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Put simply, our actuarial advisers deliver creative and innovative thinking to clients worldwide, supporting them in making confident financial judgements in support of their business goals. Here, you’ll be right at the heart of that mission, leading engagement teams, working directly with clients, mentoring and developing team members and building your personal brand as a leader in your field.
Within our talented and dynamic Insurance and Actuarial Advisory Services (IAAS) group, the Senior Actuarial Consultant will work on multiple client engagement teams that perform actuarial audit work, valuation and pricing analysis, model building and validation, cash flow testing, and many other related life insurance actuarial projects. You will also receive on-the-job training to acquire practical experience in addressing technical/business issues and in applying industry expertise and EY policies/procedures on client engagements. This position offers excellent opportunities for learning, teaming, leadership, and career advancement.
Your key responsibilities
Developing AXIS models for clients or for use in the delivery of projects for clients.
Working on their own or as part of a larger team, the AXIS Modeller will be responsible for building, converting and/or validating AXIS models.
Applying their actuarial knowledge and experience in life and health insurance to enable the delivery of actuarial and broader insurance projects. This may include model validation, peer review, audit, pricing, due diligence and numerous other projects.
Contributing to team success: peer review, sharing knowledge and insights, being proactive and assertive, mentoring junior members of staff.
Developing individual capabilities: expanding the breadth of one’s personal knowledge and capabilities, monitoring developments in life insurance actuarial practice, mentoring more junior members of the team and sharing knowledge and insights with other members of the team
The successful candidate must be willing and able to travel.
Skills and attributes for success
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong collaboration, interpersonal and client-service skills
To qualify for the role you must have
2+ years of experience working in an actuarial position within the life insurance industry
2+ years relevant experience in the measurement of insurance contract liabilities and/or financial modelling
ASA designation or being in the process of obtaining the designation
Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining models build in Moody’s Analytics (formerly GGY) Axis. Knowledge of other actuarial software including Prophet and Python would be an asset.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in best practices in model development.
Demonstrated experience in a corporate actuarial or related team with responsibilities for the production of reserves, capital and other financial reports.
Ideally, you'll also have
Security clearance preferred
What we look for
We’re most interested in intellectually curious actuaries with a clear passion for actuarial work. You’ll also need to be a great communicator, as well as flexible in the face of often rapidly changing projects.
What we offer
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
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