Senior Analyst | Insurance
Be part of an organisation that protects the financial wellbeing of the Australian community A workplace that values diversity, inclusion and work/life balance A career that makes a difference APRA is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Senior Analyst with a background in Insurance to join our Specialised Institutions Division (SID). The position is a fixed term position for 12 months. SID is responsible for the prudential supervision of functionally specialised institutions, including general insurers, life insurers, friendly societies and private health insurers.
As a Senior Analyst, you will undertake prudential supervision and risk assessment assignments across a defined group of supervised organisations in order to achieve the government and APRAâ€™s objective of providing a prudentially sound financial system. You will work within a small team with responsibility for supervision of a portfolio of organisations. About the role The responsibilities include: monitor the financial position and outlook of institutions; assess general as well as specific risks in financial institutions and their control systems, as well as those associated with newly authorised entities; manage problem situations and at-risk institutions; research and develop strategies to manage emerging prudential risks; engage closely with supervised institutions to ensure that actions to protect depositors are followed; produce succinct, accurate and timely briefings and documents for executives and senior management; demonstrate relationship management skills through meeting and managing external stakeholders; and work collaboratively with multiple key stakeholders in the organisation.
APRA offers unprecedented exposure to the Financial Services industry. You will work amongst a team of highly skilled professionals, to positively influence industry best practice and the stability of the Australian financial system. Within this environment, you will have the opportunity to contribute your analytical expertise, as well as expanding your current skill set.
To be successful you will have General/Life Insurance, Risk Management and/or Actuarial background, strong financial analysis, investigative and research skills, the ability to liaise with stakeholders at all levels of business, and strong business acumen. You will have well-developed business writing skills, a keen eye for detail, and solid organisational and priority management skills. You will have a positive mindset and an energetic approach to problem solving with a willingness to offer new ideas and a fresh perspective.
Project or case management experience will be highly regarded. Qualifications in a finance-related discipline are essential..