Whether you need temporary coverage on a short term basis or a maternity leave, through to longer term permanent placements - Acumen can assist your business in attracting the right candidates using our in-depth knowledge of the local Bermuda employment market and our established network island-wide.


VACANCIES

  • Director / AVP, Financial Reporting - Permanent role

    • On behalf of our Client, a growing entrepreneurial life insurance organization in Bermuda we invite applicants for the newly created role of Director/AVP, Actuarial Reporting. This is a highly visible and hands-on role designed for a financial Actuary who is an expert in US GAAP and Bermuda statutory reserving and capital. This position will establish and implement the actuarial infrastructure to support the GAAP and Bermuda financial reporting requirements of the company. The style of the ideal candidate must be hands-on, focused and direct to be impactful in this fast-paced, entrepreneurial culture. The selected candidate will uphold the highest standards of financial integrity, financial discipline and transparency. The successful candidate will have FSA, FIA or equivalent actuarial designation. 10-15 years of life insurance experience preferred with range of experience, including valuation, financial reporting, and modeling. Strong understanding of Bermuda Solvency Regime (preferred) or comparable solvency based reserving regime (Solvency II, Canadian IFRS, Cash Flow Testing, etc.). Strong understanding of U.S. GAAP guidance and practical application thereof.

      For more information, or to confidentially apply - please contact: Steph@acumenrecruit.com

  • VP, Private Banker - Permanent role

    • On behalf of our Client we invite candidates to apply for the Bermuda based position of VP, Private Banker. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Head of Private Banking, this position is responsible for managing and developing a portfolio of high net worth individuals, family offices and trusts. The individual will be instrumental in business development and the client service strategy. The successful candidate will have a university degree or equivalent in business or similar. Further professional qualification (CFA, CFP or equivalent) required. A minimum of 10 years’ progressive experience in managing relationships with high net worth client portfolios. Excellent understanding of banking products particularly cash and asset management, investments, deposits, trust and custody services, estate planning and credit.

      For more information, or to confidentially apply - please contact: Steph@acumenrecruit.com

  • AVP, Group Market Risk Manager - Permanent role

    • On behalf of our Client, a leading financial services provider with offices in Bermuda and the Caribbean, we invite applicants for the AVP, Group Market Risk Manager position. Reporting to the Head of Group Market Risk, this position is responsible for the day-to day-operation, maintenance, and reporting related to the Group’s Asset and Liability Management (“ALM”) function and related technologies. The successful candidate will have a university degree, preferably postgraduate or with related professional designation, (i.e., CA, CPA, CFA, MBA), over six years’ experience gained from working in Treasury, Balance Sheet or Risk Management functions in an international finance setting, strong experience with fixed income, derivatives and cash markets, strong math skills combined with sound analytical thinking, excellent numerical capabilities and quick/intelligent decision making, proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of applications with expert Excel skills and a keen comfort in managing large volumes of data.

      For more information, or to confidentially apply - please contact: Steph@acumenrecruit.com

  • Risk Analyst - Permanent role

    • On behalf of our Client, a Class 4 reinsurer writing multi-line coverage globally for all major property, casualty, and specialty lines of business - we are recruiting for a newly created, Bermuda based Risk Analyst position! Reporting to the Bermuda Risk Manager, but working as part of an integrated international team, the Risk Analyst will support the day to day operation and ongoing development of their risk analysis and reporting capability for the Group’s international operations. These include an international reinsurance business, a Lloyd’s syndicate and direct insurers targeting the UK and wider European markets. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in a relevant numerate discipline. Will hold an internationally recognized professional accounting designation or be working towards an actuarial designation. Have 3 years’ experience working with the (re)insurance sector, an understanding of reinsurance and the Bermuda, European or Lloyd’s markets and regulatory regimes. Proven experience in identifying and implementing process improvements and efficiencies. Excellent IT skills including a high proficiency in MS Excel and a demonstrated ability to present risk reward analyses to support risk-based decision making. Knowledge of Solvency II would be advantageous.

      For more information, or to confidentially apply - please contact: steph@acumenrecruit.com

  • Financial Controller - Permanent role

    • On behalf of our Client, we are seeking an experienced and qualified Accountant for their Bermuda based position of Financial Controller. Reporting directly into the Chief Financial Officer, the Financial Controller is responsible for leading a team in delivering efficient and accurate financial reporting and processes for the Bermuda insurance focused business in accordance with the Company’s internal controls, policies and procedures. The ideal candidate will have: A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in commerce or finance / accounting; Public accounting designation is required; Minimum of two years’ audit experience; Minimum of six years’ post qualification experience including four years’ in the insurance industry;  Minimum of two years’ management experience; Must have strong Microsoft Office skills with special proficiency in Microsoft Excel; Experience using Dynamics GP accounting software.

      For more information, or to confidentially apply - please contact: steph@acumenrecruit.com

  • Associate, Financial Reporting - Permanent role

    • On behalf of our Client, a specialist Bermudian life reinsurance company, we are seeking a qualified accountant for the newly created role of Associate, Financial Reporting. This position will be responsible for ensuring the proper accounting and reporting for the Company’s reinsurance transactions, portfolio of investments and expenses, including performing detailed analysis of results on both a US GAAP and Bermuda statutory financial reporting basis. This position will document and execute appropriate internal controls. The successful candidate will ideally have: A Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in finance or accounting. CPA, CFA and/or MBA is strongly preferred with 3 years PQE. Experience in life insurance or investment accounting on a US GAAP basis - IFRS experience will be considered. Knowledge of annuity products and/or reinsurance is a strong plus.

      For more information, or to confidentially apply - please contact: steph@acumenrecruit.com

  • Life Actuaries - Contract roles

    • We invite qualified and experienced Life Actuaries to apply to us to join the Acumen secondments team! We have a number of expanding clients who require temporary support in the areas of Valuation, Modeling and Forecasting. Applicants will ideally have familiarity with Bermuda Solvency Regime or comparable solvency based reserving regime (Solvency II, Canadian IFRS, Cash Flow Testing, etc.). We offer excellent compensation commensurate with experience.

      For more information, or to confidentially apply - please contact: steph@acumenrecruit.com

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