AVP, Investments

  • 36266
  • Life - Investments
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  • Iowa, United States
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  • Nov 19, 2019
  • Design ALM profiles to support business lines.
  • Design and execute portfolio programs to improve profitability of inforce portfolio.
  • Partner with VPs and CIO to establish pricing portfolio to support targeted IRRs.
  • Serve as Project Manager and assist with the production of all investment related deliverables.
  • Develop pricing for new business deals.
  • Provide support for senior members of the Investments team in the evaluation of information used in various asset modeling, portfolio optimization, and trade program processes.
  • Manage and automate consolidated reporting for the Company’s investment portfolio for both Board and IC reporting.
  • Help communicate investment directives and needs to the external asset managers in a timely and regular manner.
  • Liaise with Actuarial Group to better link investment activities with pricing data, and asset modeling with liability models.
  • Contribute to the definition of investment guidelines to reflect market changes and liability needs, identifying opportunities to enhance value while assessing and managing emerging risks in the portfolio.
  • Provide day-to-day management of the portfolio.
  • Provide ad-hoc analytical requests.
  • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics, economics, investments or related field.
  • 5-10 years of investment-related experience with a minimum of 5 years’ experience working within the investments team of an insurance company.
  • Knowledge of fixed income portfolio management, and exposure to other general account assets.
  • Demonstrated strong technical and financial modeling skills with the ability to automate/streamline current processes.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong capabilities in MS Excel and Access/database, Bloomberg, FactSet.
  • Preferred:
  • CFA and/or ASA designation.
  • Strong actuarial skills; experience with life/annuity company liabilities.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Team player who is comfortable working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment.