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Actuarial Analyst

Date: Oct 14, 2021

Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA, R3C-1A8

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

Working with a high degree of autonomy, the Actuarial Analyst provides contributions to the actuarial group based on knowledge from the actuarial exam system, and prior relevant academic or work experience.  They will apply their knowledge to actuarial analysis in the pursuit of solving business issues and answering business questions.


  • Data Collection
    • Research, extract, and manipulate complex data from relevant sources
    • Identify relationships, problems/issues, and assess data quality
  • Actuarial and Statistical Methods
    • Perform analysis/reviews as assigned
    • Incorporate, understand and transfer knowledge of current methods, while ensuring completeness and accuracy
    • Create and validate models to answer business questions as assigned
  • Efficiency
    • Identify opportunities for automation of routine tasks
    • Develop creative new approaches to problem solving
  • Communication
    • Develop and deliver presentations to the actuarial groups
  • Build Business Acumen
    • Understanding of both industry and company terminology
  • Other
    • Perform other duties as assigned/requested by the manager/director


  • Education
    • Undergraduate University degree in Actuarial Mathematics, Statistics, Mathematics or other related field of study
    • Pursuing FSA designation with completion of one (1) or more CAS or SOA examination(s)


  • Problem solving
    • Ability to apply knowledge of actuarial science, mathematics, probability, statistics, principles of finance and business to problems in insurance
  • Computer proficiency
    • Ability to translate problem solving methods and ideas to various computer languages efficiently and effectively
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
    • Understanding of database systems and how to interpret/extract data from those systems
  • Communication
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to communicate at the right level of complexity for the audience
  • Organization
    • Ability to handle multiple concurrent assignments in a timely manner
  • Teamwork and leadership
    • Works efficiently and cooperatively in a team environment
    • Involve others when appropriate
    • Ask effective questions to elicit detailed and relevant information


We provide our students with a respectful, challenging, and rewarding work environment. As the students are immersed into our collaborative culture and teams, they will learn and develop the skills and practices that will enable them to excel in their industry and their careers. 

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.