Analytic Manager

  • 32792
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Massachusetts, United States
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  • Apr 11, 2018
Insurance Organization
  • Recruits, trains, develops and supervises analyst-level staff through direct or matrix reporting.
  • Independently executes and/or oversees a portfolio of closely related projects or analytic.
  • Manages all processes including the identification of objectives, scope and deliverables, as well as communication of issues and results.
  • Uses data systems and query tools to complete work projects, developing new code and tools to meet objectives.
  • Designs and builds technical processes to address business issues.
  • Provides input into and/or help structure program code for more junior staff.
  • Oversees the technical work of others.
  • Develops criteria to validate results in light of prior expectations. Investigates unusual results and offers explanations.
  • Assists colleagues and more junior staff with validation/checking activities.
  • Ensures the accuracy of deliverables through oversight of the work of others.
  • Examines and interprets results in the context of the specific business questions being addressed.
  • Identifies new questions and/or unforeseen data complexities arising from results and takes steps to address them.
  • Integrates information from multiple sources to interpret results in larger business context.
  • Vets results with organizational stakeholders to gain alternative views and reach agreement on interpretation.
  • Packages results to demonstrate link between analysis and broad business context.
  • Ensures that deliverables meet stakeholder needs and are packages and presented to facilitate understanding and action.
  • Master's Degree in related field or equivalent education / training.
  • 4+ years of responsible healthcare actuarial / analytic experience.
  • 2+ years of reserving experience preferred.
  • ASA or FSA preferred.
  • Experience in supervising analytic processes and teams.
  • Demonstrated experience and aptitude in analytic project design.
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Sufficient understanding of SPSS, SQL, MS Access and similar applications to oversee the work of others.
  • Familiarity with financial reporting / accounting concepts.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to operate in a matrix environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple, competing deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to identify issues and roadblocks and participate in their resolution.
  • Ability to influence and resolve conflict within own staff and/or project team.