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Student, Actuarial

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 400-988 Broadway West
  • City: Vancouver
  • Province: British Columbia
  • Job category: Internships and Student Employment
  • Job ID: JR10010312
  • Job type: Student Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2021-10-08

Company Overview

iA Financial Group is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada and offers a wide range of products for all stages of life and to meet the needs of clients across its vast sales network. Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group’s stability and solidity make it an employer of choice that invests in its employees and their development over the long term.

With operations across Canada and in the United States, iA Financial Group and its over 5,000 employees work hard every day to offer the best service to over four million clients.


*Given the current situation, please note that this position will be in telework indefinitely. This role is for an 8-month full-time contract starting in January 2022 and ending in September 2022, with potential opportunity to extend. This opportunity is open to all students across Canada.


Purpose and Accountability

The position targets a student currently completing studies in a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science (or similar program). The Actuarial Student will be part of iA’s Special Markets team and will have a unique opportunity to work on diverse projects within a life insurance actuarial team.


Roles and Responsibilities

The Actuarial Student supports the corporate actuarial team in diverse projects. They will also provide technical support to our team of actuarial professionals. 


Key activities:

  • Support month/quarter-end activities, including reserve runs, Source of Earning, gain and loss analysis and capital reporting

  • Prepare and analyze financial reports (sales, profitability) for senior leaders

  • Prepare reporting for Third Party Administrator partners in adherence to contract terms


Special projects:

  • Support other actuarial tasks, including experience studies, budgeting, Financial Condition Testing and IFRS17 implementation

  • Support pricing analysis for renewals and special quotes, including experience analysis and developing/updating pricing models

  • Support renewal of reinsurance treaties




  • Currently in the process of obtaining a (tertiary) undergraduate degree preferably in actuarial science, mathematics, statistics, finance or risk management

  • Progress in Society of Actuary exams



  • Prior life insurance experience working in an actuarial capacity is an asset



  • Ability to learn and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Exceptional attention to detail

  • Able to see the big picture and not afraid to challenge the status quo

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; knowledge of French is an asset

  • Highly organized, able to take initiative and work independently

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage multiple projects at a time

  • Proficiency in Excel, Access and other MS Office programs

Working at iA Financial Group

We consider our employees to be our most important investment and we have a lot to offer them. Find out more about iA.

Our Commitment

iA Financial Group is committed to having an equal access employment program and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and disabled persons. Any use of the masculine form is to simplify the text and includes the feminine form.

Also, we are committed to fostering a workplace that promotes diversity and inclusion. We can provide accommodation in our recruitment and selection processes to applicants with disabilities where required. Please contact your Recruiter, or send an email to