Manager, IFRS 17

  • 37107
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Ontario, Canada
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  • Mar 23, 2020
  • Own the implementation of IFRS 17 for the Canadian Division for selected Variable Fee Approach products.
  • Lead a team of 2-5 actuarial subject matter experts in the implementation of IFRS 17 specific valuation system components and processes.
  • Review, evaluate and oversee the work of direct reports, providing coaching, constructive challenge, problem troubleshooting and prioritization.
  • Identify and lead the resolution regrading final IFRS 17 guideline details and policy decisions require valuation process changes.
  • Support the company’s global IFRS 17 financial reporting process by interpreting and providing feedback on how the company’s policy position decisions will impact the technology and IFRS 17 reporting process.
  • Collaborate with accounting and information systems experts to lead the integration of accounting and other related IFRS 17 systems to maximize the effectiveness of the IFRS 17 financial reporting process.
  • Be a recognized leader in the IFRS 17 valuation of variable fee analysis products and communicate implications and expected outcomes to the direct team and other stakeholders.
  • Work closely with project managers and project sponsors to perform periodic project planning, to systematically adapt the work plan and execution to ensure most effective prioritization and execution of the work consistent with an agile project management philosophy.
  • Create, review and reconcile specifications and business requirements relating to IFRS 17 valuation systems and process. Identify and communicate gaps or inconsistencies and provide recommendations to close those issues.
  • Take decisive leading action including making efficient and effective recommendations, in spite of obstacles.
  • Plan and approve scope for each successive Canadian IFRS 17 development wave with the goal of each successive wave moving the Canadian division closer to full readiness of IFRS 17 by adding subsequent models, adding high priority functionality and correcting prioritized defects.
  • Proven leadership and decision-making skills.
  • Advanced collaboration skills and ability to build positive work relationships.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Sound actuarial judgment and excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work within strict timeframes/deadlines.
  • FSA, FCIA Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications.