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Senior Associate - Financial Engineering & Modeling, Financial Advisory

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Date Posted: Oct 8, 2021

Reference Code: 79448-en_US

Job Type: Permanent 
Primary Location: Multiple Locations, Ontario, Canada 
All Available Locations: Toronto; Burlington; Kitchener; London; Ottawa; Vaughan; Windsor 

 

Our Purpose

At Deloitte, we are driven to inspire and help our people, organization, communities, and country to thrive. Our Purpose is to build a better future by accelerating and expanding access to knowledge. Purpose defines who we are and gives us reason to exist as an organization.

By living our Purpose, we will make an impact that matters.

 

Learn from deep subject matter experts through mentoring and on the job coaching 
Partner with clients to solve their most complex problems
Be empowered to lead and have an impact with clients, our communities and in the office

What will your typical day look like?

 

As a Senior Associate focusing on Insurance practice in our Financial Engineering & Modelling team, you will:

  • Work closely with the analysts and lead the model validations of insurance models (pricing, valuation, ALM, IFRS 17 and Segfund) in compliance with the Model Risk Policy, standards and guidelines
  • Identify potential risks embedded in the model design and usage, and provide constructive challenges and recommendations to mitigate model risk 
  • Communicate the model validation results to senior leadership and model owners, prepare and review a Model Validation plan/report that details the validation scope, testing approach, test results, findings and conclusions

While this role focuses on insurance model validation, it is a very dynamic opportunity to work closely with other areas and broaden your horizon. 
 

About the team

 

The Financial Engineering & Modelling, Financial Advisory team is composed of a wide range of subject matter experts from Quantitative Finance backgrounds working with all manner of modeling types.  We have the leading quantitative practice in the Canadian market and cover models including market risk, credit risk, fraud, AML, insurance, treasury and machine learning.  Our team members have advanced degrees in mathematics, financial engineering, statistics, physics and actuarial science.  

Working with this team will offer you the opportunity to:

  • Work in a fast-paced and thought-provoking environment with like-minded people 
  • Develop advanced professional and consultative skills needed to advance in your chosen career path
  • Exposure to high-profile clients including banks, insurance firms, funds, credit unions through a variety of engagements
  • Exposure to the most advance modeling techniques used in the financial services industry
     

Enough about us, let’s talk about you

 

You are someone who is/has:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a quantitative field such as actuarial science, statistics, and mathematical finance, with 3+ years of experience 
  • Strong technical skills including Axis, Excel, and VBA. Knowledge of programming is an asset 
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and balance multiple priorities/projects
  • Ability to explain complex actuarial and financial modeling techniques in a simple and concise way
  • Ability to work independently and in cross-functional team settings
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Pays great attention to details
  • Takes initiatives and ownership of projects

 

Our shared values

While our Purpose guides us and helps explain why we exist, our shared values describe the behaviour we expect from each other at the firm.

They provide common ground to unite us across cultures and geographies. They help us to earn the trust and respect of our stakeholders. We all commit to living by these shared values, to stay true to the principles they represent, and to honour the legacy from which they came. They are what sets us apart and makes us Deloitte.

Every day, we live our Purpose through the following five shared values:

  • Lead the way: Deloitte is not only leading the profession, but reinventing it for the future. We’re also committed to creating opportunity and leading the way to a more sustainable world.
     
  • Serve with integrity: Deloitte has earned the trust of employees, clients, regulators, and the public for 175 years. Upholding that trust is our single most important responsibility.
     
  • Take care of each other: We look out for one another and prioritize respect, fairness, development, and well-being.
     
  • Foster inclusion: We are at our best when we foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. We know this attracts top talent, enables innovation, and helps us deliver well-rounded client solutions.
     
  • Collaborate for measurable impact: We approach our work with a collaborative mind¬set, teaming across businesses, geographies, and skill sets to deliver tangible, measurable, attributable impact.



The next step is yours
 

Sound like The One Firm. For You? Apply Now!
 

At Deloitte, we are all about doing business inclusively – that starts with having diverse colleagues of all abilities. Deloitte encourages applications from all qualified candidates who represent the full diversity of communities across Canada. This includes, but is not limited to, people with disabilities, candidates from Indigenous communities, and candidates from the Black community in support of living our values, creating a culture of Diversity Equity and Inclusion and our commitment to our AccessAbility Action PlanReconciliation Action Plan and the BlackNorth Initiative.

We encourage you to connect with us at accessiblecareers@deloitte.ca if you require an accommodation for the recruitment process (including alternate formats of materials, accessible meeting rooms or other accommodations). We’d love to hear from you!

By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte experience globally.
Deloitte Canada has 30 offices with representation across most of the country. We acknowledge our offices reside on traditional, treaty and unceded territories as part of Turtle Island and is still home to many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples. We are all Treaty people.

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