Senior Analyst, Actuary

  • 34208
  • Non-Life - Actuarial
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  • New York, United States
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  • Sep 13, 2018
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Leverages technology in new and innovative ways and effectively communicates issues and proposes solutions to current/existing analyses and new opportunities.
  • Construct analytical approaches by determining data needs, identifying appropriate data sources and recognizing data anomalies while making optimal use of all resources.
  • Meets quality service standards by having all worksheets and analyses clearly documented and footnoted and ensures all appropriate work products are reviewed by a more senior actuary, while meeting deadlines without sacrificing work product quality.
  • Execute actuarial analyses in a clear and well organized fashion aimed at the appropriate audience.
  • Develops deep relationships within the department and develops meaningful relationships outside of the department through project interactions.
  • Contribute to systems, models and procedural revisions by conducting research and recommending changes to actuaries to encourage efficiency and organizational competitiveness in the market.
  • Share technical expertise by resolving basic actuarial modeling and risk issues from internal and external sources and escalating issues to ensure department delivers quality analyses and meets business needs and requirements.
  • Support the department by taking personal accountability and responsibility for accomplishing particular tasks, while continuously will to go beyond what is required to overcome obstacles, and learn from any mistake while receiving constructive feedback.
  • Independently seek out opportunities for further development and enrichment, actively pursuing actuarial credentials or maintaining continuing education requirements if already credentialed.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 2 years’ relevant experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications: Degree in math, statistics, or other quantitative field, 2-5 years in an Actuarial or Analytics department.
  • 4+ casualty actuarial exams.
  • Working knowledge of statistical methods and specialized math including calculus.
  • Knowledge of Capital Modeling techniques.
  • Knowledge of regulatory and rating agency capital frameworks such as RBC and BCAR.
  • Knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and information affecting his/her business and organization; knows how the industry works.
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and software such as Microsoft VBA, Access, SQL and Igloo.
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel.
  • Working knowledge of basic to moderately complex actuarial techniques.
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Implement planning to prioritize, organize, measure own work.
  • Adapt and be flexible in a complex changing environment.
  • Choose a solution to a problem even in ambiguous or difficult situations.
  • Clearly and confidently convey information to a wide audience.
  • Keep an open-mind, consider unique approaches and be open to change and considerable variety in the workplace.
  • Show drive and initiative.