Senior Actuarial Consultant (IFRS 17) Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Senior Actuarial Consultant (IFRS 17)

Our Client is expanding its IFRS 17 team, and we are offering a role for a technical accountant who has insurance accounting experience and a desire to assist a range of clients across Africa to implement and then report under IFRS 17.

The candidate will report directly to the Associate Director who heads up the IFRS 17 implementation team.


  • IFRS 17 related:
  • Develop, under the guidance of the Associate Director, a thorough understanding of IFRS 17, from an actuarial, finance and IT requirement perspective
  • Lead IFRS 17 implementation projects for life insurers mainly across Africa, including conducting gap analyses, providing training (to staff, boards and other bodies as needed)
  • Assist to build / enhance QED’s IFRS 17 tools or client-specific tools (including actuarial projection software)
  • Implement externally purchased IFRS 17 software for clients
  • Achieve key performance indicators
  • Ensure quality control procedures are adhered to
  • Interact and communicate with clients when needed
  • Assist with tenders

Non-IFRS 17 related:

  • Assist QED’s life insurance teams to complete client engagements where capacity allows.


  • Minimum of 5 years’ valuation experience in life insurance
  • Experience with experience analyses, analysis of surplus, EV’s, ORSA’s, SAM, reserving, and with-profit products
  • Some exposure to IFRS 17 would be an advantage.
  • Strong actuarial technical skills
  • Good progress with exams with only 1 or 2 remaining, if not already qualified
  • Good communication skills
  • Strong work ethic and highly motivated
  • Ability to learn quickly and apply new technical skills especially relating to IFRS 17
  • Ability to work to a deadline, giving regular feedback on progress
  • Willingness to travel to non-South African based clients from time to time

Qualified and interested applicants to send their application and detailed CV, indicating current and expected remuneration to, explicitly indicating the position in the email subject line, by 29 September 2019.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Accounting and Finance, Banking Insurance Investments
Updated: September 24, 2019 — 9:10 pm