What you’re passionate about

You have ideas - ideas that are innovative and impactful! What gets you out of bed in the morning? Strategic thinking, managing risk and ensuring quality. You believe that integrity cannot be sacrificed and understand the need to balance your approach with risk, optimization, practicality, and client needs. You want to feel the work you are doing has an impact on others. You’re a good communicator and you believe in dialogue. Teams thrive from your actuarial experience. You are dedicated, growth orientated and forward thinking - you are ready for more, you are ready to be integral in moving APS to the next level.

A typical day for the Actuary

  • Provide analysis and advice in the areas of plan design, implementation alternatives and system controls.
  • Ensure actuarial standards and practices are employed in the development of alternatives.
  • Lead organizational initiatives to mitigate risks and support internal and external stakeholders.
  • Create the framework, structure and steps toward a solution for new initiatives, including the use of data analytics when applicable.
  • Improve understanding of pension and actuarial concepts of other business areas by explaining the purpose and reason behind the concepts.
  • Provide recommendations for administrative policy, regulatory and process changes.
  • Provide guidance regarding legislation and general pension best practices.
  • Liaise with plan actuaries in areas relating to actuarial determinations performed by APS.
  • Stay up-to-date with respect to actuarial standards, legislation and pension plan rules to mitigate risks.

What you bring

  • A Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries
  • Knowledge of highly technical areas of pension plans, including legislation, administration, and actuarial practice.
  • Well-rounded project management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach and mentor as required.
  • Efficient organizational and time management skills.
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team setting or independently, as needed.
  • Strong communication skills, including verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of data analytics is an asset.

Why choose APS

APS is made up of hard-working, respectful and talented people who understand and invite diversity to the workplace. We take pride in holding ourselves accountable and continuing to meet or exceed service levels for plan members, pensioners and employers. We ensure they receive quality services because they—along with our people—are the reason we endure and succeed.

And it sure feels good helping hard-working Albertans receive their well-deserved pensions.

What APS has to offer

  • Defined benefit pension plan
  • Flexible work arrangements that make sense to you: work from home, relocation and more
  • Community-minded workplace with a friendly team environment
  • Vacation starting at 15 days per year, 13 statutory holidays, personal days, plus office closure between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Competitive benefit package featuring extended health and dental benefits and a 100% employer-paid flexible spending account
  • In-house training programs, extensive career development and coaching program, access to external education opportunities and wellness programs
  • Discount programs through various partner agencies

Similar searches: Actuary – FCIA, Alberta, General, Pension, $100,000–$149,999