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Actuarial Consultant - Commercial Pricing

Date: May 27, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M2P-2B7 Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3C-3P1 Montreal, Quebec, CA, H4P-2J4

Company: Wawanesa Insurance


Wawanesa Mutual Insurance is one of the largest property and casualty insurers in Canada with $3 billion in annual revenues and assets of more than $9 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, founded in 1896 with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon, and Wawanesa Life, which distributes life insurance products and services throughout Canada. With over 3,500 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves over two million policyholders through nine regional offices and 41 service offices in Canada and the United States.  Wawanesa actively gives back to organizations that strengthen communities where it operates, donating well above internationally recognized benchmarks for excellence in corporate philanthropy.
We are currently looking for dedicated, driven, and enthusiastic individuals who thrive in an environment that welcomes change and are looking for an opportunity for diverse experience, advancement on a growing team.


Job Overview

Our Commercial Insurance Actuary Pricing team is expanding! We are looking for an exceptional candidate to take on an Actuarial Consultant role.


Working with a high degree of autonomy, the Actuarial Consultant is responsible for leading the development of best practices integration into processes and methods used by the actuarial team. They will mentor Actuarial Analysts while applying their knowledge to complex actuarial analysis in the pursuit of solving business issues and answering business questions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Develops and maintains ‘best practice’ processes and methodologies for Commercial P&C pricing
  • Understanding of current industry and professional standards/environment that will impact pricing and business decisions 
  • Ability to research, extract, and manipulate complex data from all relevant sources to apply to Commercial Pricing problems
  • Prepare recommendations based on the given business problem by comprehensively reviewing data, trend analysis, financial analysis, and business analysis
  • Develop effective plans that define activities, resources, and timelines within project timelines
  • Ability to lead and participate on medium complexity business projects from end-to-end
  • Develop and deliver presentations to the actuarial group and other departments
  • Train/coach other actuarial staff on actuarial methods and actively share expertise with peers


  • Minimum of 5 years' prior work experience in insurance or related field
  • Undergraduate university degree in Actuarial Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematics or other related field of study
  • Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society, Associate of the Society of Actuaries, or equivalent
  • Ability to translate problem solving methods and ideas to various computer languages efficiently and effectively
  • Understanding of database systems and how to interpret/extract data from those systems
  • Communication
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Communicates at the right level of complexity for the audience


Wawanesa provides its employees with a respectful, challenging and rewarding environment where they can maximize their potential while contributing to the company’s goals. Our employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, goal achievement plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan).  Wawanesa provides a stable and rewarding environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets.

If you are interested in this exciting, challenging position with Wawanesa, apply today with your Resume.

Accommodations are available as needed for all applicants.