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PwC Actuarial Services Senior Manager in Des Moines, Iowa

Specialty/Competency: Actuarial Services

Industry/Sector: Insurance

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 40%

A career in our Actuarial Life Services practice, within Actuarial Services, will provide you with the opportunity to contribute general insurance advice and consulting services to clients such as insurers, banks, regulators, and third party administrators. You’ll provide advice covering solvency, economic capital, risk management, mergers and acquisitions, company restructuring and risk control, financial modelling, underwriting, new legislation, and the efficiency of claims or reporting processes. Simply put, you might help analyse the impact that new regulation will have on an insurance company’s balance sheet or you could be revising businesses’ projections and making sure they have adequate reserves.

Our team helps insurers address new financial reporting requirements by assessing the financial and business impacts of regulations, building implementation plans, and implementing relevant requirements, particularly across areas of financial reporting change.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Encourage everyone to have a voice and invite opinion from all, including quieter members of the team.

  • Deal effectively with ambiguous and unstructured problems and situations.

  • Initiate open and candid coaching conversations at all levels.

  • Move easily between big picture thinking and managing relevant detail.

  • Anticipate stakeholder needs, and develop and discuss potential solutions, even before the stakeholder realises they are required.

  • Contribute technical knowledge in area of specialism.

  • Contribute to an environment where people and technology thrive together to accomplish more than they could apart.

  • Navigate the complexities of cross-border and/or diverse teams and engagements.

  • Initiate and lead open conversations with teams, clients and stakeholders to build trust.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Actuarial Science, Statistics, Mathematical Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematics, Economics

Minimum Years of Experience :

7 year(s)

Certification(s) Required :

Fellow of Society of Actuaries

Preferred Qualifications :

Certification(s) Preferred :

Certification requirement may be waived if the selected individual has more experience in the relevant field.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in managerial roles, technical actuarial subject matter specialization, especially in Life and Non-Life industry and regulatory developments.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in managing, or directing efforts to identify and address client needs for a global network of professional services consulting firms, emphasizing the following areas:

  • Developing and sustaining extensive client relationships using networking, negotiation and persuasion skills to identify and sell potential new service opportunities;

  • Preparing and presenting complex written and verbal materials; and,

  • Defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing, collection.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in using spreadsheets, database and/or other actuarial software-related technologies.

Demonstrates intimate abilities and/or a proven record of success in managing and performing as a team leader:

  • Leading teams to generate a vision, to establish direction and motivate members;

  • Creating an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, to encourage improvement and innovation; and,

  • Demonstrating proven experience with writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently, to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management.

At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.

PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.

For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoassuranceseniormanager.

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