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Axis Investment and Credit Risk Analyst in New York, New York

This is your opportunity to join AXIS Capital – a trusted global provider of specialty lines insurance and reinsurance. We stand apart for our outstanding client service, intelligent risk taking and superior risk adjusted returns for our shareholders. We also proudly maintain an entrepreneurial, disciplined and ethical corporate culture. As a member of AXIS, you join a team that is among the best in the industry.

JOB SUMMARY:

AXIS Capital is seeking an analyst to support a global Investment Risk team. The role involves analyzing investment as well as credit risk exposure management activity, including research, model testing and validation work. AXIS, as a global insurer / reinsurer, accumulates credit risk from its underwriting as well as from its investment activities. Managing asset portfolio and credit risk is of critical importance as the company allocates capital actively to enhance its financial returns.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Support credit and investment risk reporting

  • Support model development and methodology reviews

  • Contribute to team tasks, including general research, tool development and validation, and data analysis

  • Fulfill other ad-hoc tasks as required

PREFERRED TRAINING & EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in related data analytics roles

  • Knowledge of specialist credit lines insurance / reinsurance and working understanding of exposure management concepts

  • Knowledge of investment assets

  • Experience in programming / modelling

  • Experience working with SQL / databases

  • Strong level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Typically requires around 4-8 years of relevant experience

EDUCATION/ OTHER DESIRED SKILLS & CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Academic success in a technical field, such as Mathematics, Economics or Finance

  • Strong understanding of key financial, mathematical, and statistical concepts

  • Strong quantitative and programming skills

  • Ability to communicate with key stakeholders

  • Analytical thinking

  • Conscientiousness and strong work ethic

  • Desire to learn and develop

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines / prioritize / multi-task

  • Ability to work well with others

Rewarding. Challenging. Meaningful.

We are shaping the direction of Insurance and Reinsurance during a critical and exciting time for the industry.

Whether you are a student approaching graduation or a seasoned professional looking for a new environment, AXIS has the right challenges and career opportunities for you. At AXIS, we value each individual and recognize that attracting and retaining the right people is essential to the success of our company.

We offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes medical plans for employees and their families, health and wellness programs, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and much more.

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