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Financial Reporting - Trainee Actuary


Financial Reporting - Trainee Actuary

Dublin | Ireland

Description of Business Unit:

Established in 1918, New Ireland Assurance is the first wholly Irish owned life insurance company to transact business in Ireland. Part of Bank of Ireland Group, we are currently the second largest life assurance company in the Irish market with over 500,000 policyholders and 15 billion in assets under management. We provide life assurance, pensions and investment solutions to individual and corporate customers.

Purpose of the Role:

The role is open to part qualified actuaries with strong analytical skills who would like the opportunity to play a significant role in the continued development of the financial reporting requirements of New Ireland Assurance.

The successful candidate will be involved in a variety of analytical and development work which will draw on their strong technical, analytical and communications skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To assist in the calculation and reporting of the company value and solvency position on a quarterly basis
  • Work as part of a team of part qualified and qualified actuaries, sharing expertise and knowledge across the business.
  • Help the team continue to deliver exceptional service, while pursuing innovation and efficiency improvements opportunities
  • To assist in monthly profit reporting and management accounting
  • Lead experience investigation and analysis for lapses, expenses, mortality and morbidity for review and setting of best estimate assumptions
  • Assist external auditor through their reviews to ensure sign off given within agreed time frame
  • To assist in implementation of new actuarial modelling software and new IFRS17 reporting requirements

Essential Qualifications:

  • Recent Graduate or Part-qualified Actuary with one years experience
  • Level 8 degree from a Mathematical or Actuarial disipline

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Programming ability and actuarial modelling experience would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to balance competing priorities while still achieving a high standard of work
  • Excellent standard of Microsoft Excel is advantageous
  • Life and Pension product knowledge desirable but not essential
Closing date: Mar 06, 2018

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