Life Actuarial Services - Director
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Posted:
November 10, 2016
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77221BR
PwC/LOS Overview
Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading firm that services clients that include the Fortune 500, and will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If you are, then PwC US (PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and its subsidiaries) may be the firm for you.

We're a member of the PwC network of firms located in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. PwC US helps organizations and individuals create the value for which they are looking.

Our professionals are at the heart of our business strategy and success by bringing personal and professional experiences; we understand that our business is impacted by a person's personal and professional lives.

PwC US recruits top talent with traditional and nontraditional backgrounds, with a focus on diversity and inclusion, so that we continue to build PwC US as a great place to work. Our people are armed with the tools-including enriching professional experiences, everyday coaching, timely and productive feedback, and high-quality learning and development opportunities-to deliver each day. We are committed to building lasting relationships and delivering value to our clients. Learn more about us at www.pwc.com/us

Our Assurance practice collaborates with clients, so that the financial information they report to the investing public and other stakeholders is clear and reliable. When we fulfill our role as Assurance professionals, by standing firm on quality and integrity, we have a direct impact on how well the world's capital market system functions. Our Assurance professionals are constantly challenged to learn more in order to provide our clients with the highest quality services. This learning takes place through interaction on the job with colleagues and clients, formal training programs, and the insights provided by mentors and coaches. PwC is all about our people, encouraging high performance and quality.

Join us and we will help you implement a successful career strategy, as you explore the many career opportunities in PwC Assurance.

Job Description
PwC's Business Advisory Services group is a distinctive practice that provides audit, technical accounting, tax, regulatory, compliance, valuation services, risk management, financial analysis and cashflow modeling, outsourcing, securities processing, payments, information risk and security, data quality, mergers and acquisitions, and other services. Our integrated knowledge enables us to help our clients design solutions that work.

Our professionals assist with many of today's largest, most challenging issues impacting the following sectors:
- Asset management
- Banking and capital markets
- Consumer Finance
- Structured Products
- Insurance

We are also the thought leader in the financial services industry. We produce almost 150 publications and e-briefings on the financial services industry, most of which are sector specific, as well as a wide range of training and special events on issues that affect reporting and corporate governance throughout the business world.

The 1,100 professionals on PwC's global actuarial services team help clients act decisively on their most important issues. We apply our risk and analytical skills to turn complex data into the predictive insights that inform practical business solutions.

The US actuarial services team consists of 175 credentialed life, health and non-life actuaries. We provide advice and consulting services to life and health insurers, non-life insurers, reinsurers, captives, banks, third-party administrators, regulators, agents and brokers, and bureaus and associations. We have extensive experience serving the domestic and international insurance industry, and assist insurers with actuarial modernization, process improvement, risk and capital management, value analyses, deals, and financial reporting.

PwC's life actuarial services team provides a comprehensive range of commercially-focused services and solutions to all types of life and annuity insurers and reinsurers.

We have extensive experience with current and emerging financial reporting standards, product profitability and risk analysis, enterprise risk management, capital measurement, management and modeling, actuarial department strategies and change management, reinsurance and captive strategies, financial due diligence and valuation, transfer pricing, tax reserving reviews, and other actuarial-related issues for all lines of business. We work closely with our advisory, risk assurance, regulatory, accounting, transaction services, tax, and corporate finance specialists to provide clients with integrated solutions to the issues they face.

Position/Program Requirements
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 8


Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Actuarial Science, Applied Statistics, Economics, Mathematics or other quantitative fields of study.


Certification(s) Preferred: Fellow of Society of Actuaries Certification requirement may be waived if the selected individual has more experience in the relevant field


Knowledge Preferred:

Demonstrates proven thought-leader level knowledge of, and/or is recognized as an industry thought leader with proven success in roles directing, technical actuarial subject matter specialization, especially in Life and Non-Life industry and regulatory developments.

Demonstrates proven thought-leader level knowledge of, and/or success in roles involving, directing efforts to identify and address client needs for a global network of professional services consulting firms, emphasizing the following areas:

- Developing and sustaining extensive client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunities;
- Preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials; and,
- Defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing, collection.


Skills Preferred:

Demonstrates proven thought-leader level abilities and/or success with using spreadsheets, database and/or other actuarial software-related technologies.

Demonstrates proven thought-leader level abilities and/or success with

directing and performing as a team leader: leading teams to generate a vision, to establish direction and motivate members, as well as create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, to encourage improvement and innovation.

Demonstrates proven thought-leader level abilities and/or success with writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently; to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management.



A little about us:
PwC is a network of firms in 157 countries with more than 184,000 people committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services.

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