Senior Manager

  • 33135
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Switzerland
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  • Nov 30, 2017
Consulting Company
  • Leading a small but growing insurance transformation team.
  • Leading and delivering complex finance, risk and actuarial transformation programs driven by regulatory (Solvency 2, IFRS 17, other) and/or management requirements.
  • Steering and/or supporting the business development for all aspects of insurance finance transformation by leveraging company resources.
  • Shaping the approach of projects, planning resources, deliverables and timelines.
  • Providing subject matter expertise on a variety of technical topic areas within the insurance and broader financial services consulting community within the company.
  • Building and sustaining relationships with our key (re)insurance clients, being seen as a trusted business advisor and maintaining a leading market profile.
  • Identifying client needs and proposing innovative, yet practical solutions.
  • Developing and owning key client relationships to support sustained business growth by identifying and shaping future transformation programs.
  • Providing oversight across multiple projects running simultaneously.
  • Shape and drive the insurance finance transformation practice strategy and plan.
  • Developing company thought leadership across a variety of topics including IFRS 17 implementation and approaches to deriving value from Solvency 2.
  • Performance managing and mentoring team members.
  • Working in a manner consistent with company’s core values.
  • Being an active role model for colleagues.
  • Degree-level education, Qualified Accountant, or Prior actuarial or enterprise risk management education.
  • 9-15 years of experience in accounting and finance within the insurance industry or as a consultant, with focus on transformation and change.
  • Experience in some of Solvency II, IFRS, US GAAP, MCEV and ideally, IFRS17.
  • Experience of leading projects in several of the following areas: planning, forecasting, capital and economic value management, financial consolidation, group reporting, management reporting and analysis.
  • Ability to design and implement operating models for finance, risk and actuarial functions and strong understanding of production and reporting financial, solvency and economic reporting processes.
  • Some understanding of IFRS 17 requirements, analysis and methodologies (building block approach, contractual services margin calculation, etc.).
  • Very good understanding of the insurance industry and processes, especially around the risk, finance and actuarial functions.
  • Strong core consulting skills incl. facilitation, presentation, interviewing and influencing.
  • Ability to work comfortably with actuaries and technicians.
  • Evident leadership skills with experience of managing direct reports and project teams.
  • Confidence and ability to advise senior management on alternative solutions and risks with experience of presenting and influencing at a senior level.
  • Strength of character, empathy and resilience when faced with adversity.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity, solve problems and consistently exhibit a can-do attitude.