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  • Post-Employment Benefits Valuation Actuary – SBCI – Markham, ON


    Part-time Actuary – with at least 5 years of experience in post-employment benefit valuations, with particular emphasis on public sector requirements under the CPA Canadian PSAB Handbook i.e. Sections 3250 and 3255.

     

    Organization

     

    School Boards’ Co-operative Inc. (SBCI) is a not-for-profit co-operative providing various attendance-related services to Ontario school boards and to a few additional organizations in the Broader Public Sector. We have a small Actuarial Department providing services as described below.

     

    Main Responsibilities:

     

    • Oversight of the production and delivery of Actuarial Reports by the Actuarial Department
    • Signing Actuary for Actuarial Reports
    • Coach and mentor for Department Manager on actuarial valuations and related actuarial projects (such as experience studies and cost estimates for plan amendments), and on changes in industry practice or standards
    • Provide constructive and timely feedback/response to the Department Manager to facilitate on-time delivery of reports

     

    Job Requirements

     

    • Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries qualified to sign the actuarial reports.
    • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Post-employment valuation actuary including the valuations of accumulated sick leave, post-retirement benefits, LTD-related benefits and WSIB benefits.  
    • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with clients and other stakeholders and with Actuarial staff and other employees in the organization.
    • Fluency in French is an asset, but not essential.
    • Flexibility in work schedule to accommodate a peak reporting period, which takes place from August to October, and a balanced schedule throughout the rest of the year.
    • Recognized for the professional quality and effectiveness of work.

     

    Please send your resume to careers@sbci.org

     

    Date Posted: 2019-07-11 Expires: 2019-08-10


  • LDI Methodology Specialist, Vice President-Asset Liability Management – TD Asset Management – Toronto, ON


    Overview:

     

    TD Asset Management (TDAM), a member of TD Bank Financial Group, is a leading North American investment manager offering progressive investment solutions to both institutional and individual investors. For over two decades, the organization has established competitive market positions in active, quantitative and passive portfolio management. As of December 31, 2018, TDAM and its affiliates manage over $366 billion in assets on behalf of pension, insurance, endowment/foundation and corporate clients, as well as high-net worth clients and retail mutual funds. A cornerstone of TDAM’s success has been the ability to partner with its clients to develop customized solutions that meet their evolving needs and objectives.

     

    TDAM has a long history of developing customized Asset Liability Management (ALM) or Liability Driven Investing (LDI) solutions for our clients.  For portfolios with defined liabilities and obligations such as defined benefit pension plans, insurance companies, foundations and endowments there are critical risks and objectives to be managed by employing well thought out ALM solutions.

     

    In developing ALM solutions, TDAM blends knowledge of investment management and actuarial science with robust proprietary portfolio analytics programs to align assets and liabilities in a holistic, disciplined and flexible portfolio construction process. The goal is to deliver on client objectives.

     

    TDAM is presently looking to add an LDI Methodology Specialist & Vice-President, Asset Liability Management.

     

    Accountabilities:

     

    • Act as a dedicated actuarial methodology specialist with liability subject matter expertise while providing business perspective
    • Responsible for building prototypes, maintaining technical papers, performing algorithm validation and testing liability analytics
    • Ensuring analytic algorithms are kept current with changes in actuarial, regulatory and accounting guidelines and practices
    • Perform research & development around strategies and structures for liability focused clients     

     

    Key Responsibilities:

     

    • Working with Portfolio Analytics team would be responsible for defining LDI methodologies and overseeing their integration within internal platforms
    • Provide demos to users and clients and be resident expert on ALM modelling responsible for training and education of internal staff
    • Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with all members of the Asset Management team, including, but not limited to, Portfolio Managers, Analysts, Relationship Managers, Client Portfolio Managers, Client Servicing Representatives, and Risk Management

     

    Candidate Profile/Core Competencies:

     

    • Degree in actuarial science, financial engineering, financial mathematics or related field
    • Associate of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (ACIA), CFA, or FRM designation an asset
    • Minimum of 10 to 15 years' experience in pension ALM, risk management or financial modelling
    • Technically minded attention to detail is a fundamental requirement
    • Ability to present and articulate complex concepts simply
    • Excellent team player, yet high level of self-motivation, ownership and initiative
    • Prior experience and strong interest in building and using financial models and tools to support ALM illustrations and investment decision making
    • Good understanding of considerations related to designing and managing assets in an asset / liability framework
    • Familiarity with pension ALM/LDI technology platforms and experience in stochastic asset-liability modelling
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, SQL, R, Python and VBA or other languages is an asset

     

    Date Posted: 2019-07-08 Expires: 2019-08-07


  • Manager, Strategic Asset Allocation – BCI – Victoria, BC


    With assets under administration of $145.6 billion, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) is one of Canada’s largest institutional investors. Since its inception in 2000, BCI has grown significantly and is now regarded as one of Canada’s most influential financial institutions with a diverse and global mix of assets. BCI is at an exciting time in its history. The goal is to position the corporation to manage over $200 billion in assets over the coming years and BCI is on pace to reach 600 employees over the next few years.

     

    Recognizing that robust in-house capabilities are key to making informed investment decisions, BCI has invested significantly in growing its Investment Strategy & Risk team in recent years. A key part of this team is the Strategic Asset Allocation group which assists clients with developing tailored investment policies that achieve their investment objectives consistent with their investment philosophies, funding policies and risk tolerances. As part of BCI’s “Client First” philosophy, the Strategic Asset Allocation group is a high functioning team that occupies a high profile internal and external role. Due to increased demand for its services, the Manager of Strategic Asset Allocation role has been created.

     

    Reporting to the Vice President, Strategic Asset Allocation, the Manager will take on a key client-facing role responsible for advising BCI clients on a wide range of investment related topics, including strategic asset allocation. The Manager will work closely with the Vice President, SVP, and, in many cases, the external actuary, to prepare Asset & Liability Modeling (ALM) studies and other custom analyses, to ensure that clients’ investment strategies and policies are appropriate given the nature of the fund’s liabilities and unique characteristics.

     

    The ideal candidate will be an investment professional with a FCIA or ACIA who brings a track record of success in a similar institutional investment organization or in a pension/investment consulting firm. Alternatively, they could be a pension professional with a background in investments. Strong technical skills such as in-depth understanding of actuarial and pension investment concepts, asset and liability management analysis, strategic asset allocation and risk, as well as communications and relationship building skills will be critical for success.

     

    Based in Victoria, this is a unique role for an investment or pension professional to work in one of the fastest growing institutional investment organizations in the world. As BCI is in a period of rapid change and growth, the successful candidate will have an opportunity for significant career growth and advancement.

     

    To explore this opportunity further, please click here.

     

    Date Posted: 2019-07-05 Expires: 2019-08-04


  • Defined Benefit Actuarial Associate – Mercer – Toronto, ON


    The Defined Benefit Actuarial Associate provides high level analysis and preliminary review of client deliverables. This position assists senior consultants with project management, day to day client contact and analyst workflow supervision. To fulfill this role, the DB Actuarial associate will:

     

    • Perform necessary calculations or analysis with respect to DB pension plan funding and accounting valuations, special retirement projects including assumption studies, plan design studies and plan terminations, and  prepare and review pension administrative work
    • Communicate with clients through participation in client calls, meetings, and presentations. Assist Senior Consultant with day to day client contact and problem resolution
    • Work with other services in the following ways: checking and analyzing actuarial valuation results, including analysis of census data, liabilities, assets and reporting, coordinating local office resources and project management.
    • Delegate and review junior analyst analysis and client work. Act as final technical review for client projects. Act as high level reviewer for valuation results and sign funding and accounting valuation reports.
    • Create project work plans and monitor timelines and budgets.

     

    Qualifications

     

    • Bachelor’s degree in Math, Actuarial Science, Statistics, Economics, Finance or related field
    • 3+ years pension-related work experience preferably in a Consulting environment
    • Successful client relationship experience
    • Proven project management experience
    • Superior proficiency in Microsoft Excel
    • Superior Analytical ability
    • Strong presentation skills
    • Progress towards Canadian Institute of Actuaries Associate designation

     

    At Mercer, we make a difference in the lives of more than 110 million people every day by advancing their health, wealth, and careers. We’re in the business of creating more secure and rewarding futures for our clients and their employees — whether we’re designing affordable health plans, assuring income for retirement or aligning workers with workforce needs. Using analysis and insights as catalysts for change, we anticipate and understand the individual impact of business decisions, now and in the future. We see people’s current and future needs through a lens of innovation, and our holistic view, specialized expertise, and deep analytical rigor underpin each and every idea and solution we offer. For more than 70 years, we’ve turned our insights into actions, enabling people around the globe to live, work, and retire well. We embrace a culture that celebrates and promotes the many backgrounds, heritages and perspectives of our colleagues and clients. At Mercer, we say we Make Tomorrow, Today. Visit www.mercer.com for more information and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter @Mercer

     

    Mercer LLC and its separately incorporated operating entities around the world are part of Marsh & McLennan Companies, a publicly held company (ticker symbol: MMC).

     

    Marsh & McLennan Companies and its Affiliates are EOE Minority/Female/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employers.

     

    At Mercr, we’re creating a culture where you can bring your authentic self to work.  When you join us, you bring your inclusive energy and enthusiasm to a team that values you personally and professionally – regardless of who you are, what you look like, where you were raised or born, who you love, or what your religious beliefs are. You are welcome here.

     

    Che Mercer, nous favorisons une culture d’entreprise qui vous permet d’être vraiment vous-même au travail. Lorsque vous joignez nos rangs, vous contribuez, par votre énergie inclusive et votre enthousiasme, à une équipe qui vous apprécie à la fois sur les plans personnel et professionnel – peu importe qui vous êtes, votre apparence, l’endroit où vous êtes né ou avez grandi, qui vous aimez ou vos croyances religieuses. Ici, la porte vous est grande ouverte.

     

    Please apply online at https://mmc.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/MMC/job/Toronto---Bremner/DB-Actuarial-Analyst_R_053067-1

     

    Date Posted: 2019-07-04 Expires: 2019-08-03


  • Actuaire (spécialisé en évaluation actuarielle) – Autorité des Marchés Financiers – Québec, QC


    Actuaire (spécialisé en évaluation actuarielle)
    Poste basé à Québec
    Poste régulier
    Date de fin d’affichage : 18 août 2019 
    Échelle salariale : de 54 143 $ à 108 288 $
    Temps plein

     

    Vous avez envie de vous impliquer au sein de l’industrie, de travailler sur des dossiers stratégiques d’envergure, d’échanger sur des dossiers de surveillance complexes avec la haute direction? Si ces défis vous interpellent, ce poste est pour vous.

     

    Sous l’autorité du directeur des analyses quantitatives et des modèles des assureurs, le titulaire de l’emploi est appelé à réaliser des analyses et des examens des différents travaux préparés et déposés à l’Autorité par les compagnies œuvrant en assurance de personnes, en vue de veiller à ce que ces travaux soient conformes aux normes actuarielles applicables et afin de déceler toute anomalie ou situation pouvant avoir un effet négatif sur la situation financière de l’assureur.

     

    Le titulaire propose par la suite les actions pertinentes pour corriger les situations problématiques en tenant compte des enjeux en présence.  Il fait ensuite le suivi à l’interne et auprès des institutions.

     

    Il peut être appelé à participer ou à siéger à différents comités actuariels afin de représenter l’Autorité et de partager les positions du régulateur.

     

    Il peut être appelé à participer à l’actualisation et à l’élaboration des lois, règlements, lignes directrices et autres instruments normatifs essentiels à l’encadrement et au développement ordonné du secteur financier au Québec.

     

    Il peut aussi être appelé à collaborer avec d’autres directions afin d’apporter son expertise en tant qu’actuaire, notamment en ce qui concerne la surveillance des pratiques commerciales.

     

    De plus, le titulaire participe au maintien et à l’évolution du système BI actuariel, afin de tenir à jour les outils de surveillance.

     

    Exigences et qualifications

     

    • Détenir un diplôme de premier cycle universitaire en actuariat avec spécialisation en assurance de personnes;
    • Détenir le titre de Fellow ou Associé de l’ICA ou de la SOA sera considéré comme un atout;
    • Posséder une expérience pertinente minimale de trois (3) ans dans le secteur de l’assurance de personnes;
    • Avoir une très bonne connaissance :
      • des normes, méthodes et procédures propres à la gestion des risques dans les institutions financières;
      • des principes actuariels, des techniques d’analyse financière et actuarielle, des concepts BI, des normes professionnelles applicables et de l’environnement réglementaire propres au secteur d’activité;
      • des principaux types de traités de réassurance et de leur application;
      • des pratiques financières, commerciales et administratives ayant cours chez les assureurs de personnes;
      • des lois et règlements régissant les activités des assureurs de personnes;
    • Détenir une connaissance approfondie des concepts de modélisation utilisés par les assureurs de personnes sera considéré comme un atout;
    • Détenir une bonne connaissance en matière de programmation, notamment en R, sera considéré comme un atout;
    • Avoir une très bonne connaissance des outils de la suite Office;
    • Détenir une bonne connaissance des principes comptables, financiers et économiques propres au secteur d’activité;
    • Posséder une excellente maîtrise du français et une bonne connaissance de l’anglais, à l’oral et à l’écrit.

     

    Habiletés professionnelles

     

    • Excellent esprit d’analyse, de synthèse, de recherche et de méthode;
    • Bonne capacité d’adaptation et excellent jugement professionnel;
    • Excellente capacité de rédaction;
    • Autonomie et bon sens de la priorisation;
    • Bonne capacité à communiquer et à vulgariser des concepts;
    • Facilité à travailler en équipe et à collaborer.

     

    Autres avantages offerts à l’Autorité

     

    Programme d’examen comparable à celui de l’industrie

    Possibilité de suivre des formations diversifiées

    Régime de retraite avantageux

    Horaire flexible

    Heures supplémentaires rémunérées

    Régime d’assurance

    Programme de santé et de mieux-être au travail

     

    Date Posted: 2019-07-04 Expires: 2019-08-03


  • Associate Director, Living Benefits Products, Group Risk Management – RBC Insurance – Mississauga, ON


    What is the opportunity?

     

    RBC Insurance is the market leader of individual disability insurance. The successful incumbent will be responsible for the core actuarial and risk management functions for the Individual Living Benefit business, including individual disability insurance (IDI).

     

    What will you do?

     

    • You will have end-to-end responsibility for portfolio management for Individual Living Benefit (mainly DI, CI, LTC, and PARRA), including month-end and year-end (AA report and financial exhibits) reporting.
    • Ensure effective completion of annual experience studies, with primary focus on Individual Living Benefit products. Interpret emerging results and propose actions to facilitate sustainable profitability. Comply with SoX controls and EUC requirements
    • Responsible for process enhancement for morbidity risk analysis and earning by sources (EBS), help business partners understand current trends and identify opportunities.
    • You will support risk governance and oversight, support annual update of risk appetite and risk control limits, and ensure top and emerging risks remain within risk appetite through frequent monitoring.
    • Opportunity to coach and develop a team of risk and actuarial professionals.

     

    What do you need to succeed?

     

    Must-Haves

     

    • Bachelor’s degree (or above) majoring in Actuarial Science. Other relevant Majors (e.g. Business, Economics, Mathematics, or Statistics) are acceptable if accompanied with demonstrated knowledge of Actuarial concepts.
    • FSA/FCIA
    • Actuarial / insurance experience with demonstrated knowledge of professional standards of practice, the legislative environment and industry best-practices. Working experience with GGY AXIS.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to be an innovative thinker and understand the "big picture"
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with both technical and non-technical audience

     

    Nice-to-Haves:

     

    • Working experience with R, Tableau, and SAS

     

    What’s in it for you?

     

    • A Total Rewards program that includes flexible benefits, work/life balance and career development programs and investment and retirement savings plans
    • Competitive pay and high-earning potential
    • All the tools, training, and team support you need to grow your career
    • Flexible work/life balance options
    • Sophisticated RBCI software tools to boost your productivity

     

    Please apply online at https://jobs.rbc.com/ca/en/job/RBCAA008895079/Associate-Director-Living-Benefits-Products-Group-Risk-Management or contact Campbell MacLean, Senior Recruiter at campbell.maclean@rbc.com for further information.

     

    Date Posted: 2019-06-25 Expires: 2019-07-25


  • Actuarial Associate – BC Pension Corporation – Victoria, BC


    Branch:Quality Assurance and Risk Management

    Job Type: Regular Full Time

    Classification: Band 4

    Union/Excluded: Excluded

    Salary Range: $ 90,900 – 118,400 per annum

    Security Clearance: Required

    Competition: PC19:47203

    Additional:

    Closing Date: July 8, 2019

    Geographically Restricted:  No

     

    Why work with us?

     

    At BC Pension Corporation, we are committed to our people.  We are an organization with wellbeing at its core; offering an outstanding workplace experience where all employees can achieve their full potential.  Some highlights of what we offer include:

     

    • Flexible work schedules (mobility work, modified work weeks, job sharing, etc.)
    • Competitive compensation
    • Ongoing training and professional development opportunities
    • Comprehensive extended health and dental benefits for you and your family, including 100% employer paid MSP premium coverage
    • Defined benefit pension program
    • Health & wellness programs – lunchtime seminars, community health activities (yoga, kayaking, etc.) and a comprehensive Employee & Family Assistance Program

     

    One in nine BC citizens is a member of one of the five pension plans we serve

     

    To learn more about us and how you can be a part of a culture that encourages innovation, continuous improvement and a passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience, visit bcpensioncorp.ca

     

    What is the opportunity?

     

    • Reporting to Corporate Actuary, the Actuarial Associate supports the Corporate Actuary in working with Directors and senior managers across the BC Pension Corporation to provide support on actuarial issues as they apply to benefit administration, valuation support and policy support.
    • The Actuarial Associate plays a role in assessing all aspects of the accuracy of actuarial calculations and compliance with the Income Tax Act (ITA), the Pension Benefits Standards Act (PBSA) and the Canadian Institute of Actuary’s (CIA) standards. The Actuarial Associate will be a liaison and contact with plan actuaries in dealing with data extracts, formula updates, assumption and other parameter updates and periodic certification of calculations. The role will also work with the Plan boards to support their requests. A key objective for the Actuarial Associate is to cultivate a good working relationship between the Corporation and the plan actuaries to best serve the interests of the Corporation’s stakeholders. The Actuarial Associate will assist with the development of policy advice and recommendations to both the Corporation staff as well as pension plan boards of trustees. The Actuarial Associate will provide support across all business units on actuarial issues, systems implementation, quality management, and testing

     

    What do you need to succeed?

     

    Must-have

     

    • University Degree in a related discipline such as Mathematics, Actuarial Science, or Finance.
    • 3-5 years directly related experience in:
      • A pension administration or financial services environment.
      • Business process knowledge and experience.
      • Experience developing actuarial calculation tools.
    • Currently progressing towards professional designation. 

     

    Interested in applying?

     

    To learn more about the Actuarial Associate position, please review the job description at the bottom of this page.

     

    Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and employment history in order to clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements as listed above.  Please ensure your resume includes the month and year(s) for each job in your employment history as well as the job related responsibilities.

     

    To apply:

     

    Please apply through our career website: https://bcpensioncorp.prevueaps.ca/jobs/

     

    Contact: Human Resources

    Email: Jobs@pensionsbc.ca

     

    Important details

     

    If you are unable to access the links, please contact us by email at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.

     

    Lesser qualified applicants may be appointed at a lower level.  An eligibility list may be established.

     

    Testing may be required.

     

    We thank you for your interest in working with us.  You will be informed of your status in this competition as soon as possible.

     

    Applications will be accepted until 11:59pm PST on the closing date referenced above.  Late applications will not be considered.

     

    Diversity & Inclusion

     

    BC Pension Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.

     

    We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection processes and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request.  If you require assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please email us at jobs@pensionsbc.ca.

     

    Date Posted: 2019-06-25 Expires: 2019-07-25


  • Director of Investment Strategy – SEI – Toronto, Canada


    SEI is looking to expand our Institutional OCIO offerings in Canada and is seeking a specialist that has a deep understanding of the Canadian institutional pension and non-profit markets. The role will require an individual to be collaborative in working with senior business development and client service personnel to deliver SEI’s investment point of view and recommendations to clients and prospects.  Strong analytical and board presentation skills will also be required for the successful candidate.

     

    SEI’s Institutional Group is one of the first and largest global providers of OCIO delivering integrated investment solutions to retirement, healthcare and nonprofit plans.  SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth.

     

    Job Description:

     

    • Utilize your deep understanding of portfolio management theory and employ your working knowledge of investment management to deliver strategic advice to institutional investors. Evaluate investments strategies in isolation and within the context of a broader asset allocation.
    • Design and implement risk management tools and strategies for OCIO clients and prospects.
    • Perform asset/liability modeling for pension plans and spending studies for endowment and foundations
    • Analyze information and synthesize data to develop a message, a point of view and a recommendation on investment strategies.
    • Collaborate with client service personnel to deliver an exceptional client experience.
    • Partner with the business development team to produce comprehensive responses to Request for Proposals and related questionnaires.
    • Strategize with business development team to develop investment solutions for prospective OCIO clients.
    • Present to current and prospective clients with SEI team members in a board room setting. 

     

    Job Requirements:

     

    • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in an investment strategist or advisory role
    • Deep understanding of the Canadian institutional pension and non-profit markets
    • Demonstrated track record of providing advice on investment policy, strategic asset allocation, risk management, asset class structure and implementation for both traditional and non-traditional investments
    • Experience in multi-risk analytics, capital market forecasting and liability management
    • Strong analytical and data synthesizing capabilities coupled with strong written and verbal communication skills
    • An ASA/ACIA/CFA/FRM designations is desired
    • Travel will be required and could vary between 20-40%

     

    Attributes we value:

     

    • Self-starter comfortable working in a dynamic environment
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Proven ability to manage multiple agendas and achieve results
    • Proven leadership ability 

     

    SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more…

     

    After 50 years in business, SEI remains a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial services and financial technology our offices encompasses an open floor plan and numerous art installations designed to encourage innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and that a healthy, happy, and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth.

     

    Apply Here

     

    Date Posted: 2019-06-25 Expires: 2019-07-25