Senior Actuarial Manager, Valuation

  • 34266
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Sep 21, 2018
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  • Japanese
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Manages the timely delivery of comprehensive and professional work products to satisfy the actuarial modelling requests of actuarial business partners.
  • Produces reserve movement analyses, reserve trend analysis, experience monitoring reports and other supporting financial reporting deliverables related to the team’s assigned valuation models.
  • Serves as model/data/reporting steward for Asia division.
  • Oversees the development and review of Off-Cycle and Annual Basis Changes.
  • Serves as a company leader in the implementation, execution, and maintenance of valuation controls.
  • Builds relationships and establishes a high level of credibility with Actuarial management across the Asia Division Particularly Business Unit Valuation Actuaries, their teams, Asia Chief Actuary and RAS.
  • Maintains the high standards and spirit of the Valuation Shared Services Center Service Level Agreement in interactions with Business unit and Actuarial/Finance clients and in the leadership of the team.
  • Uses appropriate judgment in dealing with unexpected issues and requests, demonstrates an ability to prioritize work, balances resource requirements and achieves win-win solutions.
  • Demonstrates an understanding and working knowledge regarding technical aspects of the work possessing sufficient knowledge and intuition to be able to independently verify and reconcile information under review.
  • Serves as a project manager for Valuation Shared Services Center projects, including defining project scope, project planning, resource allocation, project execution, communication of project result
  • Providing trainings to junior staff on actuarial concepts, modelling principles, financial reporting processes and technology.
  • Prepare the team to support more business units in the future.
  • Plays a key role as part of the Valuation Shared Services Center leadership team in the achievement of Valuation Shared Services Center projects, the goals of process improvement and best practices in valuation reporting.
  • Provides strong, proactive leadership and coaching to a team of analyst professionals. Allocates and monitors work of the team to ensure accurate and timely completion of assignments within the established timeframes and quality standards.
  • Makes decisions regarding employment, compensation, performance appraisals, training and development.
  • Cultivates an innovative environment by supporting creativity and high performance teamwork.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Fellowship in a recognized international actuarial professional body with 7+ years of experience.
  • Post-secondary education in Math/Computer Science, Actuarial Science or equivalent.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge regarding technical aspects of work; able to review data or results for reasonability and identify root causes and drivers in the data being reviewed.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently, particularly in the area of using sound, independent judgment, problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Remains calm and controlled in pressured and stressful situations; demonstrates confidence and persistence in the face of setbacks and obstacles.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate, negotiate and influence effectively.
  • Results oriented, able to manage expectations, work under tight deadlines and manage competing priorities.
  • Excellent customer focus and commitment to quality.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership talents in coaching and motivating staff to achieve objectives.
  • Strong business acumen with ability to communicate complex actuarial concepts and results in a clear, concise, easy to understand manner.
  • Highly developed communication & relationship skills.
  • Able to communicate in Japanese would be an asset.
  • Proficiency in GGY Axis.
  • Flexibility for business travel.