Life Actuarial,Senior Associate
Toronto, ON
Line of Service



Actuarial Services
Management Level

Senior Associate
Job Description & Summary

A career in our Actuarial Life Services practice, within Actuarial Services, will provide you with the opportunity to contribute general insurance advice and consulting services to clients such as insurers, banks, regulators, and third party administrators. You’ll provide advice covering solvency, economic capital, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, company restructuring and risk control, financial modelling, underwriting, new legislation, and the efficiency of claims or reporting processes. Simply put, you might help analyse the impact that new regulation will have on an insurance company’s balance sheet or you could be revising businesses’ projections and making sure they have adequate reserves.

Our team helps insurers address new financial reporting requirements by assessing the financial and business impacts of regulations, building implementation plans, and implementing relevant requirements, particularly across areas of financial reporting change.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution .

Responsibilities include :
Support actuarial product teams in a broad range of consulting services and audit support assignments
Provide audit support on life insurance companies to consulting engagements on IFRS 17 implementations, strategy, modernization, model governance and a variety of other consulting work
Work on system implementations and model enhancements to AXIS
Work directly with other actuaries on a variety of projects, including cross-functional projects with other departments within PwC
Excellent problem-solving skills to provide solutions to potential problems
Strong analytical skills to develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions
Client facing, work towards leading your own engagements and approach them all as a team
Collaborate, plan and execute projects with people outside of your core discipline within defined timelines
Coach to help deliver results
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others
Use feedback and reflection to develop self-awareness, personal strengths and address development areas

An interest in upskilling for a digital world and technology trends, an openness to learning new tools and adapting how you work

Over 3 years of experience in the life insurance industry in the areas of IFRS valuation, segregated funds, participating products or product development

Current or prior experience in Life Insurance or Corporate Actuarial
Graduate or higher education in Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Economics or related quantitative discipline
Pursuing the Canadian Institute of Actuaries qualification of FCIA or recent FCIA
Knowledge of actuarial tools like Moody’s GGY AXIS, Milliman Actuarial Software Solutions, Prophet, Moses
Knowledge of IFRS 17
Knowledge of stochastic modeling for insurance or annuity products
Knowledge of SAS, R, SQL
Bilingual in French & English is an asset
Why you’ll love working for PwC

We want you to love every (if not, almost every) minute of your career, having said this, we get it. Each life stage we go through comes with a new set of priorities and demands. This is why we support you through a range of financial and non-financial rewards and benefits, so regardless of your situation, there’s something for everyone.

Leading benefits for our permanent staff include:
A competitive compensation package

Sponsored investments, pensions and saving plans with matching firm contributions

Flexible working

PwC FlexBenefits, for personalised medical & dental coverage, including enhanced mental health benefit

Every day recognition and real time appreciation through our rewards and recognition program

Dress for your day with our flexible dress environment

Health, wellness and fitness perks

Family-friendly benefits, including maternity and parental leave policies and support networks to help you prepare for your successful return to work

Adoption/surrogacy benefits

Back-up child and elder care support

Career defining project work and international experience

Development opportunities including learning on the job, formal learning, learning from others and access to “Vantage” our digital learning system

Award winning programs including “Women in Leadership” and “Enhanced Pursuit Program”

A coach to help develop skills, diversify experiences and achieve career aspirations

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Travel Requirements

Up to 20%
Available for Work Visa Sponsorship?

Government Clearance Required?

Job Posting End Date

PwC is committed to building a diverse workforce representative of the communities we serve. We encourage and are pleased to consider all qualified candidates, without regard to race, colour, citizenship, religion, sex, marital / family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, aboriginal status, age, disability or persons who may require an accommodation, to apply.