Manager, Actuarial Services, Job in Kenya

Job purpose:

To provide actuarial services across a range of clients.

Key responsibilities

Plan and support execution of IFRS standards i.e. 9, 17 in client engagements across a range of actuarial advisory services.

Lead and/or facilitate client workshops and training related to IFRS standards, capital planning, pricing, valuation amongst others;

Manage IFRS 9, 17 audits that involve the review of the models and technical methodology papers.

Preparation and review of client engagement reports;

Project management – facilitate seamless communication between all engagement stakeholders and effective financial management on engagements;

Collaborate with other business units, ensuring quality execution and delivery of engagements in line with PwC quality standards and guidelines;

Prioritise multiple tasks across several client assignments and take ultimate accountability for meeting agreed deadlines;

Support business development through writing proposals, client presentations, identifying opportunities and assist in the conversion of these into revenue;

Collaborate with other Business Units to identify cross functional business opportunities;

Actively seek opportunities to recommend/sell additional xLoS services to existing and new clients;

Client Management – develop and maintain relationships with decision-makers at key clients;

Coordinate delivery of client projects, act as client liaison during engagements;

Drive Business Unit/ firm revenue by regularly reviewing and analysing costs charged to client/ job codes and overall team utilisation. 

Learning and Development; keep up to date with industry trends, reporting frameworks and regulations and standards such as IFRS, regulatory requirements  among others;

Provide technical knowledge, direction and training to the engagement teams for the delivery of quality deliverables;

Participate in internal projects within PwC and the lines of service, as well as acting as a role model, mentor and coach for junior staff members in your business unit;

Supporting your team’s technical and personal development and identifying where they may require further support; and

Putting your team first by coaching with purpose, being present with the team and openly communicating expectations.

Knowledge, experience and qualifications required

A Bachelor’s Degree in actuarial science, statistics, or mathematics.

Should have completed actuarial exams or have made significant milestones with the papers.

Accounting qualification e.g.ACCA/CPA will be an added advantage.

At least 5-8 years’ experience.

Experience of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and international standards on auditing (ISA).

Strong project management skills and experience managing an audit process from planning to completion.

Confident in challenging yourself and others to complete high quality testing and documentation.

Ability to establish and nurture positive relationships across all levels – both internally and externally.

Drives innovative thinking and supports others through change and uncertainty to overcome hurdles.

Experience in serving large private clients in a variety of industries in an audit.

Personal Attributes

Strong leadership skills.

Confident, articulate and clear communication skills.

Strong numerical and advanced analytical skills.

Excellent attention to detail.

Demonstrated ability to manage clients well.

A track record of being ethical, of good moral standing and maintaining integrity.

Ability to work effectively with teams and senior managers/ directors both internally and externally.

A track record of delivering engagements on time.

Sound problem solving, decision making and judgement skills.

Open and approachable management style.

Able to inspire and lead others to achieve challenging results.

Business acumen and commercial skills.

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