Actuarial Analyst, Economic Capital

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Job Title:
Actuarial Analyst, Economic Capital
Position ID:
J1118-0797
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Division:
Actuarial
Region:
Head Office
Job Category:
Actuarial
Number of Positions:
1
Closing Date:
28/12/2018

Keeping You Moving

RSA is one of the world’s leading multinational insurance groups with over 300 years of experience and over 20 million customers worldwide.Our people are committed to building a dynamic internal culture where our people love what they do and feel motivated to keep things moving – for customers, for their colleagues and as part of their own growth and development. In RSA, employing positive people is how we achieve success. You will be working in an environment that encourages you to do great work and you constantly will be faced with fresh challenges that have a direct impact on our business. We believe your personality and passion will keep RSA and our business moving forward. At RSA we have a culture that supports and rewards high performance with a competitive reward policy for top performers. Our rewards package includes competitive compensation, work / life balance, opportunities to learn and the chance to make a difference working for a worldwide industry leader.At RSA Canada, our purpose is to Make Life Better Together and we do that every day through our commitments to our people, our customers and our partners. We are committed to fostering an inclusive, fair, and accessible environment where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential and where everyone feels comfortable being their true selves. We hire on the basis of merit and we are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, as well as equal access to training and promotion opportunities.

Position Overview:

This is an exciting role within the Economic Capital team located in Toronto that addresses RSA Canada's capital management, Own Risk & Solvency Assessment (ORSA) and economic capital modelling. The team is responsible for monitoring, assessing and forecasting of RSA Canada’s economic capital position used for regulatory and rating agency requirements as well as for internal purposes. In the coming period the team will face some exciting challenges that will demand improvements to existing processes, models and methods.

In the Economic Capital team we like to drive things forward and challenge the status quo. We divide our work into smaller and larger projects that seek to improve both processes and knowledge of the model. We like to be team spirited and work together as we believe this helps personal development. We seek to get members of the team involved in work that they are passionate about which leads to both long term fulfillment for the individual as well as value to the business.

The Economic Capital team has sister teams throughout the RSA Group in places like the UK, Ireland, India and Scandinavia, and are seeking to develop collaboration across regions through knowledge sharing and joint project work.

The Analyst will participate in improving the economic capital model in terms of processes, methods and statistical modelling through a strong interest in programming. S/he will add value through his/her ability to identify opportunities to improve processes and tools for the economic capital model as well as seeing new opportunities for usages of the model. As part of the job s/he is expected to have strong programming and database skills. This role reports directly to the Leader of the Economic Capital team.

Who you are

Your enthusiasm is infectious. You challenge the status quo. You find solutions to problems. You go the extra mile to exceed customers’ expectations. You get things done the right way. You represent our brand with passion and pride. You are a team player. You have fun and you make work fun for those working around you.

What you will achieve in this role

• Suggesting improvements and develop processes for the economic capital model
• Managing model change initiatives
• Improving model governance through automation and simplification of processes
• Leading or contributing to the development of analytical tools and techniques to support and enable capital modelling and forecasting for a range of regulatory and business purposes
• Helping to build a closer working relationship with other capital modelling teams around the Group
• Conducting quarterly capital analyses to ensure solvency, continued regulatory capital compliance and/or optimise the capital position for business purposes
• Producing timely and accurate outputs for internal customers, regulatory authorities (e.g., OSFI, AMF), rating agencies, and other external bodies as required
• Contributing to the Group’s economic capital capability including its regulatory reporting of economic capital, including PII and SCR, and DCAT for local regulatory reporting.
• Participating in producing RSA Canada's annual ORSA Report and Capital Report
• Engaging with finance and the business to improve process involving stakeholders

This job will typically be measured by:

• Improvements in accuracy and reliability of tools and processes within the team
• Delivery of capital efficienices from regulatory and rating agency perspectives
• Compliance with all relevant reporting deadlines (Group, regulatory, and rating agency) as well as compliance with:
- Regulatory requirements
- Professional accounting and actuarial standards
- RSA protocols and procedures
• Feedback from the Chief Actuary, Leader of Economic Capital and internal customers on key outputs such as:
- Consistent on-time delivery
- Reliability and efficiency of processes
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- Quality and consistency of interpretation and insight
- Presentation of information (oral, written and visual)

What you bring to this role

• Experience working with databases and programming languages (e.g. VBA, C, C++, Java, Igloo, R)
• 2+ years of relevant experience as an Actuarial Analyst (reserving, economic capital, etc.)
• Proven ability to model, analyse, and interpret complex financial information in a commercial context
• Database Management
• Statististics
• Stochastic modelling
• Understanding data and using judgement
• Team spirit
• Good sense of humor
• Innovative
• Delivering results
• Communicating effectively (both written and verbal)

Other Information

Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, and otherwise in any recruitment process with RSA or its affiliated companies (the “Company”) such personal information may be retained and used for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.We invite you to learn more about us at our Career Site, www.rsagroup.ca, where you can apply on line. RSA group of Companies is strongly committed to diversity and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities, members of the LGBT community, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.RSA group of Companies will provide reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in the job application process.If you have difficulty using our online application system and you need an accommodation due to a disability, please email AODA@RSAGROUP.CA or call us at toll free 1 (800)-855-0511. Please note this email is only for accommodation requests. Resumes sent to this email address will not be considered.

Applicants agree that by providing personal information in response to this ad, and otherwise in any recruitment process with RSA or its affiliated companies (the “Company”) such personal information may be retained and used for a period of one (1) year from the date of this application, for the purpose of consideration for employment opportunities which may arise during that time period, unless an applicant notifies the Company to the contrary.

Johnson is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.