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Actuarial Analyst

Actuarial Analyst

Job Title: Actuarial Analyst
Location: Gauteng
Industry:
Salary: 700000.00
Reference: JN -062017-8884
Job Published: August 17, 2017 10:21

Job Description

This role is an Actuarial Analyst in the Corporate Actuarial team. The role is pivotal to the team to ensure all valuation and reporting requirements are met.

Broadly this will entail:
 Ensuring regular reporting tasks for internal and external use are completed;
 Overseeing improvements of current/new processes;
 Ensure completion of regular experience investigations
o Including financial impacts;
 Overseeing the completion and reviewing of regulatory returns;
 Assisting with:
o Capital and Reserving calculations
o Analysis of surplus
o EV/VNB analysis
 Communicating any insights to various stakeholders e.g. pricing or risk teams
 Guiding junior team members on various tasks

Competencies
 Strong technical/quantitative competence;
 Preparedness/Ability to challenge the norm;
 Analytical thinking & decision making ability in a moderately complex environment;
 Flexibility and adaptability (Flexibility and innovation in approach); and
 Well-developed time management skills - ability to work to deadline. Ability to parallel process is essential.

Education & Experience
 BSc (any relevant degree) with a major in actuarial science;
 Nearly/Newly Qualified
 SAS programming skills will be an advantage, but not a requirement;
 Prophet proficiency will be an advantage;
 Good general computer literacy ;
 Strong Excel proficiency is required; and
 Experience in life insurance environment will be an advantage.

Personality Traits
 Detail oriented;
 Professional approach and conduct;
 Strong personal characteristics, energy, drive, focus, motivation, responsibility;
 Strong aptitude for teamwork (Contributes to the team’s success);
 Service Delivery Orientated (Possess sense of urgency); and
 Confident/Assertiveness