Actuarial Analyst/Sr. Analyst (Commercial Lines Pricing) Markham
Aviva
Markham, CANADA
1d ago
source : Wizbii

Our team is growing and we are seeking top actuarial talent to join our dynamic and high performing team. We are looking for junior to senior level actuaries for our Commercial Pricing team located at our head office in Markham.

We currently have 2 opportunities available in our Markham location.

As part of this dynamic team, you will be involved in reviewing our current price level, monitoring the performance of various regions and on various business initiatives, projecting underwriting and claims experience, assessing the business impact of proposed initiatives, and developing pricing tools for underwriters.

Depending on your assignment, you will work closely with other members of the actuarial team and underwriters, to provide pricing support for our commercial products.

You will have opportunities to work with Operational managers and finance partners on some assignments that require collaboration between different departments.

Accountabilities :

  • Your focus is to forecast the underwriting and claims experience with consideration on actual experience and upcoming business initiatives.
  • Your evaluation and the approach to communicate pricing projections with assumptions used in reinsurance, finance and claim departments, as well as with the frontline regional underwriters is a key driver to success.

  • As you analyze business impact on potential initiatives or pricing changes, you will also work in partnership to prepare presentations or for underwriters and senior management.
  • Monitor the performance of various regions and on various business initiatives. Identify key trends and communicate to regions on their competitiveness, growth and profitability performance.
  • Recommend actions in order to achieve profit and growth targets. Design monitoring reports necessary to evaluate progress.

  • Maintain and improve SAS data procedures. Identify data issues and build actions to remedy them.
  • Provide actuarial pricing and technical support to partners outside of actuarial including finance, underwriting and business development.
  • Review loss experience of the commercial business and prepare rate indications for all segments.
  • Support technical development required to build and maintain rating tools for underwriters.
  • Ensure Technical Pricing Standard is applied throughout the pricing work
  • Work appropriately in a team environment; provide support to peers in the team, and bring an open to continuous learning mindset.
  • Required Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills :

  • Strong mathematical and statistical background
  • Intuitive problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Communicate ideas / decisions clearly
  • Proficient in programming, with experiences using SAS, Access, and VBA a plus
  • Passed at least 2 to 5 CAS exams (depending on the level of the role)
  • Prior Property and Causality actuarial experience preferred
  • Additional Information :

    Aviva Canada is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities during all phases of the hiring process including the application process.

    If you require an accommodation because of a disability, we will work with you to meet your needs. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

    If you are selected for an interview and require an accommodation, you are encouraged to advise the Talent Acquisition Partner who will consult with you to determine an appropriate accommodation.

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