Director, Insurance Financial Engineering
Sun Life
Waterloo, Ontario
1m ago

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Job Description : Role Summary :

Role Summary :

Reinsurance has been an important risk transfer tool as well as a vehicle used in financial engineering at Sun Life. We have amassed over 300 reinsurance treaties supporting our inforce block of insurance.

This currently represents approximately $500 million in ceded premium paid to our reinsurance partners. We believe some of these reinsurance arrangements are no longer providing the benefit to Sun Life that was originally envisioned.

This role will lead the financial analysis of reinsurance treaties associated with Sun Life’s inforce individual life and health business.

The purpose of this work is to identify methods to create improved financial results for Sun Life. This can include recommendations to deploy capital to recapture or restructure existing treaties.

Additionally, this role will co-ordinate with the Pricing teams to investigate the business implications of moving to the new IFRS financial reporting standards.

A detailed understanding of IFRS will provide insight into how reinsurance will perform before and after the change to accounting standards.

Main Accountabilities :

  • Work with the AVP, Individual Financial Engineering to identify and complete analytics of reinsurance treaties within the inforce legacy insurance block.
  • Quantify the financial impact of changes to existing reinsurance treaties, working with teams across the organization.
  • Execute reinsurance recaptures and treaty amendments.
  • Investigate new business and reinsurance implications of moving to the new IFRS financial reporting standards.
  • Support Individual Insurance financial strategy work.
  • Competencies :

  • FSA / FCIA or equivalent experience working in Actuarial business functions
  • Excellent collaboration skills and the ability to work in a team environment and across multiple sites and multiple business units.
  • Communicationand interpersonal skills - be able to effectively communicate complex results to a business audience not familiar with complex data and analytics
  • Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel while managing constantly changing deadlines and priorities
  • 3+ years of life insurance experience, including Pricing, Valuation and ALM
  • Programming skills would be nice to have but not a mandatory requirement
  • The Base Pay range is for the primary location for which the job is posted. It may vary depending on the work location of the successful candidate or other factors.

    In addition to Base Pay, eligible Sun Life employees participate in various incentive plans, payment under which is discretionary and subject to individual and company performance.

    Certain sales focused roles have sales incentive plans based on individual or group sales results.

    Diversity and inclusion have always been at the core of our values at Sun Life. A diverse workforce with wide perspectives and creative ideas benefits our clients, the communities where we operate and all of us as colleagues.

    We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds.

    Persons with disabilities who need accommodation in the application process or those needing job postings in an alternative format may e-mail a request to thebrightside sunlife.com.

    We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Salary Range :

    102,500 / 102 500 - 169,200 / 169 200

    Job Category : Actuarial

    Posting End Date : 22 / 09 / 2020

    22 / 09 / 2020

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