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Actuarial Sr Analyst

Company: Securian Financial
Location: Lakeville
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary: Bring your curiosity, creativity, and technical brilliance to work within Institutional Retirement Solutions. This position is involved in numerous aspects of our growing Pension Risk Transfer and Institutional Financial Product segments, including pricing, product development, financial analysis, among others. An associate in this position will be part of a supportive team environment, where they will gain experience in a variety of actuarial disciplines. * This position is part of the Actuarial exam-taking path. Candidates will be considered at all Actuarial Student levels. At Securian Financial the internal title for this position is Actuarial Sr. Analyst or Actuarial Consultant, based on qualifications, experience, and exams. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Provide leadership support of the Pension Risk Transfer (PRT) business, providing pricing, underwriting, and data management support as needed

  • Price PRT opportunities - decision maker on small plans, recommender on medium plans, suppporter of large plans
  • Lead actuarial underwriting efforts, providing final or preliminary sign-off based on plan size and implement enhancements to the underwriting process, balancing efficiency with prudent risk management
  • Support the analysis of mortality experience data (MED); includes processing the data, analyzing results, and providing a recommendation
  • Provide support of experience data development and enhancement
  • Lead the plan and market level data analysis; act as a liasion with department and enterprise teams to understand data infrastructure needs.
  • Provide ad hoc project support - valuation, contract filing, etc.
  • Support the research and development of new PRT capabilities Support Institutional Financial Product (IFP) pricing and product development
    • Provide Guaranteed Investment Contract (GIC) price recommendation, weighing the risk of the offering with profitability
    • Enhance GIC pricing models, aiming to create greater efficiency and insights of the pricing process
    • Provide support of the quarterly rate recommendations for defined contribution investment only offering (e.g. U of MN, NSCC-traded general accounts)
    • Aid in the development of new product features and contract filing Enhance modeling capabilities of all Retirement Solutions' products
      • Lead the enhancement of the PRT suite of models - pricing, valuation, and goals/plans
      • Lead the quarterly embedded value model preparation/submission, analyze quarterly results, and product reports to explains results to various audiences
      • Provide support of Loss Recognition and Cash Flow Testing models
      • Support Institutional Financial Products modeling efforts
      • In collaboration with other associates, prioritize model enhancements Other projects/responsibilities
        • Actuarial exam studying and continuing education
        • Provide leadership on enterprise committees (e.g. Experience Studies Committee)
        • Ad hoc projects Qualifications
          • .Actuarial Student, focused on progression towards the FSA designation
            • Pre-ASA - Actuarial Analyst or Sr. Analyst
            • ASA - Actuarial Consultant
            • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, coupled with intellectual curiosity and initiative
            • Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
            • Self-motivated and flexible; ability to work independently and as part of a team.
            • Strong organizational skills with attention to details
            • Understanding of implications and appropriate balance between market competitive position, regulatory constraints, system capabilities, profitability and risk appetite Securian Financial believes in hybrid work as an integral part of our culture. Associates get the benefit of working both virtually and in our offices. If you're in a commutable distance (90 minutes) you'll join us 2-3 days each week in our offices to collaborate and build relationships. Our policy allows flexibility for the reality of business and personal schedules. When working in our offices at least two days per week isn't feasible (vacations, illness, travel, etc.), an eight day per month standard is an option. Physical Job Requirements:
              • Ability to utilize the keyboard, computer and/or mouse for up to 8 hours per day
              • Ability to work at least 40 hours per week
              • Ability to utilize the phone and/or virtual meeting platform for 1-4 hours per day The physical job requirements described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of jobs. Securian Financial has been around for 140 years. We're committed to giving back to our community, donating 15,000 employee volunteer hours this past year. We also provide extensive resources to our employees for professional development and growth and a number of diverse professional and social opportunities throughout the company. There's a reason our employees have voted us as a best place to work year after year! In addition:
                • Generous paid time off. We want you to take time off for whatever matters most to you!
                • Tuition reimbursement program. We value continuous learning at Securian!
                • Company-funded pension plan as well as 401K retirement plan - great resources to secure your financial future.
                • Continuous opportunities for new challenges.
                • Variety of health plan options as well as dental and vision plans.
                • Paid maternity/paternity leaves. Securian Financial Group, Inc. does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital or familial status, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, veteran status, status in regard to public assistance or any other protected status. If you are a job seeker with a disability and require an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please contact us by email at, by telephone 651-655-5522 (voice), or 711 (Relay/TTY). To view our privacy statement click here To view our legal statement click herePandoLogic. Keywords: Actuarial Consultant, Location: Lakeville, MN - 55044 , PL: 581150915

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