Actuarial Associate

  • 36246
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Quebec, Canada
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  • Nov 14, 2019
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  • Billingual (English & French)
  • Delegate and review analysis and client work. Act as technical checker for client projects.
  • Direct the work of employees in a team and/or coach/mentor others.
  • Create project work plans and monitor timelines and budgets.
  • Perform retirement and post-retirement benefits actuarial valuation including validation of data, analysis of the plan’s gains and losses, analysis of the plan’s asset performance, and preparation of the valuation report and related forms.
  • Production of year-end accounting disclosure and projection of expenses for plans under various financial reporting standards including IFRS, CPA and FAS.
  • Complete benefit calculations, review plan documents, produce employee benefit statements and prepare annual government forms.
  • Participation in the design and pricing of client’s employee pension plans and executive pension benefits, including cash flow modelling, demographic projections and evaluation of liabilities within an asset-liability framework.
  • Production of various experience studies to refine demographic and financial assumptions used in actuarial valuations.
  • Designing and implementing strategies to manage defined benefit pension plan volatility, including funding strategy, plan design and risk transfer solutions.
  • Work in an integrated team of professionals from different offices to resolve modern actuarial problems in the Canadian pension landscape, including union negotiations, risk transfer and public policy.
  • A bachelor's degree in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics, finance, administration or a related field.
  • 3+ years pension-related work experience preferably in a consulting environment.
  • Strong analytical skills and working knowledge of Excel and others MS-Office software programs.
  • Proven project management experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Intellectual curiosity; seeking opportunities to develop new skills.
  • Ability to work in teams and be flexible to work under tight deadlines and changing client needs.
  • Superior organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
  • Bilingualism.