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Actuaries Senior Consultant, Business Algorithms, Sydney

Date:  05-Aug-2022

Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Consulting

About Deloitte

Flexibility, opportunity and incredible experiences reward the hard work required to succeed at Deloitte. We champion and support our talented people in achieving their career goals and collectively celebrate success.

Join a high performing culture of talented people, who are highly motivated and passionate about building and implementing information based solutions. We are innovative and different because YOU are… we pride ourselves on our team of diverse, high performing Deloitte Professionals who are talented, supportive, inclusive and social - and who are at the heart of our success. Our aim is to ensure that all our people feel comfortable to bring their whole selves to work, and as a result, create a workplace that encourages the true spirit of 'And different'.


From day one at our firm you’ll be considered part of the Deloitte community and our development and career progression framework will help you develop the skills and capabilities you need to succeed - in every sense of the word. At Deloitte, we assume that you perform other roles within your life….you could be a student, a teacher, a passionate hobbyist and a caring family member. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.

About the Team

We're talented Actuaries, Data Scientists and Quants who love to use our unique blend of technical and commercial expertise. Coupling the power of data with our human-centred approach, we solve client problems with a deep appreciation of behavioural science and provide clients with end-to-end quantitative solutions, from strategic advice, data management and modelling, to the final execution.

About the role:

This role will provide deep statistical, mathematical and financial expertise to support the team’s core purpose of providing technical quantitative advice and analytics solutions to achieve the strategic business’ goals. Working between our Business Algorithms team, you'll have the opportunity to:
•    Be part of a multi-disciplinary analytics team to help a major insurance client to target customers who are most likely to leave and purchase cover elsewhere.
•    Work for a large insurer to assess the value for a potential acquisition of an insurance company.
•    Dive into solving complex client problems and work on a variety projects from different industries (i.e. Financial Services, Health-Pharma, Telco & Retail industries.
•    Hone your modelling skills, develop your approach to delivering projects, work within teams, and develop your client facing skills


About you

You'll have:    

•    Prior experience working in quantitative modelling or advanced analytics role, requiring deep expertise of statistical / actuarial modelling and machine learning
•    Experience using SQL and a good understanding of Python mandatory. Other programming languages desirable, including R, SAS, Matlab, C/C++ and/or analytics platforms such as Alteryx, SageMaker or similar
•    Relevant quantitative tertiary qualification in actuarial studies, statistics, engineering, mathematics, econometrics or related field
•    Knowledge of statistical techniques and methods; ability to assess analytical, pricing or risk models in a business-related context
•    Strong analytical skills with the ability to analyse data, identify key issues, develop solutions and drive data-based decisions as well as strong problem-solving skills
•    Ability to deliver results, self−motivated, pro−active and work effectively within a team environment with excellent time management skills and adaptability to a continuously changing environment

What we will provide you

You'll be trained in core technical skills, but also to be able to think creatively and innovatively. We'll work to give you projects with a wide range of professionals across Deloitte, and learn first-hand how quantitative skillsets can be combined with other competencies to create a leading solution to a problem.


We offer great study support packages for relevant qualifications along with a range of technical and non-technical training opportunities and can provide you with one of the strongest project management trainings available in the actuarial market. 


Like many financial services’ roles, a significant portion of what we currently do today may not exist in 5-10 years’ time, and our focus on innovation and creative thinking will prepare you and your career to be part of that next-generation of Actuaries, Data Scientists and Quants.


Next Steps

If this sounds like an exciting opportunity that aligns with your experience and career goals, we want to hear from you. Please apply now!




By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.


At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. 


The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.