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IFRS 17 Senior Manager – SA1442

Our client is a premium African financial services organisation that offers a broad spectrum of financial solutions to retail and corporate customers. They are looking for a Nearly or Newly Qualified Actuary to join their Corporate Actuarial team as IFRS 17 Senior Manager. This role is responsible for providing IFRS 17 valuations, improvement, maintenance and documentation of actuarial processes, and communication and reporting of results to various stakeholders. 

Candidates who are interested should be a Nearly or Newly Qualified Actuary with at least 6 years’ experience in general insurance. Technical Provisions / Reserving / IFRS 17 exposure is preferred. Alteryx, ResQ, SAS, Python, and Databrix experience would be advantageous. You should have strong technical and problem-solving skills, a strong sense of accountability and the ability to work under pressure.  

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Strategic leadership of IFRS 17 implementation from an actuarial perspective. 
  • Continual focus on automation and efficiency. 
  • Producing IFRS 17 valuations at levels that are appropriate and fit for purpose for the business, to be used as the basis for relevant international accounting standards purposes that conform to professional requirements. 
  • Managing the extraction, processing and reconciling of data. This includes further automation of these processes to ensure efficiency and to reduce the risk of errors. 
  • Managing the preparation of reports for submission to senior management, the audit committee and the regulator. 
  • Participating in the relevant governance structures and policies. 
  • Complying with data governance and controls framework. 
  • Maintaining service, quality and desired outputs in a specific functional process by ensuring compliance to tactical policies, procedures and standards. 
  • Resolving escalated queries and providing feedback to customers on matters resolved. 
  • Ensuring adherence to financial and corporate policies and procedures, and reducing wastage related to area of accountability. 
  • Proactively ensuring that the use of time, resources, money, materials or equipment is in line with policies and procedures. 

For more information, please contact Wilhelm ([email protected] or +27 (0)82 823 9978). 

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