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Senior Actuarial Analyst

Date: Dec 29, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M2P-2B7 Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3C-3P1 Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6J-4Y3 Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E-6A8 Calgary, AB, CA, T2R-0E4 Moncton, New Brunswick, CA, E1E-4R5

Company: Wawanesa Insurance


We’re proud to give our employees the flexibility to choose how and where they want to work. In this role, you will decide whether your preference is to work from home, work from the office or a hybrid of time spent at both. You may live and work anywhere that Wawanesa operates in Canada. 

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 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 and advancement on a growing team.


Job Overview


Our Commercial Insurance Actuarial Pricing team is expanding, therefore we are looking an exceptional candidate to take an open job opportunity at either the Actuarial Analyst II, or Senior Actuarial Analyst level.


In this role, you will be responsible for providing rate and segmentation analysis for Programs or specialty accounts using traditional pricing analysis and predictive modeling. You will use your actuarial techniques and judgment to identify and solve business problems. In addition, you are expected to provide actuarial services or support to other pricing, corporate actuarial, product development, and system design projects.  

Job Responsibilities

•    Perform traditional actuarial ratemaking and segmentation reviews for Commercial Programs and specialty accounts; make quality recommendations and provide implementation support when required.
•    Collaborate with specialty lines underwriters to understand the business context, specialty program structures, market conditions and craft rating recommendations to ensure rate adequacy and improve program mix
•    Conduct analysis to address insurance issues; propose quality solutions and provide implementation support when required.  Develop, validate, and maintain actuarial reports to meet business needs. Monitor the key performance indicators of the Commercial Programs portfolio, and report to management as necessary.
•    Using modern modeling software to develop, modify, and validate predictive statistical models to increase pricing sophistication and refine strategic positioning.
•    Participate in coach and mentoring of junior staff.
•    Perform other duties as assigned, handling special projects as assigned. 


•    Undergraduate university degree in Actuarial Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematics or other related field of study
•    Pursuing ACAS or FCAS with a minimum of 4 Associateship Exams  & VEE Credits
•    Minimum of 2 years’ prior work experience in insurance or related field
•    Positive attitude. Ability to adapt to change. A team player. 
•    Innovative. Strong analytical skills. A critical thinker.
•    Proficiency with relevant modeling software such as R, Emblem would be an asset
•    Knowledge of Radar and Classifier is preferred






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 full-time permanent employees are provided with highly competitive compensation packages (salaries, generous vacation allowance, leave top up, annual bonus plan, premium free benefits and a pension plan). Wawanesa provides a stable environment for its employees in today’s challenging markets. 

Wawanesa is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fostering a diverse workforce that is equitable and inclusive for all. Wawanesa provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status: race/ethnicity, colour, religion, creed, sex or gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, family or marital status, pregnancy/childbirth or related conditions, national origin, disability, military or veteran status, or any other protected status. Accommodations are available upon request throughout all aspects of the selection process. Candidates requiring accommodations may contact, in confidence,

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

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