Director-Actuary

USAble Life - Little Rock, AR3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $100,000 - $150,000 a year
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When it comes to making a meaningful difference in the lives of our customers and employees, USAble Life (a Life & Specialty Ventures Company) is always ready.

At USAble Life, we strive to have a positive impact in the lives of others, especially our employees. We are a diverse group of individuals working together to go the extra mile. Bring your talents and expertise to join our team, and you’ll be rewarded with opportunities for personal and professional development. Our passion for delivering the best products is matched by our passion for our people.

For three consecutive years (2016, 2017, and 2018), Arkansas Business has acknowledged us as one of the best places to work. This coupled with our engaging culture and a comprehensive benefits package ensures we are committed to our employees.

Life Takes You Places! Are you ready to join us?

A Director-Actuary will:
Provide actuarial knowledge and expertise within the organization.
Play a key role in several areas of responsibility including pricing and cost analyses, the development and enhancing of our data repository and information distribution, participation in financial reviews, analyzing actuarial trends and issues, etc.
Work with staff to monitor performance trends and is expected to provide actionable information from this analysis.
Serve as an informal leader and coach to staff. All assignments and information are expected to be accurate and conform to applicable Actuarial Standards of Practice. Involvement and accountabilities will grow with time in position.

Essential Duties:
Participate and lead, when capable, analysis and recommendations applicable to pricing, product development, financial reviews including various analysis to include reserves, reinsurance, competitiveness, regulations, etc.
Lead efforts to enhance our data repository and the extraction of valuable data from it. Data repository needs to continue to provide decisionable insights into broker, product, and within product performance.
Contribute to and lead, when applicable, the production of both recurring and ad-hoc reporting into actionable financial information to Senior Leaders.
Provide guidance, training and coaching to a team with varied backgrounds.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, SQL, and Power BI
Excellent communication, leadership and development skills. These communications include, but will not be limited to, C-Suite executives
Sound actuarial judgment with the ability to solve complex problems
Ability to effectively explain actuarial concepts to non-actuarial audiences
Knowledge of Statutory and GAAP accounting
Ability to easily learn new techniques and technologies
Ability to juggle multiple conflicting priorities and challenges
Demonstrated ability to develop colleagues
The ability to influence without authority is necessary
Successful experience in developing and implementing a data repository is preferred

Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's Degree in Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Economics or related field
Associate of the Society of Actuaries (ASA); Member of the Academy of Actuaries (MAAA)
At least 5 years of post exams experience in broad based actuarial roles
Demonstrated experience leading actuarial assignments in complex problems to successful results
Proven success in influencing cross-functional teams

Preferred Education and Experience:
Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA)
7-10 years of post exams experience in actuarial leadership/management roles
3+ years of experience with ancillary products
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.