Actuarial Consultant

  • 38817
  • Life - Actuarial
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  • Missouri, United States
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  • Jan 7, 2021
  • Initially support a cosourcing arrangement for reinsured blocks of business
  • Identify and implement process improvements
  • Transition to support consulting engagements
  • Work independently on assignments for more senior associates or lead parts of large projects to meet client engagement objectives
  • Perform analysis, develop tools, and prepare high quality work product to support recommendations to project managers
  • Share knowledge and experience with other colleagues
  • Mentor junior colleagues
  • Work collaboratively with others on a project team
  • Review peer work product as a quality control measure
  • Prepare drafts of client correspondence
  • Participate in meetings with clients
  • Make continuous progress on the SOA exam curriculum toward an FSA designation, utilizing a competitive student program
  • At least 3 years of experience in an actuarial role at a life insurance company, consulting firm, or financial services organization
  • Reinsurance expertise is a plus
  • Strong technical skills, preferably in at least one of: Microsoft Excel with VBA, SQL, or R
  • Actuarial software expertise (GGY AXIS, Risk Agility, MG-ALFA, Moses, TAS, Prophet, and/or Polysystems) r-equired. Strong expertise a plus.
  • Expertise in at least one specific U.S. life insurance and/or U.S. annuity product line
  • Expertise in at least one of the following functional areas as applied to the life insurance industry: predictive analytics / data science, financial reporting, financial modeling, mergers & acquisitions, and product development / pricing.
  • Motivated, independent learner willing to share their knowledge with others
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a local team and as part of teams across multiple offices
  • Ability to delve into technical issues and problem solve with minimal instruction
  • Ability to effectively assist junior colleagues
  • Ability to understand the big picture as to why an assignment needs to be performed and how it fits in to the final objective
  • Ability to balance supporting and leading multiple projects with multiple project managers, including timely communication of priorities and conflicts
  • Flexibility to put in extra effort to meet client deadlines when necessary
  • Strong oral and written communication skills to explain work product, findings, and recommendations to junior colleagues, peers, project managers, and clients
  • Successful track record in passing SOA exams - ASA designation and progress towards FSA preferred