About this role Provide expert advice on insurer solvency requirements and other prudential policy topicsBring your strong thought leadership, policy and quantitative skills to this senior roleSupport junior team members and assist with their development through coaching and mentoring If you have accounting, actuarial or policy experience with an interest in the insurance and wider financial sectors this could be the perfect role for you.Te Tūranga – The roleIn the position of Adviser in our Financial Policy team you will play a leading role in the review of the insurance solvency standards, this will focus on the introduction of new accounting rules such as IFRS 17 and will make a contribution to the review of the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010. There is also scope for the candidate to contribute to and lead prudential policy work in other areas.You will be responsible for contributing to and leading on the development of clear and effective policies that anticipate emerging risks and follow international policy developments. You will also be required to contribute to the maintenance of a regulatory policy framework across the three sectors of banking, insurance and Non-Bank Deposit Takers that is up to date and fit for purpose in an ever-changing local and global landscape. We are working on important issues that affect all New Zealanders, and this is a chance for you to contribute at a critical time.Ō Pūkenga – About youTo be successful in this role you will demonstrate: Academic or professional qualifications in actuarial science, or in related fields of mathematics, statistics or financial theory, or accounting (this will include membership in a professional organisation as relevant)Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, in order to communicate with a range of audiencesExperience with coaching and mentoring junior team membersStrong quantitative skills as well as the ability to produce high quality reportsExcellent interpersonal and relationship management skills As an experienced policy professional, actuary or accountant who prides themselves on their analytical and influencing capabilities, you’ll naturally need to have a strong interest and understanding of the insurance sector and the wider financial system.You will take a highly collegial approach to innovate and deliver quality work which will utilise your strong technical skills as well as your thought leadership and project management skills.Ngā painga – What we offerWe offer an inclusive and flexible working environment to enable our people to bring their whole selves to work and embrace each other’s uniqueness. Our benefits include flexi-leave, wellness package, working from home subsidy, generous parental leave provisions, a range of learning and development opportunities, and access to numerous social, networking and sporting activities.Ko wai matou – Who we areAll New Zealanders have dreams, hopes, plans and goals. To achieve them we need a stable economy and safe banking system built on integrity, innovation and inclusion. And that’s exactly what we at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand – Te Pūtea Matua enable. A trusted system that gives Kiwis the confidence to make the spending and savings decisions that matter most to them.We have a clear goal: to improve the economic wellbeing and living standards of all New Zealanders so that we, and the generations to come, continue to enjoy this great country.We are hugely passionate about what we do and the impact it has on Kiwi businesses, communities and whānau. Enabling New Zealand’s financial system takes expertise, determination and a strong commitment to working collaboratively with our partners. We carry this responsibility with great pride and encourage you to apply if this resonates with you.To find out more please review the position description and for specific queries, contact Emma Bateman, Senior Recruitment Adviser on 04 474 8688.All applications are to be submitted online by Sunday the 9th of May.Please note – With the New Zealand border being closed and new visa applications not being considered until further notice, we are only able to consider candidates who are currently residing in NZ or who already have NZ Citizen / Perm Residency status.