Director, Reserving

  • 35170
  • Non-Life - Actuarial
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • May 14, 2019
  • Provide direction for Corporate Actuarial reserving team to align with the strategic and business needs of the company by aligning processes and analyses to support Public Company Readiness, Mergers/Acquisitions and corporate restructuring activities, including developing and/or enhancing applicable corporate policies.
  • Oversee actuarial processes related to loss reserving and internal/external financial reporting, including data collection and regulatory/rating agency reporting.
  • Communicate analysis results to senior management teams as appropriate.
  • Recommend and implement enhancements to the reserving and projection process to improve process efficiencies and model parameterization, improve the ability to quickly translate actuarial analysis results into useful management information, and leverage analyses, tools and information across department functions.
  • Ensure that all analyses, reports and documentation are compliant with internal company policies, regulatory requirements and professional standards of practice.
  • Provide leadership and guidance, technical instruction and ongoing feedback to direct reports regarding performance, productivity, work quality, personal conduct and adherence to corporate policies and procedures.
  • Hire/recruit, develop and retain skilled staff.
  • University degree in Actuarial Sciences or a relevant discipline.
  • Must be a Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society or Fellow of an international actuarial organization equivalently recognized by the Casualty Actuarial Society.
  • Must have at least 6 years of relevant reserving experience.
  • Very strong leadership, communication and project management skills to successfully promote and supervise a team effort toward project completion.
  • Able to perform well in a busy operation and remain calm under pressure.
  • Team player, adaptable to a changing and fast-paced environment.