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Variable Annuity AVP/VP (New York #49023)

July 19, 2017   

Financial services analytics firm seeks variable annuity expert to contribute to accurately identifying, measuring, monitoring and reporting risks associated with hedging variable annuities. This candidate should be comfortable with Model Validation & Testing as well as Model Building. Candidate’s level of experience […]


Actuary – Strategic Research (North Carolina #48978)

July 19, 2017   

Life Insurance carrier seeks Strategic Research Actuary to lead development and management of experience study capabilities. This role will serve as a subject matter expert on life research and development multi-discipline team. At least 10 years relevant experience as a credentialed actuary […]


Actuarial Health & Benefits Consulting (Missouri #48808)

July 7, 2017   

National leader in employee benefits consulting seeks a candidate with a strong financial background for their Midwest health practice. This is a client facing leadership role for someone with at least three years’ experience and the ability to research, analyze, and evaluate […]


Actuarial Student Software Developer (Ontario #48713)

July 7, 2017   

Industry leader in Actuarial Software and Modeling seeks Entry-level, Student, and ASA candidates for Software Development roles at their Toronto headquarters location. These individuals should have impressive academic records and some programming experience or strong aptitude for learning C++, JAVA, or other […]


Actuarial Associate (Connecticut #48930)

June 23, 2017   

Northeast life insurance company seeks strong ASA or FSA with 4 – 8+ years of experience for Actuarial Associate position. Knowledge of life insurance product development, actuarial modeling, and Excel proficiency required. Knowledge of whole life insurance preferred. GGY Axis & VBA […]


Trading Strategist, Market Risk Management (Pennsylvania #48871)

June 23, 2017   

ASA/ FSA or NON with five plus years’ experience and a background in capital markets quantitative modeling/hedging/trading role including demonstrated solid experience and understanding of risk management practices. Responsible for mitigating market risks for a Life and Annuity carrier by devising risk […]


Life Actuary, Data Solutions (Missouri #48835)

June 23, 2017   

Midwest Life reinsurer seeks ASA/FSA with 7+ years of experience for client facing data role. Job responsibilities include sales, product management, mortality market and data-driven risk market experience. (#48835)


Life Actuary (New York #48893)

June 16, 2017   

Mutual northeast life and health insurance company seeks strong FSA candidate with 4 – 8 years of experience. Job responsibilities vary depending on candidate’s skill set. Actuarial experience and background in pricing life/annuity products, PBR, modeling, and/or valuation desired. (#48893)


Reinsurance Associate Actuary (Bermuda #48895)

June 16, 2017   

Bermuda start-up opportunity for experienced, energetic actuary with reinsurance pricing and financials. Knowledge of traditional Life and Fixed Annuities products as well as strong financial, capital background that includes IFRS and Solvency II. Familiarity with EU market preferred. Willingness to work hard and […]


Senior Pricing Actuary (Ohio #48726)

June 16, 2017   

Insurance and financial services company seeks FSA candidate to lead pricing team in retirement plans group. This person will eventually take over an executive leadership role, so someone with prior leadership experience or a strong potential is desired. Background in life, annuities, […]


Variable Annuity AVP/VP (New York #49023)

July 19, 2017   

Financial services analytics firm seeks variable annuity expert to contribute to accurately identifying, measuring, monitoring and reporting risks associated with hedging variable annuities. This candidate should be comfortable with Model Validation & Testing as well as Model Building. Candidate’s level of experience […]


Actuarial Associate (Connecticut #48930)

June 23, 2017   

Northeast life insurance company seeks strong ASA or FSA with 4 – 8+ years of experience for Actuarial Associate position. Knowledge of life insurance product development, actuarial modeling, and Excel proficiency required. Knowledge of whole life insurance preferred. GGY Axis & VBA […]


Trading Strategist, Market Risk Management (Pennsylvania #48871)

June 23, 2017   

ASA/ FSA or NON with five plus years’ experience and a background in capital markets quantitative modeling/hedging/trading role including demonstrated solid experience and understanding of risk management practices. Responsible for mitigating market risks for a Life and Annuity carrier by devising risk […]


Life Actuary (New York #48893)

June 16, 2017   

Mutual northeast life and health insurance company seeks strong FSA candidate with 4 – 8 years of experience. Job responsibilities vary depending on candidate’s skill set. Actuarial experience and background in pricing life/annuity products, PBR, modeling, and/or valuation desired. (#48893)


Director & Actuary -Life (Pennsylvania #48853)

June 9, 2017   

Small niche insurance company seeks an ASA/FSA with 5+ years of life insurance experience. A background in COLI/BOLI, modeling, valuation and illustration is required. Knowledge of MG-ALFA is a plus. (#48853)


Model Risk Management Associate (Massachusetts #48537)

June 2, 2017   

Seeking Model Risk Management Associate who will report to the Chief Actuary- Life & Annuity Model Risk Management experience utilizing MG-ALFA or other actuarial valuation / projection software preferred. Strong understanding of US GAAP and Statutory Accounting. 5-7+ years, up to senior […]


Actuarial Model Risk Manager- Internal Audit (New Jersey #48811)

June 1, 2017   

Capital Markets opportunity for Actuarial Model Risk Manager in leading international carrier. Join newly formed RM group and contribute your knowledge of modeling, validation and financials as you liaison between actuarial and audit. High visibility, high growth position. ASA, FRM or near […]


Model Development Assistant Actuary (Maryland #48793)

May 30, 2017   

Primary Life insurance carrier seeks sharp modeling actuary to assist in model development and runnning models for all production work requirements. This role would ensure model control is compliant with the latest corporate model control and governance standard as well as identify […]


Business Development – Senior Vice President (Connecticut #48221)

May 30, 2017   

FSA sought for a high visibility, senior level Business Development role with a national multi line carrier. Develop and execute strategy, maintain and deepen client and industry relations, innovate, and lead and expand a dynamic sales and marketing team. Deep knowledge of […]


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 […]


Actuarial Health & Benefits Consulting (Missouri #48808)

July 7, 2017   

National leader in employee benefits consulting seeks a candidate with a strong financial background for their Midwest health practice. This is a client facing leadership role for someone with at least three years’ experience and the ability to research, analyze, and evaluate […]


Life Actuary, Data Solutions (Missouri #48835)

June 23, 2017   

Midwest Life reinsurer seeks ASA/FSA with 7+ years of experience for client facing data role. Job responsibilities include sales, product management, mortality market and data-driven risk market experience. (#48835)


Senior Pricing Actuary (Ohio #48726)

June 16, 2017   

Insurance and financial services company seeks FSA candidate to lead pricing team in retirement plans group. This person will eventually take over an executive leadership role, so someone with prior leadership experience or a strong potential is desired. Background in life, annuities, […]


Pricing Actuary (Multiple Locations #47570)

June 16, 2017   

Major life carrier seeks skilled actuary with retail product pricing expertise to participate in or lead projects such as assumption reviews, new legal entity and deal structures, and product development. This role will be responsible for completed the key transactional processes associated […]


Senior Health and Benefits Actuarial Consultant (Missouri #48807)

June 6, 2017   

FSA with 12 years’ experience needed to fill a Principal level role in major consulting firm’s Health and Benefits consulting practice. Must have an impressive internal and external presence, will participate in client presentations and lead team engagements. Rare consulting opportunity that […]


Model Risk Management Associate (Iowa #48538)

June 2, 2017   

Seeking Model Risk Management Associate who will report to the Chief Actuary- Life & Annuity Model Risk Management experience utilizing MG-ALFA or other actuarial valuation / projection software preferred. Strong understanding of US GAAP and Statutory Accounting. 5-7+ years, up to senior […]


Financial Director, Actuarial (Ohio #48812)

June 2, 2017   

Insurance and financial services company seeks candidate to lead their analytics and data projects. This person does not have to be designated or taking exams; IT background valuable. Strong business intelligence skills are a plus. (#48812)


Financial Consultant- Actuarial (Ohio #48796)

May 30, 2017   

Large insurance company seeks Financial Consultant candidate with strong technical skills, including programming to manage data and modeling efforts. Client will look at Life Associates, however, this person does not need to be designated or taking exams. Knowledge of actuarial functions 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 […]


Actuary – Strategic Research (North Carolina #48978)

July 19, 2017   

Life Insurance carrier seeks Strategic Research Actuary to lead development and management of experience study capabilities. This role will serve as a subject matter expert on life research and development multi-discipline team. At least 10 years relevant experience as a credentialed actuary […]


Pricing Actuary (Multiple Locations #47570)

June 16, 2017   

Major life carrier seeks skilled actuary with retail product pricing expertise to participate in or lead projects such as assumption reviews, new legal entity and deal structures, and product development. This role will be responsible for completed the key transactional processes associated […]


Senior ERM Consultant (Alabama #48802)

June 5, 2017   

ASA with five to seven years’ experience and a background in Analytics sought for a senior level ERM role with a nationwide Life and Annuity carrier. Must have solid SQL, Tableau, Excel, PolySystems, and/or other actuarial software skills. This is a great […]


Health & Benefits Actuarial Consultant (Georgia #48806)

June 5, 2017   

ASA with 5 to 7 years’ health experience sought to join Actuarial hub for standard bearer in the Health & Benefits consulting space. Must come from a consulting environment and have a client facing presence, however there will be little travel or […]


Second Vice President and Actuary – Annuity Product Development (Alabama #48800)

June 5, 2017   

FSA with at least five years’ experience and solid foundation in Annuity product pricing sought for Second Vice President Actuarial role at Life carrier with over $427 billion of coverage in force. This role will lead a team of actuaries to drive […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 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, […]


Director / Senior, Risk Management / Valuation (Oregon #47697)

December 8, 2016   

Large well-known national financial services company needs a strong FSA for a Director of Risk Measurement role within their corporate team. Give your expert opinion on valuation and investments and collaborate on strategic projects for hedging and capital management. Help manage Embedded […]


Pricing/Modeling Actuarial Associate (Bermuda #48799)

June 7, 2017   

Life reinsurance company looking for a candidate with strong pricing and modeling experience. Experience within the life insurance and risk management with relation to fixed rate and indexed annuities is a plus. Candidates at the ASA level or working towards designation will […]


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 […]


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.