Actuarial Analyst – The Co-operators – Ontaria/Quebec/Montreal

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Language: Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.
 
Additional Information:
There are multiple positions available in both personal and commercial lines. The level of position will be determined by the candidate’s skills, experience and completion of exams.
 
As an Actuarial Analyst II you are a key player to support corporate, pricing or research and development initiatives. You will work collaboratively with actuarial teams and business partners to support actuarial projects to ensure the profitability of property and casualty (P&C) lines of business.

What you’re responsible for:
Supporting rate change projects, reserve and (DCAT) analysis and various actuarial models.
 
Working with various databases, programming languages and modeling softwares to contribute to Actuarial strategic objectives.
 
Communicating basic actuarial concepts to business partners and maintaining documentation of key actuarial functions.

Improving existing actuarial practices and procedures in alignment with emerging trends and best practices in the insurance industry and actuarial landscape.

Upholding professional ethics, values, procedures and policies that support organizational and professional standards.

What to expect:
Detail oriented work that requires a high degree of mental concentration for extended periods of time.

To be successful:
You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.

You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.

You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.

You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.

To join our team:
You have a post-secondary degree in Mathematics or Actuarial Science.

You have experience supporting Actuarial projects and/or completing reserve analysis and reporting.

You have successfully completed two Actuarial exams and are actively working towards your Associate Casualty Actuarial Society (ACAS) or Fellow Casualty Actuarial Society (FCAS) designation.

You have basic knowledge of SAS, SQL, modeling softwares and programming languages.

Having two years of experience in the property and casualty actuarial field is an asset.

What we offer:
Training and development opportunities to grow your career with one of Canada’s Best Employers.

Flexible work options and paid time off to support your personal and family needs.

A holistic approach to your well-being, with physical and mental health programs and a supportive workplace culture.

Paid volunteer days to give back to your community.

A comprehensive total rewards package, including competitive salary, bonus, pension and benefits.

Analyst Project Controls – SUNCOR energy – Alberta Canada

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LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 26459
 
Job Overview
 
Are you someone who has worked with various business groups to align processes, workflows and deliverables? We have a great opportunity for you. Working closely with the manager of project controls, you will provide functional services to Suncor’s portfolios and groups of projects throughout the project life cycle. You will also be accountable for the creation and maintenance of the work breakdown structure (WBS), maintaining progress, reviewing and issuing purchase requests, ensuring the accuracy and timeliness of accruals and financial reporting, updating of forecast entry, tracking cost impact of changes, and completing financial close out.

Key Accountabilities
 
Set up projects in SAP; build and maintain the WBS, network and activities in line with the project plan, schedule and reporting requirements
Craft purchase requests with required backup and vendor quotes according to standards and provide full financial period reporting, stewarding required financial accuracy and visibility
Provide entry of incurred costs and forecasts with detailed cost reporting back up documentation and analysis on a reporting frequency as required
Ensure accurate accounting treatment and recovery of tax or other eligible tax credits
Support the project lead in preparation of the project long range plans and budgets, including revised estimates and cash flows
Support with authorization for expenditure initiation, preparation and routing as well as collection, preparation and accuracy of variance analysis as required
Prepare, consolidate and analyse individual project reports for all business partners, assuming responsibility for accuracy, completeness, and timeliness
Understand, track, monitor and report impact of changes and budget transfers on total project costs
Protect the integrity of the investment decision by understanding the project scope and raising deviation as required
Complete the end-to-end financial project close out including financial close and SAP entries
Required Qualifications

Experience and Education:

Five to eight years of experience in project controls; experience in project management is considered an asset
Preference for experience working in an IT project environment, working directly with project managers and project leads
Post-secondary education in a related discipline
Skills and Knowledge:

You have a deep understanding of project lifecycles, and you have had the opportunity to work alongside various business teams and cross-functional departments
You have an advanced working knowledge of SAP Project Systems, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
You bring a continuous improvement mindset with strong analytical and problem solving skills; you are decisive in a deadline sensitive environment
You pride yourself on having a strong sense of ownership, with proven interpersonal communication skills
You thrive in an environment that has multiple and changing priorities, and you possess solid leadership skills to interact with all functions and levels of leadership

BI Researcher – The Co-operators – Canada(various)

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BI Research & Innovation Consultant
Location(s)    NB – Moncton, ON – Guelph, QC – Montreal, QC – Quebec
Close Date    31/12/18
Language: Bilingualism in English and French is an asset.
 
Additional Information:
Our Business Intelligence team empowers decision making with science and is motivated to achieve execution excellence and one version of the truth. We are committed to innovation, diversity, professional development and cutting-edge science to deliver value for our business partners. The mission of the P&C Business Intelligence department is to provide actionable insurance information and predictive insight with accuracy and integrity in order to enable robust proactive decision making. This senior role contributes to this mission by researching and developing solutions to new analytical problems, using a scientific approach. People in this role are expected to autonomously lead medium sized projects and tasks of large complexity and size, as well as to provide coaching and support to other team members.

What you’re responsible for:
Extract data as required for project analysis or analysis of our book of business using BI tools or programming language (SQL, SAS, MicroStrategy).
 
Do the appropriate validations to ensure the produced data extract is accurate, complete and reconciles.
 
Understand, develop, maintain and improve predictive statistical models used in BI.
 
Measure and document the performance of statistical models used in BI.

Decide the appropriate type of model to be used for a BI problem between a variety of common models (regressions, decision trees, etc.).

Lead and Support Actuarial Research projects, including developing and testing non-standard and innovative approaches for modeling insurance risk.

Lead and Support Non-Actuarial Research projects, including delivering predictive analytics solutions to support marketing, operations, and product. (E.g. Claim fraud detection models, Client Long-Term-Value index, etc.).

Using a scientific approach, research and develop solutions to new analytical problems.

What to expect:
You will be subject to a Criminal Record and Consumer History background check as a condition of employment, in the event you are the successful candidate.

To be successful:
You have an innovative mindset to improve operational efficiencies and ability to influence change, with a primary focus on client needs.

You use critical thinking skills to recognize assumptions, evaluate arguments, draw conclusions and proactively propose solutions.

You have strong communication skills to clearly convey messages and explore diverse points of view.

You build trusting relationships and provide guidance to support the development of colleagues.

To join our team:
7 years of relevant experience OR 5 years with a graduate degree in a relevant field.

University Degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or relevant field.

Property and Casualty insurance experience is preferred.

Exposure to the use of job related applications, appliances and programming languages (SAS, SQL, Netezza, MicroStrategy) is an asset.