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IFRS 17 Lead System Architect

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Join a team of diverse professionals at Farmers to acquire skills on the job and apply your learned knowledge to future roles at Farmers. Farmers Insurance also offers extensive training opportunities through the award winning University of Farmers named by Training magazine amongst top 10 corporate training units in the world.

Job Summary

Farmers New World Life is on a transformational journey and is seeking leaders who can envision what could be along with the capability to bring that vision to life.  With the implementation of IFRS 17 as our prompt, we are transforming the way Finance and Actuarial work with each other, as well as how we enhance our insights to guide and influence FNWL’s strategy.  If you thrive in times of change, we’re eager to hear from you!

 

As IFRS 17 Systems Lead, you will drive the design, development and implementation of all finance and actuarial systems including those related to the implementation of IFRS 17 reporting. You will be responsible for supporting IFRS 17 project delivery for user acceptance testing and parallel run testing, and providing input to senior management to facilitate key program decision making. You will modernize, transform and lead the Finance & Actuarial systems team which resides under the CFO function.

 

FNWL's primary offices are in Bellevue, Washington however this role can be performed remotely anywhere within the U.S. on a long-term basis with occasional travel for onsite collaboration.

Essential Job Functions

  • Understand and solve complex architectural issues related to the Company’s reporting systems
  • Translate business/accounting requirements into system design and development requirements, including writing system specifications 
  • Develop effective verification test procedures ensuring system performance and capabilities meet system requirements
  • Develop, design and implement appropriate IT application and general controls
  • Work with other functions to understand the effect of changes to accounting policy and actuarial modeling on system needs to deliver joint solutions

Education Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree or higher.

Experience Requirements

  • At least 6 years of related experience, including project leadership and system design responsibilities
  • Corporate Experience leading, developing finance and/or actuarial system teams (demonstrates strong skills in talent acquisition, development and motivating high performance teams)
  • Strong experience and understanding of financial and actuarial systems, data models and architecture
  • Accounting ERP and system implementations; including ledger design, chart of accounts and data layers

Special Skill Requirements

  • Excellent written, oral and presentation communication skills
  • Strong process improvement, automation, simplifications, and standardization skills
  • Effective leadership skills in a team-orientated environment
  • Deep understanding of modern best-practices and tools for system architecture and design
  • History of developing test procedures for integrated system testing
  • Proven ability to develop timely and effective solutions for challenging design problems
  • Demonstrated ability to make recommendations to technical and program leadership to improve the product, process or technology
  • Financial economic familiarity: CFO Forum, Sources of Earnings, Market Consistent Embedded Value; Value New Business

Job Location(s): US - WA - Bellvue-116thAv, US - AZ - Remote, US - CA - Remote, US - FL - Lake Mary, US - FL - Plantation, US - KS - Remote, US - MI - Remote, US - NY - Remote, US - OH - Remote, US - OK - Remote, US - PA - Remote, US - TX - Remote, US - WA - Remote

Want to learn more about our culture & opportunities? Check out farmers.com/careers and be sure to follow us on Instagram and LinkedIn!

 

Farmers is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the strength of a diverse workforce. ]]>


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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