Assistant Actuary

We currently have an opening for an Assistant Actuary to join our Actuarial Solutions Team. This role can be based out of our Edmonton, Vancouver, or Calgary locations. This role assists in the pricing of our products and analysis of strategic initiatives through the use of predictive analytics tools and comparative research of market prices and trends. This is an excellent role for a skilled actuary looking to participate in interesting and meaningful actuarial projects in a role that enjoys an exceptional work-life balance. More specifically, the responsibilities would include the following:

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform actuarial analysis of insurance rates, rating procedures and rating plans for personal and commercial business lines (property, auto and casualty)
  • Develop effective rating systems
  • Provide actuarial support for required rate filings
  • Liaise with Information Technology department on development and maintenance of our underwriting system as it relates to pricing and reinsurance
  • Prepare insurance forecasting models
  • Provide support to enterprise risk manager
  • Drive the compilation and analysis of data required for reinsurance program
  • Identify profitable markets and design appropriate products in conjunction with the Corporate Underwriting team
  • Compile data for the Executive Management team regarding pricing and products
  • Keep management informed of relevant industry developments
  • Provide support for and serve on special committees as initiated by the company
  • Present model results to management in understandable and actionable ways
  • Complete continuing education requirements for ACAS designation and participate in professional committees or volunteer initiatives

 

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree together with or working toward an ACAS designation
  • 6 years of property and casualty and reinsurance experience
  • Technical savviness and the ability to use Excel, SQL, R or Python, and VBA at an advanced level
  • Experience with mapping software such as QGIS is a plus but not required
  • Ability to problem solve effectively, relying on quantitative and analytical skills to make data-driven decisions
  • Able to manage competing/conflicting priorities while completing assignments successfully
  • Excellent organizational, planning and implementation skills
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present to non-technical audiences
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of cross functional teams
  • Occasional travel within Canada may be required

Working at Peace Hills

Peace Hills understands that by reducing work-life struggles, individuals can enjoy a healthier lifestyle while improving productivity at work. Providing a collegial work environment and an excellent work life balance are just a couple of the ways we do this

If you are interested in this great opportunity, submit your resume stating which position you are applying for to Peace Hills Insurance at hr@phgic.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted


Application Deadline: January 27, 2022