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Senior Treasury Consultant 80%-100%


Interested in working in a stimulating and challenging environment? Interested to operate outside of your comfort zone? Are you looking for growth opportunities beyond simply a career? As a Senior Treasury Consultant, with strong life insurance expertise, you will support senior management in understanding, optimizing and communicating key Group’s capital and return ratios and manage other key tasks and projects on behalf of the Treasury planning and analysis team to ensure adequate capital allocation and economic performance.


What you will do


  • Lead or support key tasks or projects of the Treasury planning and analysis team, such as:
    • Ad-hoc analysis regarding the capital and liquidity implications for special projects of medium to high complexity, such as Mergers & Acquisitions transactions, internal restructuring, capital actions or other strategic initiatives
    • Group-wide projects for developing and enhancing the way Zurich manages, allocates and plans capital and for measuring and reporting economic and risk-based performance, both on issues of medium to high complexity
    • Develop strong understanding of IFRS17 and start application to core analysis
  • Co-lead end-to-end analysis and communication to senior management of monthly, quarterly and yearly updates on AFR for SST and Z-ECM, in tight collaboration with Group Risk Management and other functions
  • Further develop capital models by analyzing and implementing potential model changes
  • For candidates with the right balance of skill sets, act as the Life specialist for Group Treasury and Capital Management, be the go-to person on Life transactions and work independently on technical Life matters, including capital models by engaging with other Life experts across other functions
  • Lead improvements of key tasks and processes by applying Zurich’s digital/automation competencies and Lean methodologies
  • Develop long-term relationships with key stakeholders (e.g. with various Group Finance, Group Actuarial, Group Risk and Investment Management functions, and central and local teams including in Finance, Legal and Risk)


What you bring


  • Master’s degree in economics, corporate finance or CFA or other post-graduate finance qualification
  • At least 7 years of insurance experience within finance and ability to analyze complex financial data
  • Strong understanding of insurance capital models required
  • Expert knowledge of Life insurance is required; this position would suit well a qualified actuary
  • Treasury and corporate finance knowledge are preferred
  • Network within and outside Group Finance, Group Actuarial and Group Risk Management is an asset
  • Solid knowledge of insurance accounting particularly of balance sheets is preferred
  • Strong negotiation skills and sound solution orientation
  • Prior project management experience is an asset
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and conscious of deadlines is required
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, knowledge of other languages is a plus


Additional Information


We look forward to receiving your online application.


Zurich wants to attract the best talent and we acknowledge that talents might not always be available full-time. At Zurich we will consider requests for flexible working. Many of our employees work flexibly in a variety of ways. Please talk to us during the interview about the flexibility you may need.


Who we are?


At Zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our 53,000 employees worldwide live our values to protect you, to inspire confidence and help you reach your full potential. We promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, differently abled, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc. Find out more about us on our website www.zurich.com.

Information for recruitment agencies


Zurich does not accept any applications from recruitment agencies for this position. We refuse any responsibility for unsolicited applications as well as any associated fees.


Are you interested in working for a company that values its people and put's its customers and employees at the heart of everything we do? Are you looking for growth opportunities beyond simply a career? Then Zurich could be just the place for you!


Our people are the heart & soul of Zurich. Together we are committed to delivering on our purpose - Let’s Create a Brighter Future Together! 

Our ambition is to become one of the most responsible and impactful businesses in the world. To get there we hire and develop the best talent available. With Zurich, you can expect to work on challenges that will help you grow and to collaborate with a diverse and inclusive global team. 

People are Zurich’s most important asset. Their varied skills, perspectives and experiences drive innovation. And they reflect the breadth and diversity of our customers, suppliers, communities and investors around the world. We are committed to attracting and retaining talented individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Zurich does not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, religion, national origin, sex, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or other characteristics protected by applicable law. 



  • Location(s):  CH - Zürich 
  • Remote working: No
  • Schedule: Full Time
  • Recruiter name: Grace Cunningham


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