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Associate Actuary, Pricing

John Hancock
Boston, MA 02109
  • Job Code
    JobReq0380650
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Job Description

This job description does not represent a comprehensive listing of job duties that are required of the employee performing this role. We reserve the right to change duties or assign additional duties at any time with or without notice.

People Leader Role: No

Essential Responsibilities:

Individual Responsibilities:
Supports a specialization function within a business area
Responsible for process quality, deliverables, efficiencies, timing, and overall team management
Key contributor to strategic business area decisions
Lead or support aspects of projects within the department
Oversee the completion of projections, valuations and analyses performed by other actuarial staff members, assuring their accuracy and timeliness.
Perform complex financial analyses through self-initiative and at the direction of the manager.
Work with other staff members on both maintenance and enhancements to the Corporate Model.
Coordinate the preparation of financial statements with the Accounting Department
Assist in the completion of projections, valuations and analyses performed by other actuarial staff members, ensuring accuracy and timeliness.
Perform complex financial analyses through self-initiative and at the direction of the manager.
Work with other staff members on both maintenance and enhancements to the Corporate Model.
Coordinate the preparation of financial statements with the Accounting Department.
Lead/participate in ad hoc projects as necessary (e.g. innovation, tax, infrastructure, etc.)
Understand department deliverables and organize own work to achieve results
Understand implications of results and recommend next steps
Consider cause and effect relationships, i.e. the impact of changes in different variables on the end results.
Apply intuition regarding expected results of model and hypothesize causes when results are unexpected
Drive significant changes to improvement within the department by obtaining key management buy in

Shared Responsibilities:
Leads initiatives, raises issues to management when appropriate.
Shares new ideas, best practices and expertise with peers, management and junior team members.
Finds common ground among different perspectives in department, manages situations to avoid conflicts in the functional unit, implements reasonable solutions to ensure a productive work environment.
Maintains relationships with peers in own Division and Company.
Provides constructive feedback to direct reports and considers their developmental growth when assigning tasks.
Serves as a role model and mentor for more junior staff members.
May manage actuarial students.

Job Requirements:
Bachelors degree
2-4 years experience
Fellow of the Society of Actuaries or equivalent
Team player and self-starter
High energy and drive, results oriented
Developing strong analytical and problem-solving skills, emerging ability to think outside the box
Communication
Analytical, Problem Solving and Decision-Making Skills
Technical Abilities/Actuarial Financial and Risk Management

Decision Authorities:
Development of staff within the area of (through coaching and mentoring)
Accountable for the management of projects (start to finish) and for the accuracy of work produced by other actuarial teams.
Autonomy to assign and reassign resources as need be on projects Influences business decisions through sound actuarial financial analysis and advisory aspect to senior leaders
Performs complex financial analysis without guidance of leader or others

Working Conditions:
Some travel

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About Manulife

Manulife Financial Corporation is a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States and Manulife elsewhere.We provide financial advice, insurance, as well as wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. At the end of 2018, we had more than 34,000 employees, over 82,000 agents, and thousands of distribution partners, serving almost 28 million customers. As of December 31, 2018, we had over $1.1 trillion (US$794 billion) in assets under management and administration, and in the previous 12 months we made $29.0 billion in payments to our customers.

Our principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States are where we have served customers for more than 100 years. With our global headquarters in Toronto, Canada, we trade as 'MFC' on the Toronto, New York, and the Philippine stock exchanges and under '945' in Hong Kong.

Manulife is committed to supporting a culture of diversity and accessibility across the organization. It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will consult with applicants contacted to participate at any stage of the recruitment process who request an accommodation. Information received regarding the accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.





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