our Actuarial Apprenticeship is a great opportunity for someone with an aptitude for numbers who would like to start a career with one of the world's most successful insurance companies, allowing you to gain a qualification and experience while earning a wage.

You'll be able to earn and learn in an apprenticeship role that will give you a real job with real responsibility from day one in a truly global company. We offer a fast-paced environment, where you'll be providing actuarial and administrative support. You can expect to be undertaking basic data gathering, analysis and modelling. As well as providing support for a range of actuarial activities, including experience studies, research and model development.

Our apprenticeships cater for a variety of different skillsets and interests and you'll receive all the training, support and opportunities you need to set you on your way to a successful career with us.

Our talented Actuarial specialist's underpin nearly everything we do. From product development to financial management, the team are responsible for a range of strategic decision-making initiatives. We have teams spanning both Finance and Underwriting, with exciting opportunities for career development, including full study support.

Requirements and prospects Desired skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • The ability to work in a team
  • Numeracy skills and data knowledge
  • Effective communication skills that allow for positive feedback from team members and colleagues
  • The know-how to handle varying workloads and pressures
Personal qualities
  • To be prepared to study towards the ‘Certified Actuarial Analyst' qualification, certified by the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries
Qualifications required
  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C+ including Maths and English
  • 280 UCAS points at A level (B+ grade preferred in Mathematics or other highly numerate subjects)
Future prospects N/A