Job title: Senior Actuarial Analyst – Change Team
Job type: 12 months fixed term contract or secondment
Location: Potters Bar
Who we are:
Canada Life UK looks after the retirement, investment and protection needs of individuals, families and companies. We help to build better futures for our customers, our intermediaries and our employees by operating as a modern, agile and welcoming organisation.
Part of our parent company Great-West Lifeco, Canada Life UK has operated in the United Kingdom since 1903. We have hundreds of respected and supported employees committed to doing the right thing for our customers and colleagues.
Canada Life UK is transforming to create a more customer-focused business by providing our customers with expertise on financial and tax planning, offering home finance and annuities propositions, and providing collective fund solutions to third party customers.
What we’re building:
We now need a Senior Actuarial Analyst to support the transformation and the future growth of the business within the Finance division, so it can be a trusted and commercial partner that influences the business to make good financial decisions, by delivering excellent support, expertise and high quality Management Information.
The Senior Actuarial Analyst supports business change:
•Productionising actuarial reporting metrics
•Development of the actuarial reporting infrastructure
•Providing support for data, modelling systems and reporting
•Develop EUCs and Documentation
•Collaborates with key stakeholders across Finance to achieve our goals
What you’ll do
•Take a lead role in improving the effectiveness of our processes, both with regard to efficiency of use and risk of errors occurring.
•Analyse the existing reporting requirements, propose and implement changes.
•Producing specifications for model developments for our model developers and testing the results to ensure they meet our customer requirements
•Integrating developments efficiently into our regular model runs to minimise additional work for the dedicated production modelling team
•Developing EUC tools for assumption table production and reports on results (to EUC standards).
•Producing process notes, documentation and training Modelling team members
•Provide day to day support to all users and developers of data and modelling systems in line with best practices for service management.
Who we are looking for:
•Experience of running Prophet and working in an Actuarial reporting environment at senior student level
•Enthusiastic and confident approach to new challenges with an aptitude to learn and make a difference
•Curiosity and tenacity to explore beyond the immediate circumstances to identify further improvements
•Drive to develop technical expertise and awareness of the business
•Ability to collect, interpret and analyse data to identify and comment on variances and trends in business performance data
•Graduate with excellent communication and strong problem solving skills
•Strong numerical aptitude and attention to detail
•Ability to work in an organised and efficient way as part of a team towards targets.
•Ability to manage and prioritise multiple workloads under pressure
•Able to work with people across all levels
Your development at Canada Life
As a Canada Life colleague, you’ll get all the support you need in your new role including full training and professional development. Our focus is to have an engaged, committed and motivated employee force, operating in a high performing and collaborative culture.
We want to create an organisation that offers opportunities for all our people to develop their skills and talent, and continue to build rewarding careers with us.
Diversity and inclusion
Canada Life is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer of choice is to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences.