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Term Life Lead Actuary
Job# 2754
Location:  Omaha, NE
Education Requirements:  Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Actuarial Science, Math, Statistics, Economics and/or Computer Science.
Other Requirements:  Include:

  • Minimum ASA required, FSA preferred.
  • 5+ years of experience in an Actuarial position.
  • Data analysis experience in Microsoft Excel.
  • Aptitude for statistical interpretation; a working knowledge of accounting practices, actuarial assumptions and formulae.
  • Leadership, communication, presentation, and human relations skills.
  • Creativity, awareness of emerging environmental and industry trends, and strong problem solving abilities using business oriented solutions.

Salary Range:  ASA Level: $90k to $110k + 12% bonus FSA Level: $120k to $135k + 20% bonus
Description:  The Term Life Lead Actuary is the primary resource for term life insurance pricing and product development activities from an actuarial perspective.  The Term Life Lead Actuary will be involved in all aspects of pricing and product development including pricing with MG-ALFA, experience studies development and analysis, expense analysis, new product filing and implementation etc.  This will provide exposure to many areas of the company including Sales, Marketing, Underwriting, IS, Finance, and Enterprise Risk Management.  The lead actuary's efforts will have a direct and meaningful impact on the profitability of one of the company's key insurance product lines.  This job description is reflective of the Actuarial Associate essential functions and qualifications requirements.  The Managing Actuary level has variable essential functions and qualifications requirements.  Competency and skill set will determine level of placement within the job family.  Job duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assists the officer, manager or supervisor in planning, organizing, staffing, and/or leading staff.  This includes assigning and checking work, conducting on-the-job training, and providing input for performance appraisal(s) of entry level actuarial staff.  In some areas, may directly supervise a group of actuarial staff in the execution of specific projects and tasks.
  • Analyzes financial and non-financial data to identify trends or indicators and makes recommendations related to management of the product or product grouping based on analysis of the results.
  • Serves as actuarial project leader, responsible for project design, organization and coordination of all phases.  Projects may be related to product development, morbidity and mortality tables, financial results, premiums, persistency, or other matters.
  • May have an opportunity to prepare actuarial memoranda on policies for distribution to other departments or state insurance departments, subject to approval by senior actuaries.
  • Conducts special analytical projects related to the management of both financial and non-financial aspects of the product or product grouping.
  • Develops detailed product rates for new and repriced term life insurance products.
  • Creates and develops detailed financial projections for product development efforts, annual business plan, and quarterly business review.
  • Reviews product specifications and assists in the cost/benefit analysis of changes during product detailed design or implementation.
  • Assesses financial impact of compliance changes and other environmental factors impacting the product or product groups.  Also tracks product expense experience against the initial budget projections/expense allowables.
  • Risk Management; identifies and assesses risk in actuarial responsibilities.  Complies with actuarial standards of practice, precepts and enterprise risk management responsibilities.  Supports enterprise wide risk management initiatives.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining an engaged and accountable workforce and maintaining a fair and equitable working environment.

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