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Director, Economic Value Innovation

  • Charlotte, USA
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

Hybrid work policy : SCOR is committed to an “in-office” culture where people can collaborate, exchange ideas, and establish stronger working relationships while still providing flexibility.  To support employee work-life balance and increase opportunities for employees to excel every day, SCOR operates with a hybrid working arrangement.  SCOR employees work 3 days per week in an office with the flexibility to work 2 days per week remotely.

As the leader for reserving metrics relevant to SCOR group under IFRS & Solvency II, the position will own the development of reporting analytics and draw insights to business performance from economic value perspective. The role will work with various stakeholders ensuring the accuracy and integrity of the proper actuarial data, modelling, controls, and governance is kept with regards to financial reporting. 

In addition to the role’s technical leadership responsibilities, the position will offer team leadership both within US Life Finance through the collaborate working with Finance teams as well as strong people leadership and development for team members.

·  Bachelor’s Degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Economics or related field with demonstrated record of academic excellence
·  Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) designation (or equivalent)
·  Must have 5+ years proven actuarial leadership, management experience, and experience with financial valuation, modeling, cash flow analysis in the insurance or reinsurance industry
·  Expérience with BI and analytics tools, e.g. Tableau preferred
·  Strong knowledge of economic value reporting and analysis within the industry.
·  Experience managing projects and effectively representing department at various meetings
·  Demonstrated ability to work as a collaborative team member in an intellectually vibrant and commercially sophisticated environment
·  Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, maintaining an agile mindset.
·  Experience mentoring and developing team members
·  Strong organizational & planning skills with ability to meet multiple competing deliverables and manage projects
·  Ability to build & maintain relationships with a diverse group of colleagues throughout the SCOR Group
·  Demonstrated ability to understand complex models and perform valuation, modeling, and analysis to deliver required results
·  Demonstrated ability to identify and implement departmental processes and controls and ensure appropriately documented
·  Expertise in IFRS, Solvency II (or similar economic value reporting method) preferred
·  Strong interpersonal and excellent communication skills, including verbal, written and relationship building.
·  Proficient in actuarial software, database, and reporting tools


Personal Competencies:

Leadership: Able to lead, manage and motivate a team of actuaries and financial professionals. This includes setting clear goals, priorities, managing team performance, development, and growth, and ensuring a high level of accuracy, productivity, and efficiency. 

Initiative: Ability to work independently, take charge and initiate actions without needing to be micro-directed, managing own workload along with being proactive anticipating opportunities before they arise and taking steps to address them. 

Creativity/Innovation – Able to think creatively and proposes/develops innovative solutions and new functioning modes. This includes being open to new ideas and approaches, having the willingness to take calculated risks to achieve better results.

Awareness of Market Evolutions - Is connected to his/her market/field of expertise, to his/her business evolutions and/or new technologies.

Technical Skills: Proficiency in actuarial software and tools, and the ability to leverage these tools to improve the efficiency and accuracy of actuarial work and economic value reporting. 

Problem Solving – Ability to identify and define complex problems, understand root cause and how it impacts the business. Develop effective and innovative solutions then implementing after appropriate approvals. This includes managing the change process, monitoring for effectiveness, and adjusting as needed. 

Communication - Knows how and when to develop/sustain a message and/or an idea (speaking and writing), uses the right tools to present information. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to present complex financial information in a clear and understandable manner to a variety of audiences, including senior management and stakeholder of all levels.

Resilience - Demonstrates an ability to step back when facing difficult situations and to bounce back after a failure. This includes reflecting on successes and failures, seeking feedback, and continuously improving skills and processes.

Decision Making - Makes sound decisions and/or rolls out the decisions under pressure, considering all relevant information and potential impacts. 

Accountability - Alerts, raises the critical points when needed, shoulders and corrects decisions and shows responsibility regarding cost management.

Project Management – Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring that all projects are completed on time and within budgetary guidelines

Reliability  - Checks work, challenges the solution before submitting it on time and identifies/corrects the mistakes if needed.

Commitment  - Makes effort to bring skills and uses expertise to contribute to the success of the Group.

•   Own the development of reporting analytic tools such as leadership dashboard on the projection of technical cashflow projection and BI illustration of how actuals are emerging
•   Lead the development reporting tools to help deepen the understanding of enture suite of reserving metrics under IFRS17 (CSM and RA) and Solvency II (Own fund walk, Sovlency Ratio, SCR, RM)
•   Partner and feedback the business teams to leverage economic value reporting insights through the development and delivery of client analytics to identify trends, risks, and opportunities
•   Create and maintain a culture of learning and innovation within the team to deliver and enhance tools, processes, and metrics that advance the understanding of our business and optimize the team's efficienc
•   Act as Financial Development Partner by recommending and working closely on model and process development improvements and enhancements for actuarial reporting
•   Serve as the direct liaison with group and business unit functions for Group reporting topics
•   Share in the development of a team of actuaries, with a particular focus on mentoring a strong group of emerging leaders across the department
•   Act as key resource for new developments in reserving issues, methods, and regulations 
•   Participate in the development and implementation of company-wide strategic initiatives and special assignments as required.

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