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Product Development Actuary, Life (Texas #51822)

February 14, 2019   

Well known life insurer seeks an ASA or FSA with a minimum of 5 years experience to lead the pricing of indexed and fixed/traditional life & annuity products. Candidate must also have strong financial modeling experience and a background that includes MG-ALFA. […]


Actuarial VP, Life (Iowa #51823)

February 14, 2019   

Midwestern client seeks an ASA or FSA with at least 7 years experience in financial reporting. This candidate will handle M&A and be the VP to the Head of Corporate Development and Strategy. Strong analytics skills with prior use of Moses needed. […]


AVP Actuary, Life (Iowa #51824)

February 14, 2019   

Well known client seeks an ASA or FSA with at least 7 years experience in financial reporting. In addition to supervisor experience, this candidate must be able to perform audit work, and effectively communicate with all levels of management. Prior use of […]


Life Actuary, ASA (New York #51462)

February 14, 2019   

ASA with 2+ years experience in policy administration support or illustration calculation needed by NY insurer. This role will require working knowledge of individual life insurance calculations and transactions, as well as experience working with participating whole life insurance. (#51462)


Associate Actuary, Life (Missouri #51842)

February 14, 2019   

Well known client seeks an FSA with 5+ years experience in life insurance. The preferred candidate would have additional designations including CFA,CERA, FRM, etc. Experience in US GAAP & Stat as well as liability modeling is ideal. Must be able to manage multiple […]


Global Valuation Actuary, Life (Missouri #51844)

February 14, 2019   

Midwestern insurer seeks FSA with 7+ years of Life experience with full knowledge of US GAAP. Candidate must be able to ensure proper financial reporting, engage with internal and external auditors, and execute reviews/controls in compliance with SOX and internal ERM framework. […]


Actuarial Associate, Life (Oregon #51847)

February 14, 2019   

Northwestern client seeks an ASA with 2+ years experience in any of the following: group benefits, group life, individual annuities, individual disability, or 401k retirement plans. The ideal candidate would have exposure to financial reporting, economic valuation, expertise in AXIS or SAS, and […]


Credit Risk Director (Connecticut #51848)

February 14, 2019   

Life insurer seeks director of credit risk with 7+ years of credit related experience. Candidate should have expertise in direct investments and be able to effectively review pension risk transfer and pricing portfolios. CFA preferred. (#51848)


Associate Actuary – Mergers and Acquisitions (Illinois #49312)

February 11, 2019   

Well-known financial and tech product provider seeks Associate Actuary to analyze stats and financial projections and model asset liability for insurance companies. You will also calculate reserves and life insurance GAAP valuation. MG-ALFA will be a necessary tool. Deep modeling experience and […]


Fellow – Actuarial Software Developer (Ontario #48714)

February 11, 2019   

Fellow – Actuarial Software Developer, Canada: Industry leader in Actuarial Software and Modeling seeks FSA or career ASA level candidates for Software Development roles at their Toronto headquarters location. Universal Life experience is a plus. Strong C++, JAVA, or other object-orientated programming […]


Life Actuary, ASA (New York #51462)

February 14, 2019   

ASA with 2+ years experience in policy administration support or illustration calculation needed by NY insurer. This role will require working knowledge of individual life insurance calculations and transactions, as well as experience working with participating whole life insurance. (#51462)


Credit Risk Director (Connecticut #51848)

February 14, 2019   

Life insurer seeks director of credit risk with 7+ years of credit related experience. Candidate should have expertise in direct investments and be able to effectively review pension risk transfer and pricing portfolios. CFA preferred. (#51848)


Life Actuary (New York, Ontario, or Remote #49963)

February 11, 2019   

Actuarial software and analytics firm is in the market for a near or recent FSA with a strong life background. The ideal candidate has Universal Life expertise, but other life and/or annuity knowledge will also be considered. Our client is looking for […]


Senior Quantitative Analytics Actuary (Pennsylvania #50369)

February 11, 2019   

Our Northeastern client seeks an ASA or FSA with 5-7+ years of experience in modeling, including demonstrated solid experience and understanding of annuity products, risk management and processes. 3+ years of direct involvement of hands-on model development using a modern language (C++, […]


Individual Valuation Actuary (Connecticut #50712)

February 6, 2019   

Our client seeks an FSA or near FSA with a minimum of 5+ years of experience in valuation of Individual Life Products for either a reinsurer or direct writer. The ideal candidate has familiarity with US statutory and US GAAP, along with […]


Life Actuary (Massachusetts #51649)

February 5, 2019   

Well-known consulting firm seeks an FSA or near FSA with 3-5 years of professional experience, and deep knowledge of actuarial modeling (GGY AXIS/Prophet preferred). US life and annuity technical experience, along with regulatory knowledge is essential. Excel, Access and VBA abilities are […]


Student Actuary, Long Term Care (Connecticut #51644)

February 4, 2019   

Well-known financial group is launching an Actuarial Development Program (ADP) that seek to create highly qualified business leaders. The participants must have an undergraduate degree and at least 5 SOA exams passed. In addition, 3-5+ years of actuarial experience is essential, along […]


Long Term Care, FSA (Connecticut #51646)

February 4, 2019   

Well-established financial group seeks an FSA with 5-7+ years of experience in Long Term Care. Demonstrated Excel, SAS or SQL skills are essential, along with knowledge of Prophet, MG-ALFA or similar actuarial projection software. (#51646)


Student Actuary, Life (Connecticut #51749)

February 1, 2019   

Northeastern insurer seeks a student actuary with 3+ years of experience, preferably in financial, investment or insurance industry. The ideal candidate has previous experience in an actuarial, marketing role or building external client relationships, along with practical knowledge of US Pension Risk […]


Actuarial Audit Manager, Life (Maryland #51782)

January 31, 2019   

Our Northeastern client seeks a qualified actuary with a minimum of 7 years experience. The ideal candidate has professional audit qualification (CPA, CIA, CFE) or equivalent business experience. The individual must be able to demonstrate understanding of risk management and accounting principles. […]


Actuarial VP, Life (Iowa #51823)

February 14, 2019   

Midwestern client seeks an ASA or FSA with at least 7 years experience in financial reporting. This candidate will handle M&A and be the VP to the Head of Corporate Development and Strategy. Strong analytics skills with prior use of Moses needed. […]


AVP Actuary, Life (Iowa #51824)

February 14, 2019   

Well known client seeks an ASA or FSA with at least 7 years experience in financial reporting. In addition to supervisor experience, this candidate must be able to perform audit work, and effectively communicate with all levels of management. Prior use of […]


Associate Actuary, Life (Missouri #51842)

February 14, 2019   

Well known client seeks an FSA with 5+ years experience in life insurance. The preferred candidate would have additional designations including CFA,CERA, FRM, etc. Experience in US GAAP & Stat as well as liability modeling is ideal. Must be able to manage multiple […]


Global Valuation Actuary, Life (Missouri #51844)

February 14, 2019   

Midwestern insurer seeks FSA with 7+ years of Life experience with full knowledge of US GAAP. Candidate must be able to ensure proper financial reporting, engage with internal and external auditors, and execute reviews/controls in compliance with SOX and internal ERM framework. […]


Associate Actuary – Mergers and Acquisitions (Illinois #49312)

February 11, 2019   

Well-known financial and tech product provider seeks Associate Actuary to analyze stats and financial projections and model asset liability for insurance companies. You will also calculate reserves and life insurance GAAP valuation. MG-ALFA will be a necessary tool. Deep modeling experience and […]


Long-Term Care Manager, Actuary (Michigan #51354)

February 4, 2019   

Cutting-edge insurer seeks an individual with 5-10+ years of actuarial experience in valuation of life, long-term care (LTC), disability insurance, and actuarial modeling. The ideal candidate has leadership experience, and tech savvy with AXIS or similar. While knowledge of LTC is the […]


Pricing Actuary (Indiana #51173)

February 4, 2019   

Our client seeks an FSA or near FSA with 3+ years of actuarial experience, along with excellent problem solving, collaboration and communication skills. Prior knowledge of life and annuity products is preferred, but not required. (#51173)


Model Development Actuary (Illinois #50190)

February 4, 2019   

Midwestern client seeks an FSA with 5+ years of experience with model governance, usage and maintenance along with solid management skills. Prior knowledge in MG-ALFA Actuarial Modeling software plus a membership of the American Academy of Actuaries is required. ERM experience is […]


Life Actuary Director, Valuation (Missouri #50760)

January 22, 2019   

Well-established Reinsurance firm seeks an FSA with 10+ years of life insurance/reinsurance experience, including prior management background. MAAA, CFA, PRMIA PRM, GARP FRM or other designation are preferred, but not required. Solid knowledge of stochastic modeling and/or asset liability management is desired, […]


Life & Annuity, Actuary (Ohio #51687)

January 19, 2019   

Our client seeks an ASA or FSA with a minimum of 5+ years of actuarial experience, along with in-deep knowledge of deferred annuities, immediate annuities or life insurance. While interpersonal & problem solving skills are a must, knowledge of financial reporting (GAAP) […]


Actuarial Director, Trends & Valuation (South Carolina #51658)

February 5, 2019   

FSA with at least 4+ years of experience is sought by a Life insurer to lead the reporting of GAAP, Statutory and Tax reserves. Analyze emerging experience, monitor trends, update pricing, valuation or reserving assumptions are main responsibilities.The ideal candidate has strong […]


Voluntary Benefits Actuary (Florida #51322)

February 4, 2019   

ASA and MAAA with a minimum of 3+ years of Voluntary Benefits is sought by FL insurer. This role will be responsible for developing and analyzing actuarial data related to pricing & valuation. (#51322)


Life Director, Actuary (North Carolina #51686)

January 18, 2019   

Globally known insurer seeks an FSA or career ASA with 7+ years of actuarial experience, including some staff management experience. The ideal candidate has high proficiency in R, Python, SAS or SQL, along with solid knowledge of modeling, mortality analysis, underwriting implications […]


Life Actuarial Associate (North Carolina #50685)

January 12, 2019   

Our Southern client seeks an ASA with 5+ years of actuarial experience, along with working knowledge of life, health and/or annuity products & valuation, including both statutory and GAAP. Programming skills with SQL and VBA is desired, along with MG-ALFA and/or Polysystems […]


Practice Leader, Life (Georgia #50887)

January 4, 2019   

Growing consulting firm seeks an ASA or FSA with 15-20 years of experience, preferably in regulatory, rate reviews and rate filings. Modeling with Prophet is required, along with leadership & management skills. (#50887)


Fellow, Actuarial Software Developer (Multiple Locations #48712)

August 27, 2018   

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 Director, Actuary (Texas #50165)

August 17, 2018   

Well-established reinsurer seeks an FSA and MAAA with 10+ years of life insurance experience, specifically in pricing and reinsurance. Prior experience managing staff and broad understanding of pricing software and cash flow projections are a must. (#50165)


Product Development Actuary, Life (Texas #51822)

February 14, 2019   

Well known life insurer seeks an ASA or FSA with a minimum of 5 years experience to lead the pricing of indexed and fixed/traditional life & annuity products. Candidate must also have strong financial modeling experience and a background that includes MG-ALFA. […]


Actuarial Associate, Life (Oregon #51847)

February 14, 2019   

Northwestern client seeks an ASA with 2+ years experience in any of the following: group benefits, group life, individual annuities, individual disability, or 401k retirement plans. The ideal candidate would have exposure to financial reporting, economic valuation, expertise in AXIS or SAS, and […]


Actuarial Analyst, Life (Texas #51792)

January 31, 2019   

Our client in Texas seeks a student actuary with 4+ years of relevant business or analytical experience, and a minimum of 3 exams completed. The preferred candidate would have experience in Life, Investment, and Financial Planning models, as well as Model Governance. […]


Assistant Actuary, Life (California #51678)

January 18, 2019   

ASA with 3-5 years of actuarial experience, preferably in the life insurance industry is sought by Western insurer. Knowledge of valuation requirements, financial reporting, and accounting principles is required, along with high proficiency of Excel, VBA and actuarial modeling systems, such as […]


Quantitative Modeling Actuary (California #50572)

January 15, 2019   

Western Life Insurer seeks an ASA with 3+ years of experience, preferably with annuities, who has modeling, valuation, financial and accounting skills. Prior work background in modeling systems such as Moses, MG-ALFA, GGY AXIS or Prophet is preferred, along with knowledge of […]


Actuarial Programmer (Utah #50672)

January 12, 2019   

Our UT client seeks an individual with 5+ years of programming experience, along with SQL & Access knowledge. This role will support actuarial data requirements and programming needs. (#50672)


Life Associate Actuary (Washington #50650)

January 12, 2019   

Growing Life insurer seeks an FSA or career ASA with 8-10+ years of actuarial experience. Knowledge of annuities, in particular indexed annuities, and financial reporting is a big plus. Polysystems and ALFA experience is preferred. There are two openings, and two different […]


Associate Life Actuary (California #50509)

August 30, 2018   

Western Insurer seeks a student actuary, associate or fellow with deep knowledge of life insurance products, specifically cash value products, and of product taxation. This role is perfect for a self-starter with excellent time-management skills. (#50509)


Assistant Pricing Actuary (California #50506)

August 28, 2018   

Western Life Insurer seeks an ASA with 3+ years of experience in the insurance industry along with at least 4+ years in Life Insurance product design, pricing and implementation. Work knowledge of IUL, VUL and UL pricing is strongly preferred together with […]


Fellow, Actuarial Software Developer (Multiple Locations #48712)

August 27, 2018   

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 & Annuity Actuary (Bermuda #51276)

February 4, 2019   

International Life insurer seeks an ASA or FSA with 5+ years of experience in the life & annuity insurance industry. Strong background in fixed annuity products, and data administrative systems is required, along with advanced skills in Excel, VBA, SQL and SAS. […]


Life Actuary, Head (Switzerland #50793)

January 15, 2019   

International Insurer seeks a qualified actuary (SAV or similar qualification) with a minimum of 6 years of life experience. Expertise in Prophet modeling is essential, along with SQL knowledge. Fluency in German & English is required. (#50793)


Actuary (Japan #49541)

August 29, 2018   

Our client in Asia is seeking a qualified actuary with life insurance experience to work on various projects, including US GAAP and financial reporting work. Fluency in Japanese and English required. (#49541)


Senior Life Actuary Consultant (Bermuda #50115)

August 28, 2018   

Our Bermuda client seeks an FSA with true leadership experience in a life actuarial consulting role.  This position will take the lead in developing and executing a business plan, networking at industry events, and audit / advisory services.  Must have strong life […]


Life & Pension FSA (Multiple Locations #50989 & #50987)

August 17, 2018   

Newly formed reinsurance company seeks an FSA with 5+ years of Life/Annuity & Pension experience, along with strong knowledge of the Solvency II and BPA market. This role can be located either in London or in Bermuda. (#50989 & #50987)


Life Actuary – Asia – Student / ASA / FSA

August 7, 2011   

Apply to this position if you’d like to know about all of our available Life openings in Asia. We are always looking for candidates from Entry-level through Actuarial Student, Analyst, Assistant, ASA, FSA, EA, ACAS, FCAS, FIA, Consulting Principals, Chief Actuaries and upper […]

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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   

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 in-person or online. As someone who spends most [...]
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.

Q&A: Entry Level Actuarial Market


April 5, 2016   

Perspectives from a senior-level Actuary and an in-house actuarial recruiter. By Adam Noreen & Alyssa Duffy Today’s entry level actuarial market is quite healthy and competitive. With the growing popularity of the profession, it is becoming more challenging to land that first […]

Oh, the Humanity! Actuarial Employment Outlook for the Next Decade

Oh, the Humanity! Actuarial Employment Outlook for the Next Decade


April 20, 2015   

By KC Cho, Partner Tolstoy said: “The sole meaning of life is to serve humanity.” But if he was to be a college counselor today, he probably wouldn’t suggest a Humanities major. Math and sciences are where the money’s at today. Starting salaries for […]

Alternative Capital in Reinsurance

Alternative Capital in Reinsurance


October 13, 2014   

By: KC Cho, Partner Alternative capital has been, and continues to be, a hot topic in reinsurance, as hedge funds and pension funds have flooded the market with capacity, increasing competition and creating downward pressure on rates (particularly in property catastrophe). According […]