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Senior Analyst, Actuary – Capital Modeling in New York at QBE

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    8/2/2018

Job Description

Provide strong qualitative and technical support in product development, financial analysis, management reporting, and actuarial research by applying a variety of actuarial and statistical concepts, practices and procedures to deliver timely analyses for key stakeholders.

Primary responsibilities

  • Leverages technology in new and innovative ways and effectively communicates issues and proposes solutions to current/existing analyses and new opportunities
  • Construct analytical approaches by determining data needs, identifying appropriate data sources and recognizing data anomalies while making optimal use of all resources
  • Meets quality service standards by having all worksheets and analyses clearly documented and footnoted and ensures all appropriate work products are reviewed by a more senior actuary, while meeting deadlines without sacrificing work product quality
  • Execute actuarial analyses in a clear and well organized fashion aimed at the appropriate audience
  • Develops deep relationships within the department and develops meaningful relationships outside of the department through project interactions
  • Contribute to systems, models and procedural revisions by conducting research and recommending changes to actuaries to encourage efficiency and organizational competitiveness in the market
  • Share technical expertise by resolving basic actuarial modeling and risk issues from internal and external sources and escalating issues to ensure department delivers quality analyses and meets business needs and requirements
  • Support the department by taking personal accountability and responsibility for accomplishing particular tasks, while continuously will to go beyond what is required to overcome obstacles, and learn from any mistake while receiving constructive feedback
  • Learn from past experiences and seek guidance and coaching from more senior actuaries
  • Independently seek out opportunities for further development and enrichment, actively pursuing actuarial credentials or maintaining continuing education requirements if already credentialed (if on the actuarial track)
  • Contribute to a positive work environment by demonstrating cultural expectations and influencing others to reward performance and value “can do” people, accountability, diversity and inclusion, flexibility, continuous improvement, collaboration, creativity and fun
  • Support QBE values in personal work behaviors, decision-making, contributions and interpersonal interactions; manage own career development by soliciting feedback and valuing other perspectives



Required Qualifications


Education

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience


Experience

2 years relevant experience





Preferred Qualifications


Education

Degree in math, statistics, or other quantitative field


Experience

2-5 years in an Actuarial or Analytics department


Licenses/Certifications

4+ casualty actuarial exams


Knowledge

  • Working knowledge of statistical methods and specialized math including calculus
  • Knowledge of Capital Modeling techniques
  • Knowledge of regulatory and rating agency capital frameworks such as RBC and BCAR
  • Knowledge of current and possible future policies, practices, trends, technology and information affecting his/her business and organization; knows how the industry works
  • Working knowledge of computer systems and software such as Microsoft VBA, Access, SQL and Igloo
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Working knowledge of basic to moderately complex actuarial techniques

Skills

  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
  • Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Implement planning to prioritize, organize, measure own work

Abilities

  • Adapt and be flexible in a complex changing environment
  • Choose a solution to a problem even in ambiguous or difficult situations
  • Clearly and confidently convey information to a wide audience
  • Keep an open-mind, consider unique approaches and be open to change and considerable variety in the workplace
  • Show drive and initiative



Work environment

Travel frequency

Infrequent (approximately 1-4 trips annually)


Physical demands

General office jobs

Work is generally performed in an office environment in which there is not substantial exposure to adverse environmental conditions. Must have the ability to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time. Must be able to operate basic office equipment including telephone, headset and computer. Incumbent must be able to lift basic office equipment up to 20 pounds.



Number of Openings:

2

How to Apply:

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Equal Employment Opportunity:

QBE is an equal opportunity employer and is required to comply with equal employment opportunity legislation in each jurisdiction it operates.

The companies of QBE North America are committed to equal employment opportunities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, citizenship, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status. All personal information contained in this application will be kept confidential as required by law.