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Actuarial Senior Associate - Johannesburg / Cape Town

Location:  Johannesburg
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  9 Apr 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1393032


We’re currently looking for a Life Actuarial Senior Associate to join our Life Actuarial team.


Our actuarial consulting team offers a great opportunity to gain exposure across various technical actuarial areas and across a range of insurers in the South African and international market. This accelerates your learning curve, challenges your thinking and gives you the opportunity to gain depth in terms of the application of your technical actuarial skills.


We value teaming, proactivity as well as diversity and inclusion in our team. Our team thrives because of the growth mindset environment and collaborative team culture. You would get the opportunity to work with some of the most knowledgeable actuarial professionals in the industry and colleagues that are not only brilliant but also committed, dynamic and creative.

Through the combination of actuarial audit and consulting experience, our team members gain exceptional technical knowledge, which enables them to perform remarkably well in their actuarial exams, in order to become qualified actuaries.


Your key responsibilities

  • Support actuarial audits of IFRS4, IFRS17 and Solvency Assessment and Management reporting for life insurers, reinsurers and cell captives
  • Support HAF engagements for life insurers and life reinsurers
  • Support on ORSA reporting, scenario development, projections and reviews
  • Involvement in our in-house actuarial tool development: IFRS17 and SAM reporting
  • Develop our team by coaching and mentoring junior colleagues
  • Most of your work will be project based for a once-off set period time or on a recurring basis, which enables you to work with different team members and subject matter experts, gaining invaluable experience and technical knowledge.


Skills and attributes for success

  • 2+ years’ experience, preferably in the Life Insurance industry
  • Good progress with Actuarial exams and a commitment to continue
  • Team player and proactive, self-starter
  • Curious mindset and keenness to learn
  • Critical thinker and solution-orientated approach


About EY

Our values define who we are

  • People who demonstrate integrity, respect, teaming and inclusiveness.
  • People with energy, enthusiasm and the courage to lead.
  • People who build relationships based on doing the right thing.


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Better Me. Better Us. Better Working World.

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