Head of Corporate Actuarial

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Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Excellent Salary and Benefits Package
Posted
15 May 2017
Closes
15 Jun 2017
Ref
SH464719
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is a new role supporting the coordination and consolidation of results from each of the Division’s Business Units. This includes:

  • Consolidating statutory reporting in respect of the business including analysis of results and preparation of reporting templates
  • Establishing standard reporting processes and controls across the Division
  • Involvement in Group projects on behalf of the Division

Role:

To play a leading role in the co-ordination and consolidation of statutory reporting across the Division including; analysis/review of results, liaising with auditors and preparation of internal and external reporting materials.

  • Suggest and support process improvements within the team, with a particular focus on regulatory reporting. To include system enhancements and changes/improvements to controls.
  • Support the Divisional Head of Actuarial Reporting to establish consistent processes and controls across all Business Units for US GAAP, statutory and economic capital reporting.
  • Managing the workflow and personal development of direct reports
  • Ad hoc projects and information requests from Division Management and the

Group.Qualifications & Expertise:

  • Industry Knowledge
  • Demonstrable understanding of the life insurance (or reinsurance) industry

     

Technical Expertise:

  • Qualified Actuary
  • Excellent technical and analytical skills
  • Comfortable with software packages, such as Excel and Word
  • Experience with Actuarial projection software
  • Knowledge of Economic Capital, Solvency II and US GAAP

     

Personal Skills:

  • Ability to communicate, particularly with actuarial teams in Business Units and across other functions
  • Needs to be organised and deadline focused
  • Ability to independently develop and implement new methodologies

     

Key Skills & Behaviours:

  • Demonstrates an appropriate level of technical skills for their role and an appreciation of current issues affecting their profession and the life reinsurance industry.
  • Takes responsibility for the quality, completeness and accuracy of work.
  • Shows initiative, flexibility and resourcefulness.
  • Critically evaluates and challenges current work practices.
  • Is able to deal with challenging deadlines and prioritises effectively.
  • Provides accurate and timely updates on status of work and escalates issues appropriately.
  • Participates actively in meetings, has ‘meeting presence’.
  • Is a committed team member who shares information, knowledge, and experience openly.
  • Communicates in a clear and practical manner both verbally and in writing.