Senior Manager/Associate Director, Valuation

  • 35711
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Hong Kong
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  • Aug 28, 2019
  • Review business unit process for inefficiency. Conduct interview with business units, country leads and working staff for complete picture on end-to-end process. Be the owner of the process review initiatives and give out recommendations to business units & country leads to transform legacy practices into efficient processes.
  • Lead the discussion with different parties, including GFIT, GFAST for the efficiency process discussion.
  • Balance the requirements from different stakeholders, including the analysis needs from business units and reporting complexity; construct only the required processes in standardized format to BUs.
  • Reach out to the right parties for negotiation in case of conflicting view.
  • Support company CostFit initiative and drive efficiency initiatives with other functions.
  • Provide ad-hoc support to other country leads as resource pools if needed.
  • Plays a key role as part of the leadership team in the achievement of projects, the goals of process improvement and best practices in valuation reporting.
  • Fellowship in a recognized international actuarial professional body with 7+ years of experience.
  • Proven experience in financial reporting sector for life insurance industry, with experience in local office being an asset.
  • Open-minded, willing to take opinions, innovative in making recommendations.
  • 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.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and influencing skills. Strong business acumen with ability to communicate complex actuarial concepts and results in a clear, concise, easy to understand manner.
  • 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.
  • Excellent customer focus and commitment to quality.
  • Demonstrated project management skills.