Life Consulting Actuary

Nearly / Newly qualified

Our client, who has ambitious plans for continued growth across traditional life and non-life insurance and reinsurance fields, is looking to recruit a nearly qualified or fully qualified Life Actuary.

Our client offers opportunities for progression, challenging projects, a market-leading learning and development programme and a collaborative environment. 

The Opportunity 

Our Client is looking to further grow their actuarial team and are looking to recruit a number of roles at qualified and part qualified actuary level to assist in the development of their team. 
The range of practical work experience would include working in the life insurance or reinsurance environment with a preference for those with a financial reporting, capital, financial modelling or data analytics background.

Key skills would include: 

  • Strong technical skills; 

  • Financial modelling capabilities; 

  • Coding, automation and data analytics capabilities; 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; 

  • Ability to work on own initiative and manage time effectively; 

  • A team player who can integrate into small multi-disciplinary teams;

  • Eager to expand knowledge and skills given the broaden nature of the work; and 

  • Good commercial awareness. 


The Candidate

The candidate would work closely with actuaries in our Client’s practice covering a range of services such as:

  • Liaising with a portfolio of clients and advising on all relevant actuarial issues; 

  • Provision of outsourced actuarial services; 

  • Provision of formal actuarial opinions across a wide range of technical issues; 

  • Independent actuarial assessments including reserve reviews, portfolio transfers, expert opinions, transfer pricing support and company valuations for merger & acquisition; 

  • Profitability reviews and pricing support; 

  • Work with our Client’s multi-disciplinary professionals on assisting their clients across audit, tax, corporate finance, regulatory, risk and management/ IT consulting; 

  • Involved in the development of our Client’s initiatives across Solvency II, IFRS 17 and other emerging regulatory, accounting and actuarial requirements; 

  • Involved in the development of the Actuarial practice capabilities in Banking and in particular credit risk modelling; 

  • Involved in the development of the Advisory practice capabilities in Data & Analytics; 

  • Responsibility for training and monitoring actuarial trainees together with reviewing their work at qualified actuary level; 

  • Taking an active role in development of the practice including building and maintaining effective relationships with clients.



Our Client’s Actuarial Practice

Our Client’s Actuarial Advisory practice offers a full range of services to our Client’s insurance and reinsurance across independent actuarial reviews, outsourced statutory actuarial roles, Solvency II advice, internal/ standard model development and validation, technical support to our audit practice, financial reporting advice, resource support and working alongside other internal professionals including tax, regulatory, risk management, data & analytics and management/ IT consulting advisory services. 

The actuarial practice has been established for a number of years and we are looking to further grow the team as part of a further stage of expansion to meet the growing demands of the insurance sector due to the continued regulatory, accounting, market and strategic challenges and the continued attractiveness of Ireland as a location for our clients.

Hard work is rewarded:

Our Client offers excellent remuneration packages at all levels. Our Client takes pride in recognising and rewarding hard work and achievement through regular promotions, which take place twice yearly.

Diversity:

Our Client is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Creating an inclusive culture where all our Client’s people achieve their potential is fundamental to our Client’s business. In addition, our Client’s employees have the option to avail of our flexible working policies/intelligent working arrangements.