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Senior Actuarial Consultant/Actuarial Consultant

Date: Feb 3, 2023

Location: Toronto, ON, CA, M2P-2B7 Calgary, AB, CA, T2R-0E4 Remote - Canada, CA Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E-6A8 Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3C-3P1 Vancouver, British Columbia, CA, V6J-4Y3 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 can decide whether your preference is to work from home (remote), work from the office or a hybrid of time spent at both. You may work from any of the following locations: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland & Labrador and/or the Yukon.
 

The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company, founded in 1896, is Canada’s largest mutual insurer, with $3.9 billion in annual revenue and assets of $10.5 billion. Wawanesa Mutual, with executive offices in Winnipeg, is the parent company of Wawanesa General, which offers property and casualty insurance in California and Oregon; Wawanesa Life, which provides life insurance products and services throughout Canada; and Western Financial Group, which distributes personal and business insurance across Western Canada. With more than 5,700 employees, Wawanesa proudly serves more than 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

We are looking for exceptional candidates to take on the role of Senior Actuarial Consultant in Commercial Property and General Liability pricing. In this role, you will analyze data and conduct predictive and traditional pricing analysis on our existing and new products. You will mentor junior actuarial analysts while applying your knowledge to complex actuarial analysis in the pursuit of solving business issues and answering business questions. In addition, you are expected to provide actuarial services or support to other pricing, corporate actuarial, product development, and underwriting projects. We are open to hiring at various levels including Senior Actuarial Consultant / Actuarial Consultant.

 

Job Responsibilities

•    Develops and maintains ‘best practice’ processes and methodologies for Commercial property and general liability 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 a wide range of data 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
•    Enhance Commercial Property and General Liability rating plans by developing costing models
•    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

 

Qualifications

•    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
•    Prior Commercial P&C pricing experience is an asset
•    Associate of the Casualty Actuarial Society equivalent of 7 CAS exams is an asset
•    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
•    Communicates at the right level of complexity for the audience

 

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Wawanesa is proud to be one of Manitoba's Top Employers for 2022 recognizing that we are an exceptional place to work!


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, jobs@wawanesa.com.

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