Senior Consultant - Actuarial - Life
KPMG
Toronto, ON
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Overview of the opportunity:
Our Risk Consulting practice provides clients with a range of Advisory and Assurance services focused on strengthening business resilience, managing business risks, and driving business performance.

As part of the Financial Risk Management (FRM) service line, we are excited to look for a Senior Consultant to join our Actuarial team to provide support on a variety of engagements and help drive the growth and profitability of the Life Actuarial practice.
This role involves participating on Client engagement teams for Accounting and Regulatory standards and changes, such as IFRS 17 and LICAT and as part of our “KPMG’s North American AXIS Team”. This is KPMG’s AXIS center of excellence. Mandates involve assisting our Canadian, US and Caribbean Clients with their business and actuarial challenges consistent with their strategic and operational objectives.

What you will do:
If you are looking for a challenging position in an exciting and dynamic environment, we offer you a unique team within KPMG, a highly engaging culture and a growing team of exceptional professionals. As part of our Life Actuarial practice, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Assist in the delivery of actuarial and finance end to end transformations, involving AXIS conversions and modernization using KPMG leading modelling practices.
Assist in implementation and implementation review of Accounting and Regulatory standards and changes, such as IFRS 17 and LICAT.
Provide actuarial specialist support to the audits of financial statement actuarial liability disclosures
Assist Managers/Senior Managers in developing market offerings

What you bring to the role:
A successful candidate will possess a strong mixture of education, experience, skills and behaviors such as the following:

University degree with a major in mathematics, finance or actuarial science, and actively writing the Society of Actuaries exams with the intention of working towards the ASA\ACIA designation and ultimately Fellowship
2+ years’ experience in a life actuarial role, ideally within a consulting environment
Experience using the AXIS actuarial software system
Knowledge of the Canadian life insurance regulatory environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
Detail-oriented with exceptional organizational and time management skills

Keys to your success:
Strong technical skills in MS Office
Effective interpersonal skills and professional maturity; demonstrated ability to effectively interact and build relationships with a diverse group of clients and colleagues.
Highly motivated, committed self-starter who can prioritize work, multi-task and cope with changing priorities in an entrepreneurial environment
Fluency in French would be an asset

At times, business needs arise and employees are asked and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job. Likewise, people need time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.

Our competitive actuarial student program will assist you in progressing through your actuarial exams, and enable you to apply the knowledge you gain from your studies to current actuarial issues.

Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.