Actuarial Senior Associate at Pwc

  • Finance Jobs In South Africa
  • Full time
  • 1 year ago
  • South Africa
  • Salary Rand 1000-2000 / Monthly
  • Shift Full Time
  • Job Qualifications Bachelor’s Degree
  • Number of vacancies 10 openings
  • Job experience 2 years
  • Job level Officer

Job Description

Ongoing growth is ARQ requires an increasing number of resources to service client requests. Working on a range of quantitative risk projects such as valuation, accounting and regulatory model development and review. In the short term there is a need for resources with IFRS9, Basel capital and IFRS17 related experience although the longer term need is for a candidate that can solve a range of quantitative problems.

JOB PROFILE

As a Senior Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

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  • The principle accountabilities will be:
  • Developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Management of audit support engagements
  • Forming part of quantitative risk project teams
  • Researching and staying up to date with financial service related regulations
  • Development of risk IP such as cashflow projection models

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS 

Mathematical, statistical or actuarial degree Mathematical or statistical honours or masters or professional qualification such as FRM, CFA or Actuarial

EXPERIENCE

  • Team player
  • Able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written English skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong leadership skills (determination), some experience in technical matters preferred
  • High energy levels and superior debating skills
  • Strong business acumen
  • 4 to 10 years in financial services environment

KEY KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Knowledge of financial services environment including credit risk, advanced analytics or insurance risk
  • Ability to program. Ideally in SAS, Matlab, R, Python or VBA

Mode of Application

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How to apply: Interested and qualified? Pwc South Africa

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