Analytic Manager (Associate Actuary)

  • 33797
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Massachusetts, United States
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  • Jun 18, 2018
Insurance Organization
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • 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
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 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