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Senior Actuarial Analyst

Nova Scotia
Finance and Actuarial
Role Type
To be determined
Closing Date
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This offer is a fantastic opportunity for a qualified Actuary to sit within our Admiral Canada team while working remotely for our American subsidiary, Elephant Insurance.

About Admiral

One of the UK’s most recognizable insurance and financial service providers, Admiral offers insurance, loans, and various other products to over 9.1 million international customers.

In 2007, Admiral launched its Canadian office in Halifax with a small group of 20 staff. Today, we employ 500 people throughout Nova Scotia who support our UK business.

Although working for our American enterprise, you’ll be welcomed fully onto the Admiral Canada team. We’ve been recognized as one of Canada’s Great Places to Work every year since 2010 and named one of Nova Scotia’s and Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers annually since 2015.

In 2023, the Great Place to Work® Institute ranked Admiral as the 2nd Best Workplace in Canada.

About Elephant

Elephant is a subsidiary of Admiral Group plc, a FTSE 100 company.

Elephant Insurance is a direct-to-consumer insurer headquartered in Glen Allen, Virginia. Founded in 2009, Elephant provides auto insurance policies to consumers in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia.

About the Job – Senior Actuarial Analyst

In measuring probability and risk, our Actuarial department play a vital role in our business's success.

Our ideal candidate is a high-achieving, analytical thinker comfortable communicating technical results with senior management and non-technical colleagues. This position requires an individual to manage multiple assignments concurrently and demonstrate the ability to complete work with minimal guidance.

Analysts work with the Pricing, Actuarial Science and Data Science teams. Pricing analysts train closely with local team members and learn from Elephant’s parent company, Admiral Group plc.

In addition, Elephant provides Actuarial Exam study hours and exam assistance. Our investment in your career will allow you to grow as a subject matter expert who will help drive and promote actuarial work across the business and maintain our position as market leaders.


  • Working with the Actuarial team to forecast loss development.
  • Producing pricing proposals for senior management, including implementing and testing new pricing factors and assisting with filing and actuarial justification to state regulators.
  • Collaborating across departments to understand data, interpret and communicate findings.
  • Performing ad hoc and recurring analysis across diverse datasets to drive and measure performance.
  • Applying machine learning algorithms and statistical techniques to improve business practices.
  • Managing data architecture and data integrity for the department.
  • Creating and updating management reporting.

Desirable Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, Statistics, Economics, Computer Science, Engineering, or other related business or quantitative discipline.
  • 2-5 Years of Experience.
  • Experience with actuarial software, ResQ, is highly valued.
  • Computer programming knowledge and experience (ResQ, SAS, R/Python or other programming languages).
  • Understanding of databases and SQL is a plus.
  • Strong Word and Excel skills.
  • Demonstrated intent or progress on Actuarial Exams, having passed two or more Exams.
  • Excellent quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Salary, Benefits and Work-Life Balance

We do not have a set salary for this position, as it will depend on the successful candidate’s experience. We are happy to see CVs from all candidates who meet the requirements and will gladly discuss the remuneration package.

At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business that puts our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have an outstanding work-life balance; it's one of the reasons we’re consistently ranked nationally as one of Canada’s (and the world’s) best workplaces.

All colleagues will receive 34 days of paid time off (including Statutory holidays) annually when you join us. Paid time off will increase with the length of service, up to a maximum of 39 days (including statutory holidays).

You can view some of our other key benefits here.

Our Commitment to You

As an equal opportunity employer, Admiral is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace free from discrimination based on race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, age, family status or any other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment on that basis.

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.