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Student, Actuarial

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 988 Broadway West
  • Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Job category: Internships and Student Employment
  • Job ID: JR10013577
  • Job type: Student Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-05-27


Sector: Special Markets - Actuarial; Working Environment: Telecommuting; Location: Can be based anywhere in Canada; Status: Student/Co-op (Temporary 8 Months or more); Start Date: Fall term or in accordance with Co-op terms (Can start earlier if needed)


Purpose and Accountability

Are you a student currently completing studies in a bachelor’s degree in actuarial science (or similar program) and looking for an opportunity to gain valuable actuarial work experience? 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

At iA, we invest,
in you.

Our employees are our best investment and we have much to offer them.

Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

Please note that if you need help or assistance to make the recruitment process more accessible for you, please contact us here. Someone from our team will be happy to assist you.