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Assistant Manager/Manager, Business Finance

Great Eastern Malaysia Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted 24 days ago Permanent Competitive
Assistant Manager/Manager, Business Finance
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As a LIFE company, our customers are at the heart of all that we do. Being one of Asia's leading insurer for over a century, we have built a long-lasting legacy of trust with our customers over many generations. At the foundation of this trust is Integrity, Initiative, and Involvement - from the way we treat every customer relationship with honesty and transparency, to our proactive approach of delivering the best possible solutions in both life and general insurance.

Integrity, Initiative, and Involvement is what guides us. It is what makes us do the right thing, take the lead, and choose 'we' over 'me'. Our mission is to make life great for our customers because we understand what matters most to them, and we know how to help them protect it.

If you are looking to grow in an exciting career that empowers you to shape the company's overall business strategy and develop strategic plans to achieve the organisation's business objectives, we are seeking an experienced professional to join our team as Manager, Actuarial (Embedded Value).

The Role:

  • To lead, review and present reporting results
  • To streamline and enhance internal reporting processes
  • To prepare the monthly business monitoring report to be submitted to Board/Senior Management Team
  • To assess and analyse key issues and concerns arising from financials / performance
  • To drive key strategic initiatives to meet / exceed company's KPI
  • To coordinate and facilitate cross-functional collaboration in initiatives implementation
  • To provide regular KPI and project updates to revelant stakeholders including Board / Senior Management Team
  • To satisfy request from auditor, regulator and Group Office
  • Takes accountability in considering business and regulatory compliance risks and takes appropriate steps to mitigate the risks.
  • Maintain awareness of industry trends on regulatory compliance, emerging threats and technologies in order to understand the risk and better safeguard the company
  • Highlight any potential concerns /risks and proactively shares best risk management practice.
  • Other responsibilities entailed

As a LIFE company, our customers are at the heart of all that we do. Being one of Asia's leading insurer for over a century, we have built a long-lasting legacy of trust with our customers over many generations. At the foundation of this trust is Integrity, Initiative, and Involvement - from the way we treat every customer relationship with honesty and transparency, to our proactive approach of delivering the best possible solutions in both life and general insurance.

Integrity, Initiative, and Involvement is what guides us. It is what makes us do the right thing, take the lead, and choose 'we' over 'me'. Our mission is to make life great for our customers because we understand what matters most to them, and we know how to help them protect it.

If you are looking to grow in an exciting career that empowers you to shape the company's overall business strategy and develop strategic plans to achieve the organisation's business objectives, we are seeking an experienced professional to join our team as Manager, Business Finance (Actuarial).

The Role:

  • To lead, review and present reporting results
  • To streamline and enhance internal reporting processes
  • To prepare the monthly business monitoring report to be submitted to Board/Senior Management Team
  • To assess and analyse key issues and concerns arising from financials / performance
  • To drive key strategic initiatives to meet / exceed company's KPI
  • To coordinate and facilitate cross-functional collaboration in initiatives implementation
  • To provide regular KPI and project updates to revelant stakeholders including Board / Senior Management Team
  • To satisfy request from auditor, regulator and Group Office
  • Takes accountability in considering business and regulatory compliance risks and takes appropriate steps to mitigate the risks.
  • Maintain awareness of industry trends on regulatory compliance, emerging threats and technologies in order to understand the risk and better safeguard the company
  • Highlight any potential concerns /risks and proactively shares best risk management practice.
  • Other responsibilities entailed

The Person:

  • Qualification :

- Tertiary. Bachelors in Statistics / Maths / Actuarial Studie

Actuarial Knowledge

- Near qualified or good progress in actuarial exams in: Institute and Faculty of Actuaries, UK, Institute of Actuaries, Australia, or Society of Actuaries, US

  • Experience:

Over 6 years of actuarial experience in insurance industry with strong acumen on business value chain and products, technical and/or operations side

  • Knowledge and Technical Skills:

- Strong communication and presentation skills - written and verbal

- Relevant computer skills - Macro, Visual Basics, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.

- Strong analytical reasoning and data orientation

- Strong understanding of Actuarial principles, valuation processes and IFRS 17

- Self-motivated and result-focused

- Strong team management and project management skill

- Able to work in a very transversal manner with various stakeholder

  • Key Competencies:

- Actuarial and Product Knowledge

- Actuarial Application

- Passion for Excellence

- Information Seeking

- Microsoft Words, Excel & Power Point, Database

- Problem Solving

- Teamwork and Cooperation

Great Eastern Malaysia is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity, and all qualified applicants shall receive a fair and equal consideration for employment.

Location : HQ, Kuala Lumpur

Entity: Great Eastern Life Malaysia

Employment Type: Permanent

About Great Eastern

Established in 1908, Great Eastern places customers at the heart of everything we do. Our legacy extends beyond our products and services to our culture, which is defined by our core values and how we work. As champions of Integrity, Initiative and Involvement, our core values act as a compass, guiding and inspiring us to embrace the behaviours associated with each value, upholding our promise to our customers - to continue doing our best for them in a sustainable manner.

We work collaboratively with our stakeholders to look for candidates who exhibit or have the potential to embrace our core values and associated behaviours, as these are the key traits that we expect from our employees as they develop their careers with us.

We embrace inclusivity, giving all employees an equal opportunity to shine and play their role in exploring possibilities to deliver innovative insurance solutions.

Since 2018, Great Eastern has been a signatory to the United Nations (UN) Principles of Sustainable Insurance. Our sustainability approach around environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations play a key role in every business decision we make. We are committed to being a sustainability-driven company to achieve a low-carbon economy by managing the environmental footprint of our operations and incorporating ESG considerations in our investment portfolios; improving people's lives by actively helping customers live healthier, better and longer; and drive responsible business practices through material ESG risk management.

To all recruitment agencies: Great Eastern does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our email or our employees. We will not be responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.
Job ID  2300023O
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