IFRS 17 Senior Actuarial Consultant – Johannesburg office

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IFRS 17 Senior Actuarial Consultant

Johannesburg Office
QED is expanding its IFRS 17 team, and we are offering a role for a qualified life actuary who has strong technical abilities and valuation experience across all main types of life products. This position will give the candidate the opportunity to lead multi-disciplinary teams in implementing IFRS 17 across Africa. The role will include various training opportunities and will give the candidate exposure to other life insurance consultancy work. The candidate will report directly to the IFRS 17 Practice Leader who heads up the implementation team.
QED is collaborating with Moody’s Analytics to provide insurers in Africa with IFRS 17 advisory services and software solutions. Our team has developed expertise around the Moody’s Analytics RiskIntegrity™ IFRS 17 solution, and will offer insurers advisory services and implementation support across the continent. QED works with insurers to implement the Moody’s Analytics IFRS 17 solution as software-as-a-service (SaaS), an operating model that offers insurers a faster, more cost-effective way of implementing their IFRS 17 technology.
Responsibilities
  • Develop, a thorough understanding of IFRS 17, from an actuarial, finance and IT requirement perspective
  • Lead IFRS 17 implementation projects for life insurers across Africa, including conducting gap analyses, providing training to staff, boards and other bodies as needed.
  • Assist to build / enhance QED's IFRS 17 tools or client-specific tools (including actuarial projection software)
  • Implement externally purchased IFRS 17 software for clients
  • Manage staff
Requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years' valuation experience in life insurance
  • Experience in analysis of surplus, EV's, ORSA's, Solvency II, reserving, and withprofit products
  • Some exposure to IFRS 17 would be an advantage.
  • Strong actuarial technical skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply new technical skills especially relating to IFRS 17
  • Willingness to travel to non-South African based clients from time to time
Send your CV to Carien Scheepers at carien.scheepers@qedact.com by 15 March 2020
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