Structurer - Financial Solutions Life

Job title: Structurer - Financial Solutions Life
Contract type: Permanent
Salary: competitive
Start date: 20 Nov 2019
Job Reference: 10869
Contact details: Masue Kikuchi
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Job published: 2 months ago

Structurer - Financial Solutions Life, Tokyo, Japan



Job Profile

Financial Solutions is active in the area of development and production of savings, investment and retirement products; the transfer and transformation of extreme risks; and the development of new or alternative asset classes. In this context, the section Structuring transacts non-traditional business targeting on various aspects of corporate finance, as well as risk management issues of life insurers. In this challenging and demanding context, our client is looking for a Structurer to mainly cover inquiries from Asian life insurance companies. The job involves developing structured solutions, pricing, risk assessment, project management, and coordination with sales and headquarter functions.

Main Responsibilities

·         Developing appropriate reinsurance solutions encompassing accounting, regulatory and economic risk-transfer aspects

·         Providing technical expertise in the context of client meetings and strategic projects

·         Analyzing risk and profitability of life insurance and reinsurance products as well as in-force portfolios

·         Supporting further methodological and technical development of pricing and modelling tools, and mixing traditional actuarial techniques and financial mathematic tools

·         Providing expertise in the context of strategic projects

·         Preparing and making internal and external presentations on life reinsurance topics as required

·         Analyzing policy data, modeling life insurance products, and generating cash flow projections for new life reinsurance transactions

·         Using statistical software for stochastic mortality and longevity modeling

Who we are looking for

·         University degree in mathematics, actuarial science, or business economics, or related field; up to 2 years of experience in life reinsurance or investment banking (we are open to recent graduates)

·         Knowledge of stochastic/statistical techniques and financial mathematics, as well as knowledge of international accounting and regulatory frameworks in the context of the life insurance and banking industries

·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools and in MATLAB

·         Experience in pricing and structuring bespoke reinsurance agreements or financial derivatives

·         Proactive and innovative in solving problems, as well as high personal integrity and flexibility in the context of a continuously and rapidly changing environment

·         Good analytical abilities

·         Independent, reliable, and consistent working style, but still a good team player

·         Willingness to relocate to Tokyo       


Eligible to work in Japan without restriction

Our Client

International Re-insurance company