Friday, November 23, 2007

Focus Fridays - VP Actuary

Are you a consultative Actuary with the experience of a VP Actuary? Do you have demonstrated strong analytical skills? Do you have a desire to perform and be recognized for your performance? Do you have a good understanding of the life insurance business? Would you like to live in the Midwest and work with a well known life insurance company?

The client recognizes the importance of an internal consultant and risk manager for actuarial activities. One of the goals for this person is to build professional relationships with the Chief Actuaries of the different divisions within the company, and help the Chief Actuaries identify and audit areas of concern.

This position will be responsible for auditing and consulting within all of the actuarial responsibilities throughout the US member companies based on an annual audit plan.

This is the senior person within Internal Audit responsible for interfacing with the Chief Actuary in the business’ divisions and reports to the Vice President and Director of Internal Audit.

Thorough knowledge of the life insurance business and actuarial principles relevant to the position are required. Asset liability experience and product pricing experience while working with Marketing is valuable. Investment and product development experience required. Experience as an external or internal consultant is required.

Will work as part of an integrated audit team on some assigned audits while either leading or acting as a sole contributor on others.

Interact with Senior Management to advise on key actuarial related issues. This is often done through meetings so management may make informed decisions.

Bachelors Degree required. Member of the American Academy of Actuaries; FSA required.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 20 years of actuarial experience in a life and/or health insurance environment and another 3-5 years in a consultative role to Chief Actuaries whether internally or as an external consultant. Must have detailed knowledge of relevant insurance laws and regulations as well as actuarial standards of practice relevant to their responsibilities. Must have effective written and verbal communications skills.

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