Monthly Archives: November 2017

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Product Development Trainee Actuary

As an actuarial student, this team member will be required to carry out technical actuarial tasks to a high standard and with a clear communication of the results. There will be a high degree of problem solving required within this role. Some specific actions that are required are as follows: • To assist in the [...]

By | 2018-01-24T14:46:29+00:00 November 30th, 2017|Acumen Blog, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Product Development Trainee Actuary

Product Development & Pricing | Actuary

Exciting new Pricing & Product Development role where individual required to support & drive the product development and pricing process. You will have the opportunity to input from the early stages (defining the target market, market & competitor research, production of various specifications), pricing and model development to product launch (distribution and marketing strategy). There [...]

By | 2018-01-24T14:46:29+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Acumen Blog, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Product Development & Pricing | Actuary

Product Development | Actuary | Day rate contract

Qualified actuary required for a 12 month day rate contract to lead a transformation project. Product knowledge, strong IT and project management skills required. Please contact Jenny on 016099409 or jenny@acumen-resources.com for further information on this confidential role. Acumen Resources specialises in the recruitment of the following professionals: Chief Actuary | Head of Actuarial Function [...]

By | 2018-01-24T14:46:29+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Acumen Blog, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Product Development | Actuary | Day rate contract

Actuarial Pricing Manager | Qualified Actuary

Key Tasks & Responsibilities: • Provide a specialist Actuarial Pricing service, advising on issues and making recommendations where appropriate • Management of the Pricing team members to meet objectives, develop the capability and expertise of team members and foster a strong customer culture • Manage key elements of the design, development and maintenance of Technical [...]

By | 2018-01-24T14:46:29+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Acumen Blog, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Actuarial Pricing Manager | Qualified Actuary

Actuarial Reserving Analyst

Responsibilities: • Provide support to actuaries and others by performing analysis within a designated business segment/s to assist business decision making, financial planning, and strategy development • Assist in the preparation of actuarial research and complex reports and studies; Presents findings and exhibits to peers and others • Ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all [...]

By | 2018-01-24T14:46:29+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Acumen Blog, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Actuarial Reserving Analyst

Senior Actuarial Pricing Analyst | Part-Qualified Actuary

Key Tasks & Responsibilities • Deliver accurate and timely Pricing analysis to assist business decision making, financial planning, and strategy development • Provide clear and concise communication of technical actuarial work to technical and non-technical audience • Assessing profitability and recommending changes for key lines of business based on appropriate tools and assumptions • Support [...]

By | 2018-01-24T14:46:29+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|Acumen Blog, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Senior Actuarial Pricing Analyst | Part-Qualified Actuary

Financial Reporting Actuary | Nealy Newly Qualified

Working in a busy Reporting team responsibilities will include: ? Quarterly valuation of liabilities and calculation of capital requirements on IFRS basis and Solvency II basis. ? Ensuring that capital modelling and financial reporting processes and systems keep pace with changing demands. ? Compiling, analysing and reconciling numerical and other information using a range of [...]

By | 2018-01-24T14:46:29+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Acumen Blog, Uncategorised|Comments Off on Financial Reporting Actuary | Nealy Newly Qualified

CRO Q&A: MetLife’s Lukas Ziewer

In his home city of Dublin, Lukas Ziewer - MetLife's chief risk officer for Europe, the Middle East and Africa - discusses Solvency II, risk culture and governance with Asa Gibson Preparing for Solvency II has been a massive project for many firms, not least MetLife Europe, which undertook a major restructuring of its operations [...]

By | 2017-11-22T14:06:42+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Acumen Blog|Comments Off on CRO Q&A: MetLife’s Lukas Ziewer

Actuary Salary

Traditional employment On both the life and casualty sides, the classical function of actuaries is to calculate premiums and reserves for insurance policies covering various risks. On the casualty side, this analysis often involves quantifying the probability of a loss event, called the frequency, and the size of that loss event, called the severity. The [...]

By | 2017-11-22T14:05:59+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Acumen Blog|Comments Off on Actuary Salary

Actuary Jobs

Responsibilities Actuaries use skills primarily in mathematics, particularly calculus-based probability and mathematical statistics, but also economics, computer science, finance, and business. For this reason, actuaries are essential to the insurance and reinsurance industries, either as staff employees or as consultants; to other businesses, including sponsors of pension plans; and to government agencies such as the [...]

By | 2017-11-22T14:05:30+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Acumen Blog|Comments Off on Actuary Jobs