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Senior Manager & Actuary

When you join KPMG Ireland, you are joining a community of over 4,200 employees who collectively work together, both in person and virtually, to achieve their full potential. We are known as an organisation who want you to come as you are and do work that truly matters.

Joining KPMG Ireland is an opportunity to enhance your career, not only in the work that you enjoy doing, but equally through the global connections that you make, the lifelong learning that you can accomplish and the chance to make your mark.

Are you our next Senior Manager within our Actuarial Advisory department?

A snapshot of your peer group:

  • At least 10+ years of relevant work experience in the non-life (re)insurance market from either a consultancy or industry background;
  • Good commercial awareness and ability to build strong relationships (internal to the firm and external with our clients);
  • Strong technical and analytical skills;
  • Financial modelling capabilities;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work on own initiative with a focus on deadlines;
  • A team player who can integrate into small multi-disciplinary teams; and
  • Eager to expand knowledge and skills given the broaden nature of the work.

Your initial responsibilities:

  • Liaising with a portfolio of clients and advising on all relevant actuarial issues across a range of areas including Solvency II, IFRS 17, Risk, ESG etc
  • Provision of outsourced actuarial services
  • Provision of formal actuarial opinions across a wide range of technical issues
  • Independent actuarial assessments including reserve reviews, portfolio transfers, expert opinions, transfer pricing support and company valuations for merger & acquisition
  • Profitability reviews and pricing support
  • Work with KPMG's multi-disciplinary professionals on assisting our clients across audit, tax, corporate finance, regulatory, risk and management/ IT consulting
  • Involved in the development of KPMG's initiatives across Solvency II, IFRS 17, ESG and other emerging regulatory, accounting and actuarial requirements
  • Taking an active role in development of the practice including building and maintaining effective relationships with clients, responding to emerging issues and/or prepare for future challenges; and
  • Supporting in the training and development of the actuarial team.

Your team:

The Actuarial Advisory practice offers a full range of services to our insurance and reinsurance across independent actuarial reviews, outsourced statutory actuarial roles, Solvency II advice, IFRS 17, ESG, internal/ standard model development and validation, technical support to our audit practice, financial reporting advice, resource support and working alongside other KPMG professionals including tax, regulatory, risk management, applied intelligence and management/ IT consulting advisory services.

The actuarial practice has been established for a number of years and we are looking to further grow the team as part of a further stage of expansion to meet the growing demands of the insurance sector due to the continued regulatory, accounting, market and strategic challenges and the continued attractiveness of Ireland as a location for our clients.

Here's how KPMG can benefit more than just your career:

  • Discounted health insurance
  • The purchase of additional annual leave
  • Frequent social events to help you build your network
  • Early finish Fridays on bank holiday weekends and throughout the summer months.
  • Relocation assistance for those moving to Ireland
  • Complimentary access to a range of Learning & Development programmes including LinkedIn Learning.

Career progression

When you join KPMG, your performance manager will support you to ensure that you are enhancing your skills from day one. You will also receive continuous support from our award-winning Business School where you will be continuously encouraged to deepen your knowledge and expertise within your chosen career path.

In addition to this, we are the only one of the Big Four firms to announce promotions four times per year, giving you frequent opportunities for progression throughout your career with us.

Inclusion & Diversity

Inclusion, diversity and equity are part of who we are at KPMG. We embrace diversity of background, experience, and perspective and we're committed to inclusion and equity at every level.

At KPMG, we want to attract and retain the best talent. We recognise the strength that comes from having a diverse workforce and building a culture where we support all our people to achieve their potential.

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