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EY Manager/Senior Manager - Financial Services Banking & Capital Markets Quantitative Services in Melbourne, Australia

Manager/Senior Manager - Financial Services Banking & Capital Markets Quantitative Services


Requisition # MEL002NI

Post Date Mar 03, 2021

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

To join our Superannuation and Wealth actuarial team.The team works with clients in superannuation funds and wealth managers that have regulatory/modelling challenges in areas such as insurance, fee pricing, operational risk and reserve management. Our team works closely with other financial services risk practitioners, technology consulting and financial accounting teams, bringing together a range of quantitative modelling and technical skillsets needed to support clients’ often highly specific and complex requirements.

We are looking for a Manager / Senior Manager (7+ years of relevant experience) to join our Superannuation and Wealth actuarial team in Melbourne.

An important part of your role will be to create new business opportunities, support the delivery of engagements, actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. You will also identify and escalate potential business opportunities for EY on existing engagements. In line with our commitment to quality, you will determine that work is of a high quality.

We’re most interested in intellectually curious actuaries with a clear passion for actuarial work and working within the superannuation and wealth & asset management industry. You’ll also need to be a great communicator, as well as flexible in the face of often rapidly changing projects.

This role is offered on a flexible full-time basis. We are looking for a talented, innovative and ambitious professional with experiences in a quantitative role in the financial services industry as a practitioner and / or consulting.

Due to COVID-19 at this time we are looking for Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.

Your key responsibilities

  • Work alongside a number of senior actuaries across a range of projects including policy and strategic advice, reserve and risk management, insurance and finance

  • Assist in the delivery of finance and risk engagements that deliver pragmatic commercial strategic solutions to our clients. This will include assisting clients to gain fresh insights to quantify their risk and improve their performance

  • Work with a highly driven team across a range of projects focused on risks that banks and other financial services companies are exposed too.

  • Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining

  • communication, and updating senior team members on progress. This will require you to build strong internal relationships with our consulting practice and our other service lines

  • Utilise and develop your quantitative, problem solving, statistical, analytical and communication skills through model development and model validation engagements.

  • Adopt a client-centred mindset.

Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role you must have

  • The ability to generate new business opportunities within the superannuation and wealth & asset management space. Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks. Develop relationships with team members across all EY practices to serve client needs.

  • Deep actuarial technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate new knowledge. Possess in depth business acumen. Remain current on new regulations concerning Insurance industry.

  • An understanding of complex actuarial concepts, discuss complex issues with the engagement team and client management, keep informed of professional standards and firm policies (e.g., Actuarial Standards of Practice), and effectively apply this knowledge to client situations.

  • Lead large scale client engagements. Consistently deliver quality client services. Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Manage expectations of client service delivery. Stay abreast of current business and superannuation industry trends relevant to the clients business.

  • Effectively lead and motivate teams with diverse skills and backgrounds. Provide constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members. Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. Play an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization.

  • Advanced quantitative and other analytical skills.

  • Confident and credible communicator, both oral and written.

  • A keen desire to continue developing and integrating quantitative skills within both a challenging and rewarding commercial environment.

  • Knowledge and experience in any of the following software development environments is preferred: SAS, SQL, VBA, R, Python or C ++.

  • Strong academic background including at least a Bachelor’s degree (Actuarial, Finance, Mathematics, Statistics or Engineering) or equivalent professional qualification (e.g. FIAA, AIAA, CFA).

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Demonstrated experience in working in a teaming environment and achieving team goals

What we offer

  • : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • : personalised career development including coaching, experiences andformal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.

  • : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensivepackage can be tailored to your individual needs.

We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application viaor phone+61 3 8650 7788 (option 4).

We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.

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The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.