Senior Actuarial Analyst

  • 33460
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Mar 21, 2018
  • Participate in enterprise-wide project to prepare models, reporting and analytics for IFRS17 reporting.
  • Support the creation of a common AXIS valuation and projection platform to meet all modeling needs, including IFRS17, LICAT, PBR, US Stat, DCAT, and business planning.
  • Design and implement automated and auditable processes for assumptions management, model creation, model runs, and reporting and analysis.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement software solutions for IFRS17.
  • Evaluate, recommend, and implement reporting and analysis systems to replace existing Hyperion reporting solution.
  • Support the ongoing development and maintenance of the financial projection system.
  • Support the product ionization of PBR modeling, governance, and reporting requirements.
  • Support ongoing efforts to improve model governance and model risk management functions.
  • Keep up to date with current and future financial reporting and solvency standards. Ensure, as appropriate, model and process convergence across entities, with emerging standards and future AXIS changes.
  • At or near the Fellowship level in the Society of Actuaries with 5 or more years of experience in financial roles that would ideally include: Model Development, Financial Reporting, Earnings by Source, Dynamic Capital Adequacy Testing.
  • In-depth knowledge of various computer systems. These include the business modeling and valuation system (e.g. AXIS), reporting systems (e.g. Essbase), Microsoft Office software (e.g. Excel), databases (e.g. SQL Server), and database tools (e.g. SSMS).
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and programming languages.
  • Ability to critically examine information for accuracy and quality, testing a system for correct function, evaluating information for purposes of recommendation, evaluating the quality of output of a system, identifying patterns or trends within data, analyzing numerical information and recommending a course of action after a thorough evaluation.
  • Must have the ability to present ideas, negotiate and consult through effective and clear communication with staff across multiple disciplines and at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and to move a process from start to finish.
  • Strong knowledge of Canadian, U.S. and U.K. valuation and solvency regimes.
  • Strong knowledge of the financial services industry, including financial products: life insurance, annuities, segregated funds, mutual funds for both Canada and the U.S.
  • Knowledge of professional standards, regulatory laws, regulations and guidance issued by the Canadian -Institute of Actuaries, the Society of Actuaries and the American Academy of Actuaries, including standards of practice and professional standards.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to multi-task and respond to evolving organizational needs.
  • Proven ability to influence, lead and obtain agreement from cross-functional team
  • Strong personal accountability. Results and impact oriented.
  • Excellent report writing and communications skills.
  • Outstanding professionalism and professional work ethic approach.