Associate Actuary

  • 34388
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Pennsylvania, United States
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  • Nov 6, 2018
Insurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Outline data requirements for a study or analysis.
  • Give direction to less experienced staff and review the appropriateness of the results in light of experience and industry knowledge.
  • Initiate and lead the development of studies, analyses, and presentation materials needed to appropriately inform decision makers.
  • Make appropriate recommendations to management across teams within the actuarial department.
  • Proactively ensure the internal and external consistency of all work.
  • Perform reasonability checks dependent on advanced industry knowledge and experience.
  • Promptly and efficiently identify outliers and anomalies in the work of others.
  • Identify methods to test whether suspect results are correct.
  • Understand the environment, goals, and objectives of the incumbent's own position, their team, and all internal customers.
  • Take the initiative to propose changes to projects, systems, processes, or decisions so that the results of all the teams' efforts conform better to corporate goals, objectives, and values.
  • Manage own time and resources across many projects, focusing on quality, time, scope, usefulness, and appropriateness of work.
  • Carry out recurring projects with minimal assistance and oversight. Keep manager informed.
  • Interact with customers in a manner that fosters cooperation, teamwork, and influence while conveying engagement and competence.
  • Enhance department influence while conveying engagement and competence.
  • Effectively explain technical work to both technical and non-technical people.
  • Guide and mentor less experienced staff on a regular basis in a manner that fosters teamwork and excellence.
  • Listen, take direction, accept criticism and feedback to improve performance.
  • Proactively take on additional work as needed by the team.
  • Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Required: Bachelor's Degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or Closely Related Field.
  • Required: 5 - 7 years in an Actuarial role.
  • 5 Exam Components.
  • Preferred: 6+ Exam Components.
  • Preferred: Associate of the Society of Actuaries.
  • Possesses and applies an in-depth knowledge of actuarial principles, concepts, practices and processes within multiple fields or disciplines.
  • Possesses significant expertise to complete complex assignments and ability to visualize, articulate, and solve complex problems while leading others to complete straightforward assignments.
  • Analytical Skills.
  • Oral & Written Communication Skills.