• Actuarial Analyst

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 1 month ago(10/16/2018 12:23 PM)
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    Recently selected as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2017 for its focus on employee development and well-being, and named as one of Canada’s 25 Best Brands for 2017 by Canadian Business, Great West Life provides some of the best opportunities in the industry to reach your full potential.


    Position overview


    We are currently seeking an Actuarial Analyst to join our Actuarial Resource Pool (ARP) in 2019 at our head office in Downtown Toronto, Ontario. The purpose of the ARP is to allow aspiring Actuaries to gain a wide variety of exposure to different areas in the company through rotations while they progress toward their Fellowship in the Society of Actuaries and Canadian Institute of Actuaries. As an Actuarial Analyst, you are a key member of a highly respected and professional Actuarial team and will have an opportunity to work in the following main areas:

    • Reinsurance Pricing
    • Reinsurance Valuation and Financial Management
    • Enterprise Risk Management
    • Risk Analysis
    • Capital Management
    • Other Corporate areas

    We offer a friendly, supportive work environment, one that rewards initiative and commitment. As an insurance and financial services leader, we know the requirements for obtaining your Fellowship designation with the Society of Actuaries as well as the Canadian Institute of Actuaries are unique and challenging. We provide an environment that promotes a balance between work, education and a personal life throughout the qualification process.




    • University degree (preferably with a major in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or Finance)
    • Strong academic achievements
    • Demonstrated commitment to passing Society of Actuaries exams
    • Innovative problem-solver
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Well organized, delivering accurate work with an attention to detail, in a timely manner
    • Team player who is also comfortable working independently
    • Strong MS Excel, Word, Access and VBA skills
    • Working knowledge of GGY AXIS and SQL server is an asset



    • Opportunities to do challenging work in a dynamic, collaborative and fast-growing team
    • Leaders who support your development through coaching and managing opportunities
    • A competitive and comprehensive rewards program including bonuses and flexible benefits
    • Support in order to work towards becoming a fully qualified actuary, including study days, study material and the cover of exam fees
    • The opportunity to participate in a variety of teambuilding activities, conferences, and professional development activities that help to strengthen your skills and knowledge and build strong relationships among actuarial staff
    • Access to various sports leagues such as hockey and indoor soccer, an on-site fitness centre and cafeteria

    Our people are the face of our organization, and we encourage and support the community-minded volunteer efforts of our staff and financial security advisors. By combining our financial strength and the volunteer spirit of our staff with a firm commitment to the communities where we live and work, we are all building stronger communities together.


    Discover your opportunity….Apply today!


    Great-West Life offers competitive compensation, great benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, wellness account and personal days not to mention onsite cafeteria and fitness facilities.  If you’d like to join our team submit your information online and introduce yourself.


    Together Great-West Life, London Life and Canada Life serve the financial security needs of more than 13 million people across Canada, with additional operations in Europe and the United States. As members of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies, we’re one of Canada’s leading insurers with interests in life insurance, health insurance, investment and retirement savings. We offer a broad portfolio of financial and benefit plan solutions for individuals, families, businesses and organizations.


    We are committed to providing an inclusive, accessible environment, where all employees and customers feel valued, respected and supported. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and to creating an environment where every employee has the opportunity to reach their potential.



    Great-West Lifeco would like to thank all applicants, however only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted.




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