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Senior Consultant - Actuarial

Posted 11 hours ago

Job Description

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

We are currently seeking a Senior Consultant with an actuarial profile to join our Financial Risk Management team. Depending on your interests, you will work closely with partners and managers on engagements related to:
  • quantitative modelling
  • actuarial science
You are highly motivated and enthusiastic about taking on various challenges and working on projects of strategic importance. You have a strong ability to home in on key quantitative and qualitative concepts to develop value-added recommendations for our clients. You are a big-picture thinker and grasp new concepts quickly.

You have an excellent academic record and high intellectual curiosity. You are a team player able to adapt quickly to new challenges and demonstrate a keen sense of initiative and resourcefulness. You are disciplined and constantly strive to deliver superior quality work.

What you will do
  • Help carry out engagements regarding process reviews and optimization, strategic support and model reviews. Depending on your interests, engagements may cover the following types of activities:
    • Quantitative and econometric modelling in the context of risk management
    • Actuarial modeling using deterministic and stochastic methods by using various machine learning techniques
    • Modeling within IFRS17 and IFRS9 context
    • Development of tools and analytics in the actuarial context
    • Financial risk management, including the metrics and models used and governance
  • Support managers in drafting deliverables
  • Quickly grasp concepts and issues that are key to meeting client needs and suggest potential solutions or areas for improvement
  • Interact effectively with other team members and clients (internal and external)
  • Support the team as needed on engagements involving fair value measurement of financial instruments (including derivatives), control and governance reviews or requiring quantitative analysis (including statistical factors)
What you bring to the role
General Qualifications
  • Graduate diploma in finance, financial engineering, actuarial science, economics, financial economics or any related field, or a combination of a bachelor's degree and a professional designation (CFA, FRM, ACIA, FCIA) or record of working towards a designation
  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in financial analysis, actuarial analysis, risk analysis, data science, statistical and quantitative modelling, or other similar relevant experience
  • Understanding of how insurance companies and banks work
  • Ability to clearly structure and summarize a number of concepts and make compelling recommendations
  • Skilled at producing compelling presentations and reports
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Sense of initiative and strong organizational and priority management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and succeed in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • Excellent teamwork and relationship-building skills
  • A proven ability to handle a broad range of activities with competing priorities
  • Highly disciplined and detail-oriented
Specific Qualifications Depending on Area of Interest
  • Quantitative modelling
    • Knowledge of statistical and econometric modelling techniques (linear and logistic regression, time series, variable selection methods, Monte Carlo simulation, etc.)
    • Knowledge of a programming language (Matlab, Python, R) (an asset)
    • Strong ability to understand and model various interest rates
  • Actuarial modeling
    • Hands-on experience with actuarial modeling software AXIS or Prophet
    • Knowledge of data languages like SQL, VBA, SAS
    • Knowledge of life/non-life and products
    • Knowledge of IFRS9 or IFRS17
Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here

Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

Adjustments and accommodations throughout the recruitment process
At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process that allows all candidates to Come As You Are and Thrive with Us. We aim to provide a positive experience and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help you perform at your best. Adjustments (an informal request), i.e. extra preparation time or the option for micro breaks during interviews, and accommodations (a formal request), i.e. accessible communication supports or technology aids are tailored to individual needs and role requirements.

To begin a confidential conversation about adjustments or accommodations at any point throughout the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support by emailing or by calling 1-888-466-4778, Option 3.

For information about accessible employment at KPMG, please visit our accessibility page .

About KPMG

KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International. We provide Audit, Tax, and Advisory services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public sector organizations in Canada. Nationally, there are 40 offices and over 700 partners and 7,000 employees working together to help Canadian businesses achieve their goals. Leveraging the skills, knowledge and passion of our firm and our people allows us to serve our clients with uncompromising professionalism, cutting through complexity to provide valuable insight—in Canada and around the world. KPMG s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L. est le cabinet canadien membre de KPMG International Cooperative (« KPMG International »). Nous offrons des services professionnels en audit et en fiscalité ainsi que des services-conseils à une vaste clientèle composée notamment de sociétés ouvertes et fermées, d’organismes sans but lucratif et d’organisations du secteur public au Canada. KPMG compte 40 bureaux à l’échelle nationale, au sein desquels collaborent plus de 700 associés et 7 000 employés pour aider les sociétés canadiennes à atteindre leurs objectifs. Nous misons sur les compétences et le savoir-faire de notre équipe pour servir nos clients − au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde − avec rigueur et professionnalisme. Notre mission première : simplifier la complexité en proposant des perspectives éclairantes.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-12

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