EY Senior Manager - Life Actuary Jobs in South Africa

EY Senior Manager - Life Actuary Jobs in South Africa

  • We’re currently looking for a Life Actuarial Senior Manager to play a leading role in our dedicated Actuarial team. It’s a rapidly growing area supported by an increased focus on risk across the industry. That makes this a great time to join a high-profile team where you’ll be surrounded by some of the most interesting and knowledgeable colleagues around.

    The opportunity

  • Risk has never been as important in banking at it is today, and that trend is only set to continue. It’s all about predicting future events in an increasingly ambiguous market. To stay ahead, we’re diversifying our risk capabilities and using innovative new tools and processes, and this is your chance to make a big impact on that vision.

    Your key responsibilities

  • We’ll look to you to take a holistic approach to the role, developing your skills and knowledge in multiple areas. That means you won’t just be working on pensions or insurance.

  • You’ll add value beyond what’s traditionally expected by modeling risk in multiples areas, including pricing and data analysis.

  • You’re likely to spend most of your day working on your projects, with occasional direct meetings with clients to monitor and discuss progress.

    Skills and attributes for success

  • Identifying the key levers that impact solvency ratios and return on equity to optimize our clients’ capital position.

  • Validating estimate models.

  • Providing audit support for Solvency II and statutory reporting, including sample tests on Life Technical Provisions, IAS 19 and
    Pension funds.

  • Acting as an actuarial professional, providing guidance on a wide range of areas, such as life and general insurance, investment, corporate finance, risk management and pensions.

  • Further developing your team by coaching and mentoring a junior colleague.

    Responsibilities, Qualifications, Certifications - External

    To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • 5+ years’ experience in the Life Insurance industry.

  • Qualified Actuary.

  • Strong experience in financial reporting (SAM/Solvency II, IFRS, MCEV, economic capital and MI).

  • Managerial experience, including leading teams and projects

  • Experience in local regulatory reporting (experience in other AIM regions would be beneficial).

  • Exposure to strategic considerations, including engagements with Boards and Senior Management.

  • A strong sense of commercial awareness.

    Ideally, you’ll also have

  • The executive presence and confidence to work with senior clients.

  • A global mindset with an appreciation of how organizations must respond to new risks that the forces of globalization bring.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; EY Senior Manager - Life Actuary Jobs in South Africa

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