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Actuarial Director

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jun 29, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Ideas | People | Trust

We're BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today's changing world.

We'll broaden your horizons

Our Advisory team provide a wide variety of services that deliver value-led advice and outcomes. They have an in-depth knowledge of business, industry sectors and markets and understand the constantly changing risks and opportunities at the heart of our clients' affairs. The team work across strategy, operations and improvement as well as at a transactional and defined project level. From technology to risk advisory, they're experts in following through on top-level instructions and resolving the finer details - all in one straight-forward package. When you join them, you'll work on some of the world's most exciting financial operations and business deals, building your experience and expertise alongside the brightest minds in the industry.

We'll help you succeed

The Non-life Actuarial team, based in the Baker Street office, forms part of BDO's Financial Services business unit, and provides advice on a wide range of actuarial issues. Its work includes assurance services, reserve reviews, capital calculations, Solvency II actuarial function duties and reporting, IFRS 17 transition, M&A due diligence reviews, section 166 skilled person reviews, as well as external and internal audit support, corporate governance and risk advisory. Clients include London underwriters, Syndicates at Lloyd's, P&I clubs, captive insurers, and other insurance and reinsurance entities underwriting commercial and personal lines.

This role is a highly commercial role in this team and will be tasked with growing the portfolio through business development activities as well as ongoing client activities. You'll also be responsible for the team offering a range of actuarial services to a portfolio of clients within the insurance industry. This is expected to primarily include reserving, capital calculations and Solvency II actuarial function duties, but may also include risk modelling, model validation, IFRS 17 support etc.

You'll be someone who is
  • A qualified general insurance Actuary
  • A proven track record of delivering growth and business development
  • A proven people leader with experience of leading and developing teams
  • Able to demonstrate extensive consulting experience
  • An excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Well versed in and can demonstrate experience of reserving, Solvency II technical provisions and capital calculations (internal models and the standard formula). Pricing and risk management experience a benefit.
  • IT literate to a high level including an expert in MS Excel
  • Able to manage and deliver concurrent projects at any one time
You'll be able to be yourself; we'll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to the business. We're committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task in hand.

At BDO, we'll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We're in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO's core values and we're proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we'll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for those we work with and satisfying experiences at work, so we've invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO's people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we'll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you'll never stop learning at BDO.

We're looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy.

Our success is powered by our people, which is why we're always finding new ways to invest in them. Across 17 UK locations, we are 6,500 unique minds coming together to help our clients reach their ambitions.

We've got a clear purpose, and we're confident in our future, because we're adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

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