DB Actuarial Consultant

  • 33694
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Japan
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  • Aug 22, 2018
Consulting Company
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Act as project manager for small sized accounts (typically <200 employees) and provide support to senior actuary on mid to large accounts.
  • Perform Defined Benefit Accounting Valuations under AASB119, US GAAP, IAS19 etc., in these projects.
  • Deepen the relationships with assigned client portfolio (note fundamentally part of service delivery to generate new businesses and relationships with other LOBs.
  • Leads and successfully manages strategic client projects by driving the company’s project management best practices and providing timely direction and guidance to ensure deadlines and service standards are exceeded.
  • Respond to ad-hoc requests (which require actuarial or technical superannuation input) from clients and provide advice.
  • Support product development for post-retirement solutions and modeling of retirement and drawdown solutions. Generate development plans, considering commercialization and be able to present to senior management on the ideas.
  • Act as project manager for small sized accounts (typically <200 employees) and provide support to Senior Actuary on mid to large accounts.
  • Perform Defined Benefit Actuarial Funding valuations in these projects.
  • Provide advice to clients on Defined Contribution plans, including plan design and communication of changes to employees.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor/Honors Degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Actuarial Science or related disciplines.
  • Qualified Actuary (Fellow of Institute of Actuaries of Japan or equivalent) or close to being qualified.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience.
  • Advanced level of knowledge of retirement environment in Japan.
  • Advanced level of knowledge of issues impacting pension funds and key stakeholders including fund sponsors.
  • Advanced level of knowledge and sensitivity to relationships between pension funds and regulatory bodies.
  • Advanced level of knowledge of key drivers impacting product or process requiring modelling.
  • Ability to clearly articulate potentially complex modelling drivers, implementation processes and modelling results.
  • Ability to balance prudential, regulatory, data or modelling limitations with practical decision making.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Native level English.
  • Liaises with other business units where required, including overseas.
  • Contacts Clients - active client contact and active role in client management.