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EY Advisory_Data and Analytics _ IFRS17_Solution Architect, Senior in Kochi, India

AdvisoryData and Analytics _ IFRS17Solution Architect, Senior

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Requisition # KOC00155

Post Date Aug 12, 2019

Job Description – IFRS 17

Solution Architect

EY is looking for a motivated, result oriented and quality focused professional with strong analytical skills to drive and work on the IFRS 17 accounting regulation using SAS as an interphase. The candidate must be highly numerate, and a degree in mathematics/statistics, management or a related discipline, and/or a successful background in numerical work, will be required.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The position requires a person to work on global IFRS-17 engagements, with a base location at GDS (Bangalore). The role involves architecting end-to-end solution with special focus on SAS technology stack. The requirements are-

  • Manage client’s expectations and work independently in architecting IFRS-17 or related solutions

  • Perform architectural and framework management of solution for all SAS components- building data lake, data mart, configuration, design and reporting

  • Documenting and presenting work to the client. Proactively generating insights and suggest business decision making

  • Perform stakeholder management and work with IT teams to understand the current technology landscape

  • Work with client teams to identify the right databases (insurance, sub ledger and finance)

Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidate must have an engineering degree

  • 8-10 years of SAS architecture experience for insurance/banking/financial service industry

Key Competencies

  • Excellent hands on experience of SAS programming with proficiency in Base SAS and SAS MACRO

  • Proficiency in working and querying large data sets using Sql

  • Good hands on experience on following tools-

  • SAS DI studio

  • SAS Enterprise Guide

  • SAS visual analytics

  • SAS reporting solution

  • Experience on one of the SAS tools/solutions - infrastructure for risk management (IRM), SAS Business Rules manager (BRM), SAS risk and finance workbench (RFW), model implementation platform (MIP) will be an added advantage

  • Understanding and background on risk analytics implementation (solvency-II or Basel III or IFRS 4 or IFRS 9) is desirable

  • Good problem solving skills and an understanding of business dynamics (IFRS 17 regulations) or other regulatory reporting

  • Excellent communication skills and experience in report writing skills are desirable

Business case

New reporting and regulatory requirements are driving changes that are significantly impacting the way insurers manage their business. The new financial reporting standard IFRS 17 will undoubtedly represent the most significant change to insurance accounting requirements in over 20 years. As EY is gearing up for implementing IFRS 17 standards for various Insurance clients, GDS need to augment this demand by creating a task force. In order to successfully manage the delivery GDS need to invest to enhance, establish & scale the existing competency.

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