FEM is looking to appoint an Actuarial Analyst in Head Office within the Finance Department based in Rosebank. The overall objective is to review and interrogate data and reports relating to actuarial and investment aspects of the business, and to oversee FEM’s IFRS 17 implementation project.
The successful incumbent’s responsibilities will include but not be limited to the review of data extracted from the operating system which will be used by our external actuarial team in calculating the year end and half-year actuarial reserves, following which a detailed review of these calculated reserves and supporting reports is required. Similarly, to review and analyze the investment portfolio on a quarterly basis, and assessing the investment returns verses benchmarks, as well as performing a more detailed analysis on unlisted investments. In addition, the incumbent will coordinate and lead relevant activities related to the finance work-stream implementation of IFRS 17. The incumbent will participate as a member of the IFRS 17 Project SteerCo by ensuring that industry best practice is applied which includes managing all stakeholders and ensuring implementation timelines are met.
The minimum requirements of the position are a bachelor’s degree with a major in Statistics, Actuarial Science or similar. A minimum of 3 years prior work experience in financial services, insurance and/or related industries will be advantageous. Exposure to life and non-life insurance reserving and/or IFRS 17 is ideal.
Meticulous attention to detail, quality orientation, excellent customer focus, the ability to work with strict deadlines, reliability and excellent communication complete our requirements.
In exchange for the candidate’s successful services, FEM offers a competitive total cost to company remuneration with good benefits.
Candidates are invited to submit a detailed CV by close of business on 15 May 2021.
Applications may not be considered if the minimum criteria of the position are not met.
People with disabilities are welcome to apply. FEM promotes the principles of Employment Equity and the appointment of this candidate is at FEM’s sole discretion.