Senior Actuarial Analyst

  • 37512
  • Non-Life - Actuarial
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  • England
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  • Jun 8, 2020
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Business partnering with key stakeholders across the business, providing new insights and add-value.
  • Delivery of quarterly review of IFRS reserves and Solvency II technical provisions.
  • Applying appropriate reserving techniques and expert judgment, combined with articulating and documenting key judgments to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Timely delivery and communication of results to management, relevant committees and heads of underwriting business units.
  • Ensure governance and professional standards are met.
  • Lead on ad hoc requests from management, regulators and auditors as required, including liaising with the external actuaries.
  • Manage and review junior analysts’ work, providing timely performance feedback and training to ensure high professional standards are met at all times.
  • Develop expertise in reserving class knowledge, processes or methodologies.
  • Proactively contribute to the design and implementation of enhancements to existing processes and the creation of new reserving modeling tools and processes as part of the finance and actuarial transformation projects. These projects aim to introduce a market leading suite of reserving tools to enable faster delivery of high quality outputs and to enable the reserving team to add insight to business decision making through business partnering.
  • Contribute to the growth of intellectual capital within the actuarial department through attendance and participation in professional development initiatives and events, as well as sharing of specialized expertise with other members of the team.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 1-3 years from Qualifying.
  • Ideally 3 to 5 years of non-life industry experience with a focus on insurance, reinsurance, or consulting background in reserving.
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel, Access, VBA capabilities; additional experience with SQL Server, Tyche, ResQ, Tableau, and/or Oracle or similar applications is a plus.
  • Minimum 2:1 degree in related subject.
  • Making solid progress through the exams of the Institute & Faculty of Actuaries.
  • A highly results driven individual with energy and determination to succeed in a very fast paced environment.
  • You will need to be resilient in your approach with stakeholders and thrive in challenging situations that others would shy away from.
  • Streetwise and a certain toughness of spirit. A genuine interest in the business environment we operate in and commitment to success at the company.
  • Very strong analytical ability combined with a pragmatic and logical approach to problem-solving.
  • Able to think strategically, and be able to translate thinking into tangible plans to drive the business to achieve its agreed goals.
  • Confident communicator with an ability to communicate technical terms to a wider audience, combined with good interpersonal and relationship-building skills.