Actuarial Analyst

Location: Bromley, Kent Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + + Benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Gautam Raval

Actuarial Analyst

Actuarial Analyst is required for my client who is a software house based in Kent that provide web-based software tools that drive straight-through processing for the insurance and financial services markets on a global basis.

As an Actuarial Analyst you will be involved in the development and testing of the calculations for several Life Insurance and Protection Products. Working closely alongside the Product team, the role entails delivering software solutions to our clients, in collaboration with other Analysts, Developers, and Project Managers to ensure that the agreed business requirements are met

As an Actuarial Analyst you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Open plan, relaxed and focused environment
  • Casual dress
  • Life cover, Critical Illness Cover, contributory pension
  • Perk-box membership (discounts and freebies)
  • Competitive holiday allowance
  • Well stocked kitchen - free soft drinks, tea, coffee, fruit
  • Wellness allowance to keep you active

As an Actuarial Analyst you will be responsible for:

  • Undertake software and calculation configuration activities using our in-house software packages
  • Maintain and update calculation system owned by the team
  • Work with a team of experienced developers and analyst towards successful implementation of actuarial processes
  • Understand business requirements to define configuration changes and verifying the success of changes through various testing activities
  • Translate calculation requirements into system change specifications for use by development teams
  • Using SQL/Excel to prove changes have been developed to spec
  • Support clients through the lifecycle of the team's activities including design, build, test and implementation
  • Provide actuarial input for companywide projects, driven by IT & Change or internally, impacting on the existing book of business, including the specification, development and implementation of solutions

Actuarial Analyst Essential Skills:

  • Educated to degree level in a computing / analytical / statistical / mathematical discipline or relevant experience
  • A Level Mathematics Grade A* - A
  • Keen to pursue Actuarial Science
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a logical mind

Actuarial Analyst Desirable Skills:

Technical Skills

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tool suite including latest versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Working knowledge of MS SQL

Personal Skills

  • Enthusiastic with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Showing initiative / self-motivated to get the job done and improve practices
  • Great interpersonal skills - ability to converse with both internal and external customers
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Helpful and friendly, thriving in front of a challenge with a strong desire to succeed

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