Actuarial Advisor

Accounting & Finance
Bilingual is an asset
August 26, 2020
Updated on
August 23, 2020
Valid until

As an Actuarial Advisor, you will participate in actuarial-related strategic decisions for the Special Markets Solutions division.

Company Overview

iA Financial Group is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada and offers a wide range of products for all stages of life and to meet the needs of clients across its vast sales network. Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group’s stability and solidity make it an employer of choice that invests in its employees and their development over the long term.

With operations across Canada and in the United States, iA Financial Group and its over 5,000 employees work hard every day to offer the best service to over four million clients.


Do you have experience in a life insurance actuarial team? Have you developed excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a sharp mind and an eye for detail? Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to join a team of young, dynamic actuaries in Vancouver!

As an Actuarial Advisor, you will:

  • Participate in actuarial-related strategic decisions for the Special Markets Solutions division
  • Monitor changes in the Canadian actuarial landscape, and coordinate implementation of changes in cooperation with iAQ Corporate Actuarial
  • Review and provide insight on the financial results of the division
  • Perform or review other corporate actuarial tasks, such as Capital calculations, DCAT projections and Appointed Actuary's reporting
  • Participate in the development and modification of insurance product features and pricing models
  • Participate in the IFRS 17 implementation projects
  • Evaluate new sales opportunities and provide support for proposals and agreements
  • Establish and maintain relationships with reinsurance partners and Third Party Administrators
  • Negotiate and review reinsurance treaties and TPA agreements


  • Bachelor’s degree in either Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Business or Economics
  • ASA designation from the Society of Actuaries,
  • Some further progress towards the FSA/FCIA designations, with the intention to complete this designation
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent mathematical and analytical skills
  • Can see the big picture, question solutions and make appropriate recommendations
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to target specific audiences when presenting
  • Bilingual (English/French) would be considered an asset
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team
  • Highly organized, able to take initiative and work independently
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to manage multiple assignments under pressure
  • Strong proficiency in MS-Office applications, including Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint
  • Visual Basic programming skills would be considered an asset

What we Can Offer You:

  • Brand new state of the art, transit accessible building with access to fully equipped gym
  • Employer subsidized meals
  • Transit Subsidy program
  • 35 hour work week
  • Casual work environment including a casual dress code
  • Fun social activities
  • Comprehensive health and dental plan including a health spending account and wellness account
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
  • An annual bonus
  • Generous vacation entitlement including personal leave days
  • Support for learning and development and career growth

If you would like to discuss this opportunity further feel free to reach out to the Talent Acquisition Consultant, Nicole Lum on Linkedin at: