Actuarial Analyst

Description An opportunity exists with our leading listen insurance client in the actuarial valuations team that focuses on life products.The successful candidate will form part of a small team of actuarial analysts/specialists tasked with developing and improving processes forIFRS, Embedded Value and Capital reporting.This exciting role has a key focus on developing new systems andfunctionality for actuarial reporting, while giving exposure to actuarial thinking. There is scope in this role to flexthe responsibilities to fit a suitable candidate with the required skills.The Corporate Actuarial team comprises of a good blend of experience and youth, with a focus on developmentand knowledge share. The team culture is one of collaboration, focus, excellence, flexibility, innovation and opencommunication.Using technology, we continuously strive to improve processes to enhance insights andunderstanding through the application of actuarial skills.Responsibilities and work outputsDevelop, maintain and improve systems and processes required to do financial reportingUtilise Business Intelligence technology (e.g. cubes) to convert the team''''''''s output into a more useful andaccessible formatAssist with the implementation of IFRS17 on reporting systems and processes, e.g. CSM calculation tool, granularconsolidation of results for management and statutory reportingEngage with other teams across the business to understand requirements and develop or improve systems tomeet those requirementsProvide critical ideas regarding the structuring of financial models and processes for an optimal outcomeResearch new systems and tools that can provide advantages in processing time and controlsAssist with financial reporting, including liability, embedded value and capital calculationsCompetencies requiredKeen interest and aptitude in learning and understanding new IT systems and toolsActively lead changeDrive for improvement through innovationStrive for excellenceDrive for results and initiativeAttention to detailBusiness acumenSelf-awareness and insightAbility to work under pressure and deal with challengesCollaborativeGood people skillsCollaborativeGood people skillsExperience and QualificationsAn actuarial degree or equivalent2-3 years of relevant experience requiredAdvanced skills in SQL Server development requiredAbility to create, edit and debug complex stored proceduresExperience with dynamic SQL and understanding of its usesStrong skills in MS Excel requiredExperience with SQL Server Analysis Services and/or Power BI preferred.special-hidden { display: none; }Id Subtitle
Cape Town, WC, ZA