Actuary

  • 32683
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Nebraska, United States
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  • Jun 13, 2017
Insurance Organization
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Plans and executes projects designed to meet specified product development, pricing, reserving, projection, and financial or risk management objectives. May have direct reports and engage in human resource management functions such as coaching, performing appraisals, and handling other HR administrative tasks. May review the work of actuarial students in the execution of specific projects or tasks.
  • Manages the development of new product rates, directs the determination of the impact on premiums and/or profits of various product proposals, and directs both long and short term experience studies to be completed in a timely manner and providing useful results.
  • Develops improvements to actuarial models, methods, procedures, and systems and keeps abreast of legislative and other changes to determine their effect on assumptions and formulas.
  • Provides recommendations to management based on analysis of financial and non-financial data regarding trends and indicators of the product or product grouping.
  • Directs the rate development for new products and product modifications and also directs re-rating activity. Develops rate assumptions and manages the development of rate scales and detailed rates.
  • Participates in the initial viability assessment for new product ideas and modifications, including preliminary pricing. Reviews product specifications and estimate cost and schedule. Consults competitive research to balance pricing/competitive issues.
  • Manages the development of financial projections (preliminary and detailed) and develops detailed financial projections for new and existing products.
  • Directs financial impact assessment activities related to compliance changes and other environmental factors impacting the product or product grouping.
  • Prepares actuarial memoranda for filing with state insurance departments.
  • Establishes and maintains systems for producing reserves and other actuarial values. Analyzes experience and provides reserve recommendations for claim reserves where needed.
  • Risk Management; Identifies and assesses risk in actuarial responsibilities. Complies with actuarial standards of practice, precepts and enterprise risk management responsibilities. Supports enterprise wide risk management initiatives.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Attainment of ASA designation. FSA designation preferred.
  • Health or Pricing experience.
  • Seasoned knowledge of advanced actuarial assumptions and formulae and in-depth knowledge and understanding of actuarial and statistical sciences, economics, or computer sciences.
  • Aptitude for statistical interpretation, a strong knowledge of advanced actuarial assumptions and formulae and accounting practices.
  • Thorough financial and actuarial background.
  • Extensive experience in the development and presentation of financial reports.
  • Excellent human relations and oral and written communication skills, analytical and decision-making abilities, and sound judgment.
  • Product and industry knowledge.
  • Experience in actuarial product performance and pricing experience for individual disability and supplemental health product.
  • Experience with actuarial modeling software, MG-ALFA preferred.
  • Experience with predictive modeling and use of SAS.