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Qualified Actuary

Greater London

Location:
Greater London London
Salary (Annual):
Unspecified
Salary Description:
Competitive
Company:
Prudential
Sector:
Accountancy, Banking Insurance Finance
Working Pattern:
Full time
Type:
Permanent
Date Posted:
Monday, 18th June 2012
Flexibility Offered:
Yes
Job Ref:
#6129077
Prudential - Qualified+Actuary

 

To support the Senior Qualified Actuary. Recently qualified actuaries will be included in the department rotation scheme, whereby you will have the option to rotate into a different team up to two years post qualification. The specific detail of your role will depend on the team you are in, and will be reflected in your annual objectives. This job description is generic, covering all qualified actuaries rather than any particular role.
 
Accountabilities/Responsibilities
  • Take responsibility for delivering a range of actuarial tasks, producing results to agreed standards and deadlines and approving content
  • Provide advice and guidance to internal and/or external customers relating to area of own specialism
  • Manage projects within own area of specialism or elements of larger cross-functional projects
  • Provide support and guidance to more junior members of the team
  • Supervise the work of more junior team members, monitoring work progress against standards and deadlines
  • Seek and act on opportunities to develop wider and deeper technical and business understanding
  • Compliance - To ensure that you understand and adhere to Prudential's Code of Conduct and, where appropriate, comply with all relevant regulatory policies.  This includes completion of any mandatory training requirements
  • Financial Controls - Ensure all expenditure commitments (orders, contracts, budgets etc) and all payments are properly authorised, controlled and monitored, in accordance with Prudential UK delegated authority requirements. The responsibilities of expenditure authorisers are documented in the Prudential UK Financial Procedures Manual
  • Performance Management - To ensure the delivery of People Management Pru and that all its processes and tools are fully utilised in managing your people
 
Skills/Knowledge:
  • Qualified Actuary
  • Strong understanding of the Financial Services industry and regulatory environment
  • Experience of financial reporting and actuarial modelling for a Life Assurance company
  • Broad knowledge of Prudential UK operation
  • Good knowledge of the Company's products
  • Strong commercial appreciation and attitude
  • Good understanding of the financial dynamics of our business and how key factors influence the various financial measures
  • Ability to take decisions, make things happen and overcome obstacles to completion
  • Well developed analytical skills and ability to draw conclusions from complex data
  • Ability to confidently express own viewpoint and to clearly and simply communicate financial results and complex actuarial issues within own team and to other business areas
  • Ability to take a problem and quickly generate a practical solution which allows for company-wide implications
  • Ability to build, organise and provide leadership for a team of specialist actuarial staff, with a variety of responsibilities
  • Ability to effectively influence and liaise with senior management up to Executive Team level
  • Ability to effectively provide Actuarial input to cross-divisional initiatives
  • Ability to deliver on multiple tasks to demanding timescales
  • Ability to plan, prioritise, allocate resources and delegate appropriately
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