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Longevity Systems Actuary (12 month fixed term)

Employer
M&G plc.
Location
Stirling, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Apr 5, 2023

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
At M&G our purpose is to help people manage and grow their savings and investments, responsibly. As a business, we are continuing to take steps towards a sustainable future, delivering better long-term solutions for our customers and clients and identifying new opportunities to make a positive impact for our environment and communities . To help us achieve our vision we're looking for exceptional people who live our values of care and integrity and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles and also offer work place accommodations to ensure you have what you need to effectively deliver in your role.

Role Summary:

The Methodology & Assumptions team maintains an in-house system for large scale data analysis, the 'MEA System'. A number of enhancements are planned for the MEA System over the next 12 months to enhance capabilities to support more processes within the business.
To support this effort a technical specialist with extensive experience of testing and documenting actuarial or similar large scale data driven financial systems is required.

Key Responsibilities:
  • To carry out both functional testing of planned system changes and regression/non-corruption testing of existing processes.
  • To document test plans and test results to a standard acceptable to auditors.
  • To update the system documentation to reflect the planned changes, including user documentation and specifications.
  • To support release activities, including testing releases, as required.
  • To facilitate user acceptance testing and assist with communicating changes to users.

Experience:
  • Significant experience of testing and documenting complex data driven financial systems (ideally actuarial).
  • Experience of communicating complex problems and influencing effectively with a range of stakeholders
  • Experience of working in an audited financial services environment.

Knowledge:
  • Strong working knowledge of SQL (T-SQL/SQL Server in particular) is required to interrogate system outputs.
  • Good working knowledge of Excel and VBA
  • Strong knowledge of best practice in IT systems testing and documentation

Recruiter: Matt Campbell
Work Level: Manager / Expert
Close Date: Tues 4th April

We have a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture at M&G plc, underpinned by our policies and our employee-led networks who provide networking opportunities, advice and support for the diverse communities our colleagues represent. Regardless of gender, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, nationality or disability we are looking to attract, promote and retain exceptional people. We also welcome those who take part in military service and those returning from career breaks.

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