Head of IFRS 17 & PBR Development

  • 34906
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Maryland, United States
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  • Mar 19, 2019
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Support the VP & Corporate Actuary and the Valuation Actuary in the timely execution of corporate actuarial deliverables to support IFRS 17 and PBR implementation. These deliverables encompass, managing outside resources, Axis model development, model review & analysis, model governance and control, and other work efforts as determined by leadership to support Group’s approach to IFRS requirements.
  • Liaise with model development, valuation, finance, investment modeling, financial planning, controller, & IT to ensure models built using GGY Axis, Excel, or other software components are fit for the intended purpose and built according to the agreed model specifications. The model review methods should have diligence commensurate with the materiality and risks associated with the model purpose and may require a parallel build on an alternative platform.
  • Review production metrics as needed for accuracy and to ensure appropriate controls and validation has been performed. Be able to understand the movements in these metrics, and be able to relate movements back to underlying models.
  • Ensure required model reviews are performed and documented in a timely manner to satisfy all reporting and analysis obligations and to ensure sufficient time for model validation, user acceptance testing, model governance requirements, and all policies and procedures.
  • Perform appropriate sensitivities on models as requested.
  • Help to automate procedures and processes outside of the actuarial modeling software to enhance accuracy and efficiency.
  • Build and maintain custom testing models as needed to analyze movements in key metrics, and to provide expected results for testing and validation purposes.
  • Build/Review models for the projection of new and existing reinsurance structures with parent or external companies, and prepare comprehensive documentation as required in support of analysis.
  • Document and communicate clearly the results of review and analysis highlighting all potential issues to stakeholders, manager and the Chief Actuary.
  • Perform attribution analysis and investigation of drivers of earnings and profitability under Statutory, GAAP, Tax, IFRS, EC, SII, and EV reporting, and other analysis as appropriate.
  • Other duties as required.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • BS/BA Math/Statistics.
  • Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.
  • 10+ years of life insurance & actuarial modeling experience.
  • 3+ years of leadership experience.
  • Strong actuarial analytical skills and problem solving ability.
  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Actuarial projection software skills in MG-ALFA, GGY Axis, and VBA.
  • Proficient verbal and written communications.
  • Database/Spreadsheet capabilities.
  • Experience with:
  • Capital Markets Transactions & Financial Reinsurance preferred.
  • Life Insurance Valuation.
  • Economic Capital / Solvency II preferred.
  • Asset Adequacy Analysis & Cash Flow Testing helpful.
  • Statutory, Tax, GAAP, & IFRS.
  • Stochastic modeling.