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Quantitative Risk Analyst Senior (Life and Annuity Actuary)

Location
Hondo, Texas
Posted
19 Sep 2022

Purpose of Job

As the Quantitative Risk Analyst Senior (Life and Annuity Actuary) you will be responsible for validating of actuarial values and their underlying modeling systems and processes for fixed, indexed, variable, registered-indexed, in-plan, and immediate annuities. You'll monitor emerging regulations and accounting rules from governing bodies, influence their final form through regulators and industry groups, and apply thought leadership on application of new rules as they occur. Responsibilities will include:

*Experience in actuarial and stochastic modeling, machine learning, or other advanced mathematical techniques

*Risk management experience in a complex institution and or highly matrixed environment related to life insurance or financial services

*Experience managing complex processes to include process engineering or project management experience

*Industry-related analytical experience in for life insurance pricing, reserving, asset and liability management (ALM), financial modeling, capital calculations, and hedging

Provides risk management support for a line of business or staff agency in key risk identification, measurement and aggregation, and the understanding and management of risk through appropriate quantitative and analytical practices and processes. Conducts and develops quantitative and analytic models, assessments and/or applications in support of risk management efforts that assess the market and identify risks and gaps in existing or proposed processes. Applies diverse methodologies and deep experience in quantitative analytics to identify and solve complex and/or undefined risk problems. Monitors the risk and control environment to ensure that exposures are kept at acceptable levels and may consult on risk mitigation plans. Works with leadership to remediate gaps and improvements identified between existing practices and regulatory requirements.

This position is available as a Hybrid Work Model in our San Antonio, TX home office.

Job Requirements

About USAA

USAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Utilizes advanced analytics to assess future risk, opportunities, and effectiveness and translates results into meaningful solutions to enhance decision making.
  • Applies advanced knowledge and industry best practices to quantify risk and aggregate exposures.
  • Engages in model validation and produces model validation reports.
  • Applies innovative and scientific/quantitative analytical approaches to draw conclusions and make recommendations to answer business objectives and drive change.
  • Translates recommendations into communication materials to effectively present to colleagues for peer review and management.
  • Applies advanced knowledge to produce advanced analytical material for discussions with cross functional teams to understand complex business objectives and influence solution strategies.
  • Provides mentorship to other team members in the peer review process. 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, or other quantitative discipline. 4 additional years of related experience beyond the minimum required may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • 6 years related quantitative analysis experience in a discipline relevant to risk management to include statistical analysis, modeling, mathematics or other quantitative discipline. OR advanced degree/designation in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Actuarial Sciences, or other quantitative discipline and 4 years work experience in a quantitative discipline relevant to risk management. OR PhD in Economics, Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, or other quantitative discipline and up to 2 years work experience in a quantitative discipline relevant to risk management

Preferred Experience:

  • Fellow of the Society of Actuaries (FSA) Designation
  • Chartered Enterprise Risk Analyst (CERA) Designation
  • Experience in actuarial and stochastic modeling, machine learning, or other advanced mathematical techniques
  • Model validation experience preferred
  • Risk management experience in a complex institution and or highly matrixed environment related to life insurance or financial services
  • Experience managing complex processes to include process engineering or project management experience
  • Industry-related analytical experience in for life insurance pricing, reserving, asset and liability management (ALM), financial modeling, capital calculations, and hedging
  • Experience with Moody's Analytics AXIS Actuarial Modeling System and Moody's Analytics RiskIntegrity Insight
  • Proficient analytical skills with an aptitude for quantitative and scenario analysis
  • Risk Assessment and Analysis

Compensation:

USAA has an effective process for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this position is: $88,200.00 - $158,900.00 *(this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)

Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.

*Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average. 

Shift premium will be addressed on an individual basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.   

Benefits:

 At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness.  These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs.  Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 716172146-2
  • Date Posted: 19 September 2022
  • Recruiter: USAA
  • Location: Hondo, Texas
  • Salary: On Application