Senior Assistant Actuary

  • 37650
  • Life - Actuarial
  • |
  • Ontario, Canada
  • |
  • Jun 29, 2020
Reinsurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Create sound and professional research and provide actuarial expertise to support the development and commercialization of new data-driven solutions at the company.
  • Evaluate new external data sources and explore new applications of non-traditional data sources for the company and our clients.
  • Conduct exploratory analyses, extract & communicate insights, and further develop use cases for the creation of new research studies, solutions, or data products.
  • Exploration and actuarial validation of new ideas through multi-team collaboration with business units, actuaries, underwriters, data strategists, data scientists, behavioral scientists, medical doctors, business developers and more.
  • Help build new and creative industry-wide solutions.
  • Present research findings to interested parties including internal stakeholders, vendors, clients and industry conferences.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Finance, Statistics, Actuarial Science or related field.
  • ASA Certification with 1 or more FSA exams.
  • 4+ years actuarial experience in Life Insurance/Reinsurance.
  • Advanced PC and technical skills with Excel, database applications, statistical software, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong knowledge of actuarial mathematics and experience analysis concepts and comfort with basic multivariate analysis.
  • Ability to compile, analyze, refine, model and interpret large amounts of data.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills demonstrating ability to share and impart knowledge and explain technical topics in a clear and concise way.
  • Advanced investigative, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to take ownership in projects and drive them to completion.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a clear ability to work effectively in a team environment with those from many different disciplines and departments to meet objectives.
  • Ability to set goals and handle multiple tasks, clients, and projects simultaneously; Ability to appropriately balance priorities, deadlines, and deliverables.
  • Ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines.
  • Preferred:
  • Statistical modeling experience.
  • Self-motivated, creative and collaborative individual.
  • Familiarity with statistical modeling techniques and/or software.
  • Basic knowledge of life insurance, health insurance, longevity, and annuity products.
  • Ability to challenge and enhance our analytical capabilities.
  • Time management skills.
  • Ability to translate business needs and problems into viable/accepted solutions.
  • Ability to set appropriate goals, coordinate resources, resolve issues and communicate.