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EY FSO IAAS Life & Health Manager - Advisory - Location Open in New York, New York

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

FSO IAAS LIFE & HEALTH MANAGER - ADVISORY (LOCATION OPEN) – NEW YORK (PRIMARY), BOSTON, CHICAGO, CHARLOTTE

EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit ('FSO') that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team! 

*The opportunity *

Put simply, our actuarial advisers deliver creative and innovative thinking to clients worldwide, supporting them in making confident financial judgements in support of their business goals. Here, you’ll be right at the heart of that mission, leading engagement teams, working directly with clients, mentoring and developing team members and building your personal brand as a leader in your field. 

Your key responsibilities

It’s all about providing the knowledge our clients need to execute strategies and resolve complex issues. We’ll look to you to lead client engagement teams in the Life/Health area of our practice, in a wide variety of areas including:

  • Financial Reporting

  • Risk Management

  • Actuarial Transformation®

  • Financial Modeling

  • Retirement Income and Pension Risk Transfer

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Actuarial Tax

  • Customer Analytics and Predictive Modeling

  • Managed Services

  • Audit Support

Skills and attributes for success

  • Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. Play an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organization. Provide constructive on the-job feedback/coaching to team members.

  • Foster relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently deliver quality client services. Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Manage expectations of client service delivery. Stay abreast of current business, regulatory and industry trends relevant to the client's business.

  • Assist clients in tackling unique and complex business issues through your experience, innovative solution development, leadership and a strong EY support team

  • Cultivate and manage business development opportunities. Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess/ present ways to serve clients. Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks. Develop relationships with team members across all EY practices to serve client needs.

  • Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge. Possess good business acumen. Remain current on new developments in consulting services capabilities and industry knowledge.

  • Understand/communicate complex actuarial issues. Stay informed of and apply professional standards and firm policies (e.g., Actuarial Standards of Practice).

  • Develop a strong personal brand and enhance the EY brand by writing articles, participating in industry groups and speaking at seminars

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or other related major

  • Approximately 5+ years of relevant experience, including at least 2 years of people and/or project management

  • Fellow of the Society of Actuaries

  • Proficiency with spreadsheets and actuarial software such as AXIS, Prophet, ALFA, MoSes, VBA and/or C++ A proven ability to manage time while working on multiple, often shifting, projects, and the confidence to work both collaboratively and independently under pressure

  • Excellent analytical and project management skills, along with a creative approach to overcoming challenges

  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to understand and persuade on complex subjects both in writing and verbally

Ideally you’ll also have

  • Previous consulting experience or experience implementing new processes/procedures in a corporate environment.

  • Willingness and ability to travel to meet client needs

*What we look for *

We’re most interested in intellectually curious actuaries with a clear passion for actuarial work. You’ll also need to be a great communicator, as well as flexible in the face of often rapidly changing projects.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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