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EY Senior Actuarial, Life in Toronto, Ontario

Senior Actuarial, Life


Requisition # TOR004MR

Post Date Feb 12, 2021

Put simply, our actuarial advisers deliver creative and innovative thinking to clients worldwide, supporting them in making confident financial judgements in support of their business goals. Here, you’ll be right at the heart of that mission, leading engagement teams, working directly with clients, mentoring and developing team members and building your personal brand as a leader in your field.

The opportunity


Your key responsibilities

  • Developing AXIS models for clients or for use in the delivery of projects for clients.

  • Working on their own or as part of a larger team, the AXIS Modeller will be responsible for building, converting and/or validating AXIS models.

  • Applying their actuarial knowledge and experience in life and health insurance to enable the delivery of actuarial and broader insurance projects. This may include model validation, peer review, audit, pricing, due diligence and numerous other projects.

  • Contributing to team success: peer review, sharing knowledge and insights, being proactive and assertive, mentoring junior members of staff.

  • Developing individual capabilities: expanding the breadth of one’s personal knowledge and capabilities, monitoring developments in life insurance actuarial practice, mentoring more junior members of the team and sharing knowledge and insights with other members of the team

  • The successful candidate must be willing and able to travel.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong conceptual, analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong collaboration, interpersonal and client-service skills

To qual

  • 2+ years of experience working in an actuarial position within the life insurance industry

  • 2+ years relevant experience in the measurement of insurance contract liabilities and/or financial modelling

  • designation or being in the process of obtaining the designation

  • Demonstrated experience developing and maintaining models build in Moody’s Analytics (formerly GGY) Axis. Knowledge of other actuarial software including Prophet and Python would be an asset.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in best practices in model development.

  • Demonstrated experience in a corporate actuarial or related team with responsibilities for the production of reserves, capital and other financial reports.

Ideally, youll also have

  • Security clearance preferred

What we look for

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

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture-built on high-performance teaming-where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. Its one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today .

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