Business Analyst

  • 35511
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • New Brunswick, Canada
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  • Jul 17, 2019
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  • Billingual (English & French)
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Create dashboards to analyze, monitor and provide insights on the profitability and experience trends of group and individual products.
  • Work closely with the business areas to identify, extract, manipulate and clean appropriate data to be used for reporting and other analytics initiatives.
  • Work with the business areas to map out and automate processes.
  • Optimize/automate our business processes using programming skills and machine learning techniques.
  • Develop an awareness of industry analytics trends and best practices.
  • Conduct surveys on competition and experience.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • University degree or equivalent in a quantitative discipline.
  • At least 3 to 5 years’ experience in an actuarial, analytics or business analyst type role.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office and SQL.
  • Knowledge of Python or R.
  • Experience with data preparation and data visualization software like Alteryx, Tableau or Power BI would be an asset.
  • Bilingualism is considered an asset.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge in area of responsibility and uses specialized knowledge and understanding of trends to handle a variety of complex situations that often lead to policy, process and practice improvements. Knowledge of group and/or individual products is considered an asset.
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail; Uses logic and modeling to solve difficult problems; probes all sources with an ability to find hidden problems; is excellent at analysis in a detailed complex data environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral; with demonstrated expertise in interacting effectively with a team. Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines. Provides information needed to facilitate accurate decision making.
  • Customer focused and dedicated to achieving a high level of customer satisfaction both internally and externally.
  • Ability to manage competing priorities on their own and focuses on what is critical, while maintaining a keen attention to detail. Will ask for help and opinion from team members when required.
  • Can represent his/her own interests and yet be fair to other groups; is seen as a team player and is cooperative; easily gains trust and support of peers; encourages collaboration amongst team members.