Actuarial Analyst -Vancouver

Location: Vancouver

PBI Actuarial Consultants Ltd. is currently seeking an Actuarial Analyst to join our Vancouver team.

About us

PBI is an employee-owned Canadian firm. It is based in Vancouver and also operates offices in Montreal and Toronto. PBI is a firm that specializes in providing pension, benefit and investment consulting services for private and public sector, multi-employer and jointly trusteed pension plans and benefit plans.

A unique work environment

PBI’s work philosophy is based on open-mindedness and the active involvement of all its associates.
In fact, our company encourages growth both in a personal and professional level inside a healthy, respectful learning environment. More specifically, our core values are cooperation, self-sufficiency for teams as well as individuals, dedication towards our clients and our Company, development of skills, confidentiality, efficiency, creativity, thoughtful decision-making, precision and synergy.

Tasks and responsibilities

To fulfill this role, the individual will:

• Produce and/or review pension benefit calculations or any other documents pertaining to pension plan
administration
• Complete and/or review asset and data reconciliations
• Prepare and validate membership data to be used for actuarial valuations for pension/benefit plans
• Prepare actuarial valuations for pension plans including gain and loss analysis
• Program and develop liabilities using actuarial principles including running test cases
• Value liabilities under various plan design scenarios and for special costings
• Collect and analyze plan experience data for input into assumptions
• Communicate with clients and external providers on day-to-day benefit administration issues
• Draft reports, presentations and other various internal or client documents
• Interpret and apply pension plan texts, administrative policies and related legislation
• Provide assistance for any related work or special project including industry surveys and benchmarking studies
• Develop routine client correspondence

Qualifications

• University degree in actuarial science, statistics, mathematics or finance
• Desire to qualify as an ACIA or FCIA
• Proficient in computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Experience with VBA, R, Python or SQL would be highly advantageous
• Knowledge of business intelligence software like Power BI, Qlikview or Tableau
• Demonstrates attention to detail and is well organized
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Other qualities

• Strong written and spoken communication skills
• Able to manage priorities and work on several simultaneous projects within strict deadlines
• Strongly dedicated to keeping clients satisfied
• Able to easily adapt to a new work environment
• Is a team player, yet is self-sufficient and shows initiative

Terms and conditions of employment

• Permanent position
• 40-hour weekly schedule
• Salary will be based on experience and our internal policy in force
• Enrolment in extended health benefits and company pension plan
• Enrolment in PBI’s actuarial exam program which covers exam and study material costs as well as providing study time support

Those who would like to apply must send their resume along with a cover letter to Laura Grant:

By email: laura.grant(at)pbiactuarial.ca
Deadline: October 31, 2021