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Reserving Actuary – City of London job in London, South East England

Reserving Actuary – City of London job in London, South East England
  • PublishedNovember 15, 2022

 London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

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Reserving Actuary

City of London

A leading insurer is currently seeking a reserving actuary to join their well-established reserving team.

The successful candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience working in a non-life actuarial role. Candidates with Lloyd’s / London Market reserving experience would be desirable. Candidates with pricing and capital experience will be considered. Proficiency in Excel is essential. Experience in Python, VBA, SQL and/or PowerBI is desirable.

The ideal candidate would be nearly/newly exam qualified.


  • Quarterly reserving for multiple lines of business.
  • Communicating analysis with a vast array stakeholders of the business from Underwriters to finance.
  • Exposure to Solvency II and IFRS 17.
  • Managing conflicting demands from stakeholders and building relationships.
  • A proactive approach to streamlining complex actuarial problems.
  • Support Solvency II Technical Provisions calculation and reporting process.
  • Input to and assist with Loss Ratio planning processes.
  • Assisting the reserving team in statutory reporting requirements for both Lloyd’s and the PRA.

From you they are looking for:

  • Nearly/newly qualified actuary
  • An excellent problem solving and analytical mind.
  • Previous experience in Reserving is essential
  • Experience in IRFS17 and/or SolvencyII is beneficial
  • Experience in Lloyd’s and/or London Market
  • A consultancy background with reserving would be very valuable.
  • Excellent ability to simplify key information and present it to stakeholders.
  • Mathematics/Science-based degree or equivalent.
  • Additional languages is beneficial

Required skills

  • “general insurance”
  •  “pricing”
  •  “capital”
  •  “reserving”
  •  “actuary”
  •  “lloyds”
  •  “actuarial”
  • Personal lines Pricing Actuary job in  London, South East England

 London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

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We have partnered with a leading company to find them a Senior Pricing Actuary. This is an excellent opportunity for a pricing actuary or consultant to join a rapidly growing pricing team. This is a high exposure role that is not limited to but includes:

– Exposure to all levels of seniority including chief actuary, CFO, CUO and head of pricing.

– Too direct reports and growing.

– Supporting clients with model build techniques.

– A vibrant and flexible work environment.

This role enables the successful applicant to work closely with various departments including Finance, Claims, Underwriting/Reserving and Capital Modelling. The role will also consider applicants who are qualified by experience as an alternative to exams. For more information on this or any other similar role we are working with please contact :

Required skills

  • “pricing” “personal linens” “actuary” “analyst” “qualified” “general” “insurance” “general insurance”

Trainee Actuarial Analyst job in  London, South East England

 London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

Role: Trainee Actuarial Analyst

We have a new opportunity for a junior team member to support the Actuarial department of this growing Lloyd’s Syndicate. This is a new role created to provide additional actuarial resource to meet the growing needs of Syndicate

A successful applicant for this role will be involved in:

  • Quarterly reserving exercise for the Syndicate, including reporting to the Reserving Committee, the Board, Lloyd’s and Parent company
  • Regular meetings with all underwriting teams to discuss underwriting and pricing data, in addition to market trends and future outlooks.
  • Further to the above meetings be responsible for production of underwriting data for submission to Lloyd’s under the guidance of one of the senior team members.
  • Assist in the parameterisation and validation of the Syndicate’s internal model. Including reporting requirements to the Risk Committee and Lloyd’s.

An ideal candidate would:

  • Have a good educational record, ideally with a 2:1 or higher degree; a numeric/financial degree would be ideal
  • Strong aptitude with IT, knowledge of (or a willingness to learn) MS Office would be essential.
  • Willingness to get involved in a wide variety of projects.
  • Good problem-solving ability.
  • R or Python knowledge preferable.

Full actuarial study support package is included with this role.

Associate Actuarial Consultant- Non-life job in  London, South East England

 London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

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Associate Actuarial Consultant (Non-Life) sought for a market-leading Consultancy. Our client is seeking a Part Qualified or Nearly Qualified Actuary to join their P&C team as they look to further develop their Non-Life Insurance offering, including Lloyd’s/London Market.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Part Qualified or Nearly Qualified Actuary with experience within reserving, capital and/or pricing to join a market-leading Consultancy as an Associate Actuarial Consultant. This role will be project based and with no involvement in Audit work.

This role can be based out of multiple offices across the UK and includes remote/flexible working options going forward. Our client have a genuine emphasis on work-life balance and a collaborative culture.

Responsibilities of the Associate Actuarial Consultant:

  • Providing support to clients across Reserving, Pricing, Capital, Risk, and Investments
  • Build a strong network of contacts within the Non-Life Insurance market
  • Support the identification and development of new and existing clients
  • Collaborate across the business with a range of technical and non-technical teams

Key Experience of the Associate Actuarial Consultant:

  • Part Qualified or Nearly Qualified Actuary
  • Non-Life Insurance experience across Reserving, Capital and/or Pricing
  • Consulting or In-house experience
  • Strong communication skills

If you are excited about the prospect of becoming an Associate Actuarial Consultant at a market-leading Consultancy then please apply with your CV below or contact Gabriel O’Neill.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and circumstances, including minorities and those with disabilities. Please note our advertisements use years’ experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role. For information on how your personal details may be used by Sellick Partnership, please review our data processing notice which can be found in the footer on our website.

Senior Actuarial Analyst – Life job in  Surrey, South East England

 Surrey, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

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MERJE are partnering alongside a major UK Life and Pensions company in their search of a Part Qualified Actuary to join their Reporting function.

As part of a big function, you’ll have the opportunity to work on various aspects of Capital and Reporting, across Solvency II and IFRS. The Reporting process are needed to be improved to enhance efficiency and transparency, so you’ll therefore get exposure to analysis of Actuarial Systems.

Fantastic opportunity for a Part Qualified Actuary who’s already started their career in the Life and/or Pensions space.

Study support available. This company has a hybrid model that offers both home and office working.

Senior Actuary Bulk Annuity team job in  Potters Bar, Hertfordshire

 Potters Bar, Hertfordshire

 Permanent, full-time

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Canada Life UK looks after the retirement, investment and protection needs of individuals, families and companies. We help to build better futures for our customers, our intermediaries and our employees by operating as a modern, agile and welcoming organisation.

Part of our parent company Great-West Lifeco, Canada Life UK has operated in the United Kingdom since 1903. We have hundreds of respected and supported employees committed to doing the right thing for our customers and colleagues.

Canada Life UK is transforming to create a more customer-focused business by providing our customers with expertise on financial and tax planning, offering home finance and annuities propositions, and providing collective fund solutions to third party customers.

Job Purpose

There is an opportunity for a qualified actuary to join the bulk annuity pricing team. Successful applicants will be involved in providing pricing recommendations, developing our bulk annuity proposition to be scalable for future growth and supporting client relationship management.

Key Accountabilities

– Reviewing quotations and providing pricing recommendations for bulk annuity buy-ins and buy-outs

– Liaising with investment front office to identify suitable assets to support bulk annuity transactions

– Reviewing legal agreements and contributing to contract negotiations with external stakeholders

– Supporting business development and relationship management (meeting with clients, managing pipeline etc.)

– Contributing to the development of Canada Life’s pricing bases and pricing models that adhere to Canada Life’s risk tolerances and are scalable for future growth

– Managing stakeholders and ensuring compliance with risk governance

– Keeping abreast of industry issues and developments to ensure the business processes and strategies are in line with the industry

– Provide appropriate support to managers and others to implement recommendations/facilitate change to support the requirements of the business

Desired Knowledge / Experience / Skills

– Strong knowledge of UK Defined Benefit pensions and reinsurance structures

– Familiarity with bulk annuity market and products

– Understanding of capital modelling and profit testing

– Experience of managing stakeholders

– Strong communication skills (able to communicate technical issues to senior people including non-actuaries)

– Understanding and ability to implement/maintain an actuarial control framework- Qualified actuary

What you’ll like about working here

As a Canada Life UK colleague, you’ll receive a competitive salary and comprehensive reward package including income protection, private medical insurance and life assurance, along with a generous pension and bonus scheme. You’ll also receive the support you need with your personal and professional development.

Diversity and inclusion

Canada Life is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Our role as an employer of choice is to provide the right environment for talented people to do their best work, by respecting, understanding and valuing individual differences

Pensions Actuarial Manager job in  Leeds, West Yorkshire

  Leeds, West Yorkshire

 Permanent, full-time

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This leading consultancy won many plaudits for the calm, measured and employee-centric way they managed the pandemic over the last 18 months focusing their efforts of collaboration, teamwork, and above all support.

Already a flexible-working / work from home culture prior to 2020, they managed the transition to 100% remote-working seamlessly.

Following a period of sustained growth and a number of significant client wins, they are looking to augment their team across the North and Scotland with a number of skilled managers to assist with delivering on their projects.

You will be working across a range of interesting and high profile projects with leading household name clients, including pensions risk transfers, M&A / deals work, end-game planning and broader corporate advisory projects.

Progression is meritocratic, their focus on genuine client-consulting and value-add, rather than cranking the handle, all combine to make them an excellent option to progress your actuarial career.

If you have qualified within the last 2-3 years, and can see the benefits of working within such a positive, exciting and supportive environment, we’d welcome the opportunity to discuss this with you in more detail.

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Required skills

  • Pensions Actuarial Manager

 Graduate Actuarial Analyst job in  London, South East England

 London, South East England

 Permanent, full-time

Graduates – we are still working with many prestigious clients that want to expand their teams further and are eager to see entry level analysts.

Criteria :

  • 2.1 or above in a STEM degree at undergraduate level
  • A minimum of A* or equivalent at A Level (Preferably in Maths)
  • Strong communication skills
  • 1 year of work experience in the GI Actuarial Industry (Preferred but not required)
  • Master’s degree (Preferred but not required)

This is quite a competitive market, so if you fit the above criteria and are interested in a challenge – please apply or contact me directly.

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Senior Actuarial Analyst job in  Leeds, West Yorkshire

 Leeds, West Yorkshire

 Permanent, full-time

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Senior Actuarial Analyst


Up to £70,000 per annum

Have you always wanted to work for a London Market insurer , but not been based down South? My clients are offering the opportunity to work across lines of business written both in the London Market and the Lloyds Market, without the need to be based in London. This Leeds based opportunity is perfect for individuals looking to broaden and diversify their skillset and experience.

Role Requirements:

 General Insurance experience is crucial, either within Reserving, Pricing or Capital modelling

* Strong communication skills

* Ability to mentor, supervise and delegate to more junior members of the team

* Proficiency with SQL, SAS and Excel

* ResQ experience and a programming language would be valuable but not essential

* Nearly/Newly qualified would be beneficial but again, not essential


* Hybrid/flexible working

* Salary of up to £70,000 DOE

* Competitive benefits package

Required skills

  • actuarial
  •  actuarial analyst

Financial Reinsurance Transaction Actuary job in  Singapore

 Singapore Permanent, full-time

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A well-known L&H re-insurer is seeking a high-calibre individual to work closely with the business development managers and reinsurance solution director to facilitate and support the sales and negotiation process with the client.

  • You will participate in client meetings and follow up promptly with internal stakeholders in order to maintain good turnaround time; Document key communications with clients and keep audit trail for complying with applicable operating guidelines; May involve occasional business travel to designated market.
  • Together with Pricing team, facilitate reinsurance solution transaction’s internal approval when such transaction enters binding quotation stage; Document and follow up with stakeholders to ensure resolution of issues that arise during the quotation process to maximize the chance of a successful outcome.
  • Document clearly the tasks by Chief Actuary, Finance and OPs in the process map and facilitate sign-off by various HoD on operation readiness for new transactions; Organize operation readiness meetings and managing execution timeline closely with reinsurance solution director to ensure successful completion of execution readiness before transaction effective date; Maintain regular contact with supporting colleagues in Business Service team to ensure resource availability for completing operation readiness for successful quotations.
  • Regularly conduct in-depth market research in collaboration with market business development managers to support continuous strategy review per market; Develop and own reinsurance solution MI that includes monitoring new business pipelines and achievements against plan targets; in-force monitoring with regard to key contract terms; Assist in collateral and currency exposure etc. monitoring; Work with client to improve data quality and timeliness for internal use.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of insurance, reinsurance or banking experience.
  • A track record of handling multiple tasks, clients, and internal stakeholders simultaneously with the ability to appropriately balance priorities, deadlines, and deliverable.
  • Demonstrate good flexibility and resourcefulness in terms of securing supports from stakeholders with competing priorities.
  • Being able to communicate at various levels according to the needs of the conversation.
  • Possess good negotiation and persuasion skills.
  • Results oriented and able to work under pressure.
  • Good understanding of at least two of the following: Solvency II, US GAAP, Economic Capital. Knowledge in Korea and Japan valuation and capital bases, CROSS will be an advantage.
  • Good knowledge of constructing liability driven asset portfolio will be a plus.
  • Actuarial qualification (FIA/FSA/FIAA), CPA, or CFA holders are preferred.

Proficiency in an Asian language in addition to Chinese is highly preferred.





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