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.


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.




  • 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


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


  • 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


  • 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



How to apply: Interested and qualified? Pwc South Africa

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