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Annuity New Business Pricing Head (Ohio #48791)

May 25, 2017   

FSA with five years’ post qualification experience sought for a high level position with industry leader in the Fixed Annuity space. This individual will have high exposure to other departments and senior management in the creation of new products, pricing models, and […]


Actuarial Model Governance (North Carolina #48781)

May 25, 2017   

Analytics organization seeks an insurance professional with 5+ years of experience on IBM OpenPages and model governance. Knowledge of life insurance and annuity products preferred. (#48781)


Senior Life/Annuity Actuary (Indiana #48766)

May 24, 2017   

Midwestern Life Insurance Company seeks tenured ASA or FSA with GLIA experience for Senior Life/Annuity Actuary role. The Actuary is responsible for supporting life and annuity valuation leadership. Including in-depth involvement in calculations and analysis of indexed product portfolio reserves and serving […]


Director/AVP Actuary – Pricing (North Carolina #48758)

May 22, 2017   

Life Reinsurance carrier seeks AVP or Director level actuary with 7 – 10 years of life actuarial experience. This position has a client focus and the ideal candidate will need to understand relevant issues affecting portfolio performance and be knowledgeable about the […]


Risk Management Associate Actuary (Ohio #48731)

May 22, 2017   

New or near FSA sought for a significant role within the Risk Management group of the Annuity division of a leading life insurance company with a nationwide reach. Model a range of variable, fixed, and indexed annuity products, perform analyses of asset-liability […]


Fellow, Actuarial Software Developer (Multiple Locations #48712)

May 17, 2017   

Industry leader in Actuarial Modeling Software seeks an FSA with strong C++ skills and a depth of knowledge in insurance principals, modeling systems, and Microsoft Developer Studio. AXIS experience is a plus, but training in AXIS and the GGY system will be […]


Senior Manager Variable Annuity Valuation (Colorado #48603)

May 8, 2017   

Western Life & Annuity Insurer seeks an ASA with 4-7 years of experience with proficiency in Excel, Access and VBA; experience in modeling software such as MG Alfa, or GGY AXIS is required. Candidate should have strong communication skills with ability to […]


Actuary, Variable Annuity Valuation (Colorado #48605)

May 8, 2017   

Western Life & Annuity Insurer seeks an FSA with Variable Annuity experience with a background in product, valuation, actuarial, or investment department. Ideal candidate should have proficiency in Excel, Access and VBA; MG Alfa, or GGY AXIS preferred. Candidate should have strong […]


Director, Marketing/Portfolio Risk Management (California #48654)

May 3, 2017   

Major life insurance carrier seeks Director-level candidate to be responsible for the oversight and management of their Portfolio Risk Management program.  This candidate will play a key role in developing and implementing innovative hedging strategies to effectively manage complex exposures that combine […]


Senior Actuarial Analyst, Pricing (Nebraska #48450)

May 2, 2017   

Major Life Insurance carrier seeks experienced pricing actuary to assist on pricing projects and prepare target pricing and profit reports. This candidate will be responsible for enhancing the pricing models and framework for all product development. ASA or near ASA is preferred, […]


Fellow, Actuarial Software Developer (Multiple Locations #48712)

May 17, 2017   

Industry leader in Actuarial Modeling Software seeks an FSA with strong C++ skills and a depth of knowledge in insurance principals, modeling systems, and Microsoft Developer Studio. AXIS experience is a plus, but training in AXIS and the GGY system will be […]


Pricing Actuary, Life / Fixed Annuities (Connecticut #48627)

April 19, 2017   

Life and annuity insurance business looking for ASA/FSA to price and develop new products for fixed annuities. Identify new products through market research and work on sales and distribution phases.  Very strong communications skills required as you will be working with different […]


Corporate Vice President & Actuary / Pricing / Annuities (New York #48493)

March 24, 2017   

Mutual northeast life and health insurance company seeks strong actuary for a Corporate Vice President role. You will oversee traditional life pricing/annuities. A designated professional with 5-11 years actuarial experience and background in pricing annuity/life products is desired. (#48493)


Actuary, Accident and Critical Illness (Multiple Locations #48363)

February 28, 2017   

Large financial services corporation keen to see resumes of FSAs/ASAs with actuarial background in either accident/health or critical illness to provide their expertise to the pricing and risk management area for CI products. Lead and oversee pricing, compliance, and management processes. Proficiency […]


Model Validation Actuary, Life / Health / Enterprise Compliance (Multiple Locations #47403)

February 27, 2017   

Life/health insurance company seeks FSA/ASA with life/health modeling experience to ensure enterprise compliance and standards. Support model management and governance. Strong excel skills and excellent analysis abilities a must. You may be supervising a small staff. (#47403)


Director, Valuation / Product Development / MG-ALFA (Pennsylvania #48361)

February 17, 2017   

Small niche insurance company seeks an FSA with 5+ years of life insurance modeling or valuation experience. A background in product management or product development is preferred, along with MG-ALFA knowledge. (#48361)


Associate-Senior Associate, AXIS Software / Consulting / Risk Management (Multiple Locations #47886)

February 14, 2017   

Leading consulting firm seeks ASA with 3-8 years of life insurance product experience. AXIS software knowledge is required. Work on developing models and reviewing client information. You will also mentor associates and more junior staff. (#47886)


Senior Actuary, Reserving Analyses / Benefits (Massachusetts #48264)

February 3, 2017   

Well-known mutual company seeks Senior Managing Actuary to lead modeling work for reserving analyses, models, and processes. You will update models to support new regulatory requirements and train staff. You will also analyze factors in profitability and risk. Great candidates will have […]


Actuarial Associate, PolySystems / Annuities (Connecticut #48168)

January 19, 2017   

V.C. backed carrier in growth mode looking for ASA or near to contribute to actuarial pricing and modeling needs. Knowledge of PolySystems or similar required and annuities a plus. Exciting time to join organization on the move. (#48168)


Consulting, Life / Reinsurance / GAAP (Connecticut #47114)

January 13, 2017   

Specialized life reinsurance company in the northeast looking for an Actuary with a couple of years of life and/or reinsurance experience to work on valuations and projections. You will calculate Stat/GAAP reserves, model cash flow for projections and EV, and support pricing. […]


Annuity New Business Pricing Head (Ohio #48791)

May 25, 2017   

FSA with five years’ post qualification experience sought for a high level position with industry leader in the Fixed Annuity space. This individual will have high exposure to other departments and senior management in the creation of new products, pricing models, and […]


Senior Life/Annuity Actuary (Indiana #48766)

May 24, 2017   

Midwestern Life Insurance Company seeks tenured ASA or FSA with GLIA experience for Senior Life/Annuity Actuary role. The Actuary is responsible for supporting life and annuity valuation leadership. Including in-depth involvement in calculations and analysis of indexed product portfolio reserves and serving […]


Risk Management Associate Actuary (Ohio #48731)

May 22, 2017   

New or near FSA sought for a significant role within the Risk Management group of the Annuity division of a leading life insurance company with a nationwide reach. Model a range of variable, fixed, and indexed annuity products, perform analyses of asset-liability […]


Fellow, Actuarial Software Developer (Multiple Locations #48712)

May 17, 2017   

Industry leader in Actuarial Modeling Software seeks an FSA with strong C++ skills and a depth of knowledge in insurance principals, modeling systems, and Microsoft Developer Studio. AXIS experience is a plus, but training in AXIS and the GGY system will be […]


Life and Health Actuary (Illinois #48661)

May 8, 2017   

Midwestern Life and Health Insurer seeks a ASA/near ASA with focus in Life with the ability to direct and review new pricing products as well as product performance. The role will be responsible for pricing and rate filings in support of life […]


Senior Actuarial Analyst, Pricing (Nebraska #48450)

May 2, 2017   

Major Life Insurance carrier seeks experienced pricing actuary to assist on pricing projects and prepare target pricing and profit reports. This candidate will be responsible for enhancing the pricing models and framework for all product development. ASA or near ASA is preferred, […]


Associate Actuary / Pricing (Nebraska #48663)

April 27, 2017   

National life insurance company seeks FSA or near FSA to lead pricing projects for new fixed and variable annuity products as well as enhance pricing models and framework for all product development. Strong working knowledge in Excel, experience with MoSes or similar […]


Actuary, Asset Liability Management / Capital Markets (Missouri #48585)

April 17, 2017   

Well-known life reinsurance business looking to hire a sharp FSA to work on global Asset / Liability Management (ALM) strategy and processes. As ALM Actuary, you will need to address any changes in risk, market, regulatory standards, and business objectives. See through […]


Director of Life Product Development / Regulatory (Illinois #48194)

April 13, 2017   

Life Insurance company seeks an FSA to provide Life Product Development leadership in response to upcoming regulatory changes. Will work with many areas of the company to develop new products that meet the needs of new and existing customers. (#48194)


Senior Managing Actuary, Corporate / Models / Assumptions (Indiana #48546)

April 5, 2017   

Well-known financial group looking to hire FSA or strong ASA with several years of experience as Senior Managing Actuary to perform various analyses and oversee models and assumptions. You will formalize the risk management processes for enterprise frameworks to boost efficiency. You […]


Actuarial Model Governance (North Carolina #48781)

May 25, 2017   

Analytics organization seeks an insurance professional with 5+ years of experience on IBM OpenPages and model governance. Knowledge of life insurance and annuity products preferred. (#48781)


Director/AVP Actuary – Pricing (North Carolina #48758)

May 22, 2017   

Life Reinsurance carrier seeks AVP or Director level actuary with 7 – 10 years of life actuarial experience. This position has a client focus and the ideal candidate will need to understand relevant issues affecting portfolio performance and be knowledgeable about the […]


Fellow, Actuarial Software Developer (Multiple Locations #48712)

May 17, 2017   

Industry leader in Actuarial Modeling Software seeks an FSA with strong C++ skills and a depth of knowledge in insurance principals, modeling systems, and Microsoft Developer Studio. AXIS experience is a plus, but training in AXIS and the GGY system will be […]


Associate & Risk Analyst, ERM / Capital Models (Alabama #48574)

April 10, 2017   

Financial services provider in the United States looking to hire on an Associate Risk Analyst to support the development and analysis of life insurance products. You will help advance the company’s economic capital models and monitor regulatory standards. Good excel and communication […]


Financial Actuary, US Reserving / Project Management (Multiple Locations #48388)

March 20, 2017   

Well-known life reinsurance company looking to hire sharp and seasoned FSA to prepare quarterly financial reports and make certain that audit controls and documentation remain consistent. You will also mentor associates and develop review analyses. Candidates must have solid financial valuation background […]


CVP & Actuary, Experience Studies & Analytics / Profitability (Florida #48419)

March 3, 2017   

Life insurance company in New York looking to hire a very experienced actuary to oversee its analytics and experience studies operations. You will guide underwriting requirements for profitability and build and interpret experience study results. Whole and Term life product experience necessary […]


Forecasting / Modeling CVP & Actuary (Florida #48418)

March 2, 2017   

Well-known life insurance company in the northeast seeks a sharp actuary at the senior-level to lead modeling, valuation, and profitability work for its forecasting department. You will manage and mentor a small team and ensure business is meeting requirements for profitability. Strong […]


CVP & Actuary, Pricing / Research / Assumptions (Florida #48417)

March 2, 2017   

Mutual life insurance company seeks very experienced, senior-level actuary to help create pricing models, analyze profits, and help set appropriate pricing assumptions. Craft a strategy on internal business performance and mentor junior staff. Perform regular reviews for research/development. (#48417)


Actuary, Accident and Critical Illness (Multiple Locations #48363)

February 28, 2017   

Large financial services corporation keen to see resumes of FSAs/ASAs with actuarial background in either accident/health or critical illness to provide their expertise to the pricing and risk management area for CI products. Lead and oversee pricing, compliance, and management processes. Proficiency […]


Model Validation Actuary, Life / Health / Enterprise Compliance (Multiple Locations #47403)

February 27, 2017   

Life/health insurance company seeks FSA/ASA with life/health modeling experience to ensure enterprise compliance and standards. Support model management and governance. Strong excel skills and excellent analysis abilities a must. You may be supervising a small staff. (#47403)


Fellow, Actuarial Software Developer (Multiple Locations #48712)

May 17, 2017   

Industry leader in Actuarial Modeling Software seeks an FSA with strong C++ skills and a depth of knowledge in insurance principals, modeling systems, and Microsoft Developer Studio. AXIS experience is a plus, but training in AXIS and the GGY system will be […]


Senior Manager Variable Annuity Valuation (Colorado #48603)

May 8, 2017   

Western Life & Annuity Insurer seeks an ASA with 4-7 years of experience with proficiency in Excel, Access and VBA; experience in modeling software such as MG Alfa, or GGY AXIS is required. Candidate should have strong communication skills with ability to […]


Actuary, Variable Annuity Valuation (Colorado #48605)

May 8, 2017   

Western Life & Annuity Insurer seeks an FSA with Variable Annuity experience with a background in product, valuation, actuarial, or investment department. Ideal candidate should have proficiency in Excel, Access and VBA; MG Alfa, or GGY AXIS preferred. Candidate should have strong […]


Director, Marketing/Portfolio Risk Management (California #48654)

May 3, 2017   

Major life insurance carrier seeks Director-level candidate to be responsible for the oversight and management of their Portfolio Risk Management program.  This candidate will play a key role in developing and implementing innovative hedging strategies to effectively manage complex exposures that combine […]


Marketing / Portfolio Risk Management Associate (California #48664)

April 27, 2017   

National Life Insurance carrier seeks skilled quantitative analyst/developer or actuary to join its retirement solutions division in the role of Marketing/Portfolio Risk Management Associate. Must be able to proactively analyze business requirements and effectively translate them into system enhancements, as well as […]


Assistant Vice President, Variable Annuities (Colorado #48601)

April 19, 2017   

Life/investment and retirement business looking to hire FSA/ASA w/ several years of experience in product development, valuation, actuarial, etc. desired. You will be directing day to day activities of an actuarial division concentrating on Variable Annuities (VA). Help prepare and interpret data […]


Assistant Actuary, Programming / MG-ALFA (California #48118)

March 20, 2017   

Life insurance/investment advisory company out west seeks with some programming experience to help a team of actuaries in their product development department. Maintain MG-ALFA systems and provide training to the system’s model users. Assist in creating new insurance products. Great candidates will […]


Associate Actuary, Pricing / Life Insurance (California #48464)

March 20, 2017   

Life insurance/investment advisory company out west looking to hire preferably designated Associate Actuary to provide key technical support to its pricing/product design team. You will help develop and price new life products. Knowledge of MG-ALFA is desired along with fantastic communication skills […]


Assistant Actuary, ERM / SAS / Forecasting (Oregon #48021)

December 28, 2016   

Prominent investment and financial services company out west looking to hire an Assistant Actuary to support their ERM functions and build out modeling for stress testing frameworks. Those with some knowledge of forecasting or financial analysis would be suited for this role. […]


Assistant Actuary, Risk Management / Annuities / Capital (Oregon #48020)

December 28, 2016   

Financial services company looking to hire a Senior Associate to build modeling solutions, work on risk management, and perform embedded value analysis. You will forecast and analyze various capital and investments. Solid candidates will be modeling experts. Actuarial experience in annuities, life/disability, […]


Actuarial Associate, Variable / Fixed Annuity (Bermuda #48539)

March 31, 2017   

Large financial services company looking to hire on an Actuarial Associate to support variable annuity, fixed annuity, and other life reinsurance BOBs. You will calculate liability values and help build variable annuity, STAT/GAAP reserve analyses. You will also assist different departments like […]


Actuarial Consultant, Valuation / Dynamic Catastrophe (Canada #48008)

March 28, 2017   

Prestigious financial advisory firm looking to hire an Actuarial Consultant to develop good relationships with clients, ensure projects are up to standard, and technical work is of excellent quality. You will also assist the appointed actuary in with valuation and dynamic catastrophe […]


Financial Actuary, US Reserving / Project Management (Multiple Locations #48388)

March 20, 2017   

Well-known life reinsurance company looking to hire sharp and seasoned FSA to prepare quarterly financial reports and make certain that audit controls and documentation remain consistent. You will also mentor associates and develop review analyses. Candidates must have solid financial valuation background […]


Life Actuary, Financial Reporting / IFRS / German (Switzerland #48346)

March 7, 2017   

World-renowned insurance group seeks Life Actuary to work on financial reporting, IFRS implementation, and project management. Student Actuary/ASA/FSA designation is required along with a solid amount of quantitative life insurance experience. Fluency in English and German desired. (#48346)


Risk Analytics Manager, Regulations / Technology Risk (Switzerland (#48430)

March 7, 2017   

Major risk, tax, and business services company looking to hire a sharp Manager for their risk advisory division. You will manage financial, technological, and business risks. Solid experience in a professional firm and some background in IT are desired. Experience managing clients […]


Reinsurance Senior Manager, ALM / Regulatory Reporting (Bermuda #48173)

January 23, 2017   

Bermuda Life Reinsurer start-up seeks an FSA/FIA, or similarly qualified, actuary for a Senior Manager role. Primary responsibilities are to facilitate the placement of intercompany reinsurance and support the Head of Corporate Actuarial across a broad scope of actuarial work, including: valuation/financial […]


Actuary, Model Risk Management (Bermuda #47827)

November 9, 2016   

Well-known international financial group looking to hire a sharp Actuary with Model Risk Management experience to work on Fixed, variable, and/or UL products. MG-ALFA or Algo skills are desired. Good candidates will have a background in Life & Annuities and be Student […]


Director, Reinsurance / Regulatory / Risk Management (Bermuda #47383)

November 4, 2016   

Large financial services corporation keen to see resumes of highly-skilled individuals for a role to assist the Head of Reinsurance in several reinsurance responsibilities. Coordinate annual submissions for Stat/IFRS, monitor regulatory environment, monitor risk management/solvency roles, and track capital adequacy compliance. Ideal […]


Experienced Actuary, Stochastic Modeling (Canada #43322)

November 5, 2014   

Major software company seeks ASA or FSA for modeling system consulting role. Ideal candidate should possess strong communication and analytics skills. Candidate should have life/annuity or health experience. Technical knowledge with pricing/valuation, stochastic modeling, and hedging is desired. (#43322)


Actuarial Support, (Canada #43324)

November 4, 2014   

Actuarial products company seeks to hire candidate with strong communication and analytics skills. Ideal individual will have life/annuity or health experience with pricing, hedging, risk management, ALM, stochastic modeling. Axis skills are a plus. (#43324)

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DW Simpson Welcomes Lisa Winding, Senior Recruiting Coordinator


April 4, 2017   

Chicago, IL – April 4, 2017 – We are excited to announce that Lisa Winding is joining the DW Simpson family as Senior Recruiting Coordinator. In this key role, she will be a liaison between internal recruiting teams and DW Simpson’s clients […]

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer

DW Simpson Global Actuarial & Analytics Recruitment Names Dave Benton Chief Human Resources Officer


March 31, 2017   

Chicago, IL – March 31, 2017 – DW Simpson Global Actuarial and Analytics Recruitment has promoted Partner Dave Benton to Chief Human Resources Officer. As DW Simpson’s CHRO, Benton will oversee all aspects of the company’s human resources management including performance management, […]

Social Media in the Professional World

Social Media in the Professional World


January 19, 2017   

By: Genevieve Shannon, Digital Media Manager, DW Simpson Originally published on Jan 1, 2014. [ ] Denotes current updates to the piece by the author The overarching theme of this quarter’s newsletter is making the most of your professional interactions, be they […]

Industry News Roundup: June 13th – June 24th

Industry News Roundup: June 13th – June 24th


June 24, 2016   

New .Insurance Domain Names Become Available Source: Insurance Journal | June 14th, 2016 The internet domain extension reserved for the global insurance industry— .insurance — will become available starting today, June 14, at 8 p.m. ET. The new extension means an independent […]

Industry News Roundup – Week of June 6th, 2016

Industry News Roundup – Week of June 6th, 2016


June 10, 2016   

Federal Reserve Unveils New Proposed Capital Rules for Large Insurers Source: Insurance Journal | June 5, 2016 American International Group Inc. and Prudential Financial Inc.’s new capital rules should reflect the insurance business’s differences from Wall Street banking, the Federal Reserve said […]

Body Language Tips for Your Next Job Interview

Body Language Tips for Your Next Job Interview


June 9, 2016   

Are your arms folded across your chest? Do you prefer taking up space at the table? Are you making yourself smaller in your chair? Do you have your legs crossed?

The way you sit, gesture, and physically interact with your surroundings during a meeting or interview portrays a powerful image to those you are with.