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The Institute is dedicated to helping members move forward in their careers and to connecting employers with top-quality job candidates. Looking to advance your career? The CIA’s Online Actuarial Jobs Bank brings together leading employers and search firms who recognize the value and strategic thinking actuarial professionals bring to their leadership team. Search here for your next role with one of many top employers and recruitment firms.

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  • MANAGER, INVESTMENT CONSULTING – BCI – Victoria, BC


    BCI offers an exceptional opportunity to work at a world-class organization while living in a west coast setting. We are a significant institutional investor whose investments span the world. Our major clients are pension plans, and the work we do helps to secure the retirements of hundreds of thousands of people. Our success depends on our employees. BCI empowers high-performing people in the continuous pursuit of excellence and sustainable success for our clients. The people who work here live our values – clients and BCI first, performance focused, world class, accountability, transparency, and integrity – each and every day.

     

    We are expanding our team and our skill base to equip BCI for the future.

     

    Overview

     

    BCI is currently seeking a permanent full-time Manager, Investment Consulting to support our Investment Strategy & Risk department.

     

    The Manager, Investment Consulting advises BCI clients on a range of investment-related topics, including strategic asset allocation. The Manager works with the Director and SVP, and, in many cases, the external actuary, to prepare ALMs and other custom analyses to ensure that clients’ investment strategies and policies are appropriate given the nature of the liabilities and unique characteristics. The Manager also supports the decision making of senior management on total fund issues by leading annual investment planning to ensure alignment between clients’ needs and BCI product shelf and total fund orientation.

     

    The Investment Strategy & Risk (ISR) department plays a key role in BCI’s long-term investment strategy by influencing and advising on investment decisions made by clients, management and asset classes. ISR consists of three branches: Investment Strategy, Investment Consulting and Investment Risk. The Investment Consulting branch assists clients with developing tailored investment policies that achieve their investment objectives consistent with their investment philosophies, funding policies and risk tolerances.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    Must have:

     

    • An undergraduate degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Finance, or a related discipline
    • At least 10 years of direct experience in investment or actuarial consulting, or similar capacity in the actuarial or financial industry
    • Expert-level knowledge of actuarial and pension investment concepts such as ALM, strategic asset allocation and risk tolerance assessments
    • Broad knowledge of capital markets and familiarity with all asset classes including alternative and private market assets
    • Familiarity with the Canadian institutional investment landscape, in particular for pension plans
    • Strong oral and written communication skills
    • Ability to explain complex pension and investment concepts to both lay and professional audiences
    • Proven ability to work collaboratively across departments to build credibility and strong relationships
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment, where priorities change frequently and deadlines are often under significant time pressure

     

    Preferred:

     

    • Associate or Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (ASA/FSA), Associate or Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (ACIA/FCIA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or similar designation

     

    Closing Date: Open Until Filled

     

    To learn more about this position and apply, go to careers.bci.ca/res_joblist.html.

     

    BCI provides employees with a productive and fast-paced work environment, competitive compensation, a performance incentive plan, four weeks of vacation, employer-funded health & wellness plans, and a defined benefit pension plan.

     

    Our recruitment process requires that the successful candidate agrees to undergo a criminal record search, education and designation verification; to provide a declaration of no previous or current criminal status; and to comply with our corporate Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct.

     

    Interested in joining our team and want to learn of other career opportunities with BCI? Create a profile and sign up for job alerts at careers.bci.ca.

     

    Date Posted: 2018-12-13 Expires: 2019-01-12


  • Vice President of Finance and Chief Actuary Group Division – Toronto or other Ontario location


    Elliott Bauer is working with a life and health insurance company currently looking to hire a Vice President of Finance and Chief Actuary for their Group Division (one role). This position is available from a couple of locations in Ontario, including Toronto. This individual will be responsible for the Group Finance and Group Actuarial teams, which consists of eight people in total. Two will be direct reports. The role will report directly to the Senior Vice President of the Group Division. The responsibilities focus around financial reporting, valuation, LICAT, ORSA, pricing and analytics. There will be significant communication with the firm’s CEO/CFO/CRO, as she/he will be involved with strategy for the Division as a whole.

     

    More detailed responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

     

    • Management of the Group Financial Planning Framework and the development of annual and five-year planning scenarios.
    • Management of all group actuarial pricing including the pricing of reinsurance.
    • Completion of all group actuarial valuations and reporting of the results into the corporate actuarial and financial process.
    • Completion of performance, development and succession plans for employees within the business unit
    • Coordination of monthly group financial analysis working with the Corporate CFO and the accounting team.
    • Production of Group Division financial reports and other internal management reports.
    • Development of an analytics program to enhance the firm’s ability to analyze their business and to select and price risk more effectively.
    • Development of a comprehensive expense analysis and reporting program that enables them to produce accurate unit costs at a granular level.

     

    FCIA/FSA required.

     

    If you would like to hear more about this opportunity, please email aczernick@elliottbauer.com or call 778 989 0892.

     

    Date Posted: 2018-12-12 Expires: 2019-01-11


  • Associate Actuary, Actuarial Services Department – Pacific Blue Cross – Vancouver, BC


    Pacific Blue Cross has been British Columbia's leading benefits provider for 75 years. We are an independent, not-for-profit society with strong roots in BC’s health care system. Together with our subsidiary BC Life, we provide health, dental, life, disability and travel coverage for approximately 1.5 million British Columbians through employee group plans and through individual plans for those who do not have coverage with their employers.

     

    We are fueled by a commitment to keep health care sustainable for all British Columbians. Through our Community Connection Health Foundation, we also provide funding to community organizations with a focus on alleviating mental illness and chronic disease. We're interested in finding people who want to make a difference and who will take advantage of every opportunity to build a career with us.

     

    Pacific Blue Cross offers an attractive compensation and benefits package, fitness programs, and an onsite gym and cafeteria. Our workplace culture values health and wellness, continuing education, environmental sustainability and giving back to the community.

     

    We are currently recruiting for a temporary (up to 24 months) Associate Actuary to join the Actuarial Services team.

     

    This unique and challenging role will be located at our head office in Burnaby.

     

    Job Summary

     

    Under the direction of the Chief Actuary, the Associate Actuary has completed actuarial experience studies, supports quote requests, evaluates client experience and supports product development across Pacific Blue Cross.

     

    Key Accountabilities Include:

     

    1. Calculates monthly liabilities and incurred but not reported reserves for Health, Dental, Life and Disability benefits.
    2. Assists in completing the actuarial experience studies and corporate reports required by the regulators and insurance associations such as the Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association and the Canadian Drug Insurance Pooling Corporation.
    3. Supports special quotes requests.
    4. Evaluates client specific experiences, proposes and models plan design changes and calculates premium rates based on innovative solutions.
    5. Supports product development for Critical Illness, Life, Disability, Extended Health and Dental Group Benefits.
    6. Supports product development for Travel, Health and Dental Individual Plans.
    7. Produces and analyzes statistical information from the Pacific Blue Cross client reporting tools.
    8. Manages the database and actuarial application development.
    9. Codes queries in Microsoft Analysis Services to support actuarial modeling and experience reporting.

     

    Required Experience

     

    1. Minimum 5 years’ experience working in group benefits

     

    Required Qualifications

     

    1. Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Science or Master of Science program with Actuarial major or other related fields if there is proven knowledge of actuarial concepts
    2. Associate of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries or the Society of Actuaries

     

    Required Competencies

     

    • Strong leadership to achieve results in an environment with changing priorities
    • Database programming skills on Access, SQL or MS Analysis Services (SSAS, SSRS)
    • MS Office Suite proficiency
    • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
    • Well organized with the ability of multitask
    • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate and build relationships across multiple departments
    • GGY AXIS knowledge an asset
    • IFRS17 knowledge an asset

     

    Please apply via our website at: http://www.pbchbs.com/Corp/company/careers/

     

    While we thank all applicants for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

     

    Date Posted: 2018-12-07 Expires: 2019-01-06


  • Chief Financial Officer – Pacific Blue Cross – Burnaby, BC


    Generating in excess of $1 billion in annual revenues, Pacific Blue Cross (PBC) has been British Columbia's leading benefits provider for over 75 years. Along with its subsidiary BC Life & Casualty Company, PBC provides health, dental, life, disability and travel coverage to nearly 1.5 million British Columbians through 8,000 employee group plans and through individual plans for those who do not have coverage with an employer. Both companies work collaboratively to respond to customers’ evolving needs in plan design, administration and technology. Together they strive to set the service standard against which all other providers are measured.

     

    Given the recent appointment of the sitting CFO into the CEO role, an opportunity exists for a strategic financial and talented team leader to materially contribute to an organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of 1 in 3 British Columbians.

     

    Working closely with the Audit and Risk Committee of the Boards, and as a key member of the Executive Leadership team, the CFO will ensure that the organization has the requisite systems, accounting, reporting and budgeting processes in place to ensure best practice across the organization As a natural and practiced relationship developer, the CFO will create connections with organizational leadership, Board Members, regulators, investment managers  and existing and potential partners. He/she will act as a trusted advisor on planning, budgeting and strategic decision-making while providing sage counsel to the revenue generating components of PBC, including acting as Chief Investment Officer. He or she will also oversee the risk, actuarial and underwriting functions of the organization.

     

    The ideal candidate is a broad and seasoned financial leader, likely a CPA but alternatively one who brings an actuarial designation from the Canadian Institute of Actuaries, or equivalent. This leadership experience could come from an organization involved in or related to benefits and insurance coverage but could also have been gained in an organization characterized by financial complexity, a highly competitive environment and high volume of transactions.

     

    The CFO will be joining the organization at an excellent time. With its lengthy and solid foundation, and highly trusted brand, this leader will join a strong, nimble and open Executive Leadership Team embarking on aggressive goals amidst a shifting competitive landscape. This CFO opportunity is among the most exciting and challenging in the province. It represents an opportunity for a highly talented financial leader to help lead a billion-dollar BC-based company and make a significant contribution to the well-being of nearly 1.5 million British Columbians.

     

    To explore this opportunity further, please visit Boyden’s Opportunities page.

     

    Date Posted: 2018-12-06 Expires: 2019-01-05


  • Actuary, Senior Manager – ICBC – North Vancouver, BC


    We are driven to ensure the well-being of drivers. We are working to keep rates low as possible, delivering excellent service consistently, and proactively partnering to reduce crashes and loss.

     

    Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

     

    Location: 151 West Esplanade, North Vancouver, BC

     

    Position Highlights

     

    ICBC is one of BC’s largest corporations and one of Canada’s largest property and casualty (P&C) insurers with annual earned premiums of $4.4 billion and $16.7 billion in assets. Our Pricing department is responsible for delivering our overall Basic and Optional rate changes as well as rate design enhancements for the Corporation.

     

    We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager within our Rate Design team. Reporting to the Director of Pricing and Regulatory Affairs, the Senior Manager will lead two teams that will focus on delivering current rate design initiatives and developing new pricing strategies moving forward. The teams will use predictive modeling techniques including Generalized Linear Models as well as work with languages & programs such as R, Emblem, and Radar. We are looking for a people leader who has experience managing and motivating a team of actuarial professionals. The Senior Manager will be a key player in delivering new strategic framework with respect to our current pricing structure and delivering our current day to day activities.

     

    Specific accountabilities include:

     

    • Managing a staff of two managers that have two to four actuarial professionals each
    • Work alongside our pricing senior manager to develop and maintain rating structures and rates, inclusive of soliciting input from multiple areas of the company
    • Explore, develop, and implement new innovative pricing enhancements to current structure
    • Prepare necessary regulatory filings, ensuring the data validation, reconciliation, modelling and reporting are consistent with accepted actuarial practice and correctly applied
    • Work with multiple areas of the company to identify profitable markets and design appropriate products
    • Remain up to date on current accepted methodologies and new emerging methodologies in insurance pricing
    • Ensure procedures are in place to collect the relevant data necessary for the pricing process and verify its availability, completeness and accuracy
    • Monitor the company’s insurance portfolio relating to changes in mix of business, retentions, current/prospective profitability etc. and report to management as necessary
    • Lead performance of direct reports inclusive of providing professional and technical guidance, and provide regular performance reviews
    • Working collaboratively and sharing resources with other team managers to ensure the commitments of the department are met.

     

    Position Requirements

     

    The successful candidate will have several years’ related experience and a strong knowledge of actuarial pricing, modelling, and practices. Ability to create a collaborative and positive work environment, build and maintain strong and effective relationships, and effect change from a position of influence are key work attributes for this position. A proven track record of success in coaching and mentorship is required. Experience with automobile insurance or other P&C background is required.

     

    Additional requirements include:

     

    • Fellow of the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS), or equivalent
    • At least 10 years of relevant experience, including 3-5 years of coaching/supervising a team
    • Superior communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate with all levels of leadership at the right level for the audience
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to understand context and its impact on all issues, identify key areas requiring action and successfully execute strategies for resolution
    • Willingness to act as a change agent for the organization, demonstrating courage and integrity
    • Experience managing and coaching actuarial professionals
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
    • Post-secondary degree in either Actuary Sciences, Mathematics, or Statistics.

     

    Compensation

     

    The salary range for this position is $145k to $165k, depending upon experience.

     

    Benefits

     

    ICBC provides comprehensive benefit coverage to all eligible employees including a defined benefit pension plan and 4 weeks’ vacation.

     

    • Extended health plan – 100% employer paid
    • Dental plan – 100% employer paid for Basic coverage; 70% employer paid for major coverage
    • MSP – 100% employer paid life insurance, LTD, and travel insurance
    • Sick leave plan – 100% of pay for a period of a maximum of 15 weeks – 100% employer paid
    • Long term disability plan
    • Basic group life insurance
    • Voluntary group life insurance
    • Pension plan – defined benefit pension plan that pays a benefit to you or your beneficiary upon termination, death, or retirement – optional for the first two years of employment and mandatory after two years
    • Optional Employee and Family Assistance Program
    • Optional Canada Savings Bond Payroll Savings Program
    • Optional Registered Retirement Savings Plan
    • CPP – Automatic.

     

    Position Information

     

    A career at ICBC is an opportunity to be part of a talented, diverse and inclusive team that is driven to serve its customers and community. Make the most of your skills and take the opportunity to grow and develop your career. You can expect a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a challenging work environment.  Drive your career with us.

     

    ICBC is an equal opportunity employer, and invites applications from all qualified candidates.

     

    Apply here

     

    Date Posted: 2018-11-20 Expires: 2019-01-19


  • AXIS Actuarial Client Support Specialist – Moody's Analytics – Hong Kong


    AXIS Actuarial Client Support Specialist – Hong Kong

     

    Moody’s Analytics is looking for an AXIS Actuarial Client Support Specialist for our growing APAC support hub located in Hong Kong. The role involves dealing directly with our clients in the APAC region on a daily basis to provide actuarial support, training and advice on best practices for implementing models in the AXIS actuarial system. The successful candidate will also work on documentation for clients and research projects that provide exposure to state of the art actuarial science and its application to real problems. The APAC Client Support Specialists work closely with the Actuarial Client Support team in North America to ensure consistency in AXIS support models worldwide.

     

    Primary Responsibilities:

     

    • AXIS Client Support, including ad-hoc client inquiries received through the help desk, and direct contact from clients.
    • Help develop business specifications for new features
    • Testing of new features and bug fixes as required
    • Conduct in-house, web-based, and on-site training
    • Lead & participate in Interest Groups & Working Groups for your areas of interest or expertise
    • Participate in marketing activities as required
    • Some client contact and training will be at their offices so travel within the APAC region outside of Hong Kong may be occasionally required.

     

    Skills/Experience

     

    • Preference will be given to Fellows of the Society of Actuaries, Institute/Faculty of Actuaries, or an equivalent actuarial body, but Associates with equivalent work experience are also suitable candidates.
    • At least 5 years of experience in the life insurance industry, preferably in the APAC region. Prior experience with the AXIS actuarial system would be a strong asset.
    • English language skills a must. Fluency in Mandarin would be a strong asset.
    • Experience in life, annuity or health in areas such as pricing, valuation, corporate modeling, risk management, ALM, stochastic modeling work, hedging.

     

    Interested applicants, please apply for the role here.

     

    Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $4.2 billion in 2017, employs approximately 11,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 41 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.

     

    Moody’s is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

     

    Candidates for Moody's Corporation may be asked to disclose securities holdings pursuant to Moody’s Policy for Securities Trading and the requirements of the position. Employment is contingent upon compliance with the Policy, including remediation of positions in those holdings as necessary.

     

    Date Posted: 2018-11-20 Expires: 2018-12-20