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Consulting - Actuarial Services - Senior Consultant / Consultant (General Insurance) - Hong Kong

Location:  Hong Kong
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Feb 2, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1324582

EY’s Global Actuarial Services practice, with over 2000 actuarial professionals in over 30 jurisdictions, ranks in the Top 3 actuarial services practices in the world. Our deep global knowledge comes from our work with insurance companies, banks, pension funds, private equity firms, sovereign funds and regulators to provide actuarial and insurance consulting services including the following fields of expertise:

  • Capital management, e.g., asset and liability management, Insurance Capital Standard (ICS), Solvency II, risk-based capital, economic capital
  • Enterprise risk management, e.g., risk appetite, risk identifications including key risk indicators, risk quantification and calibration, risk reporting, own risk and solvency assessment (ORSA)
  • Financial reporting, e.g., US GAAP, IFRS, Statutory valuation, market consistent embedded value, European embedded value, traditional embedded value, appraisal value
  • Insurance strategy consulting, e.g., merger and acquisition, new entry to an insurance market
  • Internal and external audit, e.g., SOX404, actuarial process and control review
  • Actuarial and finance transformation
  • Actuarial modeling
  • Distribution and claims consulting
  • Regulatory consulting


EY Asia-Pacific Actuarial and Insurance Consulting Team is one of the largest insurance services firms in Asia. We provide actuarial and risk management services to clients throughout Asia from its team of actuarial and risk professionals located in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen, Taiwan, Japan, Seoul, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Sydney, Melbourne and New Zealand. This team is part of EY’s global insurance network and has close links with the firm’s practices in North America and Europe.

Being part of this team, you will be working with both local talents and global experts. We will support you with career-long training and coaching to develop your skills in actuarial and risk management.  Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Key responsibilities

  • Deliver work products for at least one phase of an actuarial project in one or more fields of expertise above
  • Assist the Certifying Actuary for reserving work and support audit/review of insurance liabilities for general insurers by performing independent projections
  • Complete allocated tasks efficiently while demonstrating professional judgment in seeking assistance, discussing ideas and resolving issues
  • Deliver work products to support the development of project proposals, business plan for a new service or product or a large account management strategy
  • Understand and apply appropriate EY methods and tools (or recognized equivalent) in completing assignments
  • Perform data checks through the use of reconciliations, reasonableness checks and summaries
  • Follow up issues with clients
  • Identify potential opportunities for EY to help client, and refer these to appropriate team members
  • Apply knowledge to meet client needs
  • Build relationships with colleagues outside primary area of expertise to gain perspective across Consulting


Qualifications, Education and Certification


To qualify, candidates must have:

  • University / College graduate with at least 2 years of insurance experience in an actuarial and/or risk-related role
  • Good progress in actuarial professional examination
  • Good project management, communication and people skill
  • Proficiency in MS Office and VBA
  • Knowledge in insurance financial reporting basis, e.g., IFRS, local statutory basis, Solvency II, RBC, is preferred
  • Proficiency in actuarial software, such as SAS, R and Python, is an advantage
  • Good command of spoken and written English
  • Good command of spoken Mandarin and written Chinese is preferred


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