Senior Actuarial Specialist
Moving Heads Personnel CC
CapeTown, South Africa
19h ago
source : Executive Placements

Senior Actuarial Spec

Cape Town

Reporting to the Valuations Manager.

Accountable for the end to end reporting process for the Savings product range, from ownership of the actuarial model to reporting of the results to senior stakeholders with appropriate analysis and insights to drive decision making that helps achieve the strategy.

The incumbent will be required to continually review and improve existing methods and processes. The role will participate in various projects, including IFRS 17 implementation, which will present opportunities to develop further insights and influence reporting within and across the business and finance community.

Qualified actuary or actuarial student with minimum 11 actuarial exams

At least 4 years actuarial experience

Strong technical skills

Strong detail orientation coupled with the ability to see the "big picture"

Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

Motivated self-starter who shows initiative, is proactive, looks for ways to improve

Able to complete tasks within agreed timelines and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance

Interest in financial modelling software

Ability to plan and prioritise

Willing to learn and grow

High level of accountability

Previous valuation experience will be an advantage.

Prophet or DCS (or similar modelling) experience will be an advantage.

Financial reporting - Ensure that valuation results are produced accurately, within agreed deadlines and with appropriate supporting commentary

Capital management Support for producing capital calculations accurately and on time

Bonus declarations Produce supporting calculations that can assist the statutory actuary in setting bonus rates

Business planning / forecasting Support the team that provides forecasting and ongoing monitoring (outside of valuation periods) of the financial impacts of the strategy (by providing the necessary technical calculations)

Investigations Undertake investigations (on behalf of Business Partner, Finance Actuary and Actuarial Manager) as will be delegated to you

Models Ownership of Prophet and DCS models used in valuations

Continuous improvements Enhancements of models and processes that produce IFRS / FSV, MCEV and SAM reporting

IFRS 17 implementation : Participation in the segments involvement in the IFRS 17 project and the transition of reporting into BAU.

General Ensure that all actuarial processes are performed as efficiently as possible, and are compliant with the current risk control environment

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