Deputy Head of Planning & Insight

  • Permanent
  • Fareham, South East
  • Posted 30th November 2018
  • £60000.00 - £70000.00 per Annum + plus bonus
  • Ref: 1201325
An excellent opportunity has arisen for the role of Deputy Head of Planning and Insight within the Reserving team of a large Financial Services provider. You can be based out of their London or Fareham offices (if the former there will be regular travel required to the Fareham office). You will manage the team in the reporting of actuarial work, and help communicate the financial risk and its consequences, all of which are fundamentally important to our business. You will work closely with the UK Reserving teams to understand and report their results, identify trends and bring insights to the senior stakeholders from the wider business, with whom you will gain exposure on a day-to-day basis. My client is seeking to hire an actuarial professional that is experienced in the fields of regulatory reporting or have a consulting background in audit.

Key responsibilities
*Lead the team on a day-to-day basis while providing guidance and support for team members.
*With minimal supervision, help to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of internal EMEA, Group and other regulatory reporting requirements.
*Clearly highlight, document and explain any assumptions made in submissions.
*Provide support to the UK P&C Chief Actuary with reporting and communication of the results.
*Assist with the production and discussions around the strategic business plan.
*Provide technical advice and counsel within the Actuarial team and to the wider Finance team, when required.
*Support and advise Finance, market-facing business units, and other functions on reserving and strategic business decisions.
Skills and experience required
*Qualified actuary, or nearly qualified and actively studying for final exams.
*Approximately 5-7 years of relevant general insurance experience
*A serious and professional attitude towards compliance of regulatory submissions with an eye for attention to detail in order to support accuracy.
*Degree in Mathematics, Actuarial Science, Economics or equivalent.
*A high level of numeracy skills and an analytical approach to work is essential.
*Experience in leading a team (i.e. in terms of process and project management) and coaching trainee actuaries.
*Excellent team-working, communication and interpersonal skills are also required.
By joining this organisation you'll feel the support of being part of a strong and stable company. A long-standing player in the their field, they make every effort to address the career development needs and plans of their employees to ensure success in the future.

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