Reporting Actuary

Recruiter
Emerald Group
Location
Manchester
Salary
Up to £70,000 + Benefits
Posted
17 May 2018
Closes
17 Jun 2018
Ref
5931
Experience
Qualified
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Consultant Name: John Koehler

Telephone Number: (0)203 867 9830

Email Address: john.koehler@emerald-group.com

Key Responsibilities:

  • Actuarial lead
    • Service as the actuarial lead
    • Strong technical and actuarial skills to interpret, challenge and review a variety of actuarial results (analysis of change, sensitivities, etc)
    • Primary reviewing of Solvency II reporting and other metrics (IFRS / EV)
    • Report into senior actuaries (such as Chief Actuary).
    • Preparing drafts of reports and able to explain results appropriately.
    • Advise the team on methodology
    • Complete work in adherence to professional excellence and external standards and enforce these within the team
  • Project Management
    • Deliver work in accordance to financial reporting timetables
    • Liaise with the operations manager to ensure they have suitable resource capacity available
    • Liaise with the client to ensure the timetables and deadlines are mutually achievable
    • Negotiate the nature and frequency of additional requests that come to the actuarial team, with a clear ability to prioritise the relative importance of tasks
  • People
    • Build relationships internally and collaborate effectively on cross-functional teams
    • Demonstrate natural ease and effectiveness when dealing with clients/colleagues at all levels
    • Takes an active interest in the development of more junior staff, sharing in detail the completion of routine tasks
  • Client/Account Management
    • Outsourcing contracts are long-term, and you will have responsibility in nurturing and managing the relationship with the client
    • Deliver on projects to meet or exceed client expectations
  • Continuous improvement
    • You will have responsibility to proactively seek and drive improvements to all aspects of the outsourcing project. This may be through a variety of process, system and people related improvements
    • Work with the continuous improvement manager to ensure these are delivered and that the job and team is operating efficiently and effectively

Skills/ Qualifications: 

  • FIA qualified (or equivalent) is essential, with relevant post-qualified experience
  • Experience and expertise delivering a range of financial and actuarial reporting, with Solvency II reporting experience being essential
  • A demonstrable track record in delivering high quality output to strict reporting timetables
  • Strong sense of personal accountability and drive to improve the way they work
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement, interpersonal and team skills
  • Ability to lead and direct your team to ensure they work efficiently and effectively
  • Flexibility and proven ability to diagnose and resolve issues
  • Strong analytical and creative skills
  • Proven delegation skills and a natural desire to coach and mentor junior associates
  • The ability to see the “big picture” in the results
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, particularly Excel and PowerPoint

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