Senior Actuary

  • 38325
  • Health - Actuarial
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  • Pennsylvania, United States
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  • Oct 6, 2020
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.
  • Independently initiate and lead the development of complex studies, analyses, and presentation materials needed to appropriately inform decision makers.
  • Make appropriate recommendations to senior management across teams both within the actuarial department and across other departments.
  • 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.
  • Form reasonable approximations in advance of results of an analysis and determine whether deviations are reasonable or suspect.
  • Understand the environment, goals, and objectives of the incumbent's own position, their team, and all internal customers.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of both corporate and division goals and values.
  • Apply corporate, professional, and industry knowledge & insight to all tasks under incumbent's control or influence.
  • Effectively advocate across Entire Corporation for appropriate positions, processes, and systems which can reasonably be adopted.
  • Manage own time and resources across many projects.
  • Plan and oversee complex projects involving a small group of people coordinating scope, time, and resources.
  • Possess knowledge to set a project's approach and answer most questions of less experienced team members.
  • Mentor and assist in development of less experienced staff.
  • Use effective communication to present information and provide decision support to team members and executive management.
  • Appropriately balance the need for clarity and brevity with the need to fully inform customers of all aspects of a situation which may be material to a decision.
  • Represent department's perspectives and needs in cross disciplinary settings.
  • Consistent with the direction and expectations of incumbent's supervisor: evaluate proposals; clearly communicate impacts and issues to both internal and external audiences; and, negotiate appropriate compromises and solutions.
  • Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics or closely related field.
  • 7 - 10 years of Actuary experience in the area of specialization.
  • Associate of the Society of Actuaries.
  • Possesses and applies a comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of actuarial principles, concepts, practices and processes within two or more fields of specialization.
  • Possesses significant expertise to complete complex assignments and ability to visualize, articulate, and solve complex problems while leading others to complete complex assignments.
  • Develops, designs, and leads analytic frameworks to solve complex problems using innovative approaches.
  • Assignments are broad in scope and require depth of knowledge as well as ingenuity and originality.
  • Analytical Skills.
  • Oral & Written Communication Skills.
  • Solves complex problems taking a broad perspective and developing innovative solutions.
  • Preferred:
  • Fellow of the Society of Actuaries.