Senior Assistant Actuary

  • 36010
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Missouri, United States
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  • Oct 11, 2019
Reinsurance
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Perform pricing, modeling, and risk analysis activities on new or proposed transactions, or amendments to existing transactions, for the US Mortality Markets business unit in a timely manner consistent with applicable standards.
  • Assess and analyze risk exposure in potential transactions and prepare documentation of these risks in detailed risk analysis reports.
  • Develop and maintain adequate and timely documentation of personal work that complies with relevant ASOPs.
  • Assist risk management personnel with monitoring experience of in-force treaties.
  • Participate in key unit and ad-hoc department projects as needed.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Math, Finance, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Computer Science or related field.
  • ASA Certification with 1 or more FSA exams.
  • 4+ years actuarial experience in Life Insurance/Reinsurance.
  • Knowledge of life insurance, health insurance, longevity, and/or annuity products.
  • Ability to take ownership in projects and drive them to completion.
  • Experience with actuarial modeling software.
  • Advanced oral and written communication skills demonstrating ability to share and impart knowledge.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new methods, work under tight deadlines and stressful conditions.
  • Advanced investigative, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Advanced ability to set goals and handle multiple tasks, clients, and projects simultaneously; Ability to appropriately balance priorities, deadlines, and deliverables.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and participate in department/team projects.
  • Ability to balance detail with departmental goals/objectives.
  • Advanced ability to translate business needs and problems into viable/accepted solutions.
  • Advanced skills in customer relationship management and change management.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects or teams and set applicable goals.
  • Advanced negotiating and persuasion skills.
  • Ability to liaise with individuals across a wide variety of operational, functional, and technical disciplines.
  • General business knowledge.
  • Preferred:
  • MAAA/FCIA or other local actuarial organization accreditation.
  • Advanced quantitative degree or designation.
  • Reinsurance industry experience.
  • Product design / pricing experience OR ALM / risk management experience.
  • Financial reinsurance, asset-intensive, or longevity pricing experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of key financial reporting, accounting, and solvency regimes, including: US GAAP, US Statutory, and US tax; IFRS; MCEV / EV / EEV; and Solvency II.
  • Advanced ability to model various insurance products and reinsurance structures.
  • Advanced knowledge of life insurance, health insurance, longevity, and/or annuity products
  • Advanced PC and technical skills including: spreadsheets, database applications, statistical programs, and one or more computing languages.
  • Expertise in MoSes TAS10, TAS9.5, and/or AXIS.
  • Ability to challenge and enhance our analytical capabilities.
  • Understanding of asset modeling and ALM techniques, including derivatives, and capital markets approaches.