Actuarial Associate / Senior Actuarial Associate

  • 36137
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Oct 28, 2019
Reinsurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assisting in the completion of experience studies and basis development for mortality, morbidity, lapse, and related assumptions.
  • Studies and assumptions encompass all lines of business for both Canada and the U.S.
  • Performing skillful analysis of data and experience to gain insights that provide value for our clients and help us better understand and manage our risks.
  • Supporting Canadian and U.S. Pricing teams in assumption-setting for new business and inforce reinsurance quotes.
  • Performing research into various aspects of biometric risk including current industry, medical, and demographic trends.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • University Degree in Actuarial Science, Finance, Statistics, or Mathematics.
  • Recent ASA or progressing towards attainment of ASA.
  • Near FSA or FSA.
  • 1-5 years’ experience in the Canadian Life and Health insurance/reinsurance industry.
  • Strong problem solving and organization skills.
  • A curiosity and affinity for working with and making sense of data.
  • Foundation in programming, irrespective of language.
  • Excellent communication skills as demonstrated in general conversation, clear, complete responses to internal and external clients, formal presentations and written documents.
  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other departments.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and effectiveness working under tight timelines.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt in a dynamic environment.
  • Advanced Excel and Word. Experience with SQL or other database management systems preferred. Knowledge of GGY AXIS and/or statistical software an asset.
  • You are technically astute and demonstrate a consistent need for achievement, a strong work ethic and a drive to make a difference.
  • You are an excellent communicator and thrive working in a high-performing, collaborative and client-focused environment.
  • You have the ability to learn quickly, synthesize and implement solutions, and explain technically challenging concepts to other actuarial teams and senior management.
  • You are a confident presenter with keen interest to conduct industry presentations and present to our clients in partnership with our client-facing business development team.